Small Wars Journal

Louis H. Smith IV, MS


2LT Louis Smith enlisted in the Army in January 2002 as a Combat Medic.  Upon completion of training he was eventually assigned to the 1st BN 504th PIR, 82nd ABN DIV.  Over the next 9 years he deployed four times with the Red Devils to locations such as Fallujah and Baghdad.  He has served in every leadership position within an Infantry Battalion medical platoon.  In 2011 he commissioned into the Medical Service Corps and is currently deployed to Afghanistan serving as the Medical Officer for the 4th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment (ABN).

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