Archive: Dec 2006

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  • Stryker Brigade Ceremony Focuses on Accomplishments, Sacrifices

    Dec 13, 2006

    FAIRBANKS, Alaska, Dec. 13, 2006 aEUR" Some 4,000 members of the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team gathered here yesterday to celebrate their accomplishments during 16 months in Iraq and mourn their losses as they uncased the unit's colors during a stirring redeployment ceremony.

  • Holiday cheer lights up U.S. Army Japan

    Dec 13, 2006

    More than 150 Depot community members, distinguished guests, officials from Sagamihara City and students from Koyo Elementary School watched as a string of colorful lights brightened a large 20-ft. tree near Depot's front gate.

  • Combat Engineers Return From Duty in Iraq

    Dec 13, 2006

    U.S. Army Alaska's only unit to deploy twice to Iraq is back again.

  • 370th National Guard Birthday

    Dec 13, 2006

    The National Guard celebrates it's 370th birthday.

  • Joint operations bringing peace in Diyala

    Dec 13, 2006

    Joint U.S.-Iraqi operations bringing peace in Diyala.

  • Along the Southwest Border

    Dec 13, 2006

    Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum, chief, National Guard Bureau, meets with citizen-soldiers and airmen and with Border Patrol agents at the U.S. border with Mexico near San Diego, Calif., on Nov. 27, 2006, during a visit to troops participating in Operation Jump Start. Up to 6,000 National Guard members are helping the Border Patrol secure the nation's southern border.

  • Sling Load

    Dec 13, 2006

    Package about Soldiers airlifting humanitarian aid via Chinook helicopters to Pakistan. Specialist Christina Mee reports from Bagram, Afghanistan.

  • Visiting Zafaraniyah

    Dec 13, 2006

    In November 2006, Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division visited the east Baghdad neighborhood of Zafaraniyah, bringing goodwill and keeping a sharp eye out for trouble.

  • New evaluation brigade to test emerging warfighter technologies

    Dec 13, 2006

    The new Evaluation Brigade Combat Team, being stood up at Fort Bliss, will test 18 major systems being developed for the Army's Future Combat Systems program.

  • Gaining confidence

    Dec 13, 2006

    Soldier trainees visit the gas chamber Dec. 5, 2006, during basic combat training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

  • All clear

    Dec 13, 2006

    Sgt. Ramiro Molina, from 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, looks for signs of trouble while on patrol in Taji, Iraq.

  • National Guard Bureau Chief Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum quote

    Dec 13, 2006

    National Guard Bureau Chief Lt. Gen. H Steven Blum's birthday message to the National Guard, which on Dec. 13, is 370 years old.

  • Flag of his father, Soldier's family heirloom adding mileage, memories

    Dec 13, 2006

    "This flag has seen a lot of miles," remarked Sgt. Ronald Clary, Jr., as he looks up at an American flag streaming in the wind over the headquarters compound of the 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment here.

  • Flight Surgeons Certify Afghan Army Aviators

    Dec 12, 2006

    The partnership between the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade and Afghan National Army Air Corps was strengthened Nov. 20 when the staff of the Camp Albert Aid Station initiated flight physicals for 20 Afghan aviators.

  • Web site celebrates National Guard birthday, history

    Dec 12, 2006

    The National Guard turns 370 years old, and the National Guard Bureau is celebrating with a Web site dedicated to the organization and its history.

  • New Evaluation Brigade to Test Emerging Warfighter Technologies

    Dec 12, 2006

    A new brigade here will test some of the most revolutionary concepts and systems being developed for future warfighters, report how they operate under field conditions, and ultimately speed their fielding to troops on the battlefield.

  • Two families, one unit: Father, two sons serve in same unit

    Dec 12, 2006

    Deployed Soldiers often create a family with the men and women they serve beside every day. They usually don't get the opportunity to see family members while in a combat zone. But, three National Guard Soldiers have the best of both worlds aEUR" their unit family and their natural family. Serving at Camps Buehring and Virginia, a father and two sons see each other on a regular basis while stationed with the 3rd Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment of the Alaska National Guard in support of the Third Army/U.S. Army Central in Kuwait.

