1st Air Cav conducts presence patrol

By Sgt. Travis Zielinski, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public AffairsSeptember 22, 2009

TAJI, Iraq-Making a radio call to higher up, Capt. Dave Puzzo, from East Hampton, Conn., a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter pilot and commander of Company F, 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, gets an update on the arrival time of two Black Hawks that will be transporting Co. F Soldiers to nearby towns to conduct a presence patrol, Sept. 18.  Co. F Soldiers will pair up with the 34th Iraqi Bde. to conduct the presence patrol to let the local population know who they are.
1 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – TAJI, Iraq-Making a radio call to higher up, Capt. Dave Puzzo, from East Hampton, Conn., a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter pilot and commander of Company F, 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, gets an update on the arrival time of two Black Hawks that will be transporting Co. F Soldiers to nearby towns to conduct a presence patrol, Sept. 18. Co. F Soldiers will pair up with the 34th Iraqi Bde. to conduct the presence patrol to let the local population know who they are. (Photo Credit: Sgt Travis Zielinski, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
TAJI, Iraq-The sun rises as Soldiers of Company F, 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, wait in the early morning for two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters to pick them and bring them to a nearby town to conduct a patrol, Sept. 18
2 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – TAJI, Iraq-The sun rises as Soldiers of Company F, 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, wait in the early morning for two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters to pick them and bring them to a nearby town to conduct a patrol, Sept. 18 (Photo Credit: Sgt. Travis Zielinski, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
TAJI, Iraq-Loading on Black Hawk helicopters, Soldiers of Company F, 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, prepare to fly to a nearby town and conduct a presence patrol, Sept. 18.
3 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – TAJI, Iraq-Loading on Black Hawk helicopters, Soldiers of Company F, 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, prepare to fly to a nearby town and conduct a presence patrol, Sept. 18. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Travis Zielinski, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
TAJI, Iraq-Staff Sgt. Ty Vincent, from Hackberry, La., a squad leader in Company F, 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, watches over his Soldiers as they conduct a presence patrol of a small town near Camp Taji, Iraq, Sept. 18.
4 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – TAJI, Iraq-Staff Sgt. Ty Vincent, from Hackberry, La., a squad leader in Company F, 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, watches over his Soldiers as they conduct a presence patrol of a small town near Camp Taji, Iraq, Sept. 18. (Photo Credit: Capt. Dave Puzzo, 3-227th AHB, 1st ACB., 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
TAJI, Iraq-After completing a presence patrol of a small town near Camp Taji, Iraq, Sept. 18, Soldiers of Company F, 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, pop smoke and wait for two Black Hawk helicopters to land and give them a lift home.
5 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – TAJI, Iraq-After completing a presence patrol of a small town near Camp Taji, Iraq, Sept. 18, Soldiers of Company F, 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, pop smoke and wait for two Black Hawk helicopters to land and give them a lift home. (Photo Credit: Capt. Dave Puzzo, 3-227th AHB, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
TAJI, Iraq—Spc. Elmountassir Mohamed (right), from Boston, a linguist/translator in Company F, 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Multi-National Division – Baghdad, and  Spc. Brian Rogers (left), from Claermont, Fla., a grenadier, also of Co. F, conduct a presence patrol of a small town near Camp Taji, Iraq, Sept. 18.
6 / 6 Show Caption + Hide Caption – TAJI, Iraq—Spc. Elmountassir Mohamed (right), from Boston, a linguist/translator in Company F, 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, Multi-National Division – Baghdad, and Spc. Brian Rogers (left), from Claermont, Fla., a grenadier, also of Co. F, conduct a presence patrol of a small town near Camp Taji, Iraq, Sept. 18. (Photo Credit: Capt. Dave Puzzo, 3-227th AHB, 1st ACB., 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL