Organization: Private First Class, United States Army
For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty:
Private First Class Ross A. McGinnis distinguished himself by acts of gallantry and
himself, his unit, and the
United States Army.
*MONSOOR, MICHAEL, A.
Rank and Organization: Master-At-Arms Second Class (Sea, Air And Land), United States
For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk
2006. As a member of a combined SEAL and Iraqi Army Sniper Overwatch Element, tasked with providing early
warning and stand-off protection from a rooftop in an insurgent held sector of Ar Ramadi, Iraq, Petty Officer Monsoor
after a brief tour at Army headquarters, was assistant instructor in tactics at West Point, 1897-1898
served with the 10th in Cuba, including operations at San Juan Hill
was promoted to major of volunteers,
detailed in ordnance, and assigned to Army headquarters and the Office of the
Assistant Secretary of War, 1898-1899, where he organized a Bureau of Insular Affairs
was reverted to a regular captaincy, June 1901, and assigned
attended the Army War College, 1904-1905
married Frances Warren, 1905
was military attache to Japan and an observer of the Russo-Japanese War, 1905-1906
at President Roosevelt's nomination,
War he was a military historian with the Eighth Army, Army Forces, Far East, and the United Nations Command Military Armistice Commission.
Joining the Office of the Chief of Military History as an Army officer in 1954, he became a
STANLEY R. RESOR
Secretary of the Army
and monographs on US Army operations in the Korean War and of two
chapters, "Peace Becomes Cold War, 1945-1950," and "The
Korean War, 1950-1953," in American
position at Corinth,
Miss., the combined Armies of the Ohio, Tennessee
and Mississippi, were reorganized and the 18th
Infantry passed from the 1st Division, Army of
the Ohio, to the 7th Division (General T. W.
in honor of the Adjutant-General of the
Army, Camp Thomas. The organization of companies
was commenced in August, and the necessary captains
and lieutenants were appointed and ordered to
the rendezvous. As was the case in all
then engaged in organizing the Army of the Ohio.
Colonel Carrington accordingly left Camp Thomas
December 2, 1861, the 1st Battalion under Major
Underwood, the 2d under Major Townsend.
On the 16th of the same
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individuals began an effort to persuade the Army to revise its history to
reflect a more balanced view of the performance of the regiment. In 1987, the
Secretary of the Army, John O. Marsh, Jr., directed that the U.S. Army Center
William B. Kean,
requested that the Eighth Army disband the all-black 24th Infantry regiment
because it had demonstrated that it was "untrustworthy and incapable of
carrying out missions expected of an infantry regiment."
largely disappeared, but when the U.S. Army's official history of the
Korean War, South to the Naktong, North to the Yalu , authored by Roy E.
Appleman, appeared in 1961, it reignited the controversy by publicizing the