Thunderous welcome

By Pfc. Adam Halleck, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-BOctober 13, 2009

CAMP TAJI, Iraq- Rusafa area command chief of staff, Gen. Ayad offers his gratitude to Little Rock, Ark., native Capt. Alex Aquino, commander of Battery B "Pacesetters", 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, for the invitation to observe the "Pacesetters" conduct a fire mission at Firebase Mayhem, here, Oct. 8.
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP TAJI, Iraq- Rusafa area command chief of staff, Gen. Ayad offers his gratitude to Little Rock, Ark., native Capt. Alex Aquino, commander of Battery B "Pacesetters", 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, for the invitation to observe the "Pacesetters" conduct a fire mission at Firebase Mayhem, here, Oct. 8. (Photo Credit: Pfc. Adam Halleck, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAMP TAJI, Iraq- Kenton, Ohio native, Brig. Gen. John Murray (left), deputy commanding general of maneuver for the 1st Cavalry Division, poses for a picture alongside Gen. Ayad, the chief of staff for the Rusafa area command during a visit to Firebase Mayhem, here, to observe an artillery fire mission, Oct. 8.
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP TAJI, Iraq- Kenton, Ohio native, Brig. Gen. John Murray (left), deputy commanding general of maneuver for the 1st Cavalry Division, poses for a picture alongside Gen. Ayad, the chief of staff for the Rusafa area command during a visit to Firebase Mayhem, here, to observe an artillery fire mission, Oct. 8. (Photo Credit: Pfc. Adam Halleck, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAMP TAJI, Iraq- Smoke and dust rise as an M109A6 155mm howitzer assigned to 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, fires during a visit from Brig. Gen. John Murray, the deputy commanding general for maneuver, 1st Cavalry Division, and Gen. Ayad, the Rusafa area command chief of staff, to Firebase Mayhem, here, Oct. 8.
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP TAJI, Iraq- Smoke and dust rise as an M109A6 155mm howitzer assigned to 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, fires during a visit from Brig. Gen. John Murray, the deputy commanding general for maneuver, 1st Cavalry Division, and Gen. Ayad, the Rusafa area command chief of staff, to Firebase Mayhem, here, Oct. 8. (Photo Credit: Pfc. Adam Halleck, 1st BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL