Archive: Jun 2009

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  • USASMA hands out diplomas to 274 Nonresident Course students

    Jun 22, 2009

    Filling the seats of the Kenneth W. Cooper Lecture Center at the U.S. Army Sergeants Major Academy, Fort Bliss, Texas, Friday, 274 Sergeants Major Nonresident Course (NRC) students ended an educational trek that took some almost two years to complete. The ceremony marked the culmination of long-distance instruction that parallels that of the resident course curriculum, but is designed for those master sergeants, first sergeants, sergeant majors and command sergeant majors whose jobs or career paths made it difficult to complete the nine-month resident course.

  • NFL Draft 2009

    Jun 22, 2009

  • Conmy Hall hosts Army birthday Twilight Tattoo

    Jun 22, 2009

  • NFL Draft 2009

    Jun 22, 2009

  • MPs a friendly force at NFL Draft

    Jun 22, 2009

  • Meet America at 30 miles per hour - June 21, 2009

    Jun 22, 2009

    The intrepid little Dodge - today the car is running great. I think I finally got the grease and oil mixture right. The transmission is quiet and shifts a lot better. The battery is fully charged, and if I don't run the lights the car will work all day. And I'll even have a little juice left over to blow the horn now and then.

  • Not my first Yo-Yo

    Jun 22, 2009

  • Fort Bragg Garrison Changes Command

    Jun 22, 2009

    Fort Bragg Garrison changes command

  • Dagger Brigade continues partnered projects

    Jun 22, 2009

    BAGHDAD - When the 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team "Dagger," 1st Infantry Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad arrived in Iraq in October 2008, the brigade brought a vision of peace for the population of northwest Baghdad and Abu Ghraib.

  • Meet America at 30 miles per hour - June 20, 2009

    Jun 22, 2009

    I am now wrestling with two problems: the battery and transmission. My generator is no longer charging the battery, and so the lights and the points that run the engine are sucking the battery dry. I brought a battery charger with me, but this has to be plugged in to a wall. I looked for a portable one. But all I could find is the type that jumpstart your car - nothing that will charge a battery fully. Tonight I'll take the battery out of the car and bring it into the hotel and charge it up over night.

  • Fort Lewis Soldiers in Iraq celebrate Army Birthday, reflect on changes

    Jun 22, 2009

    Soldiers with I Corps, MultiNational Corps-Iraq, celebrated the Army's 234th birthday along with the rest of the Army. At the festivities the youngest and oldest Soldiers in the corps headquarters discussed the contrasts and similarities in their Army experiences.

  • Paratroopers honor fallen hero

    Jun 22, 2009

    BAGHDAD - A Multi-National Division-Baghdad Paratrooper, killed in eastern Baghdad last week, was honored for his service and ultimate sacrifice during a memorial ceremony at Joint Security Station Loyalty, June 7.

  • Fort Lewis children celebrate Army birthday

    Jun 22, 2009

    Children on Fort Lewis celebrated a birthday on June 19- the Army's 234th birthday. Child development centers throughout post planned book readings, obstacle courses and other fun events. The favorite part was, of course, the birthday cake.

  • Romania ends mission in Iraq: Long Knife, Highlander Brigades team up to support

    Jun 22, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - Romania officially recognized the end of its troop deployment to Iraq in a ceremony here June 4.

  • Meet America at 30 miles per hour - June 19, 2009

    Jun 22, 2009

    We had some terrible storms last night. Lots of wind and driving rain soaked everything in the car. When we got ready this morning it was still raining, as we got to our rally point. We dried off the car as best we could, and as soon as we were done, it started raining again; a very hard driving rain came in the sides and soaked me and my traveling companion, Harry Fike.

  • Long Knives end tour in southern Iraq: Historic day also sees Romania end mission in Iraq

    Jun 22, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - The 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division "Long Knives" cased its colors in a ceremony that transferred responsibility for Coalition Operations in southern Iraq to the Highlander Brigade on June 4 here.

