• CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Smoke billows around the gun tube of an M109A6 Self-propelled Howitzer as 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, fires illumination rounds into the sky over Mosul, Iraq, welcoming the New Year, Dec. 31. The "Black Dragon" troopers, assigned to the "Long Knife" 4th AAB and are actively training Iraqi Security Forces and providing security for the Ninewa Provincial Reconstruction Team.

    'Black Dragons' breathe fire into 2011

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Smoke billows around the gun tube of an M109A6 Self-propelled Howitzer as 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, fires illumination rounds into the sky...

  • CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Soldiers assigned to 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, observe illumination rounds recently fired from an M109A6 Self-Propelled Howitzer as they light up the night sky over Mosul, Iraq, Dec 31. The "Black Dragon" Soldiers used the opportunity to prepare for an upcoming artillery gunnery and add a unique twist to the New Year's Eve celebration. The 4th AAB, 1st Cav. Div. is currently deployed to Iraq in support of Operation New Dawn until late 2011.

    Lighting up the new year

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq - Soldiers assigned to 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, observe illumination rounds recently fired from an M109A6 Self-Propelled Howitzer as they light up...

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