Dagger senior leadership conducts VTC with Kansas cadets

By Sgt. Dustin Roberts, 2nd HBCT PAO, 1st Inf. Div., MND-BMay 9, 2009

BAGHDAD - From Fort Leavenworth, Kan., 15 cadets from the University of Kansas greet Dearborn, Mich. native, Col. Joseph Martin, commander, 2nd Heavy "Dagger" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, and Greenville, N.C. native, Command Sgt. Maj. Donald Battle, senior enlisted advisor, 2nd HBCT, 1st Inf. Div., MND-B during a video teleconference at Camp Liberty May 8. The Army's future officers, some who will be commissioned in the next few months, asked the Dagger leaders questions about the brigade's mission of serving the people of northwest Baghdad.
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - From Fort Leavenworth, Kan., 15 cadets from the University of Kansas greet Dearborn, Mich. native, Col. Joseph Martin, commander, 2nd Heavy "Dagger" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, and Greenville, N.C. native, Command Sgt. Maj. Donald Battle, senior enlisted advisor, 2nd HBCT, 1st Inf. Div., MND-B during a video teleconference at Camp Liberty May 8. The Army's future officers, some who will be commissioned in the next few months, asked the Dagger leaders questions about the brigade's mission of serving the people of northwest Baghdad. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Dustin Roberts, 2nd HBCT PAO, 1st Inf. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAGHDAD - Greenville, N.C. native, Command Sgt. Maj. Donald Battle (center), senior enlisted advisor, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, introduces himself to 15 cadets from the University of Kansas during a video teleconference with Fort Leavenworth, Kan. at Camp Liberty May 8. Battle and Col. Joseph Martin, commander, 2nd HBCT, 1st Inf. Div., MND-B, who hails from Dearborn, Mich., explained the brigade's mission to the Army's future leaders, which is to support the Iraqi Security Forces in securing the population of northwest Baghdad.
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Greenville, N.C. native, Command Sgt. Maj. Donald Battle (center), senior enlisted advisor, 2nd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, introduces himself to 15 cadets from the University of Kansas during a video teleconference with Fort Leavenworth, Kan. at Camp Liberty May 8. Battle and Col. Joseph Martin, commander, 2nd HBCT, 1st Inf. Div., MND-B, who hails from Dearborn, Mich., explained the brigade's mission to the Army's future leaders, which is to support the Iraqi Security Forces in securing the population of northwest Baghdad. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Dustin Roberts, 2nd HBCT PAO, 1st Inf. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAGHDAD - Col. Joseph Martin (right), a native of Dearborn, Mich., commander, 2nd Heavy "Dagger" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, speaks to cadets in the University of Kansas Reserve Officers' Training Program at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. during a video teleconference at Camp Liberty May 8. Martin answered many questions the future officers asked about the challenges of being a deployed brigade commander.
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Col. Joseph Martin (right), a native of Dearborn, Mich., commander, 2nd Heavy "Dagger" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, speaks to cadets in the University of Kansas Reserve Officers' Training Program at Fort Leavenworth, Kan. during a video teleconference at Camp Liberty May 8. Martin answered many questions the future officers asked about the challenges of being a deployed brigade commander. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Dustin Roberts, 2nd HBCT PAO, 1st Inf. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL