Archive: Jul 2009

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  • Teaching JROTC for Future Success in the Classroom

    Jul 30, 2009

    Smart boards. Clickers. Grade books. Those names are used to describe the new technology that will be in the hands of many JROTC instructors and their students in North Alabama as the new school year begins. About 35 instructors from North Alabama as well as Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas and Georgia met July 23 at a regional meeting at Columbia High to learn how to use cutting edge technology known as the Classroom Performance System to make their courses more interactive, interesting and fun for both instructors and students. "By your attendance here, you are indicating you want to be a better instructor. Technology is only as good as the user," JROTC instructor retired Air Force Maj. Roosevelt Williamson told the participants. "This system helps to invigorate and engage more students. It will revolutionize how you teach."

  • TMDE Announces Facility Relocation

    Jul 30, 2009

    SECKENHEIM, Germany - The U.S. Army Test, Measurement, Diagnostic and Equipment Activity Region Europe has successfully executed the relocation of a large fixed-site TMDE support center from Conn Barracks Annex in Schweinfurt to a newly renovated facility more than 60 miles away at Stork Barracks in Illesheim.

  • Fort Benning to use new security technology at main gates

    Jul 30, 2009

    FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Fort Benning security guards will begin using the latest technology to scan identification cards and driver's licenses as service members and family members, Department of Army civilians, contractors and visitors enter its main gates.

  • Comprehensive Soldier Fitness: Army leaders see program as way to build Soldiers' resiliency

    Jul 30, 2009

    Comprehensive Soldier Fitness encompasses five dimensions of strength: physical, emotional, social, spiritual and family. This year's goal is resiliency, which the CSF Web site defines as the ability to grow and thrive in the face of challenges and bounce back from adversity.

  • "Wagonmasters" set safety standard

    Jul 30, 2009

  • Men praised for Buffalo Soldier contributions

    Jul 30, 2009

    Two community members who are part of the history of the Buffalo Soldiers and helped make the monument to the group at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., a reality, were honored for their continuing contributions to the community, July 28.

  • Secretary Geren congratulates recipients of Presidential Rank awards

    Jul 30, 2009

    Joyce E. Morrow, now the administrative assistant to the Secretary of the Army, accepted her first federal job because it kept her close to her small town in Pennsylvania. More than 29 years later, Morrow said she never anticipated her hard work and effort would bring her to the most senior civil servant position in the Army.

  • Illinois Soldiers participate in first taping of Aca,!A"The Midnight StageAca,!A? live music TV

    Jul 30, 2009

    The 101st Rock Division Band, led by Joe Cantafio, is the first band to be featured on "The Midnight Stage" live music TV show in Palatine, IL. The show, taped on Thursday night, July 23, 2009, is a new concept featuring different bands every week. Hundreds of local Soldiers from the United States Army Recruiting Command (USAREC), Chicago Recruiting Battalion, participated as special guests in the audience. Lt. Col. Ed Box, Commander, Chicago Recruiting Battalion, and Command Sgt. Maj., Renee Dozier, Battalion Command Sergeant Major, awarded the USO of Illinois (one of the sponsors), and Cantafio with their battalion coin. Aca,!A"We wanted them to know how much we appreciate everything they do for the United States Army and our Soldiers,Aca,!A? said Box. In honor of 'The Year of the NCO,' Box and Dozier recognized their top NCO of the Year, Sgt. 1st Class, Tyrone Hayes, by having him on stage for the opening of the show. Tony Enrietto, President, USO of IL, also thanked Cantafio and the 101st Rock Division with Certificates of Appreciation for all the support they have shown the military, their families, and the USO of Illinois. Host of the show, retired Master Sgt. Jay Johnson, started the production off by introducing everyone and getting the crowd riled up for the taping. The show will air in late summer or early fall, first on WGN and then in 70 other markets. This was the first of thirteen shows of the "The Midnight Stage," produced by the BTV Production Company.

