• After the conclusion of a meeting with Iraqi tribal sheiks, Phoenix native Staff Sgt. Kevin Sartor (second from left), a squad leader and forward observer for Troop D, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, and Sgt. 1st Class Seth Dietz, a platoon sergeant also with Troop D, who hails from Ashford, Conn., walk to the village community center in Assiriyah, Iraq Dec. 6. Troop D recently assisted local tribal and government leaders with providing computers for the community center so villagers can take computer user courses.

    After the conclusion of a meeting with Iraqi...

    After the conclusion of a meeting with Iraqi tribal sheiks, Phoenix native Staff Sgt. Kevin Sartor (second from left), a squad leader and forward observer for Troop D, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, and Sgt. 1st Class Seth Dietz, a...

  • A Cadillac, Mich., native who also claims Fort Hood, Texas as home, Sgt. Joel Roderick, a medic with Troop D, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment and 1st Lt. Roger Krackow, a Troop D platoon leader who hails from Del Ray, Fla., pause for a moment near a market in Assiriyah, Iraq Dec. 6 during a short patrol through the village.

    A Cadillac, Mich., native who also claims Fort...

    A Cadillac, Mich., native who also claims Fort Hood, Texas as home, Sgt. Joel Roderick, a medic with Troop D, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment and 1st Lt. Roger Krackow, a Troop D platoon leader who hails from Del Ray, Fla., pause for a...

  • Baltimore native 1st Lt. Mike Blake (left), a platoon leader with Troop D, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, and Ashford, Conn., native 1st Sgt. Seth Dietz, a platoon sergeant also with Troop D, stroll down the streets of Assiriyah, Iraq to a Dec. 6 reconciliation meeting between Sunni and Shia tribal leaders from villages throughout the 1st BCT's area of operations.

    Baltimore native 1st Lt. Mike Blake (left), a...

    Baltimore native 1st Lt. Mike Blake (left), a platoon leader with Troop D, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, and Ashford, Conn., native 1st Sgt. Seth Dietz, a platoon sergeant also with Troop...

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