Soldiers push through hills at the beginning of the final Manchu Mile hosted by the 2nd Battalion, 9th Infantry (Mechanized), 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division in South Korea May 20. The Manchu Mile is a 25-mile march in honor of an 85-mile forced march in 1900 by 9th Infantry Regiment Soldiers during the Boxer Rebellion in China. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Steven Schneider, 1st ABCT Public Affairs)

2-9th Inf. Soldiers complete last Manchu Mile

The 9th Infantry Regiment was one of only two American units chosen to protect American interests in China during The Boxer Rebellion. After landing at Taku Bar, the Regiment began an 85-mile trek toward Tientsin under the command of Col. Emerson......READ MORE


Community Relations
Page last updated Tue May 26th, 2015 at 08:25