506th Infantry Regiment M113


U.S. troops from the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment drive atop of an armored personal carrier outside OP Hotel in Ramadi, Iraq, April 21, 2006. (AP Photo/Todd Pitman)

Notice the slat armor and the ballistic glass gunner’s shield. From Yahoo!


  1. Note also that the 506th is part of the 101st (4th BCT, and recently reactivated), and thus and Air Assault unit, and not normally associated with APCs.

  2. Well they may have drawn them in theater. As of spring ’04, there were something like 700 M113-family vehicles sitting in storage in Kuwait, doing nothing.