In Vietnam, Lewis was advisor to a Vietnamese infantry unit, whose nickname for him was “Captain of Many Kilos.”
When he arrived at Lejeune, he was new to the role of infantry team leader, like Ryan.
Swenson completed Officer Candidate School in September 2002 and commissioned into the infantry.
When I meet him, I expect him to be wearing something heroic, like an infantry coat.
In the west at Utah Beach the U.S. Fourth infantry Division encountered almost none, lost 12 men killed in the first 24 hours.
The infantry is followed by about fifty cavalrymen with drawn swords.
Washington's horse and Kirkwood's infantry formed the reserve.
The headquarters of the Tenth infantry were established at Carlisle barracks.
The infantry in advancing could only attack on a front of 600 yards.
Here and there we came across improvised bivouacs of infantry.
1570s, from French infantrie, from older Italian, Spanish infanteria "foot soldiers, force composed of those too inexperienced or low in rank for cavalry," from infante "foot soldier," originally "a youth," from Latin infantem (see infant). Meaning "infants collectively" is recorded from 1610s.