Supplying the cavalry

By Staff Sgt. Mark Burrell, MND-B PAOAugust 24, 2009

CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Greenville, S.C. native, Spc. Tavares Harris (right), a supply specialist, hands a cot to Killeen, Texas native, Pfc. Timothy Dobelbower, an artillery cannon crewmember, both assigned to Battery A, 1st "Dragon" Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division. Soldiers from Btry. A prepared a supply convoy from Camp Taji to Joint Security Station Sheik Amir, Aug. 22. "This job has its upsides, but you have to keep accountability of a lot of equipment," said Harris.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Greenville, S.C. native, Spc. Tavares Harris (right), a supply specialist, hands a cot to Killeen, Texas native, Pfc. Timothy Dobelbower, an artillery cannon crewmember, both assigned to Battery A, 1st "Dragon" Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division. Soldiers from Btry. A prepared a supply convoy from Camp Taji to Joint Security Station Sheik Amir, Aug. 22. "This job has its upsides, but you have to keep accountability of a lot of equipment," said Harris. (Photo Credit: Pfc. Adam Halleck, PAO, 1st BCT, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Fort Myers, Fla. native, Spc. Ezequiel Cruz, a fire direction control specialist assigned to Battery A, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, removes gear from a truck as Soldiers work together to endure the sweltering heat, here Aug. 22.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Fort Myers, Fla. native, Spc. Ezequiel Cruz, a fire direction control specialist assigned to Battery A, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, removes gear from a truck as Soldiers work together to endure the sweltering heat, here Aug. 22. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mark Burrell, MND-B PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Houston native, Sgt. Everson Lofton, a noncommissioned officer in charge of supply assigned to Battery A, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, grabs a tool from a truck as he works hand-in-hand with other "Dragon" troops, here Aug. 22.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Houston native, Sgt. Everson Lofton, a noncommissioned officer in charge of supply assigned to Battery A, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, grabs a tool from a truck as he works hand-in-hand with other "Dragon" troops, here Aug. 22. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mark Burrell, MND-B PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Copperas Cove, Texas native Pfc. Kenneth Curtsinger (left) and Killeen, Texas native Pfc. Timothy Dobelbower (right), both artillery cannon crewmembers, assigned to Battery A, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, remove a bag of gear from the truck here, Aug. 22 as another member of the unit, Houston native Sgt. Everson Lofton (center), looks on.  "Making supply runs down to our guys at Joint Security Station Sheik Amir makes their lives easier," expressed Curtsinger.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Copperas Cove, Texas native Pfc. Kenneth Curtsinger (left) and Killeen, Texas native Pfc. Timothy Dobelbower (right), both artillery cannon crewmembers, assigned to Battery A, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, remove a bag of gear from the truck here, Aug. 22 as another member of the unit, Houston native Sgt. Everson Lofton (center), looks on. "Making supply runs down to our guys at Joint Security Station Sheik Amir makes their lives easier," expressed Curtsinger. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mark Burrell, MND-B PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Copperas Cove, Texas native, Pfc. Kenneth Curtsinger (left), an artillery cannon crewmember,  and Houston native, Sgt. Everson Lofton (right), a non commissioned officer in charge of supply, both assigned to Battery A, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, remove a bag of gear from a truck, here Aug. 22. Curtsinger added that he doesn't mind doing this work because it helps out his fellow Soldiers stationed at Joint Security Station Sheik Amir.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Copperas Cove, Texas native, Pfc. Kenneth Curtsinger (left), an artillery cannon crewmember, and Houston native, Sgt. Everson Lofton (right), a non commissioned officer in charge of supply, both assigned to Battery A, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, remove a bag of gear from a truck, here Aug. 22. Curtsinger added that he doesn't mind doing this work because it helps out his fellow Soldiers stationed at Joint Security Station Sheik Amir. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mark Burrell, MND-B PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL