16th Infantry Regiment Vietnam Monument
This monument stands in tribute to the Soldiers of the 16th Infantry Regiment who fought in Vietnam. Located on the east side of Fort Riley’s Cavalry Parade Field, this monument was dedicated on May 1, 2015, in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the 1st Infantry Division’s deployment to South Vietnam. In 1965, the 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment, then part of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, became the first element of the regiment to deploy to South Vietnam. This monument specifically recognizes soldiers of the regiment who earned two Medals of Honor, 10 Distinguished Service Crosses, and 11 campaign streamers.
Remembering the Fallen
1LT George Steinberg, 2nd Battalion, 16th Infantry Regiment
- Distinguished Service Cross
- Army Times Hall of Valor