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  • Baghdad Zoo opens bear habitat

    Nov 6, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" Even through they didnAca,!a,,ct have the press Ling Ling and Ming Ming had when they were given to the United States by China, Baghdad ZooAca,!a,,cs newest residents, Sameer and Lamiyah, didnAca,!a,,ct seem to really care that more than 30 zoo officials and Coalition Forces members were on had to official open a new exhibit.

  • 'Grey Wolf' Soldiers prepare to head home

    Nov 6, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq (Nov. 5, 2007) -- It was a mild fall season in October 2006 when the Soldiers of the 3rd Aca,!A"Grey WolfAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, packed their gear, kissed their families goodbye and headed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08.

  • On The Home Front: Welcome Home

    Nov 6, 2007

  • Married commanders share retention success

    Nov 5, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" Capts. Daniel and Michelle Ramos are married. They are both captains. They both command a company in the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division. And now, they both have the distinction of making their retention mission for fiscal year 2007.

  • Centurions clear streets of IEDs for their fellow Ironhorse troopers

    Nov 5, 2007

    HOR AL BOSH, Iraq -- Everyday a select group of Soldiers from the 1st Brigade Special Troops Aca,!A"CenturionAca,!A? Battalion head out in their mine resistant vehicles, hitting the streets near Camp Taji, Iraq to clear routes of improvised explosive devices within the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs area of operations.

  • Ironhorse Brigade honored as tops in retention

    Nov 5, 2007

  • CG visits Air Cavalry troopers

    Nov 5, 2007

  • 3rd BCT Soldiers receive their spurs

    Nov 5, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq (Nov. 3, 2007) -- Soldiers from both the 215th Brigade Support Battalion and 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Aca,!A"Grey WolfAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, celebrated the close end of their deployment in support Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08, with the honorary spur ceremony, an old Cavalry tradition, Nov. 2 and 3.

  • The waiting game

    Nov 5, 2007

  • Cavalry Sergeant has sights set on NBA

    Nov 5, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" Of the hundreds of rooms inside the main palace on Forward Operating Base Prosperity, there is one in particular, a room that emits that kind of sound that sounds like muffled club-like music just before you enter.

  • Fixing multi-million dollar 'toys': 1st Air Cavalry troopers hit their 200th Phase

    Nov 5, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" When most kids get a new electronic toy, they play with it until it no longer interests them. But a small portion of those kids, when they get bored with the toy, simply grab some screw drivers and take it apart to see what makes it tick.

  • First Iraqi Police prep class graduates

    Nov 5, 2007

    The first iteration of the 10-day Iraqi Police preparatory class graduated on Camp Taji, Iraq, Oct. 30. The 30 Iraqi Police recruits will attend the Police Academy in order to officially be initiated as IPs.

  • Soldiers bid fond farewell to fallen comrade

    Nov 5, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq (Nov. 3, 2007) -- Aca,!A"Cpl. Adam Chitjian was a loving husband, a true friend and a great Soldier,Aca,!A? said Capt. Mathew Miletich, commander of E Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, about the death of one of his Soldiers, Adam Chitjian.

  • Commandant of War College visits Diyala, promotes son

    Nov 5, 2007

  • Bikers make do without their hogs

    Nov 5, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" More than 200 Soldiers turned out for a day of unwinding and talking about hogs, squids and the importance of keeping the dirty side down.

  • More than 3,000,000 served: Camp Liberty Dining Facility Hits Landmark Figure

    Nov 2, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" The Pegasus Sports Oasis, the dining facility for the Multi-National Division Aca,!" Baghdad and1st Cavalry Division here celebrated its three millionth customer in a one-year span Oct. 27.

  • 'Grey Wolf' Soldiers enjoy fear-filled Halloween

    Nov 1, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq (Oct. 31, 2007) -- Halloween is a special time of year when for one night, you can scare the living daylights out of your friends and family members without getting in trouble for it.A,A But what are you to do if youAca,!a,,cre a deployed Soldier in the 3rd Aca,!A"Grey WolfAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, stationed at Forward Operating Base Warhorse, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08'A,A You party, of course!

  • School in Al Awad opens

    Nov 1, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The thick red ribbon was crisply sliced with a pair of scissors signifying the official opening of the school in Al Awad, Iraq Oct. 29.

  • Iraqi Army, Volunteers, Cavalry Troops Celebrate Success in Ameriya

    Nov 1, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" The 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division hosted a social gathering, including a cookout and a soccer tournament, for Iraqi Army troops and a volunteer group from Ameriya, a neighborhood in the Al Mansour District of western Baghdad here, Oct. 28.

  • Ceremonies of saintly nature

    Oct 31, 2007

  • Soldiers don golden spurs

    Oct 31, 2007

  • On The Home Front: Top Cavalry Garden Dedicated

    Oct 30, 2007

  • 'Witch Doctors' begin journey home

    Oct 29, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" For the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs medical evacuation unit, the horrors of war are all too real. But, those missions of transporting hurt and dying patients are over for a few troopers.

  • Iraqi Policemen learn the basics during 10-day prep course

    Oct 29, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Aca,!A"Left, left, left, right,Aca,!A? the 30-man platoon of Iraqi Police in training shouted in Arabic while marching to their next class.A,A

  • Joining Forces for a Better Ameriya

    Oct 29, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAWK, Iraq Aca,!" Cooperation is the key to any successful mission, and for one western Baghdad neighborhood of Ameriya the cooperation between forces from U.S., Iraqi and community volunteers is beginning to pay off.

  • Air Cavalry prepares spouses for reunion, reintegration with their Soldiers

    Oct 29, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" As the families of the 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs 15th Sustainment Brigade welcome their Soldiers home, the rest of the First Team spouses are spending time learning what to expect and how to prepare for the reunion with their loved ones.

  • Tamimi, Jibouri tribes uphold reconciliation in Diyala

    Oct 29, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq Aca,!" The Tamimi and Jibouri tribes, the two largest tribes in IraqAca,!a,,cs Diyala province, met Oct. 24 to discuss the importance of reconciliation and signed a fellowship agreement stressing cooperation and friendship between the two tribes.

  • Tennessee community donates soccer equipment to Harthia school children

    Oct 29, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" After hearing a presentation from a Tennessee National Guardsman who had recently returned from Iraq about how the future of the country will be in the hands of its children, Richard Kolasheski and others at the American Legion Post 256 in Loudon, Tenn. came away with a new idea for helping Soldiers fighting overseas.

  • Prosperity runners raise money for Breast Cancer

    Oct 29, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" The 5K fun runs hosted by the Prosperity Run Club have all but been routine for Staff Sgt. Kenneth Pierce. He has made a run of winning just about all of them since the run club director, Maj. Scarlett Foster, started it.

  • National Police battalion claims small victory while at police academy

    Oct 29, 2007

    NUMANIYAH, Iraq Aca,!" When the Iraqi soccer team claimed the Asian Cup Championship earlier this year, the entire country rejoiced in their victory. It served as a small symbol of victory that encompassed all sects of people and brought them together, if only for a moment.

  • Iraqi Army general visits Stallion area of operations to discuss security

    Oct 29, 2007

    TAJI, Iraq Aca,!"Senior leadership from the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division met with Iraqi Army Lt. Gen Abud Qanbar, commanding general of the Baghdad Operations Command to discuss security within the 2nd Aca,!A"StallionAca,!A? Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, area of operations here Oct. 25.

  • Dragon red legs vie to be best field artillery crew in Top Gun competition

    Oct 29, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" For Army field artillery men, commonly referred to as Aca,!Eoered legs,Aca,!a,,c a term adopted during the Civil War when artillery men wore red stripes down the sides of their uniform pant legs, it has been said that there can be few greater accolades than being named Aca,!A"top gun.Aca,!A?

  • Hard Working Soldier Remembered at Memorial

    Oct 29, 2007

    BALAD, Iraq (Oct. 24, 2007) Aca,!" As the sun set over Logistical Support Area Anaconda, Soldiers gathered in a crowded chapel to pay respects to their fallen comrade in Balad, Iraq, Oct. 24.

  • Wounded Warriors Honored by the First Team

    Oct 26, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The courage, selfless service and sacrifices of 18 American heroes wounded while serving in Iraq were recognized during the 1st Cavalry Division's Purple Heart and Volunteer of the Month Ceremony held Oct. 23 at the Fort Hood Catering and Conference Center.

  • Fires Squadron helps Iraqi farmers get irrigation water, plan for further projects

    Oct 26, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" With nearly three months in country, the Fires Aca,!A"HellAca,!A? Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, has been working with both Sunni and Shia local tribal leaders, local government officials and 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Embedded Provincial Reconstruction Team to help improve agriculture and other critical infrastructure efforts in their area of operations.

  • Unyielding dedication: Soldier is making defense of a nation a career

    Oct 26, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" It didnAca,!a,,ct matter that he already had a good job that paid well, and his convictions werenAca,!a,,ct shaken after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. He wanted to join the Army full time. He wanted to become a full-time warrior.

  • Renovations complete; elementary school opens in central Baghdad

    Oct 26, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" After months of renovations supervised by the Qadisiyah Neighborhood Advisory Council, hundreds of students lined up to attend their schoolAca,!a,,cs grand reopening ceremony at the Al Hamza Elementary School Oct. 22.

  • Patrolling BaqoubaAca,!a,,cs markets

    Oct 26, 2007

    Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division patrol Baqouba, Iraq, where markets are now open following improved security in the city.

  • Rock Aca,!a,,cn Coffee at Taji

    Oct 26, 2007

  • No Wax, Please!

    Oct 26, 2007

  • MND-N continues to rebuild northern Iraq

    Oct 26, 2007

    TIKRIT, Iraq Aca,!" Multi-national Division - North continues working with the Government of Iraq to rebuild the infrastructure and improve the quality of life for the people of Northern Iraq.

  • 'Chargers' honored for service in Diyala

    Oct 26, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq Aca,!" Gathered in formation at a combat outpost in Baqouba, Iraq, Soldiers from Aca,!A"BoneAca,!A? Company, 1-12 Combined Arms Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, stood tall, reflecting on their deployment in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08.

  • Iraqi Army runs 'solo' medical operation

    Oct 24, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" There was a long line of black headcovers, children running around unworried, a medical crew ready to take care of their own and military men providing security as Iraqi Army troops turned a school in BaghdadAca,!a,,cs Bakariya Village into a temporary medical clinic Oct. 22.

  • Black Jack All-Stars: 'NFC' sneaks by 'AFC,' 41-36

    Oct 24, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" With four seconds on the clock and only 20 yards from the championship, the Aca,!A"AFCAca,!A? All-StarsAca,!a,,c quarterback Joshua Parker used a gadget play putting the ball in receiver Mario GrimesAca,!a,,c hands.

  • Georgia High School Football Rivalry Extends Thousands of Miles to Iraq

    Oct 24, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Aca,!A"My team is the best,Aca,!A? Sgt. 1st Class Tony Copeland, noncommissioned officer in charge of 1st Brigade Combat TeamAca,!a,,cs personnel office and Sgt. 1st Class Aaron Manning, 1st BCT Iraqi Security Forces Cell noncommissioned officer, stated in unison.

  • Houston Cheerleaders Compete to Raise Nearly $4,000 for Wagonmaster's FRG

    Oct 24, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" The Family Readiness Group co-leaders accepted a gift of nearly $4,000 from the cheerleading squads of Klein Forest and Westfield High Schools during a Homecoming Game held Oct. 12 in Houston.

  • Fort Hood, Reserve Units Return Home

    Oct 24, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" When Soldiers come home from a deployment to Iraq, nothing will stop their families from meeting them at the welcome ceremony, not even the weather.

