Running o' the green: Ironhorse troops celebrate St. Patrick's Day with 5K

By Sgt. Shejal Pulivarti, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-BMarch 18, 2009

CAMP WAR EAGLE, Iraq- Waltham, Mass. Native, Capt. Rick Murphy, a civil affairs team leader, 401st Civil Affairs Company, stretches March 15 before a 5-kilometer fun run to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP WAR EAGLE, Iraq- Waltham, Mass. Native, Capt. Rick Murphy, a civil affairs team leader, 401st Civil Affairs Company, stretches March 15 before a 5-kilometer fun run to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Shejal Pulivarti, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAMP WAR EAGLE, Iraq - New Orleans, La. Native, Staff Sgt. Colbye Jackson, dispersing agent, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment attached to the 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, stretches on his own before the start of a 5-kilometer fun run March 15.  Held on Joint Security Station War Eagle, north of Baghdad, Soldiers held the event to celebrate St. Patrick's Day.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP WAR EAGLE, Iraq - New Orleans, La. Native, Staff Sgt. Colbye Jackson, dispersing agent, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment attached to the 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, stretches on his own before the start of a 5-kilometer fun run March 15. Held on Joint Security Station War Eagle, north of Baghdad, Soldiers held the event to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Shejal Pulivarti, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAMP WAR EAGLE, Iraq - Troops residing on Joint Security Station War Eagle race from the starting line, March 15, on a 5-kilometer run in celebration of St. Patrick's Day.  Participants ran the perimeter of the JSS and reveled together on the early Sunday morning.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP WAR EAGLE, Iraq - Troops residing on Joint Security Station War Eagle race from the starting line, March 15, on a 5-kilometer run in celebration of St. Patrick's Day. Participants ran the perimeter of the JSS and reveled together on the early Sunday morning. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Shejal Pulivarti, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAMP WAR EAGLE, Iraq- Seattle, Wash. Native, Staff Sgt. Greg Baker, a civil affairs team leader, 401st Civil Affairs Company, led the pack of troops running in the 5-kilometer fun run for the St. Patrick's Day celebration March 15. The unconventional way to celebrate the holiday boasted morale.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP WAR EAGLE, Iraq- Seattle, Wash. Native, Staff Sgt. Greg Baker, a civil affairs team leader, 401st Civil Affairs Company, led the pack of troops running in the 5-kilometer fun run for the St. Patrick's Day celebration March 15. The unconventional way to celebrate the holiday boasted morale. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Shejal Pulivarti, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL