• CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Nanuet, N.Y. native, Spc. Peter Monroe, a tanker assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, executes the bench press, an exercise designed to improve the strength of the upper body, at the Air Cavalry Gymnasium on Camp Taji,  Nov. 24. "I enjoy going to the gym and pumping some iron," Monroe admits. "After a hard day's work it's a nice stress reliever."

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Nanuet, N.Y. native, Spc...

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Nanuet, N.Y. native, Spc. Peter Monroe, a tanker assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, executes the bench press, an exercise designed to improve the strength of the...

  • CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Miami native, Sgt. Herman Johnson, a tanker assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, performs the leg lifts designed to strengthen the abdominal area, during a workout at the Air Cavalry Gymnasium on Camp Taji, Nov. 24. "Keeping our physical fitness standards up while deployed is very important," Johnson said. "So, my Soldiers and I come to the gym everyday and work out."

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Miami native, Sgt. Herman...

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Miami native, Sgt. Herman Johnson, a tanker assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, performs the leg lifts designed to strengthen the abdominal area, during a workout...

  • CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Snellville, Ga. native, Pfc. Micah Rousseau, a tanker assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, performs the linear hack press to strengthen his thighs, at the Air Cavalry Gymnasium on Camp Taji, Nov. 24. "I go to the gym every day," said Rousseau. "I like physical training; it helps me let off some steam."

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Snellville, Ga. native, Pfc...

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Snellville, Ga. native, Pfc. Micah Rousseau, a tanker assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, performs the linear hack press to strengthen his thighs, at the Air...

  • CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Nanuet, N.Y. native, Spc. Peter Monroe, a tanker assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, hydrates after a hard workout at the Air Cavalry Gymnasium on Camp Taji, Nov. 24. "It's important to stay well hydrated," Monroe said. "Staying hydrated will help in your physical performance at the gym and keep you from getting hurt."

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Nanuet, N.Y. native, Spc...

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Nanuet, N.Y. native, Spc. Peter Monroe, a tanker assigned to Company D, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, hydrates after a hard workout at the Air Cavalry Gymnasium on Camp Taji, Nov...

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