• Killeen, Texas native Spc. Diana Mota (center), Headquarter Support Company, Division Special Troop Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, is congratulated by her battalion commander, Lt. Col. Daniel R. García (left), and Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffery Moses, the battalion's top noncommissioned officer, for being the three millionth customer of the Pegasus Sports Oasis dining facility at Camp Liberty in western Baghdad, Oct. 27.

    Killeen, Texas native Spc. Diana Mota (center)...

    Killeen, Texas native Spc. Diana Mota (center), Headquarter Support Company, Division Special Troop Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, is congratulated by her battalion commander, Lt. Col. Daniel R. García (left), and Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffery Moses...

  • Killeen, Texas native Spc. Diana Mota, Headquarter Support Company, Division Special Troop Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, cuts the cake designed with the 1st Cavalry Division logo celebrating her as the three millionth customer served a meal at the Pegasus Sports Oasis dining facility at Camp Liberty in western Baghdad, Oct. 27.

    Killeen, Texas native Spc. Diana Mota...

    Killeen, Texas native Spc. Diana Mota, Headquarter Support Company, Division Special Troop Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, cuts the cake designed with the 1st Cavalry Division logo celebrating her as the three millionth customer served a meal at the...

CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - The Pegasus Sports Oasis, the dining facility for the Multi-National Division - Baghdad and1st Cavalry Division here celebrated its three millionth customer in a one-year span Oct. 27.

Spc. Diana Mota, a Killeen, Texas resident with Headquarters Service Company, Division Special Troop Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, was the landmark customer to cross the doorway into the dining facility.

"I'm excited," said Mota. "It got me by surprise. I want to thank the people involved in this initiative for making me feel special."

A cake, designed with the 1st Cavalry Division logo, was presented to her along with a backpack, jump drive, t-shirt, a coin and hat.A,A

According to Sgt. 1st Class Derric Suesberry, food service contract officer's technical representative, also with HSC, DSTB, the Pegasus Sports Oasis receives approximately 8,000 hungry Soldiers and civilians per day.

"In a one-year span we have served three million meals to Soldiers," he said.A,A "We decided to ... celebrate because we're leaving and we're not going to see four million."

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