Band of Ranger Brothers visit 25th Inf. Div.

By Staff Sgt. Tim Meyer, 25th Infantry Division Public AffairsApril 23, 2010

Col. Thomas P. Guthrie, chief of staff, 25th Infantry Division, greets Robert Byrd April 21 at division headquarters on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Byrd served with Company F, 50th Inf. Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, which was attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam. Nine Vietnam veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers in a dining facility during their visit.
1 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Col. Thomas P. Guthrie, chief of staff, 25th Infantry Division, greets Robert Byrd April 21 at division headquarters on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Byrd served with Company F, 50th Inf. Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, which was attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam. Nine Vietnam veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers in a dining facility during their visit. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Tim Meyer, 25th Inf. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Tim Walsh gives a brief oral history of some of his experiences in Vietnam to Master Sgt. Michael Wetzel, 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs, at the 25th Inf. Div. Museum, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, April 21. Walsh served with Company F, 50th Inf. Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, which was attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam. Nine veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers in a dining facility during their visit.
2 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Tim Walsh gives a brief oral history of some of his experiences in Vietnam to Master Sgt. Michael Wetzel, 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs, at the 25th Inf. Div. Museum, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, April 21. Walsh served with Company F, 50th Inf. Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, which was attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam. Nine veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers in a dining facility during their visit. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Tim Meyer, 25th Inf. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Maj. Gen. Bernard S. Champoux, commanding general, 25th Infantry Division, greets Tim Walsh April 21 in a dining facility on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Walsh served with Company F, 50th Inf. Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, which was attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam. Nine Vietnam veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers in a dining facility during their visit.
3 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Maj. Gen. Bernard S. Champoux, commanding general, 25th Infantry Division, greets Tim Walsh April 21 in a dining facility on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Walsh served with Company F, 50th Inf. Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, which was attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam. Nine Vietnam veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers in a dining facility during their visit. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Tim Meyer, 25th Inf. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Robert Byrd and his wife, Teresa, have lunch with Soldiers at a dining facility on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, April 21. Byrd served with Company F, 50th Infantry Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, which was attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam. Nine veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers during their visit.
4 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Robert Byrd and his wife, Teresa, have lunch with Soldiers at a dining facility on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, April 21. Byrd served with Company F, 50th Infantry Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, which was attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam. Nine veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers during their visit. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Tim Meyer, 25th Inf. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Colin Hall gives a brief oral history of some of his experiences in Vietnam to Master Sgt. Michael Wetzel, 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs, April 21 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Hall served with Company F, 50th Inf. Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, which was attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam. Nine Vietnam veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers in a dining facility during their visit.
5 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Colin Hall gives a brief oral history of some of his experiences in Vietnam to Master Sgt. Michael Wetzel, 25th Infantry Division Public Affairs, April 21 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Hall served with Company F, 50th Inf. Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, which was attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam. Nine Vietnam veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers in a dining facility during their visit. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Tim Meyer, 25th Inf. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Ron Harrison takes aim with an M-4 rifle fitted with an M203 grenade launcher April 21 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Harrison served with Company F, 50th Infantry Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, which was attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam. Nine Vietnam veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers in a dining facility during their visit.
6 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Ron Harrison takes aim with an M-4 rifle fitted with an M203 grenade launcher April 21 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Harrison served with Company F, 50th Infantry Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, which was attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam. Nine Vietnam veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers in a dining facility during their visit. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Tim Meyer, 25th Inf. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Thomas "Pineapple" Gurrobat tries on an improved outer tactical vest with ballistic plates and examines an M-4 rifle fitted with an M203 grenade launcher April 21 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Gurrobat served with Company F, 50th Infantry Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, which was attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam. Nine Vietnam veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers in a dining facility during their visit.
7 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Thomas "Pineapple" Gurrobat tries on an improved outer tactical vest with ballistic plates and examines an M-4 rifle fitted with an M203 grenade launcher April 21 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Gurrobat served with Company F, 50th Infantry Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, which was attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam. Nine Vietnam veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers in a dining facility during their visit. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Tim Meyer, 25th Inf. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Colin Hall tries on an advanced combat helmet and examines an M-4 rifle fitted with an M203 grenade launcher April 21 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Hall served with Company F, 50th Infantry Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, which was attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam. Nine Vietnam veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers in a dining facility during their visit.
8 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Colin Hall tries on an advanced combat helmet and examines an M-4 rifle fitted with an M203 grenade launcher April 21 at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Hall served with Company F, 50th Infantry Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, which was attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam. Nine Vietnam veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers in a dining facility during their visit. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Tim Meyer, 25th Inf. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Brig. Gen. James C. Nixon, deputy commanding general (operations), 25th Infantry Division, and former 75th Ranger Regiment commander, describes weapons and equipment that Soldiers use on the battlefield today to former members of Company F, 50th Inf. Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger)  Regiment, who were attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam, April 21 on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Nine Vietnam veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers in a dining facility during their visit.
9 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Brig. Gen. James C. Nixon, deputy commanding general (operations), 25th Infantry Division, and former 75th Ranger Regiment commander, describes weapons and equipment that Soldiers use on the battlefield today to former members of Company F, 50th Inf. Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, who were attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam, April 21 on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Nine Vietnam veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers in a dining facility during their visit. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Tim Meyer, 25th Inf. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Brig. Gen. James C. Nixon, deputy commanding general (operations), 25th Infantry Division, and former 75th Ranger Regiment commander, greets Ron Harrison April 21 on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Harrison served with Company F, 50th Inf. Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, which was attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam. Nine Vietnam veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers in a dining facility during their visit.
10 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Brig. Gen. James C. Nixon, deputy commanding general (operations), 25th Infantry Division, and former 75th Ranger Regiment commander, greets Ron Harrison April 21 on Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Harrison served with Company F, 50th Inf. Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, which was attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam. Nine Vietnam veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers in a dining facility during their visit. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Tim Meyer, 25th Inf. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Nine Vietnam veterans stand before the 25th Infantry Division Museum's Vietnam exhibit, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, April 21. The veterans served with Company F, 50th Inf. Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, which was attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam. During their visit the veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers in a dining facility.
11 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Nine Vietnam veterans stand before the 25th Infantry Division Museum's Vietnam exhibit, at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, April 21. The veterans served with Company F, 50th Inf. Long Range Patrol, 75th Inf. (Ranger) Regiment, which was attached to the 25th Inf. Div. in Vietnam. During their visit the veterans from Co. F and their wives toured the base, observed Soldiers participating in the division's Best Warrior Competition and ate lunch with Soldiers in a dining facility. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Tim Meyer, 25th Inf. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL