meco-official: Troops of Company G, 179th Infa…

meco-official:

Troops of Company G, 179th Infantry Regiment, prepare to leave Camp Monte Strong, near Chitose, Japan, as Sergeant First Class Scott McPheeters checks his men.  Likely 19 May 1951

Camp Monte Strong was named after Major Richard ‘Monte’ Strong, who served in the 3rd Battalion, 179th Infantry Regiment during World War II, and was killed during the breakout at Anzio.