  • Fort Lewis Soldiers celebrate 234 years of Army history

    Jun 22, 2009

    Fort Leiws Soldiers gathered at the annual Army ball to celebrate 234 years of Army history. Appropriately in the Year of the Noncommissioned Officer, I Corps announced the winners of the Soldier and NCO of the Year competitions at the ball.

  • Fort Monmouth fire chief leads way to 14th straight win

    Jun 22, 2009

    For the 14th year in a row, the Fort Monmouth, N.J., firefighters are the winners of the Installation Management Command Northeast Region Fire Department of the Year award.

  • Commentary: Old-fashioned reg knowledge sparks smoke

    Jun 22, 2009

    What happened to the good-old days, when Army regulations, field manuals and standard operating procedures were regarded as more than just booster seats for second lieutenants'

  • Meet America at 30 miles per hour - June 18, 2009

    Jun 22, 2009

    After having breakfast at the American Legion in Van Wert, Ohio, we set out toward the National Military History Center in Auburn, Ind. There we were treated to lunch and allowed to tour the museum.

  • Brussels Garrison Celebrates Army Birthday

    Jun 22, 2009

    BRUSSELS, Belgium -- The Brussels Garrison, children from the garrison's youth programs and assorted well-wishers from NATO Headquarters celebrated the Army's 234th birthday.

  • Caisson recognizes graduates

    Jun 22, 2009

  • Sergeant Major Kennoth O. Preston celebrates the Army's Birthday at the Detroit Arsenal

    Jun 22, 2009

    Sergeant Major of the Army Kenneth O. Preston celebrates the Army's 234th Birthday at the Detroit Arsenal.

  • Celebrating the Army's birthday in Italy

    Jun 22, 2009

    VICENZA, Italy -- Soldiers gathered at the Ederle Theater on U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza June 11 to celebrate the Army's 234th birthday. In honor of the Year of the NCO, Soldiers who were selected as NCO of the Year from the garrison, U.S. Army Africa, 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team, 509th Signal Battalion and the Warrior Transition Unit had the honor of placing campaign streamers on the Army flag during the ceremony. The Soldiers then joined USAG Vicenza Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Hartless to cut the Army birthday cake. Pictured from left are Staff Sgt. Daniel Gaumer, Staff Sgt. Joshua Valles, Sgt. Jason Gilliland, Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffrey Hartless, Sgt. Silvana Smith and Sgt. Omar Zamora.

  • Recruits visit 15th Sustainment Brigade

    Jun 22, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas - With bags full of 15th SB souvenirs, Command Sgt. Maj. Nathaniel Bartee, senior non-commissioned officer, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), welcomed Houston Delayed Entry Program Army recruits here June 10 for a tour of the base.

  • West Point Children Celebrate Army Birthday

    Jun 22, 2009

    Photos of Children celebrating Army birthday at West Point.

  • Paratroopers from 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion visit Virginia for D-Day ceremony

    Jun 22, 2009

    Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division's 2nd Brigade Special Troops Battalion visited the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Va. this June in honor of the 65th anniversary of D-Day

  • Aca,!EoeAmalgam DartAca,!a,,c tests NORTHCOMAca,!a,,cs air defense

    Jun 22, 2009

    Airmen, Soldiers and Sailors tested months of planning and preparation, June 18-20, with a major U.S. Northern Command air defense exercise.

  • 82nd Airborne Paratroopers take part in 65th D-Day anniversary in Normandy, France

    Jun 22, 2009

    Paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne travelled to Normandy, France this June to take part in the 65th anniversary of D-Day

  • Oakland Raiderettes take a spin around MND-B

    Jun 22, 2009

  • Married couple share deployment side by side

    Jun 22, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Leaving behind a spouse for a year or more is one of the most challenging and grueling aspects of being deployed for married members in the military.

  • Deployed parents share joy of graduation from a distance

    Jun 22, 2009

    As his daughter, Ercilia, crossed the stage to receive her diploma at Belton High School's 2009 graduation ceremony in Texas, Staff Sgt. Ronal Cantarero tried to hold back his tears.

  • Living by the Soldier's Creed

    Jun 22, 2009

    BAGHDAD - I will never quit. I will never leave a fallen comrade. All Army Soldiers are required to know the Soldier's Creed, but the Soldiers of 591st Military Police Company "Spartans," 93rd MP Battalion, 8th MP Brigade not only know it, they live by it. They always place the mission first.

  • Vertical adjustment: Maintenance mission lifts Soldiers to new heights

    Jun 22, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Soldiers who work at the 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team headquarters, here, likely no longer take notice of the towering antennas around their buildings. One piece of the communications equipment drew a lot of attention though, June 4, when two Soldiers rode a crane-operated platform to the top of the nearly 50-feet high antenna to perform routine maintenance.

  • Guardsmen deliver supplies to local children

    Jun 22, 2009

    TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Teamwork between Pennsylvania National Guard Soldiers and three local Iraqi sheikhs led to a June 4 distribution of essential supplies to two local schools, north of Baghdad.

  • General takes helm of 7th Civil Support Command

    Jun 22, 2009

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - Riding in from the state of Texas, Brig. Gen. Jimmie Jaye Wells assumed the duty of commander of the 7th Civil Support Command in a change-of-command ceremony held at Panzer Parade Field here June 20.

  • Gym dedicated to fallen Independence Soldier

    Jun 22, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Soldiers from 56th Stryker Brigade Combat Team "Independence", Multi-National Division-Baghdad paid tribute to a fallen Soldier by naming a gym in his honor.

  • First Team invests in the future of Iraq

    Jun 22, 2009

    BAGHDAD - First Team troopers set a milestone at the Zoba High School, June 4, during a ground breaking ceremony to improve the school for the betterment of the children and community of Zoba.

  • NCO lives up to Creed by being positive influence

    Jun 22, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE Q-WEST, Iraq - Staff Sgt. Walter J. Ashcraft believes a noncommissioned officer should be a positive influence and care for their Soldiers.

  • Brig. Gen. Lally tours CRSP and bids farewell to 259th CSSB Soldiers

    Jun 22, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Brig. Gen. Michael J. Lally, commanding general of the 3d Sustainment Command Expeditionary, from Fort Knox, Ky., toured the central receiving and shipping point and the 259th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion headquarters building to evaluate improvements and procedures here June 7.

  • Fixing up old stuff

    Jun 22, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - An Elizabethton, Tenn., unit has demonstrated commitment to the Security Agreement by fixing humvees being transferred to the Government of Iraq.

  • Dagger intelligence officer promoted

    Jun 22, 2009

  • 1st ACB conducts first air assault

    Jun 22, 2009

  • Schweinfurt congratulates its youngest graduates

    Jun 22, 2009

    SCHWEINFURT, Germany -- A group of 5-year-olds marched into the Child Development Center (CDC) gym June 19 dressed in blue caps and gowns for their graduation ceremony from the new Strong Beginnings program.

  • Racing through deployment

    Jun 22, 2009

    BAGHDAD - For Soldiers with the 225th Engineer Brigade, from Pineville, La., each day is full of twists and turns as missions change.

  • Fort Benning on Facebook

    Jun 22, 2009

  • Moving out of Basateen

    Jun 22, 2009

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Soldiers from Company E, 1st "Black Knights" Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, attached to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, moved out of Joint Security Station Basateen, June 2, in preparation for transfer of the station to the Government of Iraq.

  • Fort Benning on flickr

    Jun 22, 2009

  • Fort Benning on Twitter

    Jun 22, 2009

  • Soccer field opens in Mosul

    Jun 22, 2009

    MOSUL, Iraq-Community members gathered to watch as an Iraqi Army officer ceremoniously kicked a soccer ball to signify the official completion of a soccer field construction project in a Mosul neighborhood May 30.

  • Coalition Forces move out of Ninewah Iraqi Police Headquarters

    Jun 22, 2009

    MOSUL, Iraq - Approximately 10 Soldiers, who were operating as a transition element in the Ninawa Iraqi Police Headquarters, began moving to Forward Operating Base Marez, in Mosul, Iraq June 1.

  • Small Iraqi villages targets for terrorist recruiting

    Jun 22, 2009

    Nestled away in the sandy dunes of northern Iraq is the small village of Zalla Al Sabaee. With a population of approximately 500 people, it is one of thousands of small Iraqi villages that most people have probably never heard of.

  • Iraqi and U.S. Soldiers deliver food in Kirkuk province

    Jun 22, 2009

    An Iraqi policeman assisted by Soldiers from Company C, Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, distributes food to an Iraqi woman in the village of Qushquaya, Iraq, May 29.

  • Sustainers certify in MRAP training

    Jun 22, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Two Soldiers of Foxtrot Company, 949th Brigade Support Battalion from Terrell, Texas, were taught the Caiman Field Level Maintenance - New Equipment Training course on a Caiman Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicle by civilian contractors during a five day course here.

  • Greywolf troops get a block-rockin' concert; Sevendust gets the experience of a lifetime

    Jun 22, 2009

    MOSUL, Iraq -Security personnel at the top of an outdoor amphitheater sat atop their vehicles, enjoying the best seats in the house. Large, incandescent lights flooded a hillside littered with fans seated comfortably on the dirt. Stragglers hurried toward the tightly-packed crowd, which had already gathered at the base of the stage.

  • Iraqi students are trained to build

    Jun 22, 2009

    Mosul, Iraq-Students of the Tal Abtha Road project graduated from construction training classes at the site they have been working for the last several months.

  • Father son serve together by chance during Iraq deployments

    Jun 22, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - Deploying to a combat zone often means spending time away from family and loved ones. But for one father-son pair here, deployment meant seeing a lot more of one another.

  • Finance High Rollers holding it down

    Jun 22, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - The "High Rollers" of the 208th Financial Management Company from Mannheim, Germany provide most of the battlefield finance support to Soldiers and civilians throughout central Iraq.

  • 259TH CSSB transfers authority to 80th Ordnance Battalion

    Jun 22, 2009

    JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq - The 80th Ordnance Battalion assumed authority from the 259th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion during a transfer of authority ceremony here June 17.

  • 21st TSC holds retreat ceremony to honor outgoing general

    Jun 22, 2009

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - He has been a dual-hatter for two years, and fittingly there were two official ceremonies bracketing his departure. Brig. Gen. Jon J. Miller served as the deputy commanding general of the 21st Theater Sustainment Command and as the commander of the 7th Civil Support Command since June 2007. On June 19, the day before his change of command ceremony, the 21st TSC held a retreat ceremony on Panzer Kaserne in his honor.

  • Next 18 months critical in Afghanistan, McChrystal says

    Jun 22, 2009

    The next 18 months will be crucial in Afghanistan, the new commander of NATO and U.S. forces there said Friday.

  • Yongsan NCO wins region title

    Jun 22, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - The Installation Management Command-Korea the best noncommissioned officer, leads by example and trains Soldiers to take care of community members.

  • COP Cashe South expands

    Jun 21, 2009

  • Keeping the wrenches turning: 2-5 Cav mechanics keep vehicles in the fight

    Jun 21, 2009

    BAGHDAD - "We rolled up while it was still on fire," said Spc. Ariel Lain, from Wisner, La., remembering an event still vivid in his mind from his last tour in Iraq. "It took about three hours of rolling it to get it onto the recovery truck."

  • Water flowing again at Tuwaitha plant

    Jun 21, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Looking at the murky, muddy waters of the Tigris River, it seems hard to imagine swimming in the river, much less drinking its waters. But minutes after a broken valve was repaired at the Tuwaitha Water Treatment Plant, the treated river water gushed from a pump, as crystal clear and potable as bottled water.

  • Engineers construct life support facilities for Soldiers in Yusifiyah

    Jun 21, 2009

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Sleeping under the stars, eating outside and having no plumbing or electrical conveniences available are activities that most people associate with camping, but for the Soldiers of Troop A, 1st Squadron, 50th Cavalry Regiment at Patrol Base Yusifiyah, it was everyday life in Baghdad.

  • Soldier receives greater reward than promotion

    Jun 21, 2009

    BAGHDAD - His smile says it all. With a sharp salute and the the ripping off of the old rank and a patting on of the new, 37 year old Edward Davis, from New Orleans, La., becomes the Army's latest sergeant first class.

  • Joint air assault checks for caches

    Jun 21, 2009

    TAJI, Iraq - Soldiers from a Pennsylvania Army National Guard unit worked with Iraqi Army Soldiers, June 3, to confirm that insurgents have not reseeded a small portion of desert area, northwest of Taji, with weapon caches.

  • Pfc. Matthew Starks: From fueler to gunner

    Jun 21, 2009

    BAGHDAD - When Pfc. Matthew Starks joined the Army last year, he made a promise to his mother that he wouldn't enlist as an infantryman, instead opting for petroleum supply specialist to ease her worries.

  • Expert Infantry Badge's earned in Korea

    Jun 21, 2009

    Soldiers and Korean Augmentation to the United States Army (KATUSA) from all over the Korean peninsula participated in the Expert Infantry Badge test Jun. 15 to Jun. 19 at Camp Casey where Soldiers were pushed physically and mentally in order to see who could earn the coveted award.

  • Ugandan soldiers graduate from counter-terrorism course

    Jun 21, 2009

    Soldiers with Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, completed their sixth military-to-military training partnership in Uganda with the graduation of 134 Uganda People's Defense Force soldiers during a ceremony at Kasenyi training school on June 16, 2009.

  • Drill Sergeant of the Year Competitors

    Jun 21, 2009

  • Building Partnership Capacity across 50 percent of the Earth's surface

    Jun 21, 2009

  • Texas Guardsman re-ups in Baghdad

    Jun 20, 2009

  • 1st ACB takes to the skys over Baghdad

    Jun 20, 2009

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - The distinctive yellow and red colors of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad, were raised aloft the headquarters flagpole, June 2, as the brigade officially replaced the Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, MND-B, in a transfer of authority ceremony.

  • Patriotism runs deep in Tennesee Valley: Father and son deploy together to make a difference

    Jun 20, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Soldiers will often say that the greatest bond that two people can have is going to combat together. What happens when those two people have already built a strong bond and are father and son'

  • A different kind of shooter

    Jun 20, 2009

  • Taking the oath in Sadr City

    Jun 20, 2009

  • Coaches show support to engineers

    Jun 20, 2009

  • Paratroopers visit new sewage facility in al-Karradah

    Jun 20, 2009

  • Night fighters on the hunt

    Jun 20, 2009

  • Planning for the future : CF, Iraqi EOD discuss cooperation, operations

    Jun 20, 2009

  • Swings for Sadr City kids: 448th Civil Affairs Soldiers rehab Sadr City

    Jun 20, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Children squeal and giggle with glee on freshly painted red, purple, orange and yellow swings as American Soldiers push them higher and higher into the air, June 1. This could be a park anywhere in the world, except it's not. It's a recently completed Coalition forces funded playground in Sadr City, here.

  • Concrete team leaves Iraq for Afghanistan

    Jun 20, 2009

    BAGHDAD - A 12 month deployment that started in Iraq has come to an end for 15 U.S. engineers, as they pack their gear to head for Afghanistan.

  • Camp Taji depot to supply Iraqi Army

    Jun 20, 2009

    A refurbished supply depot at Camp Taji, north of Baghdad, will serve as the Iraqi Army's new central distribution point for everything from vehicles to clothing.

  • Cav Soldiers prepare for change in Jisr Diyala

    Jun 20, 2009

    BAGHDAD - The Cav Soldiers responsible for security in the town of Jisr Diyala are changing batteries, literally, as Battery B, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division prepares to switch with their sister unit.

