4th Brigade Combat Team

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2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry
4th BCT, 506th INF
Fort Campbell, KY -- 2005-current
Republic of Iraq -- 2005-2006
Afghanistan -- 2008-2009
Afghanistan -- 2010-2011
Afghanistan -- 2013-2014

 

General Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award Goes to 28 Junior Officers: May 17, 2007 article about CPT Timothy Gittins [Platoon Leader, 1st BN, 506th, 1997; B Co (CO), 2nd BN, 506th, 2005-Sep 06; C Co (CO), 1st SQN, 61st CAV, Sep 06-Jun 07]

Captain on Time's 'Most Influential' List: May 24, 2007 article about CPT Timothy Gittins [Platoon Leader, 1st BN, 506th, 1997; B Co (CO), 2nd BN, 506th, 2005-Sep 06; C Co (CO), 1st SQN, 61st CAV, Sep 06-Jun 07]

Teacher's Son Offers Students a Look Inside the War: April 9, 2009, TheTimesNews.com (Burlington, NC) article (with photo) about SGT Sean Ward (A Co, 2nd BN, 506th)

Press Puts Squeeze on Currahee Leadership: January 15, 2010, Fort Campbell Courier on-line article (with photo)

Forward Observers Prepare to Enter the Air Force Realm: February 4, 2010, Fort Campbell Courier on-line article

Language Training Detachment Debuts: February 18, 2010, Fort Campbell Courier on-line article (with photos)

Currahees Train in BCTC Warfighter Exercise: March 11, 2010, Fort Campbell Courier on-line article includes CSM(R) Charles W. Fitzpatrick [HHC (BN CSM), 1st BN, 506th, 1991-1992]

Currahees Put Power, Strength into Squad Physical Challenges: March 11, 2010, Fort Campbell Courier on-line article (with photos) about B Company

Awards Presented for Second Quarter: April 15, 2010 article

Currahee Live-Fire Exercise: April 26, 2010 article (with photos)

4BCT “Currahees” is First Air Assault Unit to Accept Women into Select Direct Combat Positions: May 26, 2012, Clarksville Online article (with photos)


Iraq Deployment: November 2005-November 2006

The Renegade Reader (2nd Battalion, 506th Newsletter):

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Volume 2, Issue 2, 15 February 2006 (4 pages):

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Volume 2, Issue 3, 15 March 2006 (5 pages):
dedicated to SSG Christopher J. Schornak

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Volume 2, Issue 4, 15 April 2006 (5 pages):

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Volume 2, Issue 5, 15 May 2006 (5 pages):

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Volume 2, Issue 5, 15 June 2006 (5 pages): 1 2 3

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Additional articles and photos about the 2nd Battalion, 506th Infantry can be found on
some of the pages of the 506th Regimental Combat Team brigade-level newsletter.

Currahee Press:

The 506th RCT in Iraq

Infantrymen Hone Skills on Udairi Dismount Lanes: December 20, 2005 article (with photos)

Delta Company "Dog", 2nd Battalion: December 2005 Updates

Easy News: Volume 1, December 25, 2005, A Co, 2nd BN newsletter

The Currahee Cobras: January 2006, article (with photo) about C Co, 2nd BN, 506th (with 1st Platoon, A Co, 2nd BN, 506th attached)

Task Force Cobra Starts First Mission in Iraq: January 2006, article about C Co, 2nd BN, 506th (with 1st Platoon, A Co, 2nd BN, 506th attached)

Easy News: Volume 2, January 31, 2006, A Co, 2nd BN newsletter

Oceanside native dies in Baghdad bombing: January 31, 2006, North County Times (Oceanside, CA), on-line article about SGT David L. Herrera (D Co, 2-506th, KIA 01/28/06)

Fox Company, 2nd Battalion: January 2006 Updates

Charlie Company "Predators", 2nd Battalion: January 2006 Updates

Currahee Soldiers Remembered at FOB Falcon 2: February 7, 2006

2-506th Scouts Nab AIF Mortar Team: February 14, 2006

Soldiers Get Down and Dirty: February 10, 2006 about B Company, 2nd BN, 506th

Late Army staff sergeant to be honored at meeting: February 23, 2006, North County Times (Oceanside, CA), on-line article about SGT David L. Herrera (D Co, 2-506th, KIA 01/28/06)

Combat Support Hospital: February 25, 2006 article mentions SPC Joshua Cresswell (Medic, 2nd BN, 506th)

Common Mission: March 2006 article (with photo) about A Company, 2nd BN, 506th

Warriors Remember Fallen Comrade: March 12, 2006 memorial ceremony for SSG Christopher James Schornak [C Co, 1st BN, 12th Infantry, 4th Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (attached to the 2nd BN, 506th), KIA 02/26/06]

Soldiers Clear Route Redwing: March 30, 2006 article (with B Co and D Co photos) about D Co, 2nd BN, 506th

2-6th Infantry "Gators": April 2006

Combined Patrols Build Iraqi Security Forces: April 2006

Iraqi, Coalition Forces Foil Terrorist Attacks: April 17, 2006 article mentions 2-506th QRF platoons

Bombing of Shrine Spurs More Roadblocks: April 27, 2006 SignOnSanDiego.com article about A Co, 2nd BN, 506th

Gators Run the Route in Baghdad: April 28, 2006

Effort to Rid Baghdad of Places to Hide Roadside Bombs: May 5, 2006

Cobra Soldiers Remember Leader, Friend: July 1, 2006 memorial ceremony for CPL Ryan J. Buckley (B Co, 2-506th, KIA 06/23/06)

Fallen son: Hillsboro says farewell to CPL Ryan J. Buckley: July 2, 2006, Herald-Review.com (Decatur, IL) article about the funeral of CPL Ryan J. Buckley (B Co, 2-506th, KIA 06/23/06)

MND-B Soldiers Detain 7 Terrorists, Discover 3 Weapons Caches: July 6, 2006

Nine Terrorists Detained in Iraq; Multiple Weapons Caches Found: July 6, 2006

5 Detained in Doura: July 13, 2006

Infantry Platoon Ready for Air Mission: July 14, 2006, article about C Co, 2-506th

MND-B Soldiers Detain 3 Suspected Terrorists, Find Weapons Cache: July 16, 2006

MND-B Soldiers Find Kidnapped Iraqi Journalist: July 16, 2006

Iraqi Citizen Leads MND-B Soldiers to Terrorist Weapons, Cash: July 27, 2006

IPs, MND-B Soldiers Seize Weapons, Detain Suspects: July 27, 2006

Iraqi Police Improve Doura Market: July 25, 2006, article (with photos) about A Co, 2nd BN, 506th

Securing Baghdad: August 7, 2006, article (with photos) about A Co, 2-506th

Soldiers Raid Doura Market: August 10, 2006

Operation Together Forward: August 11, 2006, article includes 2-506th

2nd 506th Baghdad Security: August 16, 2006

Soldiers Find Weapons, Detain Suspected Terrorists: September 24, 2006

1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment Soldiers Remember Fallen Leader: October 4, 2006, memorial ceremony for 1LT James N. Lyons [C Co, 1st BN, 12th Infantry, 4th Brigade, 4th Infantry Division (attached to the 2nd BN, 506th), KIA 09/27/06]

CF Detain Terrorists: October 12, 2006

PSD: Not Your Everyday Job: October 16, 2006 article (with photo)

Joint Patrols Knocking on Doors in Doura: October 20, 2006, article (with photos) about A Co, 2-506th


YouTube Video:

Beast of War: 3 minutes; about D Company

Other Video:

Trying to Make Baghdad Safe: August 12, 2006, CBS Evening News Report, 2-minute video about the Doura neighborhood of Baghdad; the medic is Dillon (A Co, 2nd BN, 506th)


Afghanistan Deployment: March 2008-March 2009

 

Easy News, A Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Newsletter:


CPT Brian Brennan (D Co, 2nd BN, 506th, WIA 05/07/08)
1LT Brian Brennan Stands Alone Foundation
Howell Greets Recovering Soldier: September 24, 2008, News Transcript (NJ) on-line article (with photos)
A Soldier's Miracle: May 7, 2009, CBS Evening News report (with video)
Double Amputee to Lead Basic Company: March 21, 2011, military.com on-line article (with video)


