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  • 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.

  • Baghdad Zoo opens bear habitat

    Nov 6, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" Even through they didnAca,!a,,ct have the press Ling Ling and Ming Ming had when they were given to the United States by China, Baghdad ZooAca,!a,,cs newest residents, Sameer and Lamiyah, didnAca,!a,,ct seem to really care that more than 30 zoo officials and Coalition Forces members were on had to official open a new exhibit.

  • 'Grey Wolf' Soldiers prepare to head home

    Nov 6, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq (Nov. 5, 2007) -- It was a mild fall season in October 2006 when the Soldiers of the 3rd Aca,!A"Grey WolfAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, packed their gear, kissed their families goodbye and headed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08.

  • Mountain Search in Afghanistan

    Nov 6, 2007

    Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, search mountains of Afghanistan for weapons caches and enemy activity. Spc. Nathan Bowen reports.

  • Married commanders share retention success

    Nov 5, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" Capts. Daniel and Michelle Ramos are married. They are both captains. They both command a company in the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division. And now, they both have the distinction of making their retention mission for fiscal year 2007.

  • Centurions clear streets of IEDs for their fellow Ironhorse troopers

    Nov 5, 2007

    HOR AL BOSH, Iraq -- Everyday a select group of Soldiers from the 1st Brigade Special Troops Aca,!A"CenturionAca,!A? Battalion head out in their mine resistant vehicles, hitting the streets near Camp Taji, Iraq to clear routes of improvised explosive devices within the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs area of operations.

  • Ironhorse Brigade honored as tops in retention

    Nov 5, 2007

  • CG visits Air Cavalry troopers

    Nov 5, 2007

  • 3rd BCT Soldiers receive their spurs

    Nov 5, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq (Nov. 3, 2007) -- Soldiers from both the 215th Brigade Support Battalion and 3rd Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Aca,!A"Grey WolfAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, celebrated the close end of their deployment in support Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08, with the honorary spur ceremony, an old Cavalry tradition, Nov. 2 and 3.

  • The waiting game

    Nov 5, 2007

  • Cavalry Sergeant has sights set on NBA

    Nov 5, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" Of the hundreds of rooms inside the main palace on Forward Operating Base Prosperity, there is one in particular, a room that emits that kind of sound that sounds like muffled club-like music just before you enter.

  • Fixing multi-million dollar 'toys': 1st Air Cavalry troopers hit their 200th Phase

    Nov 5, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" When most kids get a new electronic toy, they play with it until it no longer interests them. But a small portion of those kids, when they get bored with the toy, simply grab some screw drivers and take it apart to see what makes it tick.

  • First Iraqi Police prep class graduates

    Nov 5, 2007

    The first iteration of the 10-day Iraqi Police preparatory class graduated on Camp Taji, Iraq, Oct. 30. The 30 Iraqi Police recruits will attend the Police Academy in order to officially be initiated as IPs.

  • Soldiers bid fond farewell to fallen comrade

    Nov 5, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq (Nov. 3, 2007) -- Aca,!A"Cpl. Adam Chitjian was a loving husband, a true friend and a great Soldier,Aca,!A? said Capt. Mathew Miletich, commander of E Company, 3rd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, about the death of one of his Soldiers, Adam Chitjian.

  • Commandant of War College visits Diyala, promotes son

    Nov 5, 2007

  • Bikers make do without their hogs

    Nov 5, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" More than 200 Soldiers turned out for a day of unwinding and talking about hogs, squids and the importance of keeping the dirty side down.

  • More than 3,000,000 served: Camp Liberty Dining Facility Hits Landmark Figure

    Nov 2, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" The Pegasus Sports Oasis, the dining facility for the Multi-National Division Aca,!" Baghdad and1st Cavalry Division here celebrated its three millionth customer in a one-year span Oct. 27.

  • 'Grey Wolf' Soldiers enjoy fear-filled Halloween

    Nov 1, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq (Oct. 31, 2007) -- Halloween is a special time of year when for one night, you can scare the living daylights out of your friends and family members without getting in trouble for it.A,A But what are you to do if youAca,!a,,cre a deployed Soldier in the 3rd Aca,!A"Grey WolfAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, stationed at Forward Operating Base Warhorse, in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08'A,A You party, of course!

  • School in Al Awad opens

    Nov 1, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The thick red ribbon was crisply sliced with a pair of scissors signifying the official opening of the school in Al Awad, Iraq Oct. 29.

  • Iraqi Army, Volunteers, Cavalry Troops Celebrate Success in Ameriya

    Nov 1, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" The 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division hosted a social gathering, including a cookout and a soccer tournament, for Iraqi Army troops and a volunteer group from Ameriya, a neighborhood in the Al Mansour District of western Baghdad here, Oct. 28.

  • Ceremonies of saintly nature

    Oct 31, 2007

  • Soldiers don golden spurs

    Oct 31, 2007

  • 'Witch Doctors' begin journey home

    Oct 29, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" For the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs medical evacuation unit, the horrors of war are all too real. But, those missions of transporting hurt and dying patients are over for a few troopers.

  • Iraqi Policemen learn the basics during 10-day prep course

    Oct 29, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Aca,!A"Left, left, left, right,Aca,!A? the 30-man platoon of Iraqi Police in training shouted in Arabic while marching to their next class.A,A

  • Joining Forces for a Better Ameriya

    Oct 29, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAWK, Iraq Aca,!" Cooperation is the key to any successful mission, and for one western Baghdad neighborhood of Ameriya the cooperation between forces from U.S., Iraqi and community volunteers is beginning to pay off.

  • Tamimi, Jibouri tribes uphold reconciliation in Diyala

    Oct 29, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq Aca,!" The Tamimi and Jibouri tribes, the two largest tribes in IraqAca,!a,,cs Diyala province, met Oct. 24 to discuss the importance of reconciliation and signed a fellowship agreement stressing cooperation and friendship between the two tribes.

  • Hard Working Soldier Remembered at Memorial

    Oct 29, 2007

    BALAD, Iraq (Oct. 24, 2007) Aca,!" As the sun set over Logistical Support Area Anaconda, Soldiers gathered in a crowded chapel to pay respects to their fallen comrade in Balad, Iraq, Oct. 24.

  • USACE Builds Truck Stop and Water Treatment Center

    Oct 29, 2007

    The USACE builds an Iraq truck stop and water treatment center.

  • Iraqi Government Must Solidify Accomplishments, General Says

    Oct 29, 2007

    The Iraqi government needs to act now, not later, to solidify gains made in the war-torn country, the coalition commander in northern Iraq said.

  • Wounded Warriors Honored by the First Team

    Oct 26, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas - The courage, selfless service and sacrifices of 18 American heroes wounded while serving in Iraq were recognized during the 1st Cavalry Division's Purple Heart and Volunteer of the Month Ceremony held Oct. 23 at the Fort Hood Catering and Conference Center.

  • Fires Squadron helps Iraqi farmers get irrigation water, plan for further projects

    Oct 26, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" With nearly three months in country, the Fires Aca,!A"HellAca,!A? Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, has been working with both Sunni and Shia local tribal leaders, local government officials and 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, Embedded Provincial Reconstruction Team to help improve agriculture and other critical infrastructure efforts in their area of operations.

  • Unyielding dedication: Soldier is making defense of a nation a career

    Oct 26, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" It didnAca,!a,,ct matter that he already had a good job that paid well, and his convictions werenAca,!a,,ct shaken after the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. He wanted to join the Army full time. He wanted to become a full-time warrior.

  • Renovations complete; elementary school opens in central Baghdad

    Oct 26, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" After months of renovations supervised by the Qadisiyah Neighborhood Advisory Council, hundreds of students lined up to attend their schoolAca,!a,,cs grand reopening ceremony at the Al Hamza Elementary School Oct. 22.

  • Patrolling BaqoubaAca,!a,,cs markets

    Oct 26, 2007

    Soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division patrol Baqouba, Iraq, where markets are now open following improved security in the city.

  • Rock Aca,!a,,cn Coffee at Taji

    Oct 26, 2007

  • No Wax, Please!

    Oct 26, 2007

  • Iraqi Army runs 'solo' medical operation

    Oct 24, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" There was a long line of black headcovers, children running around unworried, a medical crew ready to take care of their own and military men providing security as Iraqi Army troops turned a school in BaghdadAca,!a,,cs Bakariya Village into a temporary medical clinic Oct. 22.

  • Black Jack All-Stars: 'NFC' sneaks by 'AFC,' 41-36

    Oct 24, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" With four seconds on the clock and only 20 yards from the championship, the Aca,!A"AFCAca,!A? All-StarsAca,!a,,c quarterback Joshua Parker used a gadget play putting the ball in receiver Mario GrimesAca,!a,,c hands.

  • Georgia High School Football Rivalry Extends Thousands of Miles to Iraq

    Oct 24, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Aca,!A"My team is the best,Aca,!A? Sgt. 1st Class Tony Copeland, noncommissioned officer in charge of 1st Brigade Combat TeamAca,!a,,cs personnel office and Sgt. 1st Class Aaron Manning, 1st BCT Iraqi Security Forces Cell noncommissioned officer, stated in unison.

  • Fort Hood, Reserve Units Return Home

    Oct 24, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" When Soldiers come home from a deployment to Iraq, nothing will stop their families from meeting them at the welcome ceremony, not even the weather.

  • Coffee connoisseur fuels 15th BSB Soldiers

    Oct 24, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" Aca,!A"Anybody can take grounds and put them in a coffee pot and make a pot of coffee,Aca,!A? explained Chief Warrant Officer Tilden Morgan, as he prepares a shot of espresso at his office at FOB Prosperity, Aca,!A"but anybody who knows anything about the taste of coffee knows that espresso has a distinct flavor.Aca,!A?

  • Iraqi Army "Junior Hero" visits school children in Jerf Al-Mila

    Oct 19, 2007

    JERF AL-MILA, Iraq Aca,!" Iraqi Army soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 9th Iraqi Army Division (Mechanized) are taking part in a program designed to reach out to Iraqi school children throughout villages in which the battalion operates.

  • Historic launch held at Camp Taji

    Oct 19, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The residents of Camp Taji, Iraq, are exposed to an incessant buzzing Aca,!" a sound of safety for the troops on the ground in Multi-National Division-Baghdad area of operations.

  • Concerned Local Citizens lead troops to cache

    Oct 19, 2007

    MUQDADIYAH, Iraq Aca,!" Acting on information from Concerned Local Citizens, Soldiers from 6-9 Armored Reconnaissance Squadron, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, unearthed a weapons cache and detained one suspected terrorist near Baloor village, in Muqdadiyah, Iraq, Oct 17.

  • Five hostages released, illegal prisons discovered in Baqouba

    Oct 19, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers from Company D, 1-12 Combined Arms Battalion, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, acting on a tip, discovered two houses used as make-shift prisons and released five local citizens who were held for ransom in the village of Buhriz in Baqouba, Iraq, Oct. 16.

  • Operation Greywolf Hammer II clears al-Suk, Muqdadiya

    Oct 19, 2007

    TIKRIT, Iraq Aca,!" In an effort to rid al-Qaeda from their perceived safe havens, Iraqi Security Forces, with support from Coalition Forces assigned to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, conducted Operation Market Fury in support of Operation Greywolf Hammer II, focusing on MuqdadiyahAca,!a,,cs Al Suk market area.

  • Cav Support Troopers Return to Fort Hood

    Oct 19, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Approximately 250 Soldiers from the Brigade Troops Battalion, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division returned to Fort Hood Oct. 18 to waiting family members, rear detachment Soldiers and a special guest.

  • "It's Bat Girl... in Baghdad'"

    Oct 19, 2007

  • Afghan, Coalition Forces Battle Taliban, Narcotics, Emphasize Training

    Oct 19, 2007

    Army leaders this week discuss progress in Afghanistan and what must be done to ensure continued success.

  • Tribute Mural

    Oct 18, 2007

    Soldiers of 2-159th Aviation Battalion paint a mural to pay tribute to 9-11 and fallen comrades.

  • Battlemind Prep. / Golden Knights Take Honors

    Oct 18, 2007

    Battlemind helps families prepare for deployment; Women Gold Knights take top honors at nationals.

  • Iraqi general visits Ironhorse Brigade, pleased with reconciliation efforts

    Oct 17, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The general in charge of leading the Iraqi efforts in Operation Fardh Al-Qanoon (Baghdad Security Plan), Iraqi Army Lt. Gen. Abud Qanbar, commanding general of the Baghdad Operations Command, met with senior leadership from the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division here Oct. 15 to discuss the brigadeAca,!a,,cs recent progress in and way ahead for the reconciliation process.

  • First Team welcomes home band, personnel troopers

    Oct 17, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Under a cool, cloudy Central Texas night, a plane landed at Fort HoodAca,!a,,cs Robert Gray Army Airfield, but this was no ordinary plane.

  • 'Wagonmasters' ending their longest year

    Oct 16, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" In cavalry terms, they are almost close enough to let the horses smell the barns. For Fort Hood Soldiers from the 15th Sustainment Brigade, the 15 months of riding the trails, literally, of Iraq is at an end.

  • 2nd SBCT, 25th ID Iraq Training at NTC

    Oct 16, 2007

    25th ID's 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team trains at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., in preparation for deployment. Gail McCabe reports.

  • Doctor designs mural 'laughing' at death

    Oct 15, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq (Oct. 15, 2007) -- While deployed to Iraq many Soldiers look for ways to stay creatively occupied during their spare time between missions and work. Many Soldiers write and record music while others write poems or stories.

  • Fires Squadron gets combat patch

    Oct 15, 2007

    Fires Squadron gets combat patch

  • Double your pleasure

    Oct 15, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSERITY, Iraq Aca,!" Deployments usually separate family members from one another. Yet, for twin, 1st Cavalry Division brothers, being in Iraq is as close to being home as anything theyAca,!a,,cve come to know since they started their military careers.

  • U-A-V is easy to pronounce

    Oct 15, 2007

  • National Police begin training at the Numaniyah Academy

    Oct 15, 2007

    NUMANIYAH, Iraq Aca,!" More than 100 miles of desert were crossed before the 5th Brigade, 2nd Iraqi National Police Division, and their transition team counterparts made it to their destination.

  • Eye on Baghdad

    Oct 15, 2007

  • Soldiers celebrate proud Hispanic heritage

    Oct 15, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" In an evening full of pride, joy, song and dance Hispanic American troops offered a celebration for their fellow Soldiers during the Hispanic Heritage Month program at the 1st Cavalry DivisionAca,!a,,cs Morale, Welfare and Recreation Center here Oct. 11.

  • Dog Day Reenlistment on Taji

    Oct 15, 2007

  • Ironhorse trooper named top battalion retention NCO in 1st Cav. Div.

    Oct 15, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Staff Sgt. Daniel Countiss, battalion retention noncommissioned officer, 1st Aca,!A"DragonAca,!A? Battalion 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, is being recognized as the top battalion retention NCO within the 1st Cav. Div. during fiscal year 2007.

  • 'Grey Wolf' Honors Life, Sacrifice of Fallen Comrade

    Oct 15, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq Aca,!" Aca,!A"Staff Sgt. Donnie Dixon sacrificed his life for the cause of freedom Aca,!" not only for our freedom as Americans, but freedom for the people of Iraq,Aca,!A? said Col. David Sutherland, commander of 3rd Brigade 1st Cavalry Division, as he spoke about the death of a Soldier from his personal security detachment.

  • Coalition Forces establish presence in MuqdadiyaAca,!a,,cs Baloor neighborhood

    Oct 15, 2007

  • Corps of Engineers Rebuild Iraqi Infrastructure

    Oct 15, 2007

    The Corps of Engineers continues to work to rebuild Iraq's infrastructure.

  • Ironhorse trooper takes Silver Star with ounce of humility

    Oct 15, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Riding in a humvee down a dusty road, Sgt. Ken Thomas, a team leader and cavalry scout for Troop C, 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, sits in the right front passenger side of the vehicle, relating that never in a million years did he ever think he would receive a Silver Star Medal while deployed to Iraq.

  • Coming to America

    Oct 13, 2007

    BAGHDAD, IRAQ - Iraqi translators who work for the United States military provide an extremely valuable service, but these Iraqis also take on considerable risk for themselves and their families.