  • West Point staff ride's whirlwind experience through six countries

    Jul 30, 2009

    Five law majors and a faculty member-Firsties Amanda Choate, Arron Conley, Ashley Ehasz, Alex Santiago, Cow Chris Frasse and Maj. Rich Meyer from the Department of Law-spent 18 days traveling to 13 cities in six countries on the inaugural War Crimes Staff Ride Academic Individual Advanced Development trip, which turned out to be a life-changing adventure.

  • Task Force Strike supports West Point training mission

    Jul 30, 2009

    Despite their smaller boot print on the summer training landscape, Task Force Strike is working hard to provide West Point the best summer training and support that the Corps of Cadets has come to expect. Though much of the instruction this year has fallen upon the cadets themselves to carry out, the task force Soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division are ready to support the mission with vehicles, drivers, medics and other services. The job is being done with about half the resources of a typical task fo

  • West Point CLDT second iteration continued high-intensity pace

    Jul 30, 2009

    The second iteration of this year's high-intensity Cadet Leader Development Training was full of the unexpected, but maintained a constant from prior years of summer training-the interaction of cadets with active duty commissioned and noncommissioned officers.

  • Belvoir NCOs spend a day with the brave

    Jul 30, 2009

    The Year of the NCO continued in true fashion Friday, as a group of Fort Belvoir servicemembers visited their predecessors at the Armed Forces Retirement Home in Washington, D.C. and their contemporaries at Walter Reed Army Medical Center.

  • Gary Sinise and Lt. Dan Band join West Point band for special concert

    Jul 30, 2009

    The Army has designated 2009 as the Year of the NCO, honoring the noncommissioned officers who play a critical role in defending the nation every day. West Point is celebrating this momentous observance with a concert featuring the West Point Band's Concert Band and special guest actor Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Eisenhower Hall Theatre.

  • West Point is #1 in "Most Accessible Professors"

    Jul 30, 2009

    A report released Monday by The Princeton Review ranked West Point, The U.S. Military Academy, in the Top 10 of all American colleges in the areas of "Most to do on Campus," "Most Accessible Professors," "Most Politically Active Students" and "Best Classroom Experience."

  • Boundless Playground now open for all West Point children

    Jul 30, 2009

    Photo and caption about opening of Boundless Playground at West Point

  • Center earns environmental certification

    Jul 30, 2009

    Green building practices at Fort Belvoir received formal recognition by a proponent of environmentally friendly construction in a ceremony here Tuesday.

  • Rallying the troops for Big Rig safety

    Jul 30, 2009

    Civilian law enforcement officers from Fort Belvoir joined forces with their counterparts from Fairfax County and Virginia Department of Transportation inspectors Tuesday to conduct a daylong, joint operation that targeted trucks for unsafe equipment, licensing, and weight violations.

  • 3SB organizational day promotes esprit de corps

    Jul 30, 2009

    The Soldiers of the 3rd Sustainment Brigade and their Families enjoyed a day of fun and esprit de corps during their Organizational Day at Newman Gym on Fort Stewart July 24.

  • Soldiers, civilians volunteer at local retirement home

    Jul 30, 2009

    Troops, alongside civilian volunteers, went to the Coastal Manor Long Term Care Facility in Ludowici, to visit senior citizens living in the retirement home, July 25. The visit was sponsored by the Winn Army Community Hospital. Those who went gave up their Saturday morning to entertain the members of the Coastal Manor.

  • Operation Biz Camp teens treat judges to sweet ideas

    Jul 30, 2009

    About 20 teenagers, all from military families, participated in the first Operation Biz Camp, held July 20-23 at the Pinckney Annex Building at Fort Jackson. During the four-day camp, the teenagers - 11 to 17 - learned about entrepreneurship and how businesses are formed.

  • Strong bonds: Two-day retreat draws couples close

    Jul 30, 2009

    Second Lt. Kevin Danner and his wife, Monica, had an opportunity to spend a night alone together for the first time since their 5-month-old son was born. And, as with many new parents, they wanted to make the most of that time.

  • Crystal Clear: Learning 'love language' speaks volumes

    Jul 30, 2009

    After more than four years of marriage, I just found out last week what language my husband was speaking. I don't mean a verbal language, such as English or Spanish, but his "love language."

  • Generally speaking

    Jul 30, 2009

  • BCTAca,!E+training pays off in medical crisis

    Jul 30, 2009

    A Soldier's quick actions may have saved a civilian's life. When Pvt. Rodolfo Reynoso, a supply clerk with Company F, 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, went to the battalion's dining facility for breakfast recently, he observed an unusual commotion.

  • Barnard: 'Learn as you go'

    Jul 30, 2009

    Master Sgt. Christopher Barnard said he has learned and developed as a Soldier by doing, gaining know-how as he learned tasks on the fly.

  • Army picks first female commandant to lead Drill Sergeant School

    Jul 30, 2009

    The 369th Adjutant General Battalion's Command Sgt. Maj. Teresa King has been chosen to be the next commandant of the Drill Sergeant School. The assignment makes King the school's first female commandant.

  • MP regimental CSM visits 18th MP Brigade

    Jul 30, 2009

    The military police Soldiers of the 18th Military Police Brigade were offered a rare opportunity July 21 to 24 when the Military Police Corps regimental command sergeant major, Command Sgt. Maj. Charles Kirkland, paid a visit to the brigade to speak with the troops.

  • Gates says Iraq drawdown may accelerate moderately

    Jul 30, 2009

    Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates said conditions in Iraq have improved to the extent that the U.S. combat brigade drawdown from the country may accelerate.

  • Europe-based Soldiers get chance to test-fire, train with Army's newest howitzer

    Jul 30, 2009

    Soldiers from the 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment FIRES Squadron became the first unit in Europe to fire the Army's new M777 Howitzers at the Joint Multinational Training Command's Grafenwoehr Training Area, July 24.

  • Europe-based Soldiers learn to lead troops into battle

    Jul 30, 2009

  • Paik provides prospective from Pusan to Panmunjom

    Jul 30, 2009

    Key leaders of the 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division received valuable insights from a highly decorated retired Republic of Korea Army general as they completed a weeklong professional development event in July.

  • 'Redlegs' receive torrent of training during 'Guns Monsoon'

    Jul 30, 2009

    Firing batteries from 1st Battalion, 15th Field Artillery, 2nd Infantry Division spent a week of refresher training covering the basic tactics used during Paladin operations.

  • Active-duty Ranger, 63, honored for career spanning 45 years

    Oct 13, 2011

    At 63 years old, the commander of B Company of the Warrior Transition Battalion on Fort Benning, Ga., has a career spanning 45 years in the U.S. Army - longer than most active-duty Soldiers have been alive.

  • Brig. Gen. Terry Takes Reins of 8th Theater Sustainment Command

    Jul 29, 2009

    Soldiers of the 8th Theater Sustainment Command paid tribute to their departing commander and welcomed their new commander in a ceremony on historic Palm Circle here Wednesday. Brig. Gen. Michael Terry assumed command of the 8th TSC, and Maj. Gen. Raymond Mason, who commanded the past two years, left Fort Shafter to assume the role of the G4 at the U.S. Army Forces Command, headquartered at Fort McPherson, in Ga.

  • Flooding causes $1.9 million in damages

    Jul 29, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - An otherwise unremarkable stream transformed into a raging, muddy torrent along a road near Reynolds Range July 13 following 10 inches of rainfall. USAG-Yongsan officials estimate about $1.9 million in property damage.

  • Garrison, school ready new classrooms

    Jul 29, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Garrison and school officials are planning to unveil a new classroom building designed to make room for additional students as a result of increased command sponsorship to Korea.

  • General Sharp honors Good Neighbors

    Jul 29, 2009

    United States Forces Korea recognized its top Good Neighbors at the 7th annual Good Neighbor Awards ceremony held July 24 at Dragon Hill Lodge in Seoul.

  • 1st ID Holds Victory Warrior Competition

    Jul 29, 2009

    Story about 1st Infantry Division's Victory Warrior Competition, part of the Big Red One's Victory Week.

  • Korean-English speech contest strengthens friendship

    Jul 29, 2009

    YONGSAN GARRISON, Republic of Korea - Had the speakers at the 11th Annual Korean and English Speech Contest stood out of sight while giving their speeches at the Balboni Theater July 16, one might have mistakenly thought the English speeches were being delivered by U.S. Soldiers and the Korean speeches by Korean students.

  • 101st Forward Support Battalion prides itself on DUI-free status, receiving SABER Award

    Jul 29, 2009

    The pride flowing through Company B of the 101st Forward Support Battalion is palpable. Not only are they eager to serve their country when called, but they take pride in looking and feeling good while doing it.

  • Volunteers recognized for living by "Duty first, Service always" motto

    Jul 29, 2009

    Volunteers who gave their time to help at Fort Riley and in Central Flint Hills Region were given something back. For their efforts, volunteers were recognized and given certificates and awards at the quarterly Volunteer Recognition Ceremony July 21 at Riley's Conference Center.

  • Volunteers recognized for living by "Duty first, Service always" motto

    Jul 29, 2009

    Volunteers who gave their time to help at Fort Riley and in Central Flint Hills Region were given something back. For their efforts, volunteers were recognized and given certificates and awards at the quarterly Volunteer Recognition Ceremony July 21 at Riley's Conference Center.

  • Two 1-3 BSTB Soldiers earn Knowlton Award

    Jul 29, 2009

    Every branch of the Army has its own award, its own way of identifying Soldiers as leaders. These Soldiers exemplify their branch in all aspects, giving other Soldiers a role model to emulate. For the Military Intelligence Branch, this is the Knowlton award, presented to individuals who have contributed significantly to the promotion of Military Intelligence. First Brigade, 3rd Special Troops Battalion Command Sgt. Maj. Sheryl Lyon, and Capt. Jason Buchanan, also of 1-3 BSTB received the Knowlton award, July 22, outside of the 1-3 BSTB Headquarters.

  • 293rd MP Co. in final prep for Afghanistan

    Jul 29, 2009

  • Family Readiness Groups step up to show support for Soldiers during Victory Run

    Jul 29, 2009

    Family Readiness Groups showed their support for 1st Infantry Division Soldiers as they stood at cheering sections July 27 during the Victory Run. Three locations were set up for Family Readiness Group members to meet and cheer on the Soldiers during the 4-mile run around Custer Hill.

  • Spartans prepare for deployment

    Jul 29, 2009

    Second Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd ID Soldiers, have been training diligently year-round, and now that they are scheduled to go to the National Training Center in Fort Irwin, Calif. to train for their upcoming deployment. Spartan Soldiers throughout their area of operation have been very busy all week.

  • Postpartum Soldiers stay fit, Army Strong

    Jul 29, 2009

    The post-partum program is a daily exercise session that is designed to help post partum Soldiers return to a level of fitness in order to pass the Army's height and weight standards.

  • 10,000 Soldiers participate in Division Run, kicking off Victory Week

    Jul 29, 2009

    Preparatory chants and shouts of encouragement for 1st Infantry Division Soldiers were heard on and near Custer Hill Parade Field as the early morning light of July 27 slowly dawned on the first day of Victory Week.

  • Stewart holds first coin and covenant ceremony

    Jul 29, 2009

    The coin and covenant ceremony is something that has occurred on other installations, but is completely new to Fort Stewart. The 293rd MP Co. is the first to go through it here, but it wonAca,!a,,ct be the last.

  • Demobilization activity to increase at Wisconsin installation

    Jul 29, 2009

    The beehive of activity in Fort McCoy's "Mob Alley" will be swarming much more than normal from mid-July to early-September.

  • Army Chaplain Corps celebrates 234th birthday at Arlington National Cemetery

    Jul 29, 2009

    Army Chaplains, their assistants, families and friends gathered at Arlington National Cemetery July 26, to celebrate the 234th birthday of the Army Chaplain Corps and the centennial anniversary of the chaplain assistant.

  • RRAD recognized with VE Award

    Jul 29, 2009

  • Global Network Enterprise Construct (GNEC) - Transforming LandWarNet

    Jul 29, 2009

    "GNEC is the focused, timed-phased, prioritized, resource sensitive Army-wide strategy to transition LandWarNet from many loosely-affiliated independent networks into a truly global capability that is designed, deployed, and managed as a single integrated enterprise."

  • RRMC begins Spartan rocket demilitarization

    Jul 29, 2009

    Rocket motors began demil process at Red River Muntions Center located at Red River Army Depot.

  • White House Ceremony recognizes Texarkana Federal Workers

    Jul 29, 2009

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    Jul 29, 2009

  • Three times as nice: RRAD Antiterrorism Program receives three out of five AMC awards

    Jul 29, 2009

    RRAD wins three Antiterrorism Awards from AMC

  • Training for the worst: Homeland security unit conducts disaster readiness exercise

    Jul 29, 2009

    Homeland security unit conducts disaster readiness exercise

  • The U.S. Army Herald Trumpets Celebrates Golden Anniversary

    Jul 29, 2009

    On July 10, 2009, in celebration of its 50th Anniversary, The U.S. Army Herald Trumpets, the official fanfare ensemble for the President of the United States, took part in a special ceremony at the Eisenhower Lock in Massena, New YorkAca,!"one of the seven locks in the system connecting the St. Lawrence River to the Great Lakes. The ceremony marked the 50th anniversary of the groupAca,!a,,cs inaugural performance on June 28, 1959 that welcomed Queen Elizabeth II and President Dwight D. Eisenhower on the occasion of the lockAca,!a,,cs official opening.

  • Auto Skills Center Pumps Up Services for Customers

    Jul 29, 2009

    The Auto Skills Center has helped the Redstone community save money on simple car repairs and maintenance for years. With some new equipment and their professional expertise, they are ready to save people even more. "We've got a lot of great new equipment to help us do what we've already done better," Bill Woosley, Auto Skills Center business manager, said. "We're also getting equipment to offer services Redstone has never had before." New equipment is arriving almost daily at the center's Entac Circle location. Some of the new additions are already up and running. A new alignment machine had its first customer two weeks ago. As word has spread, the calls from people wanting to use it have been pouring in.

  • Operation Gratitude sends care packages to Dagger troops

    Jul 29, 2009

  • 113th Field Artillery Soldiers patrol

    Jul 29, 2009

  • Students Gain Engineering Experience

    Jul 29, 2009

    The average age of workers at the Aviation and Missile Research Development and Engineering Center probably dips during the summer. That's when select high school students join the work force to gain experience as future engineers and scientists. The Science and Engineering Apprentice Program is an Army education outreach to provide learning experiences and hands-on application in research laboratories. Sixteen students participated in the eight-week program which concluded last week.

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    Jul 29, 2009

  • Warrior Transition Command Donations

    Jul 29, 2009

  • Lighting up the sky: Army Aviation unit conducts night live-fire training

    Jul 29, 2009

    Lighting up the sky Army Aviation unit conducts night live-fire training

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    Jul 29, 2009

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    Jul 29, 2009

  • Jordanians visit waste water treatment plant at U. S. Air Force Academy

    Jul 29, 2009

    Jordanians visit waste water treatment plant at U. S. Air Force Academy

  • 2009 Joint Best Warrior Competition for MND-North, Day 2

    Jul 29, 2009

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    Jul 29, 2009

  • Brig. Gen. Al-Agwadi flies 1st ACB Apache simulator

    Jul 29, 2009

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    Jul 29, 2009

  • Paxton Rangers help with Iraqi education

    Jul 29, 2009

    BAGHDAD - With the cooperation of the Government of Iraq and the local Abu Ghraib government, Coalition forces embarked on the construction of a 450 sq. meter warehouse built to house supplies for dozens of area schools.

