Black Americans have served and sacrificed in every conflict in the history of the United States, contributing greatly the U.S. Army and the freedom of our nation. The development and advancement of Army logistics can be attributed in great part to Black Soldiers.
U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Curtis Reid, the senior enlisted advisor for 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment “Black Lions,” 3rd Infantry Division, and Pvt. Jake Jensen, an infantryman also assigned to the Black Lions, cut a cake to celebrate the Army’s 246th birthday on Camp Fuji, Japan, June 14, 2021.
U.S. Air Force Col. Jesse J. Friedel, the Misawa Air Base commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Joey R. Meininger, the Misawa AB command chief, meet with U.S. Army Soldiers from the Joint Tactic Army Ground Station (JTAGS) during a Wild Weasel Walk-Through at Misawa AB, Jan. 12, 2020.
Eight noncommissioned officers and Soldiers assigned to various units throughout 38th Air Defense Artillery Brigade competed in a grueling test of their physical and mental abilities during a quarterly contest at Sagami General Depot, Japan and Andersen Air Force Base, Guam Nov. 16-17.
Competitors in the U.S. Army Japan Best Warrior Competition here included a musician, an information technology specialist and a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense operator, among other military occupational specialties.