Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Jon Cupp, 1st BCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs
Maj. Gen. Joseph F. Fil, Jr. (second from right), commanding general, Multi-National Division Baghdad and 1st Cavalry Division, presents the 1st Cavalry Division First Strike award to Col. Paul E. Funk II (right), commander, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Div., and Command Sgt. Maj. Stanley D. Small (left), 1st BCT command sergeant major, during an award ceremony on Camp Taji, Iraq Nov. 1. Command Sgt. Maj. Philip F. Johndrow (second from left), MND-B command sergeant major, helped present the award which recognized Ironhorse as the first brigade within the division to meet its retention mission for Fiscal Year 2007, completing mission on July 16 with 597 reenlistments. In the ceremony, the Ironhorse Brigade was also honored as the top brigade in the division with 1,011 reenlistments for Fiscal Year 2007.