Help for a Wounded Soldier: for SPC Ryan Price (D Co, 2nd BN, 506th,WIA 05/07/08)

Teamwork Thwarts Anti-Afghan Safe Haven: June 22, 2008, article (with photo) about D Co, 2-506th

Mahoney Signs up on Wednesday, in Boot Camp Friday: June 25, 2008, Holbrook Sun (MA) on-line article about PVT James Mahoney (2nd BN, 506th)

Resurgent Taliban Increases Attacks: July 1, 2008, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on-line article (with videos) about D Co, 2-506th

One Village at a Time: July 2, 2008, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on-line article (with videos) includes D Co, 2-506th

Afghanistan: Tending to the Enemy: July 3, 2008, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on-line article about 3rd Platoon, D Co, 2-506th

Injured Fighters Viewed as Patients: July 3, 2008, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on-line article about 3rd Platoon, D Co, 2-506th

Fog of War Frustrates Raid on Taliban: July 5, 2008, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on-line article (with video) about 3rd Platoon, D Co, 2-506th

Afghan War: A Fight for Their Hearts: July 6, 2008, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on-line article (with videos) includes D Co, 2-506th

International Security Assistance Force: July 2008 press releases about Task Force Currahee

International Security Assistance Force: August 2008 press releases about Task Force Currahee

1LT Nick A. Dewhirst, USMA '06: D Co (XO), 2nd BN, 506th, KIA 07/20/08
      
Eulogy by 1LT Maurice Hickman (2-506th, 2008)

Task Force Eagle Officially Heads Home: July 22, 2008

Combined Efforts Help Thwart Taliban Attacks: August 11, 2008, article (with photos) about 3rd Platoon, A Co, 2-506th

Supplies for Soldiers is Seeking Donations: September 3, 2008, telegram.com (Worcester, MA) article about SPC Stephen Warren (C Co, 2nd BN, 506th)

Pakistan Border Fight Strains Anti-Taliban Alliance: October 10, 2008, M&C article about 2-506th

Tales from Afghanistan: Life of a Soldier Fascinates Youngsters: October 25, 2008, SalisburyPost.com (NC) article (with photos) about SPC Jonathan Guffey (2nd Platoon, A Co, 2-506th)

Soldiers Build NewStation: November 21, 2008, article about HHC and A Co, 2-506th

Currahee Troops Search for Weapons: November 26, 2008, article (with photos) about A Co, 2-506th

Malakshay Troops Depend on Supplies: December 7, 2008, article (with photos) about C Co, 2-506th

Connecting with the People: December 10, 2008, article (with photos) about D Co, 2-506th

Post Exchange Provided at Remote Bases: December 10, 2008, article (with photos) about C Co, 2-506th

Mobile Finance Team Visits Remote Combat Outposts: December 13, 2008, article about C Co, 2-506th

Lucky Escape from Jaws of Death: December 13, 2008, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia) on-line article (with photo) about B Co, 2-506th

Mission Impossible?: December 13, 2008, The Sydney Morning Herald (Australia) on-line article (with photo) about B Co, 2-506th

TAC-Ps Provide Vital Link: December 30, 2008

Fallen Soldier Re-enlisted to Help Others: January 1, 2009, Army Times article about CPL Charles P. Gaffney, Jr. (HHC, 2nd BN, 506th, KIA 12/24/08)

Deployed Troops to Watch Super Bowl from FOB Tillman: January 27, 2009

Services for CPL Charles P. Gaffney, Jr.: HHC, 2nd BN, 506th, KIA 12/24/08

Remains of LA Soldier Killed in Afghanistan Returning Home: February 16, 2009, KSLA12 (Shreveport) on-line article (with photo) about PFC Jason R. Watson (D Co, 2nd BN, 506th, KIA 02/10/09)

Niceville High School Alumnus Receives Bronze Star: June 14, 2009, nfldailynews.com (FL) article (with photos) about SPC Christopher Adam White (D Co, 2nd BN, 506th)


YouTube Video:

Zerok, Afghanistan: 1-1/4 minutes; about A Company


Afghanistan Deployment: August 2010 - August 2011

Coalition Forces Repel Insurgent Attack: September 2, 2010 article about C Company

