Maintaining base defense on JSS War Eagle

By Sgt. Shejal Pulivarti, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-BApril 28, 2009

BAGHDAD - Brewster, N.Y. native, Pvt. Michael Slocum, raid camera operator for the base defense operating cell (BDOC), 115th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division climbs a tower to release the brakes that allow the tower to descend to its resting position April 26 on Joint Security Station War Eagle, north of Baghdad.  The BDOC cleans the raid tower to ensure optimum performance.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Brewster, N.Y. native, Pvt. Michael Slocum, raid camera operator for the base defense operating cell (BDOC), 115th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division climbs a tower to release the brakes that allow the tower to descend to its resting position April 26 on Joint Security Station War Eagle, north of Baghdad. The BDOC cleans the raid tower to ensure optimum performance. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Shejal Pulivarti, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAGHDAD - Brewster, N.Y. native, Pvt. Michael Slocum, raid camera operator for the base defense operating cell (BDOC), 115th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division climbs a tower to release the brakes that allow the tower to descend to its resting position April 26 on Joint Security Station War Eagle, north of Baghdad.  The BDOC cleans the raid tower to ensure optimum performance.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Brewster, N.Y. native, Pvt. Michael Slocum, raid camera operator for the base defense operating cell (BDOC), 115th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division climbs a tower to release the brakes that allow the tower to descend to its resting position April 26 on Joint Security Station War Eagle, north of Baghdad. The BDOC cleans the raid tower to ensure optimum performance. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Shejal Pulivarti, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAGHDAD - Detroit native, Staff Sgt. Bryan Moses, noncommissioned officer in charge for the base defense operating cell (BDOC), 115th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division engages the brakes in order to lower the raid tower for a routine cleaning April 26 on Joint Security Station War Eagle, north of Baghdad.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Detroit native, Staff Sgt. Bryan Moses, noncommissioned officer in charge for the base defense operating cell (BDOC), 115th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division engages the brakes in order to lower the raid tower for a routine cleaning April 26 on Joint Security Station War Eagle, north of Baghdad. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Shejal Pulivarti, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAGHDAD - Irving, Texas native, Sgt. Malinda Fox, noncommissioned officer in charge for the badging cell, 115th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division wipes the camera lenses off during a routine raid tower cleaning April 26 on Joint Security Station War Eagle, north of Baghdad.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Irving, Texas native, Sgt. Malinda Fox, noncommissioned officer in charge for the badging cell, 115th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division wipes the camera lenses off during a routine raid tower cleaning April 26 on Joint Security Station War Eagle, north of Baghdad. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Shejal Pulivarti, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAGHDAD - Brewster, N.Y. native, Pvt. Michael Slocum, raid camera operator for the base defense operating cell (BDOC), 115th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division checks the tension in the wires of the raid tower April 26 on Joint Security Station War Eagle, north of Baghdad.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Brewster, N.Y. native, Pvt. Michael Slocum, raid camera operator for the base defense operating cell (BDOC), 115th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division checks the tension in the wires of the raid tower April 26 on Joint Security Station War Eagle, north of Baghdad. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Shejal Pulivarti, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL