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Full Rendering of the 23rd Infantry Regiment.
Ceremony of the opening of the 4/23rd Inf Bn at Fort Richardson, Alaska.
Silver Bowl and Cups provided by the 4/23rd VN Veterans to the 4/23 Inf at Fort Lewis , WA.
Silver Bowl and silver plates provided by the VN Veterans to the 4/23 Inf at Fort Lewis, WA.
HCOR Fred Drew standing at the glassed kiosk at the 4/23rd Bn Headquarters, that holds the Medal of Honor of SP4 Danny Petersen.
Honorary CSM Chuck Main, Col John Norris and Honorary Colonel Emil “Joe” Stryker at Fort Lewis, WA.
Colonel John Norris and HCOR, LTC (R) Emil “Joe” Stryker.
The “Rock” from Korea, at the annual ceremony of the celebration of the Battle of Chipping-Ni at 1/23 Bn, Fort Lewis, WA.
Soldiers of the 1/23 Inf Bn at the annual ceremony of the Battle of Chipping-Ni, on Feb 23, 2020.
Tomahawks in training….Ready to Rumble.
Drawing of the 4/23 Inf Bn in Iraq, presented by Colonel John Norris.
LTC (R) Fred Drew at the 4/23 Inf Training Room with the plaque of Sp4 Danny Petersen, MOH.
PFC Carus E. Olcott Company K, 23rd Inf. Regt. 1923 - 2021
Painting by Laurel Stone,4th Bn, 23rd Inf in Alaska before deploying to Vietnam, 1966. Laurel is the wife of Sgt Justin Stone, Vietnam Veteran with the 4/23 Inf when it arrived in Vietnam in 1966.
Tomahawk Colonels Duane Patin and Teddy Kleisner. WE SERVE.
Members of the 4/23 Tomahawks at the Yakima Training Center preparing for Platoon live fires
23rd Inf Regt Sesquicentennial Anniv Celebration, Ft. Lewis, WA, 2016. L to R: LTC Terry Tillis 2/23; LTC Dan Rayca 4/23; LTC (R) Fred Drew, HCOR; LTC Teddy Kleisner 1/23
4/23 (M) moving from Cu Chi to Xuan Loc, SVN, Summer 1970; Photo: John Baker, C Co
Sgt Dave Hoevenour, A Co VN; SSG Dan Burch, Scouts, VN; Col (R) Cliff Neilson, Cdr, 4/23, VN; SSG Doug Conn, Scouts, VN.
MSG (R) Chuck Murrell (Pres elect, 25th Inf Div Assoc), HCSM Charles Main and HCOR Fred Drew at the 4/23 Inf Bn ceremony honoring SP4 Danny Petersen, MOH, August 2017
4/23 Inf CSM Calvin Overway placing SP4 Danny Petersen’s donated (by his family) Medal of Honor in a glass sealed kiosk at 4/23 Bn Hdqs, Fort Lewis, WA August 2017
Change of Command, 2/23, Fort Carson; Outgoing Cdr LTC Barnett receives Regimental Certificate from HCOR Fred Drew
Change of Command, 2/23, Fort Carson, Incoming Cdr LTC Betty receives Regiment Certificate from HCOR Fred Drew
During the 2/23 Change of Command, LTC (R) Fred Drew, 23rd Inf Regt HCOR presents 2/23 CSM Kirkham a Regimental Certificate for his outstanding service
Capt Doug Meyer shows Honorary Regt CSM Main photos of where he took his company to the location of CSM Main’s fox hole, during the battle of Chipping-Ni during the Korean War.
Soldier of the Week Ceremony, Fort Lewis (JBLM), 1-2 Stryker Brigade Combat Team, which includes Tomahawks.
Reunion, 2015, Bakersfield, CA, Scout Platoon, HHC, 4/23rd Inf Vietnam 1969-70
Nui Ba Dinh, the Black Virgin Mountain, near Tay Ninh, a land mark known to so many who fought in this area of Vietnam; the US owned the bottom and top; the NVA owned the middle!!
Air Strikes onto Nui Ba Den, circa 1969
This is the famous bed cover Quilt from the 1st Bn, 23rd Infantry with the Stryker Vehicle
Tomahawks at night
Platoon Award named after SP4 Danny Petersen, MOH
A ‘few’ of CSM Chuck Main’s Coins
HCOR Drew visits the Operations Staff, 2/23 Tomahawks, 2019
Sesquicentennial Commemorative Glasses and Regt Belt Buckle
LEST WE FORGET
HCOR Drew and HSMR Main outside 4/23 Inf, 2016.
VP G. Ford presents Medal of Honor to SP4 D. Petersen's family, outside the White House, 1974
Part of the operational area of the 4/23 Inf in Tay Ninh Province, VN, 1969-70
M113 APC after an RPG cooked off the ammo inside (note the cupola in the foreground), VN 1969
Honorary Regimental Colonel Coin, for "Service as a Tomahawk"
4/23 Inf deployment ceremony from Alaska to Fort Lewis, WA
The Korean Bowl. Read about it in the Summer, 2021 edition of the WE SERVE JOURNAL
MG Burleson & LTC Steadman at ceremony Re-Awarding the Silver Star to HCSMR Charles Main, with his wife Vetra.
23rd Regimental Colors held by the 1st Bn.
Reunion, A Co, 4/23 Inf Circa Vietnam 1967-69.
General (Ret) Jack Keane , former Commander of the 4/23 Infantry at Ft. Lewis, receives the Presidential Medal of Freedom
1/23 Infantry, Fort Irwin, Feb, 2018.
1st Bn, 23rd Inf Regt Change of Command, LTC Cross takes command, May 17, 2021 JBLM, WA.
CSM Ryan Nagy Crushing it with 4/23 Tomahawks.
LTC Duke Reim, Cdr, 4/23 Tomahawks Leading by Example !!
Infantrymen uses gaming skills to fly drones, 4/23 Inf, Lancer Brigade, 7th ID.
Company I, 23rd Inf Regt, 2nd ID, during the Korean War.
During the Battle of Heartbreak Ridge, Korean War. HCSMR Main participated.
Change of Command Ceremony, 2nd Bn, 23rd Inf Regt, LTC Taylor takes command from LTC Betty, June 18, 2021, Fort Carson, CO. WE SERVE !
LTC (R) F. Drew, HCOR 23rd Inf Regt, talks to the soldiers of 2/23 after the COC on June 18, 2021, Fort Carson, CO.
Purchased by LTC (R) William Beaver, 4/23 Bn S2, Vietnam, for all VN Veteran Tomahawks, at the US Army National Museum.
23rd Inf Regt HCOR F. Drew presenting CSM Nash, 4th Inf Div CSM with a 23rd Inf Regt Certificate for his many years of outstanding service.
Colonel Drew Steadman, former Cdr, 1st Bn, 23rd Inf, JBLM; and soon to take over the "Raider Brigade", with HCOR F. Drew at Fort Carson, CO, June 18, 2021.
4/23 Inf, part of the 2nd SBCT , 2nd ID, JBLM participating in a Command Post Modernization Program.
From Kyle Kovacs; Iraq, 2009, Camp Ashraf/AKA Grizzly. 1-23 Inf.
This "Yearbook" was loaned to me. If you were in the 2/23 at Camp Lawton, please contact me. HCOR Drew.
2/23 in OEF 12-13. WE SERVE !!
HCOR Drew presents Regt Certificate to LTC Mike Taylor on the occasion of his taking command of the 2/23 Inf.
HCOR Drew presents Regt Certificate to CSM Hau Sun, for his outstanding leadership and service to the soldiers of 2/23 Inf.
CSM Nagy, 4/23 Inf after a vigorous run with some of his soldiers.
LTC Mike Taylor, and CSM Sun; Commander and CSM of 2/23 Inf, Fort Carson, CO, May 2021
Lancer Brigade , with 4/23 Inf, completed the 400th Rotation at the NTC, Fort Irwin, CA.
Scout Platoon, 4/23 Inf (Mech), VN, 1969-70 Reunion, Richmond, IN, July 2021
HCOR Fred Drew with Braves Co, 4/23 Inf, Fort Irwin, August 2021
4/23 Inf Snipers ready to fire; NTC Rotation, Fort Irwin, August 2021.
Reunion, Alpha Co, 4th Bn (Mech), 23rd Inf. VN Vets from 1967-68.
One of many "Rocks" at entry to Fort Irwin, NTC, Lancer Brigade was the 400th Rotation, included 4/23 Inf. August 2021.
Col Roehrman, new Lancer Brigade Commander.
4th Bn, 23rd Inf Regt Battalion Formation, 2021.
4/23 Tommies in Combat
1Bn/23 Inf Tomahawk Leaders gather prior to serving the soldiers at Thanksgiving!!
4/23 Commander and CSM, LTC Reim/CSM Nagy serving Thanksgiving.
SP4 D. Petersen's Honorary APC "3/1 - 3rd Platoon, 1st Squad" , MOH, outside 4/23 Bn HQ, JBLM.
4/23 Inf Dining Out, prior to deploy to Fort Lewis; Col J. Norris;C Blankenship, VN; Col(R) Neilson,Cdr 4/23VN;Bill Devine,Korean War,Artist;CSM D Zavodski.
4/23 Inf at JBLM Dec 2021
CSM Peterson, took Responsibility, 4/23 Inf, Jan 2022.