  • Army Marksmanship Unit looking for pistol shooters

    Dec 12, 2006

    The U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit is looking for a few good shooters.The competitive unit is putting out its annual call for Soldiers who are interested in competing in pistol competitions in the summer of 2007. "We do this every year," said Sgt. 1st Class Jason M. St. John, noncommissioned officer-in-charge of the USAMU Service Pistol Team. "Soldiers who wish to represent the U.S. Army in pistol competition, marksmanship instruction and recruiting assistance are welcome to apply. This is a highly visible, fast- paced mission."

  • America Supports You: Notes Will Have Troops Seeing Stars

    Dec 12, 2006

    Thanks to a partnership with Hollywood Video and Game Craze rental stores in five states, "Tunes 4 the Troops" anticipates sending troops 5,000 DVDs this holiday season.

  • Lakota Unveiled / Strkyer Live Fire

    Dec 12, 2006

    UH72A Lakota helicopter unveiled; Stryker MGS Live Fire exercise.

  • Combat Application Training Course

    Dec 12, 2006

  • Quote - Employing Iraqis

    Dec 12, 2006

    Lt. Col. Jonathan Revolinsky, the Officer in Charge of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Baghdad Area Office

  • New Pay, Personnel System on Horizon for Troops

    Dec 12, 2006

    A new system coming in 2008 to the Army and Air Force will integrate pay and personnel and make life easier for servicemembers everywhere, the general in charge of the system's deployment said.

  • Soldiers Provide Humanitarian Aid in Kenya

    Dec 12, 2006

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Eric Heaning helps U.S. Air Force Airmen and Kenyan workers unload mosquito nets in Nairobi, Kenya, Dec. 7, 2006.

  • Local Child Inspects U.S. Army Patch

    Dec 12, 2006

    A local child looks at a patch on the uniform of U.S. Army 1st Lt. Robert Walls in Al Hamzah, Iraq, Dec. 5, 2006.

  • Basic Training In Fort Jackson, South Carolina

    Dec 12, 2006

    New Soldiers go through a demanding regimen during U.S. Army basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C.

  • How families trained for 172nd Stryker BCT homecoming

    Dec 11, 2006

    FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska (Army News Service, Dec. 11, 2006) aEUR" Family members and friends of the recently returned 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team spent a few weeks in a new type of reintegration training before their Soldiers returned home. "Back in July and August we completed a round of reintegration classes prior to the brigade's extension. The feedback we received from those classes let us know that something more was needed," said Lt. Col. Greg Parrish, deputy commander, 172nd SBCT

  • Army Unveils First Light Utility Helicopter UH-72A LAKOTA

    Dec 11, 2006

    Army Unveils First Light Utility Helicopter UH-72A LAKOTA. Gen. Richard A. Cody, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, and Joe Redcloud, Chief of Staff of the Oglala Sioux Tribe, Lakota Nation, accepted the Army's first Lakota Light Utility Helicopter, UH-72A, in a ceremony today in Columbus, Mississippi. "The Light Utility Helicopter aEUR" from concept development to material fielding to rapid deployment - is not only serving as a catalyst for change across the Army, it is also accelerating the speed of Army Aviation modernization and integration with other services and government agencies," said Cody. The fielding of the LUH is part of an ongoing Army-level effort to transform its aviation capability through the deliberate reinvestment of funds from the canceled 2004 Comanche program

  • 16th CSG Welcome Home ceremony

    Dec 11, 2006

    The Headquarters and Headquarters Company of the 16th Corp Support Group, a 3rd Corp Support Command unit, returned to Hutier Kaserne in Hanau Sept. 24 and 25 after a yearlong deployment in Iraq.

  • Army unveils Light Utility Helicopter UH-72A Lakota

    Dec 11, 2006

    Gen. Richard A. Cody, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army, and Joe RedCloud, a chief with the Oglala Sioux Tribe, Lakota Nation, accepted the Army's first Lakota Light Utility Helicopter, UH-72A, in a ceremony December 11th.

  • Thrift Savings Plan provides important benefits to Soldiers

    Dec 11, 2006

    More servicemembers need to take advantage of the Thrift Savings Plan, because it is an attractive investment option with unique benefits for military members, the military officer in charge of the Armed Forces Tax Council said here today. TSP, a retirement savings plan for servicemembers and civilian federal employees, right now draws participation from about half of the military, Army Maj. John Johnson, director of the Armed Forces Tax Council, said in an interview.

  • Rumsfeld Quote - December 11, 2006

    Dec 11, 2006

    Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld during a surprise visit to Iraq, Dec. 9, 2006.

  • Video email launches for deployed Soldiers, families

    Dec 11, 2006

    Soldiers and families can now communicate by video e-mail through the Army Knowledge Online intranet portal. On the first day, more than 3,500 video emails were transmitted. "Thank you, that's all I can say," e-mailed PV2 Brenden Teetsell of the 44th Signal Battalion on Dec. 6. "Thank you for allowing me to see my family. Your technology helps boost not only my morale, but thousands of Soldiers a day."

  • Addressing The Troops

    Dec 11, 2006

    Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld addresses servicemembers at a Town Hall meeting with troops assigned to Al Asad Air Base during a surprise visit to Iraq, Dec. 9, 2006.

  • Practice Makes Perfect

    Dec 11, 2006

    Staff Sgt. Brent Briggs (foreground) of the Special Police Transition Team teaches an Iraqi Police Officer proper breathing techniques during a live fire range conducted at Patrol Base Olson in Samarra, Iraq.

  • Army Provides Engineer Instruction in Iraq

    Dec 11, 2006

    Twenty-four Gulf Region South District Iraqi engineers joined six of their American counterparts in the U. S. Army Corps of Engineer's Construction Contract Administration class.

  • Humanitarian Mission in Sheikh Hammaud, Iraq

    Dec 11, 2006

    U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Adam Napier hands out water during a humanitarian mission coordinated by U.S. Army Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment in Sheikh Hammoud, Iraq.

  • Obstacle Course Training

    Dec 11, 2006

    Soldiers in training participate in the obstacle course during U.S. Army basic training at Fort Jackson, S.C. Dec. 5, 2006.

  • Jump Training

    Dec 11, 2006

    U.S. Army Soldiers jump from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter at McLanely Drop Zone, Fort Lee, Va., Dec. 7, 2006. Various units participated in the jump as a quarterly training requirement.

  • Army Provides Context After Radio Story on Soldiers' Mental Health

    Dec 8, 2006

    A recent national radio program interviewed about a half dozen Soldiers at one Army post who say they are concerned about their military mental-health support and chain of command assistance after returning from Iraq.

  • Flame Resistant Uniform Protects Soldiers

    Dec 8, 2006

    Forward deployed forces are now rapidly receiving protective, flame-resistant combat uniforms to protect against an ever-changing enemy. In continuous use since Army aviators and tankers were first outfitted over 25 years ago, NOMEX uniforms and uniform items are now being provided to a wide range of other Soldiers who may be exposed to fire and flame.

  • Schumacher continues to draw attention

    Dec 8, 2006

    Even though it's been almost a month since he clinched his third straight NHRA POWERade Top Fuel world championship, U.S. Army driver, Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, is still getting his share of the post-season spotlight.

  • Chaplains Prepare for Combat

    Dec 8, 2006

    It's not your father's chaplain's corps any more. Chaplains from 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division who deployed from Fort Lewis last June are serving shoulder to shoulder with infantry Soldiers, even participating in combat patrols. Their primary mode of transportation in-theater has become the Stryker vehicle.

  • Local Pearl Harbor veterans recall day of infamy

    Dec 8, 2006

    Sixty-five years ago today, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, creating a defining moment that would go down in history as the event that caused America to enter World War II.

  • Army Electronic Warfare

    Dec 8, 2006

  • PFC Uzalino First Deployment

    Dec 8, 2006

  • Spectrum Summit Focuses on Current, Future Warfighter Needs

    Dec 8, 2006

    The Annual Defense Spectrum Summit focused on the sweeping transformation under way to ensure that troops have access to the information and communications they need without having to worry about other systems degrading them.

