FoxNews Sports films St. Louis Cardinals 'Shout Outs' with Missouri Guard's 1-135 ARB

By Michael M. Novogradac, Division West Public AffairsJuly 23, 2013

Staff Sgt. Russ Hagar, an Apache helicopter maintenance quality control noncommissioned officer with the Missouri National Guard's 1st Battalion, 135th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, does a "Shout Out" to families and friends back home to be used during a telecast of the July 25, 2013 standoff between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Phillies. The aviation battalion, headquartered at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., is set to deploy more than 300 Soldiers as an attack and reconnaissance asset to Afghanistan after completing pre-deployment training at Fort Hood, Texas with First Army Division West's 1st Battalion, 291st Aviation Regiment, 166th Aviation Brigade. (Photo by Michael M. Novogradac, Division West Public Affairs)
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Russ Hagar, an Apache helicopter maintenance quality control noncommissioned officer with the Missouri National Guard's 1st Battalion, 135th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, does a "Shout Out" to families and friends back home to be used during a telecast of the July 25, 2013 standoff between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Phillies. The aviation battalion, headquartered at Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., is set to deploy more than 300 Soldiers as an attack and reconnaissance asset to Afghanistan after completing pre-deployment training at Fort Hood, Texas with First Army Division West's 1st Battalion, 291st Aviation Regiment, 166th Aviation Brigade. (Photo by Michael M. Novogradac, Division West Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Photo by Michael M. Novogradac, Division West Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Al Hrabosky, aka "The Mad Hungarian," right, a former Major League baseball pitcher from 1970-1982, and a colorful television broadcaster for the St. Louis Cardinals since 1985, talks with Soldiers of the Missouri National Guard's 1st Battalion, 135th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion. Hrabosky was at Fort Hood, Texas' Robert Gray Army Airfield July 18 taking part in "Shout Outs" that will air during a telecast of the July 25, 2013 standoff between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Phillies. (Photo by Michael M. Novogradac, Division West Public Affairs)
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Al Hrabosky, aka "The Mad Hungarian," right, a former Major League baseball pitcher from 1970-1982, and a colorful television broadcaster for the St. Louis Cardinals since 1985, talks with Soldiers of the Missouri National Guard's 1st Battalion, 135th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion. Hrabosky was at Fort Hood, Texas' Robert Gray Army Airfield July 18 taking part in "Shout Outs" that will air during a telecast of the July 25, 2013 standoff between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Phillies. (Photo by Michael M. Novogradac, Division West Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Photo by Michael M. Novogradac, Division West Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Al Hrabosky, aka "The Mad Hungarian," center, a former Major League baseball pitcher from 1970-1982, and a colorful television broadcaster for the St. Louis Cardinals since 1985, prepares to do a group "Shout Out" with Soldiers of the Missouri National Guard's 1st Battalion, 135th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, while Colleen Lotz, right, feature producer for FoxSports Midwest, directs the group. Hrabosky was at Fort Hood, Texas' Robert Gray Army Airfield July 18 taking part in "Shout Outs" that will air during a telecast of the July 25, 2013 standoff between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Phillies. The 1-135 ARB will deploy more than 300 Soldiers as an attack and reconnaissance asset to Afghanistan after completing pre-deployment training at Fort Hood, Texas with First Army Division West's 1st Battalion, 291st Aviation Regiment, 166th Aviation Brigade. (Photo by Michael M. Novogradac, Division West Public Affairs)
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Al Hrabosky, aka "The Mad Hungarian," center, a former Major League baseball pitcher from 1970-1982, and a colorful television broadcaster for the St. Louis Cardinals since 1985, prepares to do a group "Shout Out" with Soldiers of the Missouri National Guard's 1st Battalion, 135th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, while Colleen Lotz, right, feature producer for FoxSports Midwest, directs the group. Hrabosky was at Fort Hood, Texas' Robert Gray Army Airfield July 18 taking part in "Shout Outs" that will air during a telecast of the July 25, 2013 standoff between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Phillies. The 1-135 ARB will deploy more than 300 Soldiers as an attack and reconnaissance asset to Afghanistan after completing pre-deployment training at Fort Hood, Texas with First Army Division West's 1st Battalion, 291st Aviation Regiment, 166th Aviation Brigade. (Photo by Michael M. Novogradac, Division West Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Photo by Michael M. Novogradac, Division West Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
The Missouri National Guard's 1st Battalion, 135th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion does a battalion "Shout Out" to families and friends back home to be used during a telecast of the July 25, 2013 standoff between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Phillies. A FoxSports Midwest crew filmed the shout outs July 18 as part of its "Salute the Troops" series. The 1-135 ARB will deploy more than 300 Soldiers as an attack and reconnaissance asset to Afghanistan after completing pre-deployment training at Fort Hood, Texas with First Army Division West's 1st Battalion, 291st Aviation Regiment, 166th Aviation Brigade. (Photo by Michael M. Novogradac, Division West Public Affairs)
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Missouri National Guard's 1st Battalion, 135th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion does a battalion "Shout Out" to families and friends back home to be used during a telecast of the July 25, 2013 standoff between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Phillies. A FoxSports Midwest crew filmed the shout outs July 18 as part of its "Salute the Troops" series. The 1-135 ARB will deploy more than 300 Soldiers as an attack and reconnaissance asset to Afghanistan after completing pre-deployment training at Fort Hood, Texas with First Army Division West's 1st Battalion, 291st Aviation Regiment, 166th Aviation Brigade. (Photo by Michael M. Novogradac, Division West Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Photo by Michael M. Novogradac, Division West Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Al Hrabosky, aka "The Mad Hungarian," right, a former Major League baseball pitcher from 1970-1982, and colorful television broadcaster for the St. Louis Cardinals since 1985, interviews Lt. Col. James P. Schreffler, battalion commander of the Missouri National Guard's 1st Battalion, 135th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion in front of the III Corps and Fort Hood headquarters July 18. A FoxSports Midwest crew filmed "Shout Outs" of the 1-135 ARB to be aired during the July 25, 2013 standoff between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Phillies as part of its "Salute the Troops" series. The 1-135 ARB will deploy more than 300 Soldiers as an attack and reconnaissance asset to Afghanistan after completing pre-deployment training at Fort Hood, Texas, with First Army Division West's 1st Battalion, 291st Aviation Regiment, 166th Aviation Brigade. (Photo by Michael M. Novogradac, Division West Public Affairs)
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Al Hrabosky, aka "The Mad Hungarian," right, a former Major League baseball pitcher from 1970-1982, and colorful television broadcaster for the St. Louis Cardinals since 1985, interviews Lt. Col. James P. Schreffler, battalion commander of the Missouri National Guard's 1st Battalion, 135th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion in front of the III Corps and Fort Hood headquarters July 18. A FoxSports Midwest crew filmed "Shout Outs" of the 1-135 ARB to be aired during the July 25, 2013 standoff between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Philadelphia Phillies as part of its "Salute the Troops" series. The 1-135 ARB will deploy more than 300 Soldiers as an attack and reconnaissance asset to Afghanistan after completing pre-deployment training at Fort Hood, Texas, with First Army Division West's 1st Battalion, 291st Aviation Regiment, 166th Aviation Brigade. (Photo by Michael M. Novogradac, Division West Public Affairs) (Photo Credit: Photo by Michael M. Novogradac, Division West Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL