TIME TO REMEMBER OUR BATTALIONS WORST DAY - July 12, 1967
n 12 July 1967 the Red Warriors of the 1/12th INF fought one of their toughest fights and suffered terrible losses. 33 KIA, 37 WIA and 7 MIA. B Company was hit hardest with the 3rd Platoon completely wiped out. Please take a moment today to remember and honor the brave men of the 1/12th who fought and died 51 years ago today.
CLICK HERE for Virtual Wall Summary of the battle and casualties.
Thanks to Paul Judge for providing us this link.
PASSINGS - Louis De La Rosa - SERVED AS ALPHA MEDIC
We are saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Louis De La Rosa, Alpha Company Medic 1966-67. Louis had been scheduled to attend the Red Warrior Reunion this September. Louis resided in Morrieta, California. No other information is available at this time.
SUPPORT THE NATIONAL INFANTRY MUSEUM PAVER PROGRAM
We've done it in the past, now you too can participate in supporting the National Infantry Museum (NIM) in Columbus Georgia, By purchasing a Memorial Paver. NIM, Home to our 12th Regiment Monument. Most of you have earlier recieved an email on this effor explaining the detials. Get a memorial for for yourself, or for that special buddy. We're aiming for a ceremony this Veterans Day and we'ld like to group all Red Warrior pavers together. .Participate if you can. See Order Form for more details. CLICK HERE FOR ORDER FORM. To read our ealier letter explaining this program, CLICK HERE.
2018 REUNION GEARS UP TO BE ONE OF OUR LARGEST
152 now signed up to attend September Reunion - Register NOW!
The Red Warriors 2018 Reunion final plans are well underway. The event will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Milwaukee Brookfield. The Milwaukee, Wisconsin event has been planned with the maximum amount of time to socialize with your buddies. If you wish, there's also ample time to venture out to enjoy the sights and sounds of the "Beer Capitol of the World."The hotel, however, is a destination in itself and one that you are sure to enjoy.
Need financial help to attend? See our "Help a Buddy" application on our Registration Page
Arriving early? Sign up for Brewers & Cubs game - Visit Registration Page
Visit our REGISTRATION PAGE for all the details of the reunion, the Milwaukee area, hotel features, transportation, optional Brewers Brewers/Cubs game, and more. Plus download the Registration Form, fill it out and send it ASAP. Early registration is encouraged in order to meet our early financial obligations with the hotel. See who has signed up. CLICK HERE
WARRIORS IN KANDAHAR - LATEST JULY NEWSLETTER
THE LETHAL LEDGER - the 30 page newsletter of our 12th Regiment soldiers is now available for download. See what our 1st and 2nd battalions are up to. CLICK HERE
ARMY DESIGNATES 12th REGIMENT AS THE "WARRIOR REGIMENT"
The Department of the Army has official given a Certificate for the 12th Infantry Regiment. The document certifies the selection of "WARRIOR REGIMENT" as the Distinctive Designation for the unit.
What started unofficially during the Vietnam Era (our own Red Warriors) has existed so long that the name is now synonymous with the entire regiment. Congratulations to the 12th, now known as WARRIORS.
THIS WEEK'S QUESTION
In Vietnam, MPC Referred to? A. Military Police Command; B. Meals Per Crate; C. Multi Personnel Carrier;D. Military Payment Certificate. Answer on bottom of the is page. Scroll down.