Photo Credit: Spc. Jeffrey Ledesma, 1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs
Soon-to-be-promoted Brig. Gen. Vincent K. Brooks of Alexandria, Va., commanding general of the 1st Cavalry Division, speaks to members of the Association of the United States Army's Central Texas - Ford Hood Chapter on the First Team's recent deployment to Iraq during a meeting at the Killeen Civic & Conference Center March 5. The 1980 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point served as the Multi-National Division - Baghdad deputy commander of support during Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08.