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173rd Airborne Brigade

Guest opinion: Montana veterans still serve proudly 10 years after Iraq war began

Guest opinion: Montana veterans still serve proudly 10 years after Iraq war began

On March 26, 2003, I joined 953 other soldiers of the 173rd Airborne Brigade on a night-time combat parachute jump into Bashur Airfield in northern Iraq.

March 30, 2013 12:10 amLoading…
UM law student awarded Distinguished Patriot's Medal for service to veterans

UM law student awarded Distinguished Patriot's Medal for service to veterans

MISSOULA — Capt. Andrew Person’s mother signed his enlistment papers when he was 17 years old and still a student at Helena High School.

February 21, 2013 6:57 amLoading…
Andrew Person

Andrew Person

Capt. Andrew Person, who served in Iraq and Afghanistan with the 173rd Airborne Brigade and is now a law student at the University of Montana, was awarded the Distinguished Patriot’s Medal on Wednesday by the Montana National Guard for work he championed as Sen. Max Baucus’ military liaison …

February 21, 2013 6:48 amLoading…

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