  • Coffee connoisseur fuels 15th BSB Soldiers

    Oct 24, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" Aca,!A"Anybody can take grounds and put them in a coffee pot and make a pot of coffee,Aca,!A? explained Chief Warrant Officer Tilden Morgan, as he prepares a shot of espresso at his office at FOB Prosperity, Aca,!A"but anybody who knows anything about the taste of coffee knows that espresso has a distinct flavor.Aca,!A?

  • Preparing for Lunch

    Oct 24, 2007

  • Warrior Brigade holds 100th video teleconference at Taji

    Oct 24, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" When Soldiers deployed to Kuwait for Operation Desert Storm, opportunities to contact the home front were extremely limited.

  • MND-B's commander honors Taji troopers

    Oct 24, 2007

  • Neutral location established to advance reconciliation in Taji

    Oct 24, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The Sheiks Conference CenterAca,!a,,cs grand opening took place Oct. 18 near Taji, Iraq. Sheiks of all tribes, Iraqi police, Iraqi Army, representatives of the Iraqi government, Iraqi security volunteers as well as 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division troops gathered at the center with a common goal Aca,!" reconciliation.

  • CFC-O campaign kicks off in Iraq

    Oct 24, 2007

  • Specialized Training Sets National Police Apart from the Rest

    Oct 24, 2007

    NUMANIYAH, Iraq Aca,!" While violence has taken a downward slide recently, the Iraqi National Police are beginning to move on to learn tactics and procedures that will push them into the next several stages of law enforcement.

  • Iraqi Army, Fires Squadron hold joint medical effort in Fira Shia

    Oct 24, 2007

  • Tribal sheiks gather, open center for reconciliation

    Oct 24, 2007

  • Families, friends remember the lives of the fallen

    Oct 24, 2007

  • Iraqi Army "Junior Hero" visits school children in Jerf Al-Mila

    Oct 19, 2007

    JERF AL-MILA, Iraq Aca,!" Iraqi Army soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 9th Iraqi Army Division (Mechanized) are taking part in a program designed to reach out to Iraqi school children throughout villages in which the battalion operates.

  • Historic launch held at Camp Taji

    Oct 19, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The residents of Camp Taji, Iraq, are exposed to an incessant buzzing Aca,!" a sound of safety for the troops on the ground in Multi-National Division-Baghdad area of operations.

  • Concerned Local Citizens lead troops to cache

    Oct 19, 2007

    MUQDADIYAH, Iraq Aca,!" Acting on information from Concerned Local Citizens, Soldiers from 6-9 Armored Reconnaissance Squadron, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, unearthed a weapons cache and detained one suspected terrorist near Baloor village, in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, Oct 17.

  • Five hostages released, illegal prisons discovered in Baqouba

    Oct 19, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers from Company D, 1-12 Combined Arms Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, acting on a tip, discovered two houses used as make-shift prisons and released five local citizens who were held for ransom in the village of Buhriz in Baqouba, Iraq, Oct. 16.

  • Operation Greywolf Hammer II clears al-Suk, Muqdadiya

    Oct 19, 2007

    TIKRIT, Iraq Aca,!" In an effort to rid al-Qaeda from their perceived safe havens, Iraqi Security Forces, with support from Coalition Forces assigned to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted Operation Market Fury in support of Operation Greywolf Hammer II, focusing on MuqdadiyahAca,!a,,cs Al Suk market area.

  • Cav Support Troopers Return to Fort Hood

    Oct 19, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Approximately 250 Soldiers from the Brigade Troops Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division returned to Fort Hood Oct. 18 to waiting family members, rear detachment Soldiers and a special guest.

  • "It's Bat Girl... in Baghdad'"

    Oct 19, 2007

  • Iraqi general visits Ironhorse Brigade, pleased with reconciliation efforts

    Oct 17, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The general in charge of leading the Iraqi efforts in Operation Fardh Al-Qanoon (Baghdad Security Plan), Iraqi Army Lt. Gen. Abud Qanbar, commanding general of the Baghdad Operations Command, met with senior leadership from the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division here Oct. 15 to discuss the brigadeAca,!a,,cs recent progress in and way ahead for the reconciliation process.

  • First Team welcomes home band, personnel troopers

    Oct 17, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Under a cool, cloudy Central Texas night, a plane landed at Fort HoodAca,!a,,cs Robert Gray Army Airfield, but this was no ordinary plane.

  • 'Wagonmasters' ending their longest year

    Oct 16, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" In cavalry terms, they are almost close enough to let the horses smell the barns. For Fort Hood Soldiers from the 15th Sustainment Brigade, the 15 months of riding the trails, literally, of Iraq is at an end.

  • Doctor designs mural 'laughing' at death

    Oct 15, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq (Oct. 15, 2007) -- While deployed to Iraq many Soldiers look for ways to stay creatively occupied during their spare time between missions and work. Many Soldiers write and record music while others write poems or stories.

  • Fires Squadron gets combat patch

    Oct 15, 2007

    Fires Squadron gets combat patch

  • Double your pleasure

    Oct 15, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSERITY, Iraq Aca,!" Deployments usually separate family members from one another. Yet, for twin, 1st Cavalry Division brothers, being in Iraq is as close to being home as anything theyAca,!a,,cve come to know since they started their military careers.

  • U-A-V is easy to pronounce

    Oct 15, 2007

  • National Police begin training at the Numaniyah Academy

    Oct 15, 2007

    NUMANIYAH, Iraq Aca,!" More than 100 miles of desert were crossed before the 5th Brigade, 2nd Iraqi National Police Division, and their transition team counterparts made it to their destination.

  • Eye on Baghdad

    Oct 15, 2007

  • Soldiers celebrate proud Hispanic heritage

    Oct 15, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" In an evening full of pride, joy, song and dance Hispanic American troops offered a celebration for their fellow Soldiers during the Hispanic Heritage Month program at the 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs Morale, Welfare and Recreation Center here Oct. 11.

  • Dog Day Reenlistment on Taji

    Oct 15, 2007

  • Ironhorse trooper named top battalion retention NCO in 1st Cav. Div.

    Oct 15, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Staff Sgt. Daniel Countiss, battalion retention noncommissioned officer, 1st Aca,!A"DragonAca,!A? Battalion 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, is being recognized as the top battalion retention NCO within the 1st Cav. Div. during fiscal year 2007.

  • 'Grey Wolf' Honors Life, Sacrifice of Fallen Comrade

    Oct 15, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq Aca,!" Aca,!A"Staff Sgt. Donnie Dixon sacrificed his life for the cause of freedom Aca,!" not only for our freedom as Americans, but freedom for the people of Iraq,Aca,!A? said Col. David Sutherland, commander of 3rd Brigade 1st Cavalry Division, as he spoke about the death of a Soldier from his personal security detachment.

  • Coalition Forces establish presence in MuqdadiyaAca,!a,,cs Baloor neighborhood

    Oct 15, 2007

  • Ironhorse trooper takes Silver Star with ounce of humility

    Oct 15, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Riding in a humvee down a dusty road, Sgt. Ken Thomas, a team leader and cavalry scout for Troop C, 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, sits in the right front passenger side of the vehicle, relating that never in a million years did he ever think he would receive a Silver Star Medal while deployed to Iraq.

  • Moment of Valor: SFC Byron Barrios

    Oct 12, 2007

    Despite an IED detonation in close proximity to his Stryker, SFC Byron Barrios exhibited great leadership and courage in helping his fellow Soldiers.

  • Moment of Valor: PFC Joshua Phillipus

    Oct 12, 2007

    When Pfc. Joshua Philippus got his first taste of combat, it wasnAca,!a,,ct a nice and easy introduction. The danger of it all hit him right in the head. Literally.

  • On Target

    Oct 11, 2007

  • Apaches arenAca,!a,,ct only things flying

    Oct 11, 2007

  • Buddy system: Apache pilots serve in same units since Basic Training

    Oct 11, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" When Zachary Johnson and Eric Dillman first met seven years ago at a selection board for Army pilot candidates, they had no idea they would spend the first decade of their Army careers in tandem.

  • 'Spearhead' Soldier recognized for selfless service

    Oct 11, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Step back, and take a look at the life of any average young American. Look a little closer, and glimpse into the life of the young American Soldier. What is seen may seem anything but ordinary.

  • Battalion honored for surpassing retention goals

    Oct 11, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" Sgt. Myron Jamerson never planned on getting involved in Army retention, but itAca,!a,,cs a choice that has left him with few regrets.

  • Grey Wolf spouses prepare to reunite with their Soldiers

    Oct 11, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" The 1st Cavalry Division's 3rd Aca,!A"Grey WolfAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team rear detachment held a Reunion Workshop Oct. 9 at the Oveta Culp Hobby Soldier and Family Readiness Center to prepare the unit's spouses for what to expect when their Soldier returns here from a 15-month deployment to Iraq in the next few months.

  • Preparing for the homecoming

    Oct 11, 2007

    Preparing for the homecoming

  • 1st Cav Links

    Oct 10, 2007

  • 6-9 ARS says 'Goodbye' to fallen heroes

    Oct 10, 2007

    MUQDADIYA, Iraq (Oct. 7, 2007) -- Aca,!A"This loss cuts deep and is still extremely painful for all of us,Aca,!A? said Lt. Col. Keith Gogas, commander of 6-9 Armored Reconnaissance Squadron, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, about the death of five of his Soldiers supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08.

  • Fish pond a tranquil refuge for some Taji troops

    Oct 10, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The sound of fish jumping and splashing around captured the attention of those present at the pond, taking them away from the gun fire in the distance. The pond, surrounded by various trees, provides Soldiers here with an oasis needed from the reality they face daily.

  • 'Grey Wolf' FA Battery Rises to the Top

    Oct 10, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq (September 13, 2007) Aca,!" It is not every day a unit in the U.S. Army achieves one of the highest standards set in relation to their specific mission, and even raises the bar on those standards while deployed to Iraq. But when a unit does, whether formally recognized or not, there is a sense of accomplishment among the team.

  • Ironhorse troopers celebrate 100 days left

    Oct 10, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division celebrated what they hope signifies their final 100 days of their 15-month deployment during a party here Oct. 6.

  • Air Cav celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 10, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, gathered Oct. 6 to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

  • Quick reaction helps pilots thwart attack

    Oct 10, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" For the past year, Apache pilots from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade have conducted countless reconnaissance missions in search of roadside bombs and mortar systems aimed toward forward operating bases or Iraqi neighborhoods.

  • 'Garryowen' troopers continue building relationships Iraqis near Taji

    Oct 10, 2007

    TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers from Troop C, 1st Squadron, 7th Aca,!A"GarryowenAca,!A? Cavalry Regiment, who work out of a nearby Coalition outpost, are continuing to reach out in operations to build relationships and trust with the people in the areas they patrol here.

  • MND-B Commander in southern Baghdad

    Oct 10, 2007

    MND-B Commander in southern Baghdad

  • Soldiers, Salhiyah NAC reopen Omar Muktar Boys' School

    Oct 10, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" Soldiers from Troop A, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and members of the Salhiyah Neighborhood Advisory Council were on hand at the Omar Muktar BoysAca,!a,,c School Oct. 4, to take part in the grand opening of their most recent project.

  • Army to expand Basic Combat Training to 10 weeks

    Oct 7, 2007

  • Market opens with promise of safer shopping

    Oct 4, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" Soldiers from the 4th Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, attached to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, along with members of the Karkh District Advisory Council helped officially open a market in BaghdadAca,!a,,cs Karkh District Sept. 30.

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