USARPAC general visits Watchdog MPs

By Maj. Jeff Parker, 8th MP Bde. PAO, MND-BMarch 25, 2009

CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - Lt. Gen. Benjamin Mixon, commander of United States Army Pacific Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, talks to Soldiers of the 8th Military Police Brigade during his visit March 24. "It's important for me to come and tell you thanks for serving, thanks for what you're doing over here, and that you're making a difference," he said.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - Lt. Gen. Benjamin Mixon, commander of United States Army Pacific Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, talks to Soldiers of the 8th Military Police Brigade during his visit March 24. "It's important for me to come and tell you thanks for serving, thanks for what you're doing over here, and that you're making a difference," he said. (Photo Credit: Maj. Jeff Parker, 8th MP Bde. PAO, MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - Col. Byron Freeman (standing), commander of the 8th Military Police Brigade, Multi-National Division-Baghdad, briefs Lt. Gen. Benjamin Mixon, commander of United States Army Pacific Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, and the rest of the command staff on the joint mission progress between the MPs and the Iraqi Police forces.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - Col. Byron Freeman (standing), commander of the 8th Military Police Brigade, Multi-National Division-Baghdad, briefs Lt. Gen. Benjamin Mixon, commander of United States Army Pacific Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, and the rest of the command staff on the joint mission progress between the MPs and the Iraqi Police forces. (Photo Credit: Maj. Jeff Parker, 8th MP Bde. PAO, MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - Lt. Gen. Benjamin Mixon, commander of United States Army Pacific Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, talks to Soldiers of the 8th Military Police Brigade during his visit March 24. Mixon spoke to his Soldiers about the Army's "Year of the NCO" program and how they will sustain the conflict here in Iraq and Afghanistan in the future.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - Lt. Gen. Benjamin Mixon, commander of United States Army Pacific Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, talks to Soldiers of the 8th Military Police Brigade during his visit March 24. Mixon spoke to his Soldiers about the Army's "Year of the NCO" program and how they will sustain the conflict here in Iraq and Afghanistan in the future. (Photo Credit: Maj. Jeff Parker, 8th MP Bde. PAO, MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - Command Sgt. Maj. Norwood Patterson III (right), command sergeant major of the 8th Military Police Brigade, Multi-National Division-Baghdad, and a native of Lenoir, N.C., leads Lt. Gen. Benjamin Mixon (left), commander of United States Army Pacific Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, and staff members on a tour of the Watchdog Compound March 24. Mixon, who deployed to Iraq in 2006-07, emphasized that NCOs need to take care of their Soldiers and let his Soldiers know that Hawaii appreciates their service and sacrifice.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - Command Sgt. Maj. Norwood Patterson III (right), command sergeant major of the 8th Military Police Brigade, Multi-National Division-Baghdad, and a native of Lenoir, N.C., leads Lt. Gen. Benjamin Mixon (left), commander of United States Army Pacific Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, and staff members on a tour of the Watchdog Compound March 24. Mixon, who deployed to Iraq in 2006-07, emphasized that NCOs need to take care of their Soldiers and let his Soldiers know that Hawaii appreciates their service and sacrifice. (Photo Credit: Maj. Jeff Parker, 8th MP Bde. PAO, MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL