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  • Logistics Civil Augmentation Program

    Jan 30, 2008

    The Army Materiel Command highlights members of the Logistics Civil Augmentation Program Support unit and their upcoming deployment to Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom.

  • Iraq Security Update

    Jan 30, 2008

    Local citizens are helping drive down violence in Iraq. Gail McCabe talked to Gen. David Petraeus and other commanders while walking the streets of Baghdad.

  • Civilian, Soldier fire support system operator work side-by-side

    Jan 29, 2008

    During his deployment to Iraq, which ended in December 2006, Spc. Gary Bixler received more than just system support from Josh Adams, a civilian digital systems engineer.

  • Task Force Kelly "got skills"

    Jan 29, 2008

    When the 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade assigned to Bagram, Afghanistan, needed their battle damaged CH-47D helicopter repaired, Task Force Kelly was there to make the repairs. The task force, a group of Army National Guard Soldiers from Mississippi and Illinois, immediately provided critical repairs on the CH-47D, a Chinook helicopter used for heavy lift of passengers and cargo.

  • Facility ensures quality of deployed systems

    Jan 29, 2008

    Crossing through the gates of Fort Hood, Texas, are many Soldiers who will soon deploy to Iraq and Afghanistan to support the Global War on Terrorism. There, the staff of the Army Materiel CommandAca,!a,,cs Central Technical Support Facility works to ensure the quality of the systems with which they will deploy.

  • 3ID Completes Operation Browning

    Jan 28, 2008

    For three days, Coalition Forces weathered harsh cold and deadly pressure-plate improvised explosive devices to secure a foothold in southern Arab Jabour, beginning with an air assault Jan. 20.

  • Brig. Gen. Tucker on WTU Program

    Jan 28, 2008

    Brig. Gen. Tucker on how Soldiers at WTU's heal faster because they are close to home.

  • Mountaintop Duty

    Jan 25, 2008

    Soldiers from Company B, 864th Engineer Battalion build an outpost in the middle of the eastern Afghan mountains.

  • Muqdadiyah Patrol

    Jan 25, 2008

    Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, patrol Muqdadiyah, Iraq.

  • As Surge Deployment Winds Down, Paratroopers Reflect

    Jan 25, 2008

    Most of ShaAca,!a,,cab was still sleeping as a Humvee weaved its way through the neighborhoodAca,!a,,cs maze-like streets early one frigid, January morning. Commanding the patrol was 1st Lt. Austin DziengelewskiAca,!a,,cs platoon of paratroopers from 2nd Battalion Aca,!A"The White Falcons,Aca,!A? 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment. The patrol was on their way to a squatter village in the area, where displaced families were living in makeshift tents. With the temperatures dropping below freezing at night, the paratroopers were worried people in the camps might freeze to death. The platoonAca,!a,,cs mission was to find them and see what help they needed.

  • Quick response by munitions clearance team in Iraq helps stranded Marines

    Jan 24, 2008

    The attached article and photo are from a convoy incident in Iraq on Jan. 14. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, Ala., Coalition Munitions Clearance team came upon some Marines Jan. 14, 2008, whose tanks had flipped over, disabling their communication capabilities and putting them in danger from insurgents. The CMC team secured the team, rendered first aid, and called in a medical evacuation helicopter to pick up an injured Marine.

  • Army Chief Information Officer Visits MND-C Brigades

    Jan 23, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs chief information officer visited three Multi-National Division Aca,!" Central communication operations sections Jan. 19 to get a feel for the way communications are being run in the Task Force Marne area of operations.

  • New Ammo Will Decrease Fragments in Close Urban Environs

    Jan 23, 2008

    A new type of ammunition is arriving in time to help Soldiers in dangerous urban landscapes, such as those in Iraq.

  • Last Jump: XVIII Airborne Corps heads out the door in more ways than one

    Jan 22, 2008

    The XVIII Airborne Corps from Fort Bragg, N.C. performs their final airborne operation before deploying as the Mult-National Corps-Iraq in Baghdad.

  • U.S. Army Europe Medics Treat Soldiers, Local Citizens at Remote Aid Station in Afghanistan

    Jan 22, 2008

    KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Jan 22, 2008) -- Surrounded by snow-covered mountains, the medical personnel of Task Force Saber operate an aid station on Forward Operating Base Naray along the Pakistan border in northeastern Afghanistan. The aid station team is comprised of medical personnel from U.S. Army Europe's 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team and 160th Forward Surgical Team. The medicsAca,!a,,c first responsibility is to U.S. Soldiers who are wounded, injured or just need routine medical treatment.

  • U.S. Army Europe Paratroopers Watch for Taliban, Smugglers on Afghan Road

    Jan 22, 2008

    KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Jan 22, 2008) -- Paratroopers from U.S. Army Europe's 2nd platoon, Able Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry operate tactical checkpoints on a almost daily on the only road leading into the Korengal Valley. The Pech River Road is one of two paved roads in all of Kunar Province. The road allows easy travel in an area dominated by mountains from the Hindu Kush Mountain Range.

  • Nominations being accepted for SDDC's 2008 Quality Award Program

    Jan 18, 2008

    SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. Aca,!" Nomination packages are now being accepted for the Military Surface Deployment and Distribution CommandAca,!a,,cs 2008 Quality Award Program competition honoring Department of Defense approved transportation providers in all modes and services for sustained exceptional performance throughout 2007.

  • AMC CG visits FOBs in Afghanistan, re-enlists 3 Soldiers

    Jan 18, 2008

    Jan. 18, 2008 - 401st AFSB Afghanistan - Gen. Benjamin S. Griffin, commanding general, U.S. Army Materiel Command spent the day visiting Soldiers at Forward Operation Bases in Afghanistan.

  • Aviation Modernization Program to Field Lakota, Modify Current Helos

    Jan 18, 2008

    The ArmyAca,!a,,cs $14.6-billion aviation modernization program includes fielding the Lakota UH-72A, along with a number of modifications to existing helicopters and unmanned aerial vehicles.

  • Leaders' Course Welcomes First Class of Iraqi NCOs

    Jan 18, 2008

    As the midday sun warmed the ground at FOB Kalsu Jan. 15, 56 Iraqi soldiers stood beside 18 U.S. noncommissioned officers, in front of two countriesAca,!a,,c flags, with one common purpose and made history.

  • Rakkasans uncover VBIED factory

    Jan 16, 2008

    A routine gathering with local leaders resulted in the discovery of a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device factory near Hamid Shaban Jan. 13.

  • 100th Stryker repair completed at Qatar site

    Jan 15, 2008

    CAMP AS SAYLIYAH, Qatar-A ceremony marking the completion of the 100th Stryker Combat Vehicle was held Jan. 12 at the Stryker Battle Damage Repair Facility, Camp As Sayliyah, Qatar.

  • USACE Builds Iraq Clinic

    Jan 15, 2008

    USACE GRD hands over million dollar medical clinic near Baghdad.

  • TRADOC CG welcomes Iraqi Minister of Defence

    Jan 14, 2008

    The commanding general of the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, Gen. William S. Wallace, welcomed the Iraqi Minister of Defence, Mr. Abdul Qadir Mohammed Jassim, at Fort Monroe, Va., today. The minister is visiting select U.S. military commands to gain a better understanding of U.S. military organizations, programs, and training that may be applicable to the institutional capacity development and force generation in the Iraqi Ministry of Defence.

  • Coordinated medical engagement a success in Abu Farris

    Jan 14, 2008

    CAMP STRIKER, Iraq - Gloomy weather did not deter Iraqi doctors, Iraqi Army medics and Coalition Forces from holding a coordinated medical engagement in Abu Farris, Iraq, Jan. 12.

  • USACE Jobs for Iraqis

    Jan 14, 2008

    USACE is rebuilding Iraq's infrastructure impacting the country's economy greatly.

  • One Year Later, New Iraq Strategy Showing Successes

    Jan 11, 2008

    President BushAca,!a,,cs strategy for Iraq, announced one year ago during a televised speech to the nation, is accomplishing many of its goals and laying important groundwork for initiatives yet to be fulfilled, military and defense officials agree.

  • USACE Supports Iraqi Education

    Jan 11, 2008

    USACE doubles the size of all-girls school in dangerous neighborhood and also donates supplies.

  • U.S. Offensive Targets al Qaeda in Northern Iraq

    Jan 10, 2008

    American military forces in northern Iraq launched an offensive this week targeting al Qaeda elements operating in the region.

  • Soldiers Implement New Contract Training in Kuwait

    Jan 9, 2008

    Soldiers with the 1st Theater Sustainment Command put their Contracting Officer Representative training to work and saved the Army thousands of dollars while curbing fraud, waste and abuse.

  • Acting Under Secretary of the Army and U.S. Army Materiel Command commanding general visit AMC sites

    Jan 8, 2008

  • Lt. Gen. Van Antwerp on Afghan Construction Projects

    Jan 8, 2008

    Lt. Gen. Robert L. Van Antwerp Jr. says Afghan workers play vital role in Corps of Engineer construction projects throughout the country.

  • Brigade Support Battalion Trains for Rainy Day

    Jan 7, 2008

    The vehicle recovery team of the 610th Brigade Support Battalion, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division recently trained for BaghdadAca,!a,,cs upcoming rainy season at Forward Operating Base Falcon.

  • TF Marne NCOs Team Up To Build IA's 'Backbone'

    Jan 7, 2008

    Aca,!A"No one is more professional than I,Aca,!A? states the U.S. ArmyAca,!a,,cs NCO Creed, and noncommissioned officers at Forward Operating Base Kalsu are gearing up to instill the same pride and professionalism in their Iraq Army counterparts.

  • U.S. Army Europe Stryker Soldiers Improve Soldier Care, Iraqi Economy with Clinic Upgrade

    Jan 7, 2008

    CAMP STRIKER, Iraq (Jan. 7, 2007) -- Soldiers with U.S. Army Europe's Regimental Support Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, have continued to Aca,!A"improve their foxholeAca,!A? since their arrival here in August, and the evidence is visible in the recently upgraded Troop Medical Clinic here.

  • Task Force XII Soldiers stand ready

    Jan 7, 2008

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq (Jan, 7, 2008) Aca,!" Spc. David Leopold sat in the break room of the brigade air defense operations center. A fuel handler for Company E, 3rd Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment, Leopold is used to working hard. For the past few days, heAca,!a,,cd been doing just that while manning a guard tower on his forward operating base just outside Baghdad.

  • Crew chiefs keep MND-B Apaches in the fight

    Jan 7, 2008

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq (Jan 07, 2008) Aca,!"AH-64D Apache Longbow crew chiefs are proud of their aircraft. TheyAca,!a,,cre quick to tell you itAca,!a,,cs one of the most advanced pieces of equipment in the ArmyAca,!a,,cs arsenal. They boast that the 58 foot-long war-fighting machine travels up to 227 miles per hour and is armed with as many as 16 Hellfire rockets, up to 75 (2.75 inch) aerial rockets; and can carry 1,200 rounds for its 30 millimeter machine gun.

  • Black Jack Soldiers begin movement home

    Jan 4, 2008

    CAMP VIRGINIA, Kuwait Aca,!" For Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs 2nd Brigade Combat Team, the first step home after their 15-month deployment to Iraq begins in Kuwait.

  • Service members celebrate New YearAca,!a,,cs on Taji

    Jan 3, 2008

  • Top U.S. commander in Iraq visits Taji

    Jan 3, 2008

  • Reaching the top: Sergeant Major Freyre promoted

    Jan 3, 2008

  • Sewer Project Helps East Baghdad Clean Up Streets

    Jan 3, 2008

    Thousands of families in east Baghdad will soon have their neighborhoods free of raw sewage in the streets.

  • Army Chief of Staff Salute to the Troops

    Jan 2, 2008

    Op-ed written by Gen Casey that appeared in the New York Daily News, Dec 31st, 2007.

  • Engineers Transfer 3 Completed Power Plants to Iraqis

    Jan 2, 2008

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently turned three 132kV electrical substations over to Iraqi authorities in the Basrah Province.

  • New Engineers Drilling Wells in Djibouti

    Jan 2, 2008

    For the past year, the mission of the 1132nd Engineering Detachment Well Drilling Team has been to provide potable water to the people of Djibouti, but now their mission is to train their replacements to do the same

  • Celebs Visit Troops in Afghanistan / Soldiers Get Stockings

    Jan 2, 2008

    Celebrities visit troops in Afghanistan; Soldiers in Kuwait get stockings.

  • Operation Raider Reaper Concludes With Tribal Reconciliation

    Dec 31, 2007

    Tribal leaders of Khalis and Hibhib in Diyala province held a reconciliation meeting at the Governance Center here Dec. 27.

  • 3ID CG visits troops, sheik at PB Warrior's Keep

    Dec 30, 2007

    CAMP VICTORY, Iraq Aca,!" The commanding general of Multi-National Division Center greeted troops and met with a local sheik at Patrol Base WarriorAca,!a,,cs Keep Dec. 26.

  • Police attention helps burned boy

    Dec 29, 2007

  • New MND-B Deputy Commander sees successes in Northeast Baghdad

    Dec 29, 2007

  • Relax time

    Dec 29, 2007

  • Soldiers receive combat patches

    Dec 29, 2007

  • Ironhorse Brigade troopers unfurl gift flags during commemoration of famous crossing

    Dec 28, 2007

  • Lancers bridge cultural gaps as security improves

    Dec 28, 2007

    ABU OBAED, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers in Company A, 2nd Aca,!EoeLancerAca,!a,,c Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division are continuing their work by patrolling in the communities near here building relationships and trust while operating out of a Coalition outpost (COP) west of Baghdad.

  • Christmas in Iraq, Soldiers dine together, enjoy holiday atmosphere at DFAC

    Dec 28, 2007

  • Talking to leaders

    Dec 28, 2007

    MND-B Commander, Maj. Gen. Jeffery Hammond, visits troops.

  • Soldiers push against al-Qaeda remnants

    Dec 28, 2007

    In a major drive to root out al-Qaeda forces west of Iskandariyah, Soldiers wrested the Khidr area from insurgent control during Operation Dragoon, which took place Dec. 15-21.

  • Ironhorse Brigade reflects on progress in OIF Rotation 06-08

    Dec 27, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" When the senior leadership and Soldiers of the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division first arrived to Iraq nearly 15 months ago, the security situation here was quite different from the one they now experience as they patrol the streets throughout their area of operations.

  • 1st ACB battalion cases colors: Task Force XII battalion starts mission in MND-B

    Dec 27, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" A Dec. 24 transfer of authority ceremony signaled the end of a 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, unitAca,!a,,cs 15-month deployment to Iraq.

  • Iraqi Army brings smiles

    Dec 27, 2007

    JERF AL MILA, Iraq -- Iraqi soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 9th Iraqi Army Division (Mechanized) brought smiles to the faces of children at a local elementary school in Jerf Al Mila, northwest Baghdad Dec. 17, by delivering donated school supplies and care packages.

  • Holiday Greetings From the Troops

    Dec 27, 2007

    A collection of holiday greetings from the Troops.

  • Army Field Band Concert - Frosty the Snowman

    Dec 27, 2007

    The Army Field Band performs Frosty the Snowman at their holiday concert in Baltimore, MD.

  • 1st Cav. Div. transfers authority of MND-B to 4th Inf. Div.

    Dec 27, 2007

    MND-B Transfer of Authority ceremony

  • A Christmas Story: Paratroopers in Baghdad enjoy Christmas Eve dinner at a local sheikh's hous

    Dec 26, 2007

    Local Iraqi invites Soldiers for a Christmas feast.

  • Holiday Greetings From the Troops

    Dec 26, 2007

    A collection of holiday greetings from the Troops.

  • Chief of Staff visits Hammer Soldiers for Christmas

    Dec 22, 2007

  • 1ACB commander pilots last flight over Baghdad

    Dec 21, 2007

    Shanahan commanded about 3,000 Soldiers from the 1st Air Cavalry Aca,!A"WarriorAca,!A? Brigade during a 15-month deployment that saw violence in Baghdad drop to the lowest levels in nearly two years. The brigadeAca,!a,,cs Black Hawk fleet conducted missions including air medical evacuation, air assaults, commander and leader transportation and movement of personnel from base to base within the Baghdad area. Additionally, the brigadeAca,!a,,cs AH-64D Apache helicopters provided support to ground forces and disrupted roadside bomb, mortar and rocket attacks on Iraqi civilians and coalition bases. The brigades CH-47D Chinooks transported hundreds of thousands of personnel and tens of thousands of tons of cargo.

  • General visits 1ACB in Kuwait

    Dec 21, 2007

  • No one reason explains why Soldiers re-enlist

    Dec 20, 2007

    Article with photos from mass re-enlistment

  • 1st Cav. Div. transfers authority of MND-B to 4th Inf. Div.

    Dec 19, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - Under the clear, morning skies of a promising new day in Baghdad, the 4th Infantry Division took the reins of Multi-National Division -- Baghdad from the 1st Cavalry Division during a transfer of authority ceremony here Dec. 19.

  • Newly formed aviation task force assumes mission in MND-B

    Dec 19, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" U.S. Army EuropeAca,!a,,cs 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, organized in Iraq as Task Force XII, officially assumed the mission as the Multi-National Division-Baghdad aviation asset at a ceremony here Dec. 17.

  • Partnership Day strengthens Iraqi, U.S. military ties

    Dec 19, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq - American Soldiers and Iraqi soldiers have a lot in common. Besides the obvious fact that they both love their country and volunteered to defend it; many of them have a love for aviation.

  • Army Chief of Staff re-enlists 267 in Iraq

    Dec 19, 2007

    Photos of a mass re-enlistment officiated by Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey.

  • Iraqi children get new wheels

    Dec 19, 2007

    This is an article with a photo.

  • Local leaders, IPs celebrate securing Aqur Quf

    Dec 18, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" Community leaders came together with the local Iraqi Police and supporting Coalition Forces to celebrate successfully securing the local area at the Iraqi Police station Aqur Quf, a town in the district of Abu Ghraib near Baghdad Dec. 12.

  • Governance center opens in Sab Al Bor: Population grows to 28,000 as Iraqi citizens return

    Dec 18, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq -- Tribal sheiks joined members of government of Iraq ministries, officials in the Taji qada (district government council), Taji nahiyah representatives (neighborhood councils), senior ranking Iraqi Security Forces leaders and Coalition troops to open the Sab Al Bor Governance Center of Taji in Sab Al Bor, Iraq Dec. 13.

  • Locals, IPs celebrate better security in Aqur Quf

    Dec 18, 2007

  • Taji Joint Rural Planning Committee works to improve essential services

    Dec 18, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq -- Representatives from ministries within the government of Iraq held the first meeting of the Taji qadaAca,!a,,cs Joint Rural Planning Committee in Baghdad with the Baghdad Provincial GovernorAca,!a,,cs office and Taji qada (a Baghdad rural district council) officials Dec. 12.

  • Army Chief of Staff Reviews Afghan Police Training

    Dec 17, 2007

    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey visited a police mentoring team for the Afghan National Police Dec. 17 at a forward operating base near Kandahar, Afghanistan.

  • They fly, but can they float' Air Cavalry Brigade readies their birds for boats

    Dec 14, 2007

    CAMP VIRGINIA, Kuwait Aca,!" There are some Soldiers from 1st Air Cavalry Aca,!A"WarriorAca,!A? Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, who will be headed home in time for Christmas.

  • Prepping for Christmas in Kuwait

    Dec 14, 2007

  • 'Lobos' case colors for redeployment

    Dec 14, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" A 1st Air Cavalry Aca,!A"WarriorAca,!A? Brigade unit cased its colors Dec. 10, signaling the end of its mission in Iraq.

  • Node: funny word, serious business

    Dec 14, 2007

    CAMP VIRGINIA, Kuwait Aca,!" It isnAca,!a,,ct a complex or long word, but it has a lot to do with getting Soldiers and their equipment home Aca,!" especially after a 15-month deployment.

  • First Cavalry's 'Long Knife' Brigade turns over northern Iraq battlespace to 3d ACR &

    Dec 14, 2007

    MOSUL, Iraq Aca,!" The 4th Aca,!A"Long KnifeAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, handed over responsibility for operations in northern Iraq to the 3d Armored Cavalry Regiment from Fort Hood, Texas, during a transfer of authority ceremony Dec. 11 at Forward Operating Base Marez.

  • Iraqi boy recovers from Al Qaeda attack with help from Iraqi Army

    Dec 14, 2007

    AL AWAD, Iraq Aca,!" With bullets having shattered the life he once knew along with the bones in the upper part of his leg nearly four months ago, 7-year-old Saddam, a local Iraqi boy, is receiving help with his recovery from Iraqi Army medics serving in the 3rd Brigade, 9th Iraqi Army Division (Mechanized).

  • Sunni, Shia sheiks say no to violence, yes to reconciliation

    Dec 14, 2007

    ASSIRIYAH, Iraq -- Sunni and Shia tribal sheiks, local government leaders, senior Iraqi Army officials and local Iraqi Police officials from throughout the Taji area, met here Dec. 6 at the prayer town hall to continue reconciliation efforts and celebrate the Aca,!A"awakeningAca,!A?Aca,!"a term used to describe a turning away from sectarianism and violence.

  • Program supplies Iraqi veterinarians

    Dec 14, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq -- Members of Embedded Provincial Reconstruction Team (EPRT) Baghdad 5, attached to the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, working alongside personnel from the 492nd Civil Affairs Battalion are bringing supplies to Iraqi veterinarians throughout the Ironhorse area of operations.

  • National Guard Learns Lessons from a City Under Fire

    Dec 13, 2007

    In 2006, Haifa was a city under attack by terrorists. After visiting the city, National Guard leaders are now applying lessons learned on how to respond to a sustained terrorist attacks against a U.S. city.

  • 15th BSB brings medical care to zoo employees, families one last time

    Dec 10, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" One of the main responsibilities the 15th Brigade Support Battalion has taken on since coming to Iraq is the over watch of the Baghdad Zoo and Zawra Park complex just outside the International Zone.

  • Black Jack Soldiers show Salhiyah children how to stay healthy

    Dec 10, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" Everyone knows that when youAca,!a,,cre sick you go to the doctor; however, there are many things that can be done to prevent illness in the first place. These preventive measures, such as practicing good personal hygiene, were the focus of a health fair that Soldiers from Company E, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment and Co. C, 15th Brigade Support Battalion, both of whom are part of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted for students at the Al Aflaph Elementary School in Salhiyah Dec. 3.

  • Iraqi leaders commit to unity during summit

    Dec 10, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!"Sheiks of all tribes, Iraqi Army and police leaders, representatives of the Iraqi government and leaders from the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division and Multi-National Division-Baghdad gathered at an Iraqi Police station in Nassir Wa Salam, Iraq to discuss further steps to advance bringing the region back to the government of Iraq during the Northwest Baghdad Regional Security Summit Dec 6.

  • Senior leaders, Soldiers Honor the Fallen

    Dec 10, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" Aca,!A"Although there will be separate services and ceremonies at home stations Aca,!A| this ceremony is unique and especially poignant,Aca,!A? said Maj. Gen. Joseph F. Fil Jr., commanding general of Multi-National Division Aca,!" Baghdad and the 1st Cavalry Division, speaking to a packed Division Chapel during a memorial service here, Dec. 7. Aca,!A"It commemorates all of the Soldiers who have laid down their lives, not only in the 1st Cavalry Division, but in Multi-National Division Aca,!" Baghdad.Aca,!A?

  • One step closer to home

    Dec 10, 2007

  • A little stroll down the streets

    Dec 7, 2007

  • Senior leaders reflect on successes, hope for Baghdad's future

    Dec 7, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" One year, one month and four days. It will be 399 days that the 1st Cavalry Division conducted operations in the Iraqi capital as the Multi-National Division Aca,!" Baghdad, when they turn the mission back over to the Fort Hood, Texas-based 4th Infantry Division Dec. 19.

  • Estonians, Garryowen troopers honor partnership

    Dec 6, 2007

  • Mission Complete: Attack aviation battalion cases colors

    Dec 6, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The casing of their colors was a welcome sight for the Soldiers of one of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs attack aviation battalions.

  • 'School of the Trooper' Fills New U.S. Army Europe Stryker Soldier with Information, Pride

    Dec 4, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq (Dec. 4, 2007) -- A new Soldier arrives with bags in hand and waits patiently for a representative from his unit come integrate him into a new unit and a new home away from home here. Hours go by and he begins to wonder if anyone even knows he's here. The doubtful first impression of a unit left in the mind of such a Soldier is one U.S. Army Europe's 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment -- an organization with a history of welcoming Soldiers with open arms -- works hard to avoid.

  • Scout Learns Arabic to Help Platoon, Mission

    Dec 4, 2007

    BAGHDAD (Dec 4, 2007) Aca,!" When Sgt. Jason Stisser, of Troop O, 4th Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment found out he was coming back to Iraq, he quickly brushed up on his Arabic. That prior preparation has been benefiting both him and his platoon in their current duties. Based out of Forward Operating Base Prosperity in central Baghdad, his unit, attached to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, covers the Karkh District. In a recent clearing mission dubbed, Operation Saber Sweep, the white and blue platoons of 4-2nd SCR, along with Iraqi Army soldiers, went from apartment building to apartment building gathering census information on the area residents.

  • Scout learns Arabic to help platoon, mission

    Dec 3, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" When Sgt. Jason Stisser, of Troop O, 4th Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment found out he was coming back to Iraq, he quickly brushed up on his Arabic. That prior preparation has been benefiting both him and his platoon in their current duties.

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