• CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE WARRIOR, Iraq - Lt. Gen. Robert Cone, deputy commanding general, operations, U.S. Forces-Iraq, presents the Purple Heart Award to Sgt. 1st Class Isaac McKee, platoon sergeant, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, during a ceremony at Contingency Operating Site Warrior, Iraq, Jan. 25, 2011. McKee, a native of New Braunfels, Texas, received the award for wounds sustained during an attack on his platoon, Dec. 26, 2010, while deployed as a part of the 1st Advise and Assist Task Force, 1st Infantry Division in support of Operation New Dawn.

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE WARRIOR, Iraq - Lt...

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE WARRIOR, Iraq - Lt. Gen. Robert Cone, deputy commanding general, operations, U.S. Forces-Iraq, presents the Purple Heart Award to Sgt. 1st Class Isaac McKee, platoon sergeant, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment...

  • CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE WARRIOR, Iraq - Lt. Gen. Robert Cone, right, deputy commanding general of operations, U.S. Forces-Iraq, and Sgt. 1st Class Isaac McKee, platoon sergeant, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, stand at attention as orders to present a Purple Heart Award are read during a ceremony at Contingency Operating Site Warrior, Iraq, Jan. 25, 2011. McKee was injured during an attack on his platoon while conducting operations in support of 1st Advise and Assist Task Force, 1st Infantry Division, deployed in support of Operation New Dawn. McKee's vehicle came under attack while on a patrol, knocking McKee unconscious. The Company B Soldiers reacted quickly to the attack, assessed the situation and returned to COS Warrior. "We are definitely a team" said McKee, a native of New Braunfels, Texas. "They responded just as I expected them to; we had trained significantly for this deployment, and they responded the way we trained."

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE WARRIOR, Iraq - Lt...

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE WARRIOR, Iraq - Lt. Gen. Robert Cone, right, deputy commanding general of operations, U.S. Forces-Iraq, and Sgt. 1st Class Isaac McKee, platoon sergeant, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist...

  • CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE WARRIOR, Iraq - Lt. Gen. Robert Cone, deputy commanding general, operations, U.S. Forces-Iraq, speaks to Soldiers assigned to 1st Advise and Assist Task Force, 1st Infantry Division, during a visit to Contingency Operating Site Warrior, Iraq, Jan. 25, 2011. Cone thanked the Task Force Devil Soldiers for their tireless efforts in support of Operation New Dawn. Cone also met with Col. Eric Welsh, commander, Task Force Devil, and presented the Purple Heart Award to Sgt. 1st Class Isaac McKee, platoon sergeant, Company B, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, from Fort Hood, Texas.

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE WARRIOR, Iraq - Lt...

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE WARRIOR, Iraq - Lt. Gen. Robert Cone, deputy commanding general, operations, U.S. Forces-Iraq, speaks to Soldiers assigned to 1st Advise and Assist Task Force, 1st Infantry Division, during a visit to Contingency Operating...

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