Fighting Taliban: US Recruits' Story: September 9, 2010, BBC News South Asia on-line article (with photos) about A Company

Currahees Sling Load Supplies Across Paktika Province: September 19, 2010 article (with photos)

TF Currahee Soldiers Provide 3 Hot Meals a Day: September 19, 2010 article (with photos)

If You Break It, We Will Fix It: September 20, 2010 article about F Company, 801st BSB (assigned to 2nd BN, 506th)

White Currahee Uncovers Weapons Cache in Bermal District: September 26, 2010 article about C Company

TF Currahee Soldiers Get Much Needed, Well-Deserved Surprise: October 2, 2010 article (with photos) about D Company and F Company, 801st BSB (assigned to 2nd BN, 506th)

TF Currahee Mortarmen Get Job Done: October 3, 2010 article (with photos) about D Company

Currahee Medics Train, Mentor ANA Soldiers: October 3, 2010 article (with photos) about HHC

SPC Thomas A. Moffitt (D Co, 2nd BN, 506th, KIA 10/23/10)
FOB Orgun-E Memorial Ceremony Program: October 30, 2010 2-page Adobe PDF file
FOB Orgun-E Memorial Ceremony Speakers: October 30, 2010 5-page Adobe PDF file
Wichita, KS Memorial Service: October 30, 2010 8-page Adobe PDF file
Interment at Arlington National Cemetery: November 12, 2010 (with photos)
Reporter's Cousin, Killed in Battle in Afghanistan, Laid to Rest at Arlington National Cemetery:
November 21, 2010, LJWorld.com (KS)
article (with photo)

TF Currahee Conducts Largest Combined Air Assault So Far: October 27-28, 2010 article (with photos) about A Company

The Defense of COP Margah: October 30, 2010 article (with photos) about C Company

Currahee Soldier Awarded Silver Star: November 12, 2010 article (with photos) about SGT Donald Starks (C Co., 2-506th)

Father Presents Son Purple Heart on Thanksgiving Day: November 25, 2010 article (with photos) about B Company

Star-Studded Tour Entertains Currahee Troops: December 15, 2010 article (with photo)

Currahee Receives Books from Band of Brothers' Commander: January 26, 2011 article (with photos)

Currahees Add to Their Weapons Arsenal: February 10, 2011 article (with photos)

Currahee Soldiers Push Forward through All Obstacles: March 27-28, 2011 article (with photos) about B Company

Once under Siege, a Base Breathes Easier: April 21, 2011, The New York Times on-line article (with photos) about A Company

TF Currahee Eliminates Enemy Stronghold during Operation Overlord: April 10-21, 2011 article (with photos) about A Company

'Dog' Company Takes Fight to the High Ground: May 20, 2011 article (with photos) about B Company

Infantry Soldiers Hold Border Hilltop during Attack: May 20, 2011 article (with photo) about B Company

Soldiers Describe Life in Paktika Province: May 23, 2011 article (with photos) about B Company

TF White Currahee Improves ANSF Capability, Secures Border: June 21-23, 2011 article (with photos) about C Company

Petraeus Recognizes TF Currahee Soldiers for Combat Actions: July 7, 2011 article (with photos) about B Company

Fort Campbell Soldiers Honored at Remembrance: October 19, 2011 clipping from THE Eagle POST newspaper; submitted by Donald Thies (B Co, 2nd BN, 1970-1971); includes PFC Anthony Michael Nunn (A Co, 2nd BN, 506th, KIA 05/30/11) and SGT Jeremy R. Summers (D Co, 2nd BN, 506th, DOW 07/14/11)

Task Force Currahee OEF X-XI Scrapbook: ordering information (PDF file)

White Currahee Chronicle (2nd Battalion, 506th Newsletter):

NOTE: the company nicknames used in this newsletter are as follows:
Easy = A Company
Dog = B Company
Fox = C Company
Whiskey = D Company
India = HHC
Sierra = FSC (F Company, 801st BSB)


YouTube Video:

CNN: US Soldiers Fend off Attack: 3-1/4 minutes; about C Company, October 30, 2010

Other Video:

Currahee Fallen Hero Video: 3 minutes



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