Posts Tagged “173rd Airborne”

My friends on this wall

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H/T to my good friend MP in Germany for letting me know about this video. There is not much for me to say about it, it speaks for itself.    

Another good video from 173rd

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I posted a video the other day from the same person and this one is just as good. A little shorter in length but just as good. This video is made of the men from 2nd Platoon, Chosen Company, 2/503rd, 173rd Airborne BCT.

Video from the 173rd in Afghanistan

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The quality of video production from soldiers continues to impress the hell out of me. I remember when I made my videos while in country, thinking they were really good. They are nowhere near good when you look at the videos coming from soldiers in the last year. I love the info quote on this…

A MUST READ about Attack at Wanat

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Here are the first details of the attack on the outpost and FOB at Wanat in Kunar Province Afghanistan. This story is the result of interviews with survivors of the attack while they are recuperating in Landstuhl, Germany. I had no doubt that there was going to be some great stories of bravery to come…

Rest in Peace Paratroopers

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  The Department of Defense announced today the death of nine soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. They died of wounds suffered when their outpost was attacked by small arms fire and rocket propelled grenades from enemy forces in Wanat, Afghanistan, on July 13. They were assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 503d Infantry Regiment (Airborne), 173rd…

Powerful video of selfless service

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I came across this video over at It is described as the 173rd Airborne Brigade in Afghanistan performing a medevac mission of 3 “heroes” at night in the mountains. I encourage you to head over to–1.html and check out the text that goes along with this video. Blackfive does a good job and…

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