Army Strong Family
14 April 2016

Giving all they can

The McIntyre-Brewer family has remained selfless and resilient in the face of deployments and life-threatening illnesses, advocating for veterans, wounded warriors and sick children.

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Tropic Lightning’s history and vision fuel key role in Pacific Rebalance. (DOD graphic by Peggy Frierson, Soldiers, Defense Media Activity)
17 February 2016

It’s in their genes

The Hawaii-based 25th Infantry Division is typically out front in the president’s call for a revived Pacific focus.

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A 2nd Infantry Division machine gun crew mans a foxhole northeast of the Ch’ongch’on River, North Korea, Nov. 20, 1950. Five days later, Chinese communist forces attacked, decimating the 2nd Inf. Div. and forcing a retreat back to South Korea. Ultimately, the Chinese intervention meant the war ended in stalemate and an armistice that continues to this day. During the Korean War, Soldiers also started serving in combat in integrated units for the first time. (Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center)
15 January 2016

Running the ‘Gauntlet’

When the Chinese first intervened on the Korean Peninsula in 1950, they caught 8th Army unaware and inflicted punishing casualties, but the war was far from over and the Americans were far from defeated.

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