  • The Wounds Within

    Dec 8, 2006

    A closer look at Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with service members whose physical battlefield injuries have healed, but whose emotional wounds linger on.

  • On the Border

    Dec 8, 2006

    Thousands of National Guard troops are deployed to protect the US border. Get a closer look from the front lines of Operation Jump Start.

  • Leaders have role to play in Soldiers' safety

    Dec 8, 2006

    As the holidays approach, many Soldiers will be driving or motorcycling to visit family and friends. Unfortunately, some Soldiers won't return, and others will return injured.

  • Two Armies, One Goal

    Dec 8, 2006

    U.S. and Iraqi forces are working side-by-side as they continue to build a strong foundation for the war-torn country to stand on. SFC Ken Baer has more from Camp Taji, Iraq.

  • Schumacher continues to draw attention

    Dec 8, 2006

    Even though it's been almost a month since he clinched his third straight NHRA POWERade Top Fuel world championship, U.S. Army driver, Tony "The Sarge" Schumacher, is still getting his share of the post-season spotlight.

  • Army demonstrates 'most significant change to satellite communications worldwide' in 30 ye

    Dec 8, 2006

    U.S. Army researchers and their industry partners accomplished with a one-centimeter chip made with hyper-cooled niobium what has always required racks of expensive satellite communications gear in a breakthrough demonstration Nov. 28 in Elmsford, N.Y.

  • Crews Test Latest Stryker Vehicle

    Dec 8, 2006

    Mobile Gun System crews from the 1st Battalion, 38th Infantry had the opportunity to put the latest variant of the Stryker to the test on Yakima's Range 10.

  • Fort Bragg picked for census rehearsal

    Dec 8, 2006

    With the 2010 census quickly approaching, preparations are being made and the residents of Fort Bragg and its surrounding areas are about to get involved.

  • Fort Bliss offers example, lessons for BRAC gaining posts

    Dec 8, 2006

    Bases slated to grow as a result of the Base Realignment and Closure process need look no farther for lessons learned than this sprawling post that's tripling its population and transforming from an air-defense center to an armor center.

  • Iron Brigade Officially Ends Iraq deployment

    Dec 8, 2006

    Col. Robert E. Scurlock Jr., commander, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, and Command Sgt. Maj. Jose Santos uncase the 2BCT colors during the brigade's welcome home ceremony at Minick Field, Baumholder, Germany, Dec. 6, 2006.

  • U.S. Soldier and Iraqi soldier talk during family day

    Dec 8, 2006

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brock Hutzler, from Multi-National Division - Central South (MND-CS), talks with an Iraqi army soldier prior to the beginning of family day at the 8th Iraqi Army Division headquarters in Diwaniyah, Iraq, Dec. 4, 2006.

  • Providing security in Al Saab Bour, Iraq

    Dec 8, 2006

    U.S. Army Cpl. Sean Mckenrick provides security as fellow Soldiers search a house during a raid in Al Saab Bour, Iraq. The Soldiers are with the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division (Light).

  • SMA Quote - December 8, 2006

    Dec 8, 2006

    Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston

  • 172nd Returns to Alaska

    Dec 7, 2006

  • Army initiates electronic warfare capability

    Dec 7, 2006

    The Army is developing a new core competency for career Soldiers and officers interested in becoming electronic warfare specialists. "As the Army continues to face an increasingly sophisticated, learning and adaptive enemy, who will engage in asymmetric warfare characterized by irregular tactics, terror, and the use of the most deadly casualty-producing means available to them, we find ourselves needing to develop new ways to attack and defeat these adversaries," said Lt. Gen. James J. Lovelace Jr., Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations.

  • Sky Soldier represents U.S. forces at NATO summit

    Dec 7, 2006

    The 26 NATO member nations recently gathered in Riga, Latvia, for a heads of state and government summit. At the beginning of the Nov. 29 formal session, participants honored attending veterans of alliance operations, including one U.S. Army, Europe Soldier.

  • Iraqi troops respond to explosion

    Dec 7, 2006

    Iraqi soldiers responded to a vehicle bomb explosion near Baghdad Dec. 7, 2006, and Iraqi and coalition troops have detained several suspects and found numerous weapons caches over the past few days.

  • Don't Get "Wrung-Out" This Christmas

    Dec 7, 2006

    Do your holiday plans include a trip to the emergency room' How many stitches does it take to "Git-R-Done"' Do you crawl around the attic retrieving decorations and then climb down the ladder balancing boxes, bags and artificial trees' What about hanging lights and decorations' Sooner or later your decorating activities will have you perched on a ladder challenging the law of gravity. Because that's one law that is regularly enforced, holiday activities can lead to disaster if not done cautiously.

  • A moment to remember

    Dec 7, 2006

    An Iraqi child holds hands with Staff Sgt. Bryanjay Tashima during a dismounted patrol with Iraqi police at the 2nd Street marketplace in Kirkuk. Tashima is from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment.

  • Cautious advance

    Dec 7, 2006

    1st Lt. Jeff Harris, a platoon leader from A Troop, 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, takes cover during a cordon and search mission for IED bomb makers in the Hawr Rajab section of Baghdad.

  • It's a grand old flag

    Dec 7, 2006

    Passengers at New York's Grand Central Terminal were treated to a special flag folding ceremony recently.

  • Iraq Takes Reigns / Water Treatment

    Dec 7, 2006

  • Maj. Gen. Joseph F. Fil Jr. quote

    Dec 7, 2006

    Maj. Gen. Joseph F. Fil Jr., commander, Multinational Division - Baghdad, in a Dec. 7, 2006 interview

  • America Supports You: Marvel, AAFES Offer New Military-Only Comic

    Dec 7, 2006

    Just in time for the holiday season, Marvel Comics' "The New Avengers" and the Army and Air Force Exchange Service have teamed up to bring troops stationed around the world another free, military-exclusive comic book.

  • Future Combat Systems Packbot

    Dec 6, 2006

    Its optical sensor package in the raised position, a Packbot climbs a debris mound during the demonstration at Perryman Test Range.

  • Turner Assumes Command of U.S. Army North

    Dec 6, 2006

    Lt. Gen. Thomas R. Turner II assumed command of U.S. Army North (Fifth Army) Dec. 4 in a morning ceremony in the historic Quadrangle on Fort Sam Houston.

  • Celebrities visit Belvoir for movie screening

    Dec 6, 2006

    The Fort Belvoir community and several celebrity actors came together on Tuesday for an autograph signing and a special screening of a Hallmark Channel movie

  • Medical Training / Mailing Updates

    Dec 6, 2006

  • 10,000th Army Aircrew Member Gets New-Generation Air Warrior Gear

    Dec 6, 2006

    On December 14th, an aircrew member from the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) in Landstuhl, Germany, will become the 10,000th Soldier to receive a pre-deployment Air Warrior kit containing the best available Aviation Life Support Equipment. Next step for the 12th CAB is Iraq.

  • Searching for Insurgents

    Dec 6, 2006

  • Fort Bliss Offers Example, Lessons for BRAC Gaining Posts

    Dec 6, 2006

    Bases slated to grow as a result of the Base Realignment and Closure process need look no farther for lessons learned than this sprawling post that's tripling its population and transforming from an air-defense center to an armor center.

  • Newly Arrived Troops Make Safety Priority

    Dec 6, 2006

    Many soldiers within Multi-National Division aEUR" Baghdad are newly arrived in Iraq, in a new location in a new situation. While everyone needs a little time to adjust to the small differences of their new job, one thing remains a constant aEUR" safety. It's a part of every thing we do, everyday.

  • Newly Arrived Troops Make Safety Priority

    Dec 6, 2006

    Many soldiers within Multi-National Division aEUR" Baghdad are newly arrived in Iraq, in a new location in a new situation. While everyone needs a little time to adjust to the small differences of their new job, one thing remains a constant aEUR" safety.

  • Iraqis out in front

    Dec 6, 2006

    Iraqi Soldiers are increasingly taking the lead in operations, with U.S. Soldiers providing a mentoring and backup role.

