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CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., addresses Soldiers of the 4th Infantry Division, Task Force Ironhorse, during a special visit to northern Iraq, Dec. 24, 2010. Casey presented coins in recognition of outstanding Soldiers and led a mass reenlistment and reaffirmation ceremony for 66 Soldiers serving at COB Speicher during the visit with Soldiers of U.S. Division-North, deployed in support of Operation New Dawn. Casey told the troops present for the ceremony the American people recognize the hard work and commitment of the men and women serving in Iraq and honor the sacrifices of the Soldiers, especially during the Holidays.

    Army's top officer visits troops at COB Speicher for the holidays

    U.S. Army Chief of Staff. CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., addresses Soldiers of the 4th Infantry Division, Task Force Ironhorse, during a special visit to northern Iraq, Dec. 24, 2010...

  • CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq, - U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. George W. Casey, Jr. presents a coin to Sgt. Clyde Skinner III, a forward observer assigned to the Fires Section, Company A, Division Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Division, during a ceremony at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq, Dec. 24 2010. Skinner's leadership recommended him to receive a coin in recognition of his outstanding performance while deployed as part of U.S. Division-North in support of Operation New Dawn. "It means a great deal to me that my leadership thinks highly enough of my work to recommend me for a Chief of Staff of the Army Coin," said Skinner.  "This is a real honor for me."

    Honor for excellence.

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq, - U.S. Army Chief of Staff, Gen. George W. Casey, Jr. presents a coin to Sgt. Clyde Skinner III, a forward observer assigned to the Fires Section, Company A, Division Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry...

  • CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., addresses Soldiers of the 4th Infantry Division, at the U.S. Division-North Headquarters Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq, Dec. 24. Casey visited COB Speicher as part of a tour of U.S. Military installations around the world. "Everywhere I go I see Soldiers making a difference for the Army country," he said. "Here is no different."

    Speaking to Soldiers.

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., addresses Soldiers of the 4th Infantry Division, at the U.S. Division-North Headquarters Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq, Dec. 24. Casey visited...

  • CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., presents a coin to Spc. James Curtis, information technology specialist assigned to Company C, Division Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Division, during a special coining ceremony for Soldiers serving with U.S. Division-North, deployed in support of Operation New Dawn, Dec. 24, 2010. The Army's top ranking officer visited with Soldiers of Task Force Ironhorse, serving at COB Speicher, Christmas Eve, to thank the men and women in uniform for their service to the nation, especially during the Holiday Season. Curtis, who hails from Pasadena, Md., said it feels good to be individually recognized amongst the hardworking Soldiers of the U.S. Division-North Communications Section, who are responsible for keeping the "Ironhorse" Division Headquarters computers mission capable.

    A coin for Spc. Curtis.

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., presents a coin to Spc. James Curtis, information technology specialist assigned to Company C, Division Special Troops Battalion, 4th Infantry Division...

  • CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., applauds Soldiers of Task Force Ironhorse, U.S. Division-North Soldiers immediately following the oath of reenlistment and reaffirmation was given at the north Moral, Welfare, and Recreation center at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq, Dec. 24, 2010. Casey reenlisted 66 Soldiers from 4th Infantry Division; 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division; 1st Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division; 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 25th Infantry Division; Task Force ODIN (Observe, Detect, Identify, Neutralize) 103rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command, during a Christmas Eve reenlistment and reaffirmation ceremony. Casey made a special visit to northern Iraq to show his appreciation and support for the Soldiers deployed as part of U.S. Division-North in support of Operation New Dawn. Casey reminded the Soldiers who reaffirmed their commitment that they are serving in the greatest Army in the history of the world.

    Army Chief of Staff gives 'Ironhorse Soldiers' Oath of Enlistment.

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., applauds Soldiers of Task Force Ironhorse, U.S. Division-North Soldiers immediately following the oath of reenlistment and reaffirmation was given at the...

  • CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., addresses Soldiers of Task Force Ironhorse, U.S. Division-North at the north Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Center-North located at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq, Dec. 24, 2010. Casey led a reenlistment and reaffirmation ceremony administering the Oath of Enlistment to 66 Soldiers from Task Force Ironhorse. Task Force Ironhorse is comprised of service members of 4th Inf. Div.; 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division; 1st Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division; 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 25th Infantry Division; Task Force ODIN (Observe, Detect, Identify, Neutralize); 103rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command and supporting units. Casey addressed the Soldiers deployed to U.S. Division-North acknowledging their continuing mission deployed in support of Operation New Dawn and offering his gratitude for their service.

    Christmas Eve Reenlistment and Reaffirmation Ceremony

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., addresses Soldiers of Task Force Ironhorse, U.S. Division-North at the north Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Center-North located at Contingency Operating...

  • CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., signs individual reenlistment contracts for Task Force Ironhorse, U.S. Division-North Soldiers at the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Center-North at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq, Dec. 24, 2010. Casey administered the Oath of Enlistment to 66 U.S. Division-North Soldiers from 4th Infantry Division; 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division; 1st Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division; 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 25th Infantry Division; Task Force ODIN (Observe, Detect, Identify, Neutralize), 103rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command. The Army's top ranking officer led the mass reenlistment and reaffirmation ceremony for Soldiers deployed in support as part of U.S. Division-North in support of Operation New Dawn. Casey reminded the Soldiers of the sacrifices of others and bravery of recent Medal of Honor recipients, Staff Sgt. Salvatore Gaunt and  Staff Sgt. Robert Miller. Casey praised the Soldiers for staying with the greatest Army in the history of the world.

    Army Chief of Staff signs Reenlistment contracts for 'Ironhorse' Soldiers.

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq - U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey, Jr., signs individual reenlistment contracts for Task Force Ironhorse, U.S. Division-North Soldiers at the Morale, Welfare, and Recreation Center-North at...

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