Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Alex Licea, 3rd BCT PAO, 82nd Abn. Div., MND-B
BAGHDAD - Maj. Gen. Scararrotti, commander of the 82nd Airborne Division, awards the combat infantryman badge to Capt. Frank A. Rodriguez, of Cameron, N.C., commander of Troop A., 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Abn. Div., Multi-National Division -Baghdad, May 21, at Joint Security Station Loyalty, located in the 9 Nissan district of eastern Baghdad. Scaparrotti awarded five Paratroopers with valor awards and pinned more than 35 combat badges to members of the regiment for their actions in late March during a series of violence in the al-Fadhil neighborhood of eastern Baghdad.