Boots on The Ground


This was submitted by L.G. Smith of HillTop Station, Tuscola, Texas to the Buffalo Gap Round-Up newspaper in Buffalo Gap, Texas.

Fort Hood has placed a boot in front of the III Corps building depicting a Life lost for the war in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Each boot has a photo of the Soldier, airman, sailor or marine killed, along with their date of birth,
Date of death, rank, and the campaign in which they were killed. This is a Tradition they plan on doing every year and it will run through Veterans Day. It’s an awesome sight to see in person. It really hits home when you Can put a face to the name. It also puts new meaning to the term “Boots on The Ground”.
Boots on the ground

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