IP, Wolfhounds air assault into Hussaniyah

By Sgt. Brad Willeford, 1st Bn., 27th Inf. Regt., 2nd SBCT, 25th IDFebruary 10, 2009

HUSSANIYAH, Iraq - Soldiers with Company A, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, currently attached to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad, board a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter after completing Operation Gunslinger Bonzai XXX Feb. 3 in the Hussaniyah Nahia. The combined air assault operation was conducted with members of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Iraqi National Police Division.
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – HUSSANIYAH, Iraq - Soldiers with Company A, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, currently attached to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad, board a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter after completing Operation Gunslinger Bonzai XXX Feb. 3 in the Hussaniyah Nahia. The combined air assault operation was conducted with members of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Iraqi National Police Division. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Brad Willeford, 1st Bn., 27th Inf. Regt., 2nd SBCT, 25th ID) VIEW ORIGINAL
HUSSANIYAH, Iraq - Sgt. 1st Class James Burciaga (right), of West Covina, Calif., and Staff Sgt. Rodriguez Cruell, of Greenville, S.C., review their map of the Hussaniyah area Feb. 3, during a combined air assault mission with members of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Iraqi National Police Division. Burciaga, an infantry platoon sergeant, and Cruell, an infantry squad leader, are both with Company A, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, currently attached to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad.
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – HUSSANIYAH, Iraq - Sgt. 1st Class James Burciaga (right), of West Covina, Calif., and Staff Sgt. Rodriguez Cruell, of Greenville, S.C., review their map of the Hussaniyah area Feb. 3, during a combined air assault mission with members of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Iraqi National Police Division. Burciaga, an infantry platoon sergeant, and Cruell, an infantry squad leader, are both with Company A, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, currently attached to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Brad Willeford, 1st Bn., 27th Inf. Regt., 2nd SBCT, 25th ID) VIEW ORIGINAL
HUSSANIYAH, Iraq - Sgt. Jeremiah Sullivan, of St. Joseph, Mich., leaps off of a downed fence after using it to cross a canal during a combined air assault operation with members of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Iraqi National Police Division during Operation Gunslinger Bonzai XXX, Feb. 3 in the Hussaniyah Nahia. Sullivan is an infantry team leader assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, currently attached to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad.
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – HUSSANIYAH, Iraq - Sgt. Jeremiah Sullivan, of St. Joseph, Mich., leaps off of a downed fence after using it to cross a canal during a combined air assault operation with members of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Iraqi National Police Division during Operation Gunslinger Bonzai XXX, Feb. 3 in the Hussaniyah Nahia. Sullivan is an infantry team leader assigned to Company A, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, currently attached to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Brad Willeford, 1st Bn., 27th Inf. Regt., 2nd SBCT, 25th ID) VIEW ORIGINAL