• BAGHDAD - Sgt. Waylon Westby, a native of Edgerton, Wis., assigned to D Troop, Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, United States Division-Center, demonstrates an important part of working out, especially in a desert environment: drinking water.

    BAGHDAD - Sgt. Waylon Westby, a native of...

    BAGHDAD - Sgt. Waylon Westby, a native of Edgerton, Wis., assigned to D Troop, Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, United States Division-Center, demonstrates an important part of working out, especially in a desert environment...

  • BAGHDAD - Pfc. Jillian Weitkamp, a food service specialist assigned to Company B, Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Armored Division, United States Division-Center, attempting to use the rings for an abdominal workout, says she likes to work out because it makes her feel better and "makes me eat better."

    BAGHDAD - Pfc. Jillian Weitkamp, a food service...

    BAGHDAD - Pfc. Jillian Weitkamp, a food service specialist assigned to Company B, Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Armored Division, United States Division-Center, attempting to use the rings for an abdominal workout, says she likes to work out...

  • BAGHDAD - Sgt. Jim Wendling, assigned to D Troop, Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, United States Division-Center, says he works out for one reason: survivability. "The better shape you are in, the better chance you have of coming back from it, if you are injured," said Wendling.

    BAGHDAD - Sgt. Jim Wendling, assigned to D...

    BAGHDAD - Sgt. Jim Wendling, assigned to D Troop, Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, United States Division-Center, says he works out for one reason: survivability. "The better shape you are in, the better chance you have of...

  • BAGHDAD - Command Sgt. Maj. William Johnson, the 1st Armored Division's senior non-commissioned officer, uses the elliptical machine at the division's gym, Jan. 10. Johnson, who works out every day, says it is important for leaders to stay physically fit, so they can lead by example.

    BAGHDAD - Command Sgt. Maj. William Johnson...

    BAGHDAD - Command Sgt. Maj. William Johnson, the 1st Armored Division's senior non-commissioned officer, uses the elliptical machine at the division's gym, Jan. 10. Johnson, who works out every day, says it is important for leaders to stay physically...

  • BAGHDAD - Staff Sgt. Roongpetch Kaewnork, a food service sergeant assigned to Company B, Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Armored Division, United States Division-Center, performs inverted sit-ups at the division's gym, Jan. 10. The Hampton, Va., native says he works out to maintain his body, as he grows older.

    BAGHDAD - Staff Sgt. Roongpetch Kaewnork, a...

    BAGHDAD - Staff Sgt. Roongpetch Kaewnork, a food service sergeant assigned to Company B, Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Armored Division, United States Division-Center, performs inverted sit-ups at the division's gym, Jan. 10. The Hampton, Va...

  • BAGHDAD - Most of the gyms located at the Victory Base Complex are loaded with various machines, like the ones above, designed to assist Soldiers with their workout.

    BAGHDAD - Most of the gyms located at the...

    BAGHDAD - Most of the gyms located at the Victory Base Complex are loaded with various machines, like the ones above, designed to assist Soldiers with their workout.

  • BAGHDAD - Master Sgt. Jeffery Reynolds, assigned to Company C, Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, United States Division-Center grimaces as he pulls a weighted cable with all his might. The Dothan, Ala., native says he runs up to 25 miles and works out five days per week in order to stay fit.

    BAGHDAD - Master Sgt. Jeffery Reynolds...

    BAGHDAD - Master Sgt. Jeffery Reynolds, assigned to Company C, Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, United States Division-Center grimaces as he pulls a weighted cable with all his might. The Dothan, Ala., native says he runs up to...

  • BAGHDAD - Sgt. Alicia Clark, a pianist assigned to the 1st Armored Division Band, United States Division-Center, practices a plank exercise, Jan. 10, at the division's gym. Clark says she wants to stay healthy and working out makes her feel stronger.

    BAGHDAD - Sgt. Alicia Clark, a pianist assigned...

    BAGHDAD - Sgt. Alicia Clark, a pianist assigned to the 1st Armored Division Band, United States Division-Center, practices a plank exercise, Jan. 10, at the division's gym. Clark says she wants to stay healthy and working out makes her feel...

  • BAGHDAD - Sgt. Matthew Story, a native of Moyok, N.C., acts as a spotter for Staff Sgt. Andrew Tomko, a native of Denver, Colo., Jan 10. Both are assigned to D Troop, Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, United States Division-Center. The two say that working out helps to pass the time for deployed Soldiers.

    BAGHDAD - Sgt. Matthew Story, a native of...

    BAGHDAD - Sgt. Matthew Story, a native of Moyok, N.C., acts as a spotter for Staff Sgt. Andrew Tomko, a native of Denver, Colo., Jan 10. Both are assigned to D Troop, Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, United States...

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