Snooper"s Video Collection

Monday, March 31, 2008

War News


101st Airborne


America Supports You: City Celebrates 40 Years of Troop Support
WASHINGTON - A shade more than 40 years ago, the city of San Mateo, Calif., took an unprecedented step: it "adopted" Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division.

City officials say it was a courageous decision for the council to make, given that in, March 1968, the war in Vietnam was still raging and many American citizens held a chilly attitude toward the country's troops.[...]
Operation Iraqi Children, Rakkasans, IA Troops Help Kids
CAMP STRIKER, Iraq - With the help of Operation Iraqi Children, Red Knight Rakkasans and their Iraqi army counterparts delivered school supplies to students at a newly-renovated school in Mahmudiyah, March 13. [...]
SMA Visits Rakkasans, Explains Deployment Cycle
CAMP STRIKER, Iraq - The Army's top non-commissioned officer visited the Rakkasans, March 15.

The Sergeant Major of the Army, Command Sgt. Maj. Kenneth O. Preston, spent half a day with Soldiers from 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division at Camp Striker.

Upon arrival to Camp Striker, Preston ate lunch with a roomful of Soldiers from 3rd Infantry Division as well as from 3rd BCT, 101st Abn. Div. He spoke to the group about deployments, promotions and transformation. [...]


Operation Iraqi Children, Rakkasans, IA Troops Help Kids: 2 images
SMA Visits Rakkasans, Explains Deployment Cycle: 3 images