Top U.S. commander in Iraq visits Charger Battalion

By 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division Public AffairsJuly 28, 2009

Pvt. 1st Class Christopher Taylor, a native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, assigned to 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division shakes hands with Gen. Raymond Odierno, Commanding General of Multi-National Forces Iraq, July 25 at Forward Operating Base Q-West, Iraq. Gen. Odierno flew to FOB Q-West to receive an operations and intelligence update from 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment and have lunch with Soldiers from the battalion.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Pvt. 1st Class Christopher Taylor, a native of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, assigned to 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division shakes hands with Gen. Raymond Odierno, Commanding General of Multi-National Forces Iraq, July 25 at Forward Operating Base Q-West, Iraq. Gen. Odierno flew to FOB Q-West to receive an operations and intelligence update from 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment and have lunch with Soldiers from the battalion. (Photo Credit: Courtesy Photo) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gen. Raymond Odierno, Commanding General of Multi-National Forces Iraq, talks with Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division on July 25 at Forward Operating Base Q-West, Iraq. Gen. Odierno flew to FOB Q-West to receive an operations and intelligence update from 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment and have lunch with Soldiers from the battalion.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. Raymond Odierno, Commanding General of Multi-National Forces Iraq, talks with Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division on July 25 at Forward Operating Base Q-West, Iraq. Gen. Odierno flew to FOB Q-West to receive an operations and intelligence update from 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment and have lunch with Soldiers from the battalion. (Photo Credit: Courtesy Photo) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gen. Raymond Odierno, Commanding General of Multi-National Forces Iraq, talks with Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division on July 25 at Forward Operating Base Q-West, Iraq. Gen. Odierno flew to FOB Q-West to receive an operations and intelligence update from 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment and have lunch with Soldiers from the battalion.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. Raymond Odierno, Commanding General of Multi-National Forces Iraq, talks with Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division on July 25 at Forward Operating Base Q-West, Iraq. Gen. Odierno flew to FOB Q-West to receive an operations and intelligence update from 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment and have lunch with Soldiers from the battalion. (Photo Credit: Courtesy Photo) VIEW ORIGINAL
(From left to right) Sgt. Steven Wood, from Emmett, Idaho, Pvt. 1st Class Steven Barger, from Roanoke, Va., and Cpl. David Brady, from Tulsa, Okla., all assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division enjoy a moment with Gen. Raymond Odierno, Commanding General of Multi-National Forces Iraq, on July 25 at Forward Operating Base Q-West, Iraq. Gen. Odierno flew to FOB Q-West to receive an operations and intelligence update from 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment and have lunch with Soldiers from the battalion.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – (From left to right) Sgt. Steven Wood, from Emmett, Idaho, Pvt. 1st Class Steven Barger, from Roanoke, Va., and Cpl. David Brady, from Tulsa, Okla., all assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division enjoy a moment with Gen. Raymond Odierno, Commanding General of Multi-National Forces Iraq, on July 25 at Forward Operating Base Q-West, Iraq. Gen. Odierno flew to FOB Q-West to receive an operations and intelligence update from 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment and have lunch with Soldiers from the battalion. (Photo Credit: Courtesy Photo) VIEW ORIGINAL