Ironhorse bids farewell to Staff Maj. Gen. Mizher Shaher Lateef

By Pfc. Bailey A. Jester, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-BJuly 31, 2009

BAGHDAD - Staff Maj. Gen. Mizher Shaher Lateef (left), 11th Iraqi Army Division commander, shakes the hand of Kenton, Ohio native Brig. Gen. John Murray (right), the deputy commanding general for maneuver for 1st Cavalry Div., Multi-National Division-Baghdad, at a farewell dinner for Mizher at Joint Security Station War Eagle, north of Baghdad, July 30. Mizher has become a good friend of the 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B since their arrival to Baghdad in February. At the beginning of the dinner Mizher was presented with the highest honor that the 1st Cav. Div. can offer, a stetson and set of gold spurs.
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Staff Maj. Gen. Mizher Shaher Lateef (left), 11th Iraqi Army Division commander, shakes the hand of Kenton, Ohio native Brig. Gen. John Murray (right), the deputy commanding general for maneuver for 1st Cavalry Div., Multi-National Division-Baghdad, at a farewell dinner for Mizher at Joint Security Station War Eagle, north of Baghdad, July 30. Mizher has become a good friend of the 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B since their arrival to Baghdad in February. At the beginning of the dinner Mizher was presented with the highest honor that the 1st Cav. Div. can offer, a stetson and set of gold spurs. (Photo Credit: Pfc. Bailey A. Jester, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAGHDAD - Kenton, Ohio native, Brig. Gen. John Murray (left), deputy commanding general for maneuver, 1st Cavalry Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad and Sioux Falls, S.D. native Col. Tobin Green (right), commander, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Div. present staff Maj. Gen. Mizher Shaher Lateef (center), 11th Iraqi Army Div. commander, a stetson and set of gold spurs July 30 at Joint Security Station War Eagle, north of Baghdad. Green commented that the stetson and gold spurs are a sign of close friendship between Mizher and the brigade.
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Kenton, Ohio native, Brig. Gen. John Murray (left), deputy commanding general for maneuver, 1st Cavalry Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad and Sioux Falls, S.D. native Col. Tobin Green (right), commander, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Div. present staff Maj. Gen. Mizher Shaher Lateef (center), 11th Iraqi Army Div. commander, a stetson and set of gold spurs July 30 at Joint Security Station War Eagle, north of Baghdad. Green commented that the stetson and gold spurs are a sign of close friendship between Mizher and the brigade. (Photo Credit: Pfc. Bailey A. Jester, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAGHDAD - Staff Maj. Gen. Mizher Shaher Lateef, 11th Iraqi Army Division commander, proudly wears his 1st Cavalry Div. stetson presented to him by Kenton, Ohio native Brig. Gen. John Murray, deputy commanding general for maneuver, 1st Cav. Div., Multi-National Division-Baghdad, and Sioux Falls, S.D. native, Col. Tobin Green, commander of the 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Div. at Mizher's farewell dinner at Joint Security Station War Eagle, north of Baghdad, July 30. Also presented was a set of gold spurs; both are considered the highest honor to receive from the 1st Cav. Div. Mizher started the 11th IA Div. in 2007 when the "Ironhorse" Brigade was last deployed in the Baghdad area. Green said when he was told that brigade was returning to Baghdad to work with the 11th IA Div. and Mizher, he was excited.
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Staff Maj. Gen. Mizher Shaher Lateef, 11th Iraqi Army Division commander, proudly wears his 1st Cavalry Div. stetson presented to him by Kenton, Ohio native Brig. Gen. John Murray, deputy commanding general for maneuver, 1st Cav. Div., Multi-National Division-Baghdad, and Sioux Falls, S.D. native, Col. Tobin Green, commander of the 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Div. at Mizher's farewell dinner at Joint Security Station War Eagle, north of Baghdad, July 30. Also presented was a set of gold spurs; both are considered the highest honor to receive from the 1st Cav. Div. Mizher started the 11th IA Div. in 2007 when the "Ironhorse" Brigade was last deployed in the Baghdad area. Green said when he was told that brigade was returning to Baghdad to work with the 11th IA Div. and Mizher, he was excited. (Photo Credit: Pfc. Bailey A. Jester, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL