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  • 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.

  • Prosperity Christmas Tree Lighting

    Dec 3, 2007

  • Wash rack operations signify redeployment for 'Grey Wolf'

    Dec 3, 2007

    KUWAIT NAVAL BASE, Kuwait Aca,!" For the majority of Aca,!A"Grey WolfAca,!A? Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, their deployment has come to and they are either home or on their way; but for approximately 400 Soldiers throughout the brigade, their mission is not complete until they complete a rigorous detail Aca,!" detailing.

  • With colder weather on the way, troops distribute heaters in central Baghdad

    Dec 3, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" A small and severely underprivileged area in the Janeen neighborhood in the center of the Iraqi capital known as the Aca,!A"Quds Camp,Aca,!A? has been overlooked by the local government in Qadisiyah, and achieving recognition and assistance for these people from the local neighborhood advisory council has been a major goal for the Soldiers of Battery A, 3rd Aca,!A"Red DragonsAca,!A? Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division for several months.

  • Hope Comes to Prosperity

    Dec 3, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" After being severely burned by a phosphorous hand grenade while serving as a river boat gunner in the NavyAca,!a,,cs Brown Water Black Berets during the Vietnam War, Dave Roever thought that his life, as he knew it, was over.

  • Commanding general visits 1st ACB

    Dec 3, 2007

  • USACE Fallujah Sewage

    Dec 3, 2007

    USACE overseas construction of Fallujah's first sewage treatment plant. No more sewage in the streets, always a good thing.

  • 5-158 AVN. Transforms Briefing Space into Movie Theater

    Dec 3, 2007

    After spending a little time in Task Force ReadyAca,!a,,cs newly renovated theater, you might think youAca,!a,,cre in a multiplex cinema back home. With its plush stadium-style seating, a booming surround-sound system, full-size movie screen and a real popcorn machine, the theater offers Task Force Ready Soldiers some much-needed respite from the dust, noise and activity outside.

  • "Gamblers" get their combat spurs

    Nov 29, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers from the 15th Brigade Support Battalion, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division have recently been taking part in one of the cavalryAca,!a,,cs oldest traditions: receiving spurs for service in combat.

  • U.S. Army Europe Stryker Soldier Shares Deployment in Iraq With Field Artillery Brother

    Nov 29, 2007

    BAGHDAD, Iraq (Nov 27, 2007)-- Most American servicemembers are separated from their loved ones while in combat, but one U.S. Army Europe Soldier was brought closer to a brother who is also deployed. Capt. Phillip Garner of the 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery was already in Iraq when Spc. Alex Lamont Garner of USAREUR's 1st Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment found out that he too would be deployed for Operation Iraqi Freedom.

  • Celebrating St. Barbara in Baghdad

    Nov 28, 2007

    CAMP VICTORY, Iraq Aca,!" The 1st Cavalry Division and the 138th Fires Brigade, Kentucky Army National Guard, conducted a traditional Saint BarbaraAca,!a,,cs induction ceremony at the Al-Faw Palace here, Nov. 23.

  • 'Black Jack Runway' models show off the latest to fashion-starved troops

    Nov 28, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" After months of preparation and waiting for Internet-ordered outfits and accessories to be delivered, the Black Jack Runway cast and crew finally put on their highly anticipated performance on in front of a standing-room-only audience at the Black Jack Bistro Dining Facility here, Nov. 22.

  • Aca,!EoeGrey WolfAca,!a,,c Brigade Cases Colors in Iraq

    Nov 28, 2007

  • Combat Support Hospital

    Nov 28, 2007

    Medical personnel saving lives at the Baghdad Combat Support Hospital. Air Force Staff Sgt. Nicholas Kurtz has the story.

  • Twice-wounded Soldier Returns to Duty

    Nov 27, 2007

    A Soldier serving her third combat deployment returned to Afghanistan Nov. 12 from undergoing medical treatment in Germany after suffering her second injury from two Improvised Explosive Device detonations.

  • Why I Serve: Soldier sacrifices family time to serve Soldiers, country

    Nov 27, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Staff Sgt. Rosie Threatt could have been lost in the group of her large family.

  • Soldiers celebrate fraternity 'founders day' in Iraq

    Nov 27, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade Aca,!A"Warriors,Aca,!A? 1st Cavalry Division, who are part of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Incorporated, an all African-American fraternity, celebrated their founderAca,!a,,cs day Nov. 17.

  • Going home ... stress': Tools available to alleviate issues

    Nov 27, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" As 1st Cavalry Division Soldiers are finally able to make their way home after 15 long months in Baghdad some their leaders wants to remind them of the stresses that still will exist once they depart the country.

  • Centurions hold first silver spur ride

    Nov 27, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The tradition of having to Aca,!A"earn your spursAca,!A? reaches back to the beginning of the cavalry. The 1st Aca,!A"CenturionAca,!A? Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division held their first silver spur ride here, Nov. 24.

  • A double dose of Duncans: Twin brothers sign up for four more years, identical re-up deal

    Nov 27, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" They hear Aca,!A"Are you two related'Aca,!A? and Aca,!A"If I punch you, will your brother feel it'Aca,!A? more times than they care to mention, but these twin brothers from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, have only heard the oath of enlistment twice now.

  • MEDEVAC finishes packing ... their helicopters, bags

    Nov 27, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The medical evacuation unit for the 1st Cavalry Division is headed back home to Fort Carson, Colo., Nov. 18, after a short delay in Balad, Iraq.

  • Why I Serve: Air Cavalry Mechanic dedicated to the welfare of his Soldiers

    Nov 27, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" While all 1st Air Cavalry Brigade Soldiers may be focused on the mission, one noncommissioned officer in particular has given his all toward mission success Aca,!" leading and caring for his Soldiers while deployed to Iraq.

  • Baghdad Day celebrated at Zawra Park

    Nov 27, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" For the first time in nearly four years, residents from across Baghdad gathered together to honor their cityAca,!a,,cs heritage and celebrate the once-annual holiday known simply as Baghdad Day, Nov. 17.

  • With faith & hope: Christmas traditions survive in Baghdad

    Nov 27, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - According to Christian belief, in the first century the Saint Thomas evangelized the region we today call Iraq. An estimated 600,000 Christians live in this country of 22 million people.

  • MND-B CG Meets the Troops

    Nov 27, 2007

  • Karkh looks to increase police force during recruitment drive

    Nov 27, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" As part of the effort to increase the police force across the Iraqi capital, a police recruitment drive was held in the Karkh security district Nov. 15 thru 18.

  • Stallions receive awards for valor

    Nov 27, 2007

  • Black Jack NCO Takes Pride in Leadership Skills

    Nov 27, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" When Command Sgt. Maj. Jim F. Lee, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs top noncommissioned officer, and the other board members met last month, he and his panel were looking for a noncommissioned officer who exhibited in-depth knowledge, self confidence and professional attitude they felt an NCO should possess to represent the brigade as their best of the year.

  • Fallen Soldier honored during dedication ceremony

    Nov 27, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq (Nov. 22, 2007) Aca,!" Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, gathered in what was known as the Aca,!A"Grey WolfAca,!A? Square at Forward Operating Base Warhorse, outside of Baqouba, Iraq, for a dedication ceremony and renaming of the square to honor a fallen friend and Soldier, Staff Sgt. Donnie Dixon.

  • Electric Power and Roadways in Iraq

    Nov 27, 2007

    USACE provides 13 hours of power per day to Iraqis; USACE improves roadways in Iraq.

  • Mine Detection System

    Nov 21, 2007

    The Army Materiel Command highlights how the AN PSS 14 mine detection system is helping Soldiers find mines much easier on the battlefield.

  • Power Sources for Soldiers

    Nov 21, 2007

    The Army Materiel Command highlights improvements to power sources for Soldiers.

  • U.S. Army Europe Engineers Take Part in Operation to Secure Areas by Iraq's Euphrates River

    Nov 21, 2007

    CAMP STRIKER, Iraq Nov, 20, 2007 -- A 3:50 a.m. wake-up call from 4,000 pounds of explosives dropped from B-1B bomber is what you call a true rude awakening. That's when coalition forces dropped in at island in the Euphrates River suspected to be an insurgent safe haven.

  • Chapa Dara Mission

    Nov 20, 2007

    Spc. Nathan Bowen goes out on a mission with Soldiers of 1-508th PIR in Chapa Dara region of Afghanistan.

  • Vietnam Vet Still Serving Brings 40 Years of Know-How to U.S. Army Europe-Led Aviation Task Force in

    Nov 20, 2007

    LOGISTICAL SUPPORT AREA ANACONDA, Balad, Iraq Nov. 19, 2007 -- If you stick around the military long enough, youAca,!a,,cll become accustomed to change. After serving just 10 years in the Army a Soldier will talk about Aca,!A"the good old days,Aca,!A? and how heAca,!a,,cs seen everything from weapons to uniforms change drastically over that decade. And if so much has changed in 10 years, itAca,!a,,cs difficult to imagine how much has changed in the past 40 years.

  • Aca,!EoeSaberAca,!a,,c Squadron Cases Colors, Heads Home

    Nov 19, 2007

  • Iraqi government officials meet in Sab Al Bor, discuss essential services, resettlement

    Nov 19, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Senior leader of the Iraqi Army along with Government of Iraq officials from eight ministries; Sunni and Shia tribal sheiks and other leaders met with the people of Sab Al Bor, Iraq Nov. 17 to discuss and highlight resettlement initiatives and progress as a result of sustained security throughout the city.

  • Why I Serve: Supply Soldier molded by three Iraq deployments

    Nov 19, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" It would be easy for one 1st Air Cavalry Brigade Soldier to forget what it is like to live in the states.

  • Iraqis discuss essential services

    Nov 19, 2007

  • Keeping the ground talking to the sky: Brigade aviation officers discuss lessons learned

    Nov 19, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Brigade aviation officers from Multi-National Division-Baghdad gathered Nov. 10 at Camp Taji, Iraq, to discuss lessons learned and the future of brigade aviation officers at a symposium hosted by the 1st Air Cavalry Aca,!A"WarriorAca,!A? Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division.

  • Deployed Soldiers Dedicate Sports Bar to Fallen Comrade

    Nov 19, 2007

  • Cav mail clerk prepares keeps mail flowing through transition

    Nov 19, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" As the 1st Cavalry Division prepares to redeploy, the 4th Infantry Division begins to arrive, and with the holiday season just around the corner, mail clerks on Camp Liberty find themselves getting very busy with thousands of packages and letters coming in and going out.

  • Styker Brigade shows appreciation for Dragon Fires

    Nov 19, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" As people in the U.S. prepare to give thanks during Thanksgiving Day celebrations later this month, senior leaders from the 4th Stryker Aca,!A"RaiderAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division showed their appreciation in a different way and a little earlier in November with a visit to see their fellow Soldiers in the 1st Aca,!A"DragonAca,!A? Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment of the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division here.

  • Packing it up: Battalion supply shop preparing for redeployment

    Nov 19, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" With less than two months to go before redeployment, supply Soldiers in the 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs Special Troops Battalion are in the midst of helping to ensure Soldiers, their luggage and their equipment make it back to Fort Hood, Texas safely and on schedule.

  • Soldier gains life experience through Army

    Nov 19, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" A Soldier from the 615th Aviation Support Aca,!A"Cold SteelAca,!A? Battalion had a ton of love for the Soldiers of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade.

  • Hearts warmed on cool Texas afternoon

    Nov 19, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" On a cool, crisp Central Texas afternoon, three big white buses pulled up to Cooper Field, stopping in the middle and driving the crowd gathered at the field crazy.

  • Crew chief receives Purple Heart

    Nov 16, 2007

  • Touring of western Baghdad

    Nov 16, 2007

  • Black Jack Soldier prepares to go from green to gold

    Nov 16, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" When Spc. Emmanuel Danso first approached his company commander, Capt. Greg Turner about his interest in becoming a commissioned officer, Turner replied with his usual response to such inquiries.

  • UH-60 Unveiled / Exercise Bright Star

    Nov 15, 2007

    Army Aviation unveils the UH-60 M at the Pentagon; Exercise Bright Star drops international troops in Egypt.

  • Field artillery history on display

    Nov 15, 2007

  • 'Singing Cowboy' brings Soldiers a little taste of home

    Nov 15, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers had a chance to hear music from home during a performance by a Fort Hood-area singer and song writer at the Pegasus Dining Facility here, Nov. 12.

  • Checkpoints, keeping Ameriyah safe

    Nov 15, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" Checkpoints are a vital tool in maintaining security in an area, and thanks to the joint efforts of U.S. and Iraqi forces another checkpoint was opened to maintain the security in a western neighborhood in the Iraqi capital.

  • Battalion honored for retention achievement

    Nov 15, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" The 1st Cavalry Division Special Troops Battalion was awarded the Commanding GeneralAca,!a,,cs Retention Award for meeting and exceeding their retention goals for fiscal year 2007 during an award ceremony at the division headquarters building here, Nov. 12.

  • One mean street to another: From Camden, N.J., to Baghdad, one Soldier shares his story of success

    Nov 15, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" Anyone who has gone to a Soldier of the Month or promotion board, knows how intense and intimidating it can be, no matter how much studying and prior preparation.

  • Aca,!EoeSinging CowboyAca,!a,,c entertains Soldiers

    Nov 15, 2007

  • Mission complete

    Nov 15, 2007

  • Singing Cowboy visits Prosperity

    Nov 15, 2007

  • Spartans look to lend a hand to National Museum of Iraq

    Nov 15, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" When what was supposed to be simply a short meeting turned into a grand tour of the National Museum of Iraq, some 1st Cavalry Division Soldiers got to see a part of early civilization that was beyond their imagination Aca,!A| in some cases, artifacts which dated back to more than 5,000 years ago.

  • Another step in Ameriyah's progress

    Nov 15, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" Multi-National Division Aca,!" Baghdad Soldiers met with the Ameriyah Neighborhood Advisory Council representatives to discuss the progress and the future plans for the community at the councilAca,!a,,cs headquarters, Nov. 8.

  • Cav mechanics keep battalion rolling

    Nov 15, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" Keeping mission-essential equipment operational can be difficult when Soldiers come to a new dusty environment with less-than-perfect road conditions. It is ever harder when you have never seen the equipment before.

  • Time for your check-up

    Nov 15, 2007

    Soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, provide medical assistance to Iraqi nationals in Horse Village, Iraq, Nov. 7.

  • MNF-I general in charge of strategic operations visits Ironhorse Brigade

    Nov 15, 2007

  • MEDEVAC unit completes relief in place

    Nov 15, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The unit that has performed arguably the most difficult yet rewarding mission in Iraq is on its way home after 15 months.

  • Soldier stays in Iraq to recover from injuries

    Nov 15, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The haunting sounds of Aca,!A"Incoming! Incoming!Aca,!A? will forever be ingrained in Sgt. Cindy FloresAca,!a,,c psyche.

  • MND-B commanding general says cooperative efforts make Baghdad safer

    Nov 15, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" The Iraqi capital is a safer place than when the 1st Cavalry Division took over responsibility of the Multi-National Division - Baghdad area of operation nearly a year ago, according to its commanding general.

  • Summit connects government to the people

    Nov 15, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Sheiks of all tribes, Iraqi Police, Iraqi Army leaders, representatives of the Iraqi government, as well as senior leaders from the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and Multi-National Division - Baghdad gathered at the Sheik Support Center near here to discuss bringing the region back to the government of Iraq during the Northwest Baghdad Regional Summit Nov 8.

  • School Supplies to Needy Children

    Nov 15, 2007

    Major recognized for his efforts to get school supplies to needy children in Afghanistan, Iraq and Kosovo.

  • Health Care Centers Completed in Iraq

    Nov 14, 2007

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed work on three new Health Care Centers in Basrah, Iraq.

  • Soldiers of U.S. Army Europe-Led Task Force in Iraq Aim to be 'Biggest Losers'

    Nov 9, 2007

    LOGISTICAL SUPPORT AREA ANACONDA, Balad, Iraq Nov. 8, 2007 -- Being physically fit and in shape may come easy for some people, but others have to work hard on exercising and eating right.

  • U.S. Army Europe's 95th Military Police Battalion Begins Mission in Baghdad

    Nov 9, 2007

    BAGHDAD, Iraq Nov. 8, 2007 -- The Aca,!A"SuperstarsAca,!A? of U.S. Army Europe's 95th Military Police Battalion officially assumed responsibility for military police operations in East Baghdad during a transfer of authority ceremony at Forward Operating Base Rustamiyah here Nov. 8.

  • U.S. Army Europe Stryker Soldiers Help Reduce Violence in Baghdad's Adhamiyah District

    Nov 9, 2007

    BAGHDAD, Iraq (Nov 8, 2007)-- If the people in the Adhamiyah DistrictAca,!a,,cs Abu Hanifa Market hadnAca,!a,,ct already heard about the afternoonAca,!a,,cs grenade attack on a U.S. Soldier, they heard about it when Lt. Col. Jeff Broadwater showed up.

  • 1st Cavalry, 2nd IBCT leaders get look at Abu Nuwas progress

    Nov 8, 2007

  • Karkh residents meet with government reps at town hall forums

    Nov 8, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" During Saddam Hussein's regime, complaining or brining up problems to the government usually didn't harvest the desired effect. Then it could have meant death for the person and his family who brought the claim against the tyrannical regime.

  • 'Vanguard' Battalion Wrapping Up Its 15-Month Deployment in Iraq

    Nov 8, 2007

    BAGHDAD, Iraq Nov. 8, 2007 -- It has been 15 months since the Soldiers of U.S. Army Europe's 1st Battalion, 18th Infantry entered a combat zone, answering their nationAca,!a,,cs call to serve. Now, the Army has one message for the Schweinfurt, Germany-based Soldiers: Mission complete.

  • U.S. Army Europe Signal Soldiers Assume Deployment Mission in Baghdad Ceremony

    Nov 8, 2007

    BAGHDAD, Iraq -- The 44th Expeditionary Signal Battalion of U.S. Army Europe's 5th Signal Command unfurled its colors and assumed its official duties in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom during a transfer of authority ceremony here Nov. 3.

  • Air Cavalry Soldiers recognize National American Indian Heritage Month

    Nov 7, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers of the 1st Air Cavalry Aca,!A"WarriorAca,!A? Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, got a brief glimpse into American Indian history and culture, Nov. 3.

  • Pilots' valor honored for thwarting ambush

    Nov 7, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Set up in five trucks with heavy machine guns, enemy forces sat in wait for a helicopter to fly over their location west of Baghdad on the last day of May.

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers Hold Military Appreciation Day

    Nov 7, 2007

    OCPA-SE performed as the chief military liaison and oversaw the 2007 Tampa Bay BuccaneersAca,!a,,c Military Appreciation Day Game versus the Arizona Cardinals on November 4, 2007. OCPA-SE coordinated the participation of more than 250 military members from USSOCOM, USCENTCOM, FLARNG and the USAR including OIF/OEF veterans to lead the Buccaneers out of the tunnel during pre-game introductions, flag bearers during the National Anthem, having the families of two Tampa Soldiers KIA in OIF/OEF conduct the coin flip at mid-field and having MG Steven Hashem, USSOCOM, administer the oath of enlistment to more than 150 recruits from all five services in an on-field halftime ceremony. MG Hashem was escorted by two wounded warriors from OIF that are being treated at the James A. Haley VeteranAca,!a,,cs Medical Center in Tampa.

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