Bridge offers fresh path

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

TAJI, Iraq - Evansville, Ind. native, Pfc. Travis Conder, an armor crewman attached to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, walks across the Sheik Abdullah Bridge during a final inspection in Taji, Nov. 10. The bridge offers a faster and safer route to local markets for residents of the rural area.
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – TAJI, Iraq - Evansville, Ind. native, Pfc. Travis Conder, an armor crewman attached to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, walks across the Sheik Abdullah Bridge during a final inspection in Taji, Nov. 10. The bridge offