Capt. Timothy Gatlin, commander of Battery C, Fires "Hell" Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, attached to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, places the combat patch on one of his Soldiers during a ceremony at Camp Taji, Iraq Oct. 14. The Houston native, along with Apai, Samoa native 1st Sgt. Peni Sua, the battery's top noncommissioned officer, congratulated each Soldier in their battery. The ceremony was held to award the deployed Soldiers their combat patches after completing 30 days in the combat zone.