Joint EOD training at Baghdad Island

By Maj. Brian Carlin, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-BJune 23, 2009

BAGHDAD- Pfc. Jamie Britton (back right), of Ontario, Ohio, an explosives ordnance detachment specialist assigned to the 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, supervises as Lt. Mohamed Arif, an Iraqi EOD platoon leader with the 11th Iraqi Army Division, practices on the panel which controls the EOD robot as his Soldiers watch and learn, June 9.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD- Pfc. Jamie Britton (back right), of Ontario, Ohio, an explosives ordnance detachment specialist assigned to the 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, supervises as Lt. Mohamed Arif, an Iraqi EOD platoon leader with the 11th Iraqi Army Division, practices on the panel which controls the EOD robot as his Soldiers watch and learn, June 9. (Photo Credit: Maj. Brian Carlin, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAGHDAD-Sgt. 1st Class Bruce Mcrae (right) of San Antonio, Texas and Staff Sgt. James Bohanon (left) of Belleville, Ill., supervise an explosive ordinance disposal robot as it is controlled remotely by Iraqi Security Forces Soldiers in training.  Mcrae and Bohanon are assigned to the 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD-Sgt. 1st Class Bruce Mcrae (right) of San Antonio, Texas and Staff Sgt. James Bohanon (left) of Belleville, Ill., supervise an explosive ordinance disposal robot as it is controlled remotely by Iraqi Security Forces Soldiers in training. Mcrae and Bohanon are assigned to the 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division. (Photo Credit: Maj. Brian Carlin, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAGHDAD-Lt. Col. Maria Zumwalt (far left), a native of Puerto Rico and commander of the 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, observes and discusses the effectiveness of the explosives ordnance joint training session with Lt. Mohammed Arif (center) and his Soldiers.  The Iraqi platoon is assigned to the Explosives Ordnance Detachment Company, Engineer Regiment, of the 11th Iraqi Army Division and partnered with Zumwalt's Soldiers.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD-Lt. Col. Maria Zumwalt (far left), a native of Puerto Rico and commander of the 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, observes and discusses the effectiveness of the explosives ordnance joint training session with Lt. Mohammed Arif (center) and his Soldiers. The Iraqi platoon is assigned to the Explosives Ordnance Detachment Company, Engineer Regiment, of the 11th Iraqi Army Division and partnered with Zumwalt's Soldiers. (Photo Credit: Maj. Brian Carlin, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAGHDAD-Sgt. Jason Graham, of Covina, Ca., stands guard while explosives ordnance detachment Soldiers of the 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division conduct a joint training session with Lt. Mohammed Arif and his Soldiers.  The Iraqi platoon is assigned to the Explosives Ordnance Detachment Company, Engineer Regiment, of the 11th Iraqi Army Division and partnered with the 1st BSTB, 1st BCT, 1st Cav Div.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD-Sgt. Jason Graham, of Covina, Ca., stands guard while explosives ordnance detachment Soldiers of the 1st Brigade Special Troops Battalion, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division conduct a joint training session with Lt. Mohammed Arif and his Soldiers. The Iraqi platoon is assigned to the Explosives Ordnance Detachment Company, Engineer Regiment, of the 11th Iraqi Army Division and partnered with the 1st BSTB, 1st BCT, 1st Cav Div. (Photo Credit: Maj. Brian Carlin, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL