• BAGHDAD - Brig. Gen. Owen Monconduit (far left), commander of the 225th Engineer Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad stands with Command Sgt. Maj. Joe Major (far right) to present his coin of excellence to Pfc. Jason Bradshaw (middle left) at Joint Security Station Ur in northeast Baghdad, March 17.  Bradshaw, from Rolla, Mo., and his non-commissioned officer, Sgt. Natalia Tharp (middle right), from Canajo Lane, N.Y.,  have been working at JSS Ur for the past week with the 46th Eng. Battalion,  installing screens around the entire station to help mitigate threats to the Soldiers living inside.

    BAGHDAD - Brig. Gen. Owen Monconduit (far...

    BAGHDAD - Brig. Gen. Owen Monconduit (far left), commander of the 225th Engineer Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad stands with Command Sgt. Maj. Joe Major (far right) to present his coin of excellence to Pfc. Jason Bradshaw...

  • BAGHDAD - Pleasanton, Texas native, Pfc. Santos Comacho (top center) holds a screen bracket in place while Staff Sgt. Stephen Leach , who hails from San Antonio, drills pilot holes into the concrete barrier for proper construction March 17.  Both engineer Soldiers are members of the 46th Engineer Battalion, 225th Engineer Brigade which is responsible for installing screens all around the perimeter of Joint Security Station Ur in northeast Baghdad to increase the compound's defenses against terrorist attacks.

    BAGHDAD - Pleasanton, Texas native, Pfc. Santos...

    BAGHDAD - Pleasanton, Texas native, Pfc. Santos Comacho (top center) holds a screen bracket in place while Staff Sgt. Stephen Leach , who hails from San Antonio, drills pilot holes into the concrete barrier for proper construction March 17. Both...

  • BAGHDAD - Sgt. Michael Sones, from Dallas, points out the construction progress while two of his fellow Soldiers from the 46th Engineer Battalion, 225th Engineer Brigade continue working on a perimeter screen March 17.  For the past week, Soldiers from the 46th Eng. Bn. have been working at Joint Security Station Ur in northeast Baghdad, installing screens around the entire perimeter to enhance security around the compound.

    BAGHDAD - Sgt. Michael Sones, from Dallas...

    BAGHDAD - Sgt. Michael Sones, from Dallas, points out the construction progress while two of his fellow Soldiers from the 46th Engineer Battalion, 225th Engineer Brigade continue working on a perimeter screen March 17. For the past week, Soldiers from...

  • BAGHDAD - Pineville, La. native, Brig. Gen. Owen Monconduit (right), commander, 225th Engineer Brigade, discusses the screen construction progress with  two Soldiers from the 46th Eng. Battalion, Sgt. Michael Sones, and Pfc. Santos Comacho.  Sones, from Dallas and Santos, from Pleasanton, Texas, have been working for the last week on installing screens around the entire parameter of Joint Security Station Ur in northeast Baghdad to increase the compound's defenses against terrorist attacks.

    BAGHDAD - Pineville, La. native, Brig. Gen...

    BAGHDAD - Pineville, La. native, Brig. Gen. Owen Monconduit (right), commander, 225th Engineer Brigade, discusses the screen construction progress with two Soldiers from the 46th Eng. Battalion, Sgt. Michael Sones, and Pfc. Santos Comacho. Sones...

  • BAGHDAD - Pineville, La. native, Brig. Gen. Owen Monconduit (left), commander, 225th Engineer Brigade, and 1st Lt. Kewanda Tate of Company A, 46th Eng. Battalion, who hails from Tuscaloosa, Ala., discuss the newly completed drainage pond March 17 at Joint Security Station Ur located in northeast Baghdad.  The drainage pond was constructed by engineers from the 46th Eng. Bn. to alleviate the ongoing flooding problem at JSS Ur.

    BAGHDAD - Pineville, La. native, Brig. Gen...

    BAGHDAD - Pineville, La. native, Brig. Gen. Owen Monconduit (left), commander, 225th Engineer Brigade, and 1st Lt. Kewanda Tate of Company A, 46th Eng. Battalion, who hails from Tuscaloosa, Ala., discuss the newly completed drainage pond March 17 at...

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