The soldier—who has not been named—was training with a small group at the Anchorage Regional Landfill when the bear attacked.
"We are fighting for an educated nation," said the teacher turned soldier. "If I did not give lectures, it would be a sin. Why did I go to war?"
In its report, the Army stated that the soldier was "killed instantly" and is investigating the tragic accident.
The cat became a "source of comfort and an escape from the worry and pressures of the job" for the service member during her tour in the Middle East.
"For him, a role model is anyone who stands up against power to help others," Knauss' teacher recalls him writing.
The soldier's sister thanked those who helped during the search, writing on Facebook: "We love you so, so much, Brian."
The body was found in an unmarked grave close to a landing area for U.S. soldiers during Operation Market Garden in 1944.
Almost all of the soldiers who ate the cupcakes experienced a sudden onset of paranoia, fatigue and confusion and were unable to properly handle weaponry, according to court documents.
A manhunt for 46-year-old Jürgen Conings began Tuesday after the suspect made several threats against a prominent virologist and armed himself with a rocket launcher, a machine gun and an ordinary pistol.
Suspect Bryan Starr said he lost child in the rain after pulling over and telling him to get out, police said.
In light of the possible abuse, Fort Hood said that Sgt. Fernandes had been informed of his reporting, care, and victim advocacy options and was transferred to a different unit to avoid reprisals.
The soldier, who is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division Sustainment Brigade, has not been seen since Monday.
It's a sign of the utmost respect for the lost Unknown Soldiers.
The Nevada Army Guard said that Sgt. 1st Class Benjamin Hopper is the first guard soldier to receive a religious accommodation approval for a beard.
William Garcia, a 22-year-old corporal who served with Sanchez in Afghanistan, has been charged with manslaughter and is due to attend a hearing in December.
D.O., real name Doh Kyung-soo, has decided to voluntarily enlist for Korean military service, starting July 1.
"Congress must summon the courage to correct this antiquated law called the Feres doctrine that has harmed our troops," attorney Natalie Khawam, who represents a dying U.S. Army Special Forces soldier, told Newsweek.
The man, who fell at least 60 feet, was on a field training exercise and had climbed a cliffside barrier to get a better view.
A new bill in Congress could finally allow U.S. service members to sue the military in cases of medical malpractice.
"I want him to be remembered as the best father that anyone could ask for, and also at the same time being the best soldier that anyone could ask for," said the son of a soldier set to receive the Medal of Honor. "He was my icon."
"To me, it was the same thing as if they had asked someone to take their top off."
Army Spc. Torian Davis, 22, was booked on Wednesday for murder and aggravated assault charges.
The Pentagon on Wednesday identified the U.S. service members killed in central Afghanistan this week by a roadside bomb in what is the deadliest day for American forces so far this year.
The suspect told police he found his fellow serviceman in the closet of his wife's bedroom.
The 25-year-old said that many North Koreans are "indifferent" to Kin Jong Un's leadership and feel no loyalty to him.
The soldier allegedly used fake social media accounts to lure in victims and blackmailed them to have sex with their nude photos.
Spc. Drew Watters, 23, of Evansville, Indiana, was killed on Sunday while participating in what was described as "a training accident" at the Joint Base Lewis-McChord located near Tacoma, Washington.
The eighth U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan this year was a city mayor and father of seven children.
The soldier's mistress allegedly knew he had killed his wife and appeared to be helping him dispose of the body.