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Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
March 30, 2018
That message was encouraging to Joseph Obrin Sr., a 69-year-old Topsham man who made two trips to Vietnam in the late 1960s, during his service with the 1st Infantry Division. Joseph Obrin, of Topsham, was one of the Vietnam War veterans who attended a 50th anniversary event Thursday at the VAÃâÃÂ ...
March 28, 2018
The local Vietnam War veterans group's treasurer, Philip P. Madaio, 71, of Auburn, was drafted at 19 in 1966 and fought in the 1st Infantry Division. His father and four uncles all fought during World War II. Mr. Madaio was wounded on Nov. 4 when he was hit in the head with shrapnel. “We were 'fun in theÃâÃÂ ...
March 26, 2018
That's the motto of the Army's 1st Infantry Division and it stays with Franklin County Auditor Clarence Mingo, who served with the 1st ID. It's a motto he calls on now, as he faces a different kind of battle. But it's one you may not see, as Mingo offers a smile and handshake for everyone he meets, especially at the Chalmers P.
March 20, 2018
Spc. Ronald Church Jr., with the 541st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 1st Infantry Division Sustainment Brigade was found dead in a vehicle on March 18 near Milton Lake, Kansas. (1st Infantry Division). A Fort Riley soldier was found dead with an apparent gunshot wound to the head inside aÃâÃÂ ...
March 19, 2018
The 1st Infantry Division says he was a Bradley fighting vehicle system maintainer with 541st Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 1st Infantry Division Sustainment Brigade. "Words cannot even begin to express the sorrow of the 541st CSSB as we learn of Spc. Ronald Church Jr.'s passing," said Col.
Stars and Stripes
December 31, 1999
More than a dozen M1A2 Abrams tanks and M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles from the 1st Infantry Division's 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team joined forces Wednesday with several AH-64 Apache helicopters from the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade and conducted the combined-arms exercise, to prepareÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
FORT RILEY, Kan. (WIBW) -- A new Command Sergeant Major took charge Wednesday at Fort Riley. CSM Craig Bishop took over as the new senior, non-commissioned officer for the 1st Infantry Division, during a change of responsibility ceremony. He said he is excited to be apart of the Big Red One.