Tag: 4-118th Infantry

The Crew Of This Army National Guard M1 Abrams Tank Flies An Anarchist Flag In Kuwait (Updated)

Pictures recently emerged of an M1 Abrams main battle tank from the South Carolina Army National Guard in Kuwait flying a large black flag with a stylized red “A” inside a circle, as well as one showing a crew member sporting a patch with a similar circled A and the phrase “No Masters.” These are symbols and slogans that originated with anarchist movements more than a century ago, but they’ve since made their way into far less politicized subcultures. It’s worth noting there’s no indication that this tank’s crew holds any related political beliefs.

American Bradley Armored Vehicles Were Pulled Out of Syria After Less Than Two Months

The United States quietly withdrew Army National Guard M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles from Eastern Syria less than two months after making a very public show of sending the armored vehicles to that country late last year. This revelation comes amid continuing questions about the future of the U.S. military presence in Syria, in general.

Army National Guard Bradley Fighting Vehicles Are Now In Syria Guarding Oil And Gas Fields

A contingent of Army National Guard M2A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles is on its way aboard U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III transport aircraft to a forward position in Deir Ez Zor in the eastern portion of that country Syria. This appears to be the first wave of heavy armored forces headed to the area as part of plan, ostensibly aimed at ensuring that ISIS does not regain control of oil and gas fields in that province, which the Pentagon formally announced last week.