  • Wolf Academy teaches tested tactics

    Jul 29, 2009

    BAGHDAD - The Soldiers of 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment have spent the last six months refining their tactics, techniques and procedures in northeastern Baghdad. Raids, detainee searches, questioning suspects, cache searches and evidence collection were everyday occurrences for the cavalry scouts of Blackhawk Troop, until the Security Agreement transformed their mission June 30.

  • Renovations start on al-Hitaween water treatment plant

    Jul 29, 2009

    BAGHDAD - A groundbreaking ceremony took place for the al-Hitaween water treatment plant, located in the vicinity of the villages of Hitaween and Adamiyah, here, July 27.

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  • Army Senior Fellow receives SES appointment

    Jul 29, 2009

    Counting down the days to his graduation from the Army's charter senior civilian development program, Army Senior Fellow Charles Fritz is understandably keyed up for his next assignment - a position in the Senior Executive Service.

  • 1st Cav Soldiers compete in wrestling tournament on Forward Operating Base Marez

    Jul 29, 2009

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    Jul 29, 2009

  • Meet America at 30 miles per hour - July 8, 2009

    Jul 29, 2009

    "First gear - let's move out!" Terry yelled for the last time this morning. Today is the final day of the 2009 MVPA Convoy. Everyone was excited this morning - today we will reach our goal: the Western Terminus of the Lincoln Highway. Although I am happy to be going home, I can't believe that today is the final day. When I heard the commander say "First gear - let's move out," I realized this was the last time we'd be doing this and I felt a little sad.

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  • Meet America at 30 miles per hour - July 7, 2009

    Jul 29, 2009

    We're determined. Today we started out strong. Harry decided that the car was just going to work and that's all there is to it. And sure enough, we had no problems in the morning. The car pulled all the big hills and even stopped when I asked it to. Everyone is excited to see the car running well.

  • Meet America at 30 miles per hour - July 6, 2009

    Jul 29, 2009

    About 20 miles into today's drive, I started having trouble. The road from Fallon, Nev., to Lake Tahoe, Calif., has three major hills. Going over the first, the car coughed and puttered as if it were running out of gas. The second hill proved to be too much for the little Dodge, and we got stuck on the side of the road. The recovery team tried to help us get it started again, but it was a no-go, so we had to put the car on the trailer.

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  • Ansbach Military Police dedicates new kennel

    Jul 29, 2009

    ANSBACH, Germany Aca,!" Soldiers from the 527th Military Police Company at U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach dedicated their newly located and renovated kennel to one of their own who was killed in the line of duty.

  • Summer Safety Shoutout: 'Reward Kids for Doing the Right Thing'

    Jul 29, 2009

    ANSBACH, Germany -- The U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach Provost Marshal; morale, welfare and recreation; and Army and Air Force Exchange Service are teaming up to help keep community youth safe with a little positive reinforcement.

  • Summer hire hits Heidelberg

    Jul 29, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- Local students shine up facilities with some elbow grease for their vacation jobs as part of the summer hire program.

  • CSA visits Fort Hood, tours Resiliency Campus

    Jul 29, 2009

    After eight tough years at war the Army is taking steps to build more resilient Soldiers and families, Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. said during a visit to Fort HoodAca,!a,,cs Resiliency Campus, July 28.

  • Community cruises for wounded warriors

    Jul 29, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- The Rhein-Neckar Silver Chapter of the Warrant Officer Association hosted a day for wounded warriors Saturday, treating them to a barbecue and riverboat cruise to Neckarsteinach for the annual four-castle illumination.

  • Clowning around: Soldier spends off-duty time entertaining community

    Jul 29, 2009

    Calling Staff Sgt. Myron Jamerson a clown is a good way to give him a compliment.

  • Logistics Soldiers train Iraqis in fuel, ammunition

    Jul 29, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ-EAST, Iraq - Soldiers of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 18th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade, have a unique mission providing logistical training and support for numerous American and Iraqi units in Kirkuk.

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