  • Improved supply, transportation processes to better serve troops

    Dec 6, 2006

    Transportation Command is working with the services and Defense Logistics Agency to smooth the flow of goods and supplies to warfighters.

  • Coalition accelerating efforts to put Iraqis in lead

    Dec 6, 2006

    Coalition forces are stepping up their efforts to make Iraqi security forces capable enough to take over security for their own country

  • Good scoop

    Dec 6, 2006

    An Iraqi boy reads an educational poster handed out by Soldiers from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division during a joint patrol with Iraqi police at the Second Street Marketplace in Kirkuk.

  • Gitmo duty

    Dec 6, 2006

    Pfc. Brandon Ross, a National Guard Soldier from Company E, 629th Military Intelligence Battalion, provides overwatch security at a checkpoint at Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

  • Maj. Gen. William Caldwell quote

    Dec 6, 2006

    Maj. Gen. William Caldwell, a coalition spokesman, at a news conference from Baghdad Dec. 5, 2006

  • All-American Bowl to attract high school recruits

    Dec 6, 2006

    Some 80 high school football players across the country have been selected to participate in one of the Army's highest-profile public-relations events, the U.S. Army All-American Bowl.

  • Soldier honored century later at Fort Sam

    Dec 6, 2006

    With the sound of Taps and the sweet smell of sage still lingering in the air, the military and Native American communities laid an American Soldier to rest Friday who served, and died, more than a century ago.

  • A Soldier's Soldier Receives Specialized, Mission-Essential Equipment

    Oct 4, 2011

    When F Company, 5th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment, in Germany, deploys to Iraq next year, its Soldiers will be carrying the Army's most specialized, mission-essential Soldier equipment available.

  • Water treatment plant brings fresh water, job opportunities

    Dec 5, 2006

    Construction of a new multi-million dollar water treatment plant here means fresh water for more than 500,000 residents. It also means a variety of new jobs, ranging from laborers to skilled engineers.

  • ACAP helps Soldiers transition to civilian sector

    Dec 5, 2006

    Making a career change can be one of life's major challenges - particularly when it involves leaving the military to seek employment in the civilian sector.

  • National Guard Responds to Midwest Winter Storms

    Dec 5, 2006

    Hundreds of National Guardsmen responded over the weekend and today to devastating winter storms in Illinois, Missouri and Kansas, National Guard officials reported

  • Dredging East Rockway Inlet / Readiness Command

    Dec 5, 2006

  • Keen eye, soft touch needed to work with glass wires

    Dec 5, 2006

    Paul Baumes, an instructor in the technical development division here has trained to date more than 100 Army civilians how to build and repair fiber-optic cables capable of transmitting gigabytes of information in the form of light. One fiber-optic is made up of a strand of special glass as thin as a human hair and can transmit more data faster than copper wires.

  • First Strike Ration

    Dec 5, 2006

  • HERO Act expands IRA eligibility for deployed servicemembers

    Dec 5, 2006

    Servicemembers and their families tend to have a few more rules to master than the average American when it comes to tax time: Which allowances are taxable' Are they qualified for a combat-zone tax exemption, and if so, for how much of their income' What about a reenlistment bonus earned while deployed but not paid until redeployment aEUR" is it taxable'

  • Scrapbook Helps Support Troops

    Dec 5, 2006

    An America Supports You corporate team member is coordinating creation of what it calls the world's largest scrapbook as a way for the nation's students to show their support for America's servicemembers.

  • Water Treatment Plant Brings Fresh Water, Job Opportunities

    Dec 5, 2006

    Construction of a new multi-million dollar water treatment plant here means fresh water for more than 500,000 residents. It also means a variety of new jobs, ranging from laborers to skilled engineers.

  • Engineers Aid Iraq Reconstruction Efforts

    Dec 5, 2006

    The completion of a port security facility on Iraq's southern waterways comes as another tick in the U.S.-led Iraq reconstruction effort's border security campaign, but its effects will be far-reaching.

  • Mission accomplished

    Dec 5, 2006

    Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division and 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division await Black Hawk helicopters to pick them up after they conducted an air assault operation in a small village east of Yusufiyah.

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