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  • 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.

  • Moment of Valor: SFC Byron Barrios

    Oct 12, 2007

    Despite an IED detonation in close proximity to his Stryker, SFC Byron Barrios exhibited great leadership and courage in helping his fellow Soldiers.

  • Moment of Valor: PFC Joshua Phillipus

    Oct 12, 2007

    When Pfc. Joshua Philippus got his first taste of combat, it wasnAca,!a,,ct a nice and easy introduction. The danger of it all hit him right in the head. Literally.

  • First Reserve Soldier Receives Silver Star for Valor in Afghanistan

    Oct 12, 2007

    When Army Staff Sgt. Jason Fetty put himself between a suicide bomber and the bomber's intended targets at the grand opening of a new medical facility in Khost, Afghanistan, he wasn't thinking of the strategic, or even tactical, importance of his actions.

  • On Target

    Oct 11, 2007

  • Apaches arenAca,!a,,ct only things flying

    Oct 11, 2007

  • Buddy system: Apache pilots serve in same units since Basic Training

    Oct 11, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" When Zachary Johnson and Eric Dillman first met seven years ago at a selection board for Army pilot candidates, they had no idea they would spend the first decade of their Army careers in tandem.

  • 'Spearhead' Soldier recognized for selfless service

    Oct 11, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Step back, and take a look at the life of any average young American. Look a little closer, and glimpse into the life of the young American Soldier. What is seen may seem anything but ordinary.

  • Battalion honored for surpassing retention goals

    Oct 11, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" Sgt. Myron Jamerson never planned on getting involved in Army retention, but itAca,!a,,cs a choice that has left him with few regrets.

  • 6-9 ARS says 'Goodbye' to fallen heroes

    Oct 10, 2007

    MUQDADIYA, Iraq (Oct. 7, 2007) -- Aca,!A"This loss cuts deep and is still extremely painful for all of us,Aca,!A? said Lt. Col. Keith Gogas, commander of 6-9 Armored Reconnaissance Squadron, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, about the death of five of his Soldiers supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08.

  • Fish pond a tranquil refuge for some Taji troops

    Oct 10, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The sound of fish jumping and splashing around captured the attention of those present at the pond, taking them away from the gun fire in the distance. The pond, surrounded by various trees, provides Soldiers here with an oasis needed from the reality they face daily.

  • 'Grey Wolf' FA Battery Rises to the Top

    Oct 10, 2007

    BAQOUBA, Iraq (September 13, 2007) Aca,!" It is not every day a unit in the U.S. Army achieves one of the highest standards set in relation to their specific mission, and even raises the bar on those standards while deployed to Iraq. But when a unit does, whether formally recognized or not, there is a sense of accomplishment among the team.

  • Ironhorse troopers celebrate 100 days left

    Oct 10, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division celebrated what they hope signifies their final 100 days of their 15-month deployment during a party here Oct. 6.

  • Air Cav celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

    Oct 10, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, gathered Oct. 6 to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

  • Quick reaction helps pilots thwart attack

    Oct 10, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" For the past year, Apache pilots from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade have conducted countless reconnaissance missions in search of roadside bombs and mortar systems aimed toward forward operating bases or Iraqi neighborhoods.

  • 'Garryowen' troopers continue building relationships Iraqis near Taji

    Oct 10, 2007

    TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers from Troop C, 1st Squadron, 7th Aca,!A"GarryowenAca,!A? Cavalry Regiment, who work out of a nearby Coalition outpost, are continuing to reach out in operations to build relationships and trust with the people in the areas they patrol here.

  • MND-B Commander in southern Baghdad

    Oct 10, 2007

    MND-B Commander in southern Baghdad

  • Soldiers, Salhiyah NAC reopen Omar Muktar Boys' School

    Oct 10, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" Soldiers from Troop A, 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and members of the Salhiyah Neighborhood Advisory Council were on hand at the Omar Muktar BoysAca,!a,,c School Oct. 4, to take part in the grand opening of their most recent project.

  • High Five on the Objective

    Oct 7, 2007

    Sgts. Josh Evans, left, and Landon Nordby congratulate each other after finishing the Army 10-Miler Saturday at Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq. Nordby finished second overall with time of one hour, 30 seconds. The sergeants are members of the personal security detail for Gen. David H. Petraeus, Multi-National Forces-Iraq commander.

  • Finishing Strong

    Oct 7, 2007

    Nancy Olson makes her way across the finish line to claim first place for women in the Army 10-Miler at Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq. Olson, a former Marine Corps major and current civilian contractor, ran the race in one hour, 13 minutes.

  • The Winner - MSG Colunga

    Oct 7, 2007

    Master Sgt. Juan Colunga took first place overall in the Army Ten-Miler at Camp Victory, Baghdad, Iraq.

  • Off and Running on Victory

    Oct 7, 2007

    Roughly 800 runners took part in the annual Army 10-Miler race Sunday morning at Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq.

  • Running in the Desert - Army 10 Mile Baghdad Style

    Oct 7, 2007

    Brig. Gen. Joseph Anderson, chief of staff for Multi-National Corps-Iraq, chats with runners moments before the start of Saturday's Army 10-Miler at Camp Victory in Baghdad, Iraq.

  • Market opens with promise of safer shopping

    Oct 4, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" Soldiers from the 4th Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, attached to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, along with members of the Karkh District Advisory Council helped officially open a market in BaghdadAca,!a,,cs Karkh District Sept. 30.

  • U.S. leaders join Iraqis for Ramadan tradition

    Oct 4, 2007

    BAGHDAD - Soldiers are not typically allowed into Shi'a or Sunni religious buildings, especially not during the holiest month of the year for Muslims Aca,!" Ramadan. Lately though, leaders from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, have been permitted inside the holy temples.

  • Training provides leadership opportunities for junior NCOs

    Oct 4, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" Standing about 10 feet off to the side of the road, hidden beneath the cover of a thick, overgrown tree line, Sgt. Desmond Steele waits as a small convoy approaches him.

  • Ironhorse Brigade honors memory of fallen Soldier with range dedication

    Oct 4, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Soldiers from the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division took time out to remember a fallen Ironhorse Soldier, Staff Sgt. Jeremy W. Mulhair, Sr, a platoon sergeant for Troop A, 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, as they held a dedication ceremony for the newly opened Mulhair Range on Camp Taji, Iraq Oct. 2 which was named in his honor.

  • Rapid Fielding Initiative 2007

    Oct 4, 2007

    The Army's Program Executive-Office Soldier outfitted it's one-millionth customer with a Rapid Fielding Initiative kit Sept. 25.

  • Ironhorse Brigade, local Iraqi leaders celebrate reconciliation successes

    Oct 3, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" When the sun went down, the evening was a time for celebration and the breaking of the Ramadan fast as tribal sheiks and local government leaders from the Abu Ghraib district of Baghdad dined together with senior leadership from the 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division and the brigadeAca,!a,,cs 2nd Aca,!A"LancerAca,!A? Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment at the Joint Visitor Bureau building here Oct. 1.

  • Building mountains:Soldiers at Taji find relief hitting the wall

    Oct 3, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" When they get the call to go their heart rate quickens and adrenaline starts rushing through their veins.

  • Assistance visit

    Oct 3, 2007

  • Wisdom House

    Oct 3, 2007

    A ground-breaking program to better the lives of juvenile delinquents getting caught up in terrorist activities.

  • Field House fills for Body Building in Baghdad

    Oct 2, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" The Morale, Welfare and Recreation Field House filled with more than 200 spectators for the 2nd Baghdad Classic Body Building and Figure Competition here Sept. 29.

  • Spearhead takes aim

    Oct 2, 2007

  • Exercise Eager Light

    Oct 2, 2007

    U.S. and Jordanian troops join together for Exercise Eager Light. Gail McCabe reports from Amman, Jordan.

  • Ameriya conducts Iraqi Police recruiting drive

    Oct 1, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" Residents in the western Ameriya neighborhood took another step this week to secure their community, as a local recruiting drive resulted in more than 300 applicants for the new Ameriya Iraqi Police Force.

  • Coalition Forces deliver food to Diyala village

    Oct 1, 2007

  • Prepping for aerial combat

    Oct 1, 2007

    Prepping for aerial combat

  • Apache pilots treasure emails over awards

    Oct 1, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Although they will leave Iraq with their first awards for valor, the real reward for four pilots from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade was doing their part to save the lives of many Soldiers on the ground in an engagement in December.

  • Fires Squadron joins with Iraqi Army medics to bring healthcare to Bassam

    Oct 1, 2007

    Staff Sgt. Jon Cupp, 1st BCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs

  • Florence County native set to return from overseas deployment

    Sep 28, 2007

    Florence County native set to return from overseas deployment

  • Soldiers Celebrate Birthday of Their Regiment in Iraq

    Sep 28, 2007

    BALAD, Iraq Aca,!" History has and always will be an important part of our lives. Whether it is world history, the history of the state youAca,!a,,cre from, or your familyAca,!a,,cs history, history impacts most people in one way or another.

  • Operation Rock Wrench clears industrial section of Baqouba

    Sep 28, 2007

    Operation Rock Wrench clears industrial section of Baqouba

  • Ironhorse brigade working with city of Austin; fostering growth in local Iraqi governments

    Sep 28, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division is continuing meetings in a partnershipAca,!"originally established more than three years ago by the 1st Cav. Div. and 4th Infantry Div.-- with the Austin city government designed to assist local Iraqi government officials with understanding the concepts of governance and how governments operate within a local system.

  • Soulful rendition wins first 'Black Jack Idol' competition

    Sep 28, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" Although he was the second of three finalists to perform, once Pfc. Daniel Jens finished his performance of Edwin McCainAca,!a,,cs, Aca,!A"IAca,!a,,cll Be,Aca,!A? the winner of the first Black Jack Idol had all but been officially named.

  • Granger Smith Brings a 'Piece of Home' to Soldiers in Baqouba

    Sep 28, 2007

    BAQOUBA, IRAQ (Sept. 23, 2007) -- In what many consider to be the most dangerous time of year in Iraq, one country artist and his band turned away from the naysayerAca,!a,,cs and headed to Forward Operating Base Warhorse, outside of Baqouba, Iraq, to bring a Aca,!A"little piece of homeAca,!A? to the Soldiers stationed in the area in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom 06-08.

  • Israel MOUT Urban Training Site

    Sep 28, 2007

    USACE builds MOUT training site used by Israeli defense forces.

  • 828 Iraqi Police recruits graduate training

    Sep 28, 2007

    CAMP INDIA, Iraq Aca,!" Gerian Mohamed is proud of many things in his life; his marriage and the birth of his children. But today, he said, is one of the proudest moments of his life.

  • Support battalion hits re-up milestone!

    Sep 28, 2007

    Support battalion hits re-up milestone

  • USACE Builds Iraqi Infrastructure

    Sep 27, 2007

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is improving Iraq's infrastructure through numerous projects.

  • U.S. National Command Element (South) change of command held at Kandahar Airfield

    Sep 26, 2007

    KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan Aca,!" The Regional Command-South U.S. National Command Element held a change of command ceremony between outgoing commander Army Col. Richard L. Stevens and incoming commander Army Col. Pat Crowder Sept. 24.

  • Iraqi Security Forces

    Sep 26, 2007

    A look at why recruits are joining the Iraqi Security Forces. Gail McCabe reports.

  • Defenders conduct first-ever cooperative medical engagement

    Sep 24, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" Normally in a support role, you support ongoing operations with maintenance and logistics. You hardly ever get out in the streets to perform first-hand operations.

  • Ironhorse Brigade assists in delivery of soil testing kits to University of Baghdad

    Sep 24, 2007

    ABU GHRAIB, Iraq Aca,!" The 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division recently took a step towards advancing the future of farming in Iraq through helping the countryAca,!a,,cs agricultural scientists at a major university here.

  • Under Secretary of Defense for Civilian Personnel Policy visits Ironhorse Brigade at Camp Taji

    Sep 24, 2007

    Under Secretary of Defense for Civilian Personnel Policy visits Ironhorse Brigade at Camp Taji

  • General visits Air Cav

    Sep 24, 2007

    General visits Air Cav

  • Abu Ghraib sheiks meet Ironhorse commander

    Sep 24, 2007

    Abu Ghraib sheiks meet Ironhorse commander

  • 'Red Dragons,' Civil Affairs Soldiers Make Humanitarian Aid Drop

    Sep 24, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" About 10 years ago, Inam Jawad and her husband were blessed with a little girl. Soon after her birth, they realized that their daughter had a severe mental disorder that would mean she would need extra help throughout her entire life.

  • First Team Remembers Fallen Comrades

    Sep 24, 2007

    FORT HOOD, Texas Aca,!" Aca,!A"Sabers never quit!Aca,!A? With the sounding of their unit motto, Capt. Chris Wooldridge, the rear detachment commander of the 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, gave the order to fall out.

  • Senior leaders visit Rashid District

    Sep 24, 2007

    Senior leaders visit Rashid District

  • Montana platoon honored at Baghdad awards ceremony

    Sep 24, 2007

    CAMP STRIKER, Iraq -Sometimes soldiering is a family affair. This was especially true Sept. 19, when the Multi-National Division-Baghdad command sergeant major attended the 1st Platoon, 747th AG Company (Postal), 15th Personnel Services BattalionAca,!a,,cs end of tour awards ceremony at here Army Post Office.

  • Iraqi Police Surge Dramatically Reduces Baghdad Violence

    Sep 24, 2007

    Violence in Baghdad has been cut in half, thanks to a massive influx of new Iraqi police officers, a top U.S. military advisor said.

  • 'Grey Wolf' continues pursuit of al-Qaeda in Diyala Province

    Sep 21, 2007

    DIYALA, Iraq Aca,!" Iraqi Security and Coalition Forces aggressively targeted and pursued al-Qaeda elements in Diyala province, in support of 25th Infantry DivisionAca,!a,,cs Operation Lightning Hammer II, a division-wide operation to deny terrorist elements the ability to harm the population.

  • Violence in Iraq Down, Iraqi Capability Up, Lt. Gen. Odierno Says

    Sep 21, 2007

    Sgt. Rommel Soriano, left, and Capt. Chris Halstead provide outer cordon security during a combined clearing operation with Iraqi soldiers in Baghdad. The Soldiers are from 2nd Battalion, 17th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division.

  • Abu Ghraib IPs graduate from training

    Sep 20, 2007

    BAGHDAD Aca,!" IraqAca,!a,,cs capital gained 744 more Police officers as the newest members of the Iraqi Security Force graduated from the Baghdad Police College in the Rusafa District Sept. 20.

  • 15th BSB medics provide first aid training to AAFES employees

    Sep 20, 2007

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq Aca,!" It was a strange bit of irony that occurred just days before a scheduled first-aid training class when one of Cynthia SmithAca,!a,,cs employees suffered deep cuts to two of his fingers requiring a visit to the aid station here.

  • Soldier proves cousin wrong 17 years after bet

    Sep 20, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" For one 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division AH-64D Apache crew chief, a career in the Army began with a challenge.

  • It's all about the people for aviation supply sergeant

    Sep 20, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Service is nothing new to U.S. Army Soldiers, but for some, ultimate service comes from serving those who serve. Sgt. 1st Class Tammie Provost Solomon does just that.

  • Batting a thousand: Ironhorse Brigade hits monumental reenlistment number

    Sep 20, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" The 1st Aca,!A"IronhorseAca,!A? Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division marked its 1,000th reenlistment during Operation Iraqi Freedom rotation 06-08 here Sept. 19 with the reenlistment of Spc. Stephen Mattson, a supply specialist with Company C, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment.

  • First Team earns first in retention

    Sep 20, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Baghdad Aca,!" The 1st Cavalry Division is the number one division in retaining Soldiers within the U.S. Army Forces Command in fiscal year 2007.

  • Future IPs learn hand-to-hand combat

    Sep 20, 2007

    Future IPs learn hand-to-hand combat

  • Police trainees prepare for service

    Sep 20, 2007

    Police trainees prepare for service

  • USAREC's Boots on the Ground

    Sep 20, 2007

    Six recruiters volunteers to be retrained as career counselors and deploy with brigade combat teams in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom. The Soldiers return to Recruiting Command after the deployment.

  • Iraqi Citizen Tips Lead to Killing of Notorious 'Emir of Taji' Terrorist

    Sep 20, 2007

    Thanks in part to tips from concerned Iraqi citizens, coalition forces have killed an al Qaeda leader who orchestrated a massive bombing in an impoverished Baghdad neighborhood, a U.S. military spokesman announced.

  • American, Afghan Women Discuss Future

    Sep 20, 2007

    Several influential Afghan women from Laghman province met earlier this month with U.S. Army and Air Force women to discuss their role in the future of their province.

  • Army leads NCO to computer skills, career

    Sep 19, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" Most Soldiers who need computer access while in theater are aware of the numerous rules regulating its use. Many Soldiers however, may not know who enforces those rules at the lowest level.

  • Division's Special Troops Battalion commander connects with Fort Hood Families via satellite

    Sep 19, 2007

    CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq Aca,!" Aca,!A"The answer to the next question is Aca,!EoeDonAca,!a,,ct count on it,Aca,!a,,cAca,!A? joked Lt. Col. Daniel Garcia as he consulted his Aca,!A"special advisorAca,!A? at the tail end of a live satellite feed Family Readiness Group meeting with more than 150 Family members and rear detachment troops at the Fort Hood Catering and Conference Center.

  • Three Soldiers lauded for courage under fire

    Sep 19, 2007

    The only information coming in was 10 Iraqi Army soldiers had been killed and their brigade commander was taking fire and needed help. With that little bit of information and the belief they were facing a force of no more than 15 or 20 militants, 12 paratroopers from the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry DivisionAca,!a,,cs Military Transition Team 0810, went to the aid of the soldiers of the 1st Brigade, 8th Iraqi Army Division, Jan. 28.

  • Soldier earns kudos for working outside job specialty

    Sep 19, 2007

    CAMP TAJI, Iraq Aca,!" For most aircraft maintainers, a tour in Iraq involves the use of tools and a lot of elbow grease.

  • A Visit to Barla

    Sep 19, 2007

    Soldiers from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, participate in a cordon and search in Barla, Afghanistan.

  • Program Integrates Iraqi Soldiers Into U.S. Units

    Sep 19, 2007

    ItAca,!a,,cs a win-win situation. The Iraqi soldiers learn new techniques and tactics, while the American platoons get the benefit of the embedded soldiersAca,!a,,c cultural knowledge.

  • Husband & Wife Team Arrives At Tallil To Share New Adventure In Iraq

    Sep 19, 2007

    Adding to the sense of Family at the headquarters of the Gulf Region South district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Iraq is a newly-arrived couple, Patricia and John Biltoft.

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