- By Thomas E. RicksThomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military for the Washington Post from 2000 through 2008. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
And is it true that the regiment is not allowed to bring them back to the United States? A smart retired colonel wants to know.
It reminds me that the other day a historian was telling me about being in a museum in Beijing and seeing the colors of the Army’s 31st Infantry Regiment, lost in fighting on the east side of Chosin Reservoir late in 1950.