  • Services lead to Global Day of Prayer

    Jun 20, 2009

  • Responsibility of JSS's returned to the Government of Iraq

    Jun 20, 2009

    BAGHDAD, Iraq - Soldiers from the 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division transferred responsibilities of Joint Security Station Adhamiyah and JSS al-Shaab to the Government of Iraq, May 28.

  • Orphaned equipment gets second chance

    Jun 20, 2009

    The identification and redistribution of mission essential equipment and materials already in theater is at the forefront of a multi-service effort to lower tax payer cost, while keeping units combat effective with the spare parts and equipment they need to remain in the fight here in Iraq.

  • GoI, ISF reaffirm commitment to SoI members

    Jun 20, 2009

    BAGHDAD -The 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division held a Sons of Iraq (SoI) Conference at Joint Security Station (JSS) WarEagle, located in northeastern Baghdad, May 29.

  • Walls come tumbling down

    Jun 20, 2009

    BAGHDAD - Just as American teenagers hang out with friends on a hot summer night, Iraqi teenagers were doing the same, May 28, except their entertainment was watching Soldiers from the 46th Engineer Combat Battalion, (Heavy), 225th Engineer Brigade tear down barriers blocking a popular street in central Baghdad.

  • Soldiers remember comrade in memorial ceremony

    Jun 20, 2009

    BAGHDAD - The memorial of Spc. Chad Edmundson, a native of Williamsburg, Pa., 2nd Stryker Battalion, 112th Infantry Regiment, attached to the 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, is displayed during Edmundson's Memorial Ceremony at Camp Liberty, May 30. Soldiers gathered to remember their fallen comrade, who was killed during dismounted patrol operations in Abu Ghraib May 27.

  • Hurriyah transfers back to Iraqis

    Jun 20, 2009

    BAGHDAD - A historic event took place here, May 30, when Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division transferred Joint Security Station Hurriyah to the Iraqi Army's 1st Battalion, 22nd Brigade, 6th Regiment.

  • A new beginning for al-Mansour Intermediate School

    Jun 20, 2009

    BAGHDAD - A ceremony held at al-Mansour Intermediate School, May 28, celebrated the completion of much needed renovations and the beginning of a stronger education system.

  • Greywolf medics talk gadgets and gizmos with "technology scouts"

    Jun 20, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE MAREZ, MOSUL, Iraq - Soldiers with the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team Special Troops Battalion who work in the battalion's aid station on Forward Operating Base Marez had the opportunity to help develop new, more user-friendly equipment for their jobs May 19.

  • 1-5 Cav honors volunteers, sponsors

    Jun 20, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The Family Readiness Group of 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, held a Volunteer Appreciation Day May 16, at the 1st Cav. Div. Soldier and Family Readiness Center.

  • Iraqi Police investigators train on FOB Warrior

    Jun 20, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE WARRIOR, KIRKUK, Iraq-The rule of law is the foundation of any free nation. Artistotle said that "law should govern", and those in power should be "servants of the laws" nearly 2500 years ago.

  • Iraqi Police prevent attack, receive award for service

    Jun 20, 2009

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE WARRIOR, KIRKUK, Iraq-A small mosque in the heart of downtown Kirkuk, Iraq, was recently the scene of a life and death struggle between four Iraqi Police and a teenage suicide bomber.

  • FOB Warrior holds commander's cup competition

    Jun 20, 2009

    Pfc. Curtis Wall, a Hollister, Calif., native and an infantryman with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, gets a solid hit on a softball during a game on Forward Operating Base Warrior May 13. The softball game was part of the Commander's Cup, which took place throughout the month of May with the award ceremony taking place on May 24.

  • Captain breaks course record during local 10-mile race

    Jun 20, 2009

    WHEELER ARMY AIRFIELD, Hawaii - Runners beat back the early-morning heat and humidity, here, as they watched their pacesetter blaze his way to a new course record during the 10-Mile Race Around Wheeler, June 13.

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