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Marine photographer Sgt. David Weimer prepares to go into the field with Company A, Reconnaissance Battalion - The National Archives

David Weimer prepares to go into the field with Co. 'A', Reconnaissance Bn. He has a Ka-Bar knife taped to his Suspenders and carries an rifle. - Photo taken: April The National Archives ~ Vietnam War

#SEALOfHonor .......Honoring Army Spc. Ryan J. Cook who selflessly sacrificed his life three years ago, September 18, 2011, today in Afghanistan for our great Country. Please help me honor him so that he is not forgotten.

Cook who selflessly sacrificed his life three years ago, September today in Afghanistan for our great Country. Please help honor him so that he is not forgotten.

An anonymous Sargent of the 82nd Airborne eating somewhere in Sicily.  Airborne. 2d Ranger Battalion and 509th Airborne paratrooper here. www.groovyoutdoors.us

An anonymous Sargent of the Airborne eating somewhere in Sicily ~ note: the knife / brass knuckles, strapped to his boot.

1966 South Vietnamese boy soldier with rifle strapped across his back.   #VietnamMemories

1966 South Vietnamese boy soldier with rifle strapped across his back. #VietnamMemories

Within the Marine Corps exists a group called the Third Reconnaissance Battalion whose primary mission is gathering intelligence on the enemy.  Recon marines routinely operate in small and self-sufficient teams – many times they patrol deep into enemy battle space with no immediate support from aircraft or artillery.

Within the Marine Corps exists a group called the Third Reconnaissance Battalion whose primary mission is gathering intelligence on the enemy.Recon marines routinely operate in small and self-suffic

11 Apr 1968, Saigon, Vietnam --- 4/11/1968-Saigon, Vietnam: Sergeant Daniel Lederman of Miami, FL, keeps the season in perspective with his helmet decorated in Easter-type flowers April 11. Lederman's outfit, the 25th Infantry Division, is participating in Operation Complete Victory in the III Corps area. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

11 Apr 1968, Saigon, Vietnam --- 4/11/1968-Saigon, Vietnam: Sergeant Daniel Lederman of Miami, FL, keeps the season in perspective with his helmet decorated in Easter-type flowers April 11. Lederman's outfit, the 25th Infantry Division, is participating in Operation Complete Victory in the III Corps area. --- Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS

Back at Da Nang, wounded Sergeant Owens is eased out of the copter by Farley and a fellow Marine. (Photo by Larry Burrows/Time & Life Pictures)

Larry burrows photo essay rubric The Forgotten Subject of Vietnam War Photographer Larry Burrows Larry Burrows' 1968 photo essay on essay rubric Ryan Pens an Essay on How to write.

During the Vietnam War, an American medic from the 1st Infantry Division searches the sky for a medevac helicopter to evacuate his wounded buddy following an air assault conducted by U.S. troops. June 1967.

Operation ¶Billings¨ Medic from the Battalion, Infantry, Infantry Division, searches the sky for a Medevac helicopter to evacua.

This life size bronze statue depicting three young servicemen is located near the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall.

Photos of Washington, DC Monuments and Memorials

"Operation Utah—Marine from F Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Marines, gets into a firing position and engages in a fire fight with the Viet Cong, just after being lifted to the position by helicopter." (4 Mar 1966) ~ Vietnam War

Operation Utah—Marine from F Company, Battalion, Marines, gets into a firing position and engages in a fire fight with the Viet Cong, just after being lifted to the position by helicopter.

MACV-SOG One-Zero team leader Kenneth Bowra, 1971 ~ Vietnam War Soldier carries an XM177-E1

MACV-SOG One-Zero team leader Kenneth Bowra, 1971 ~ Vietnam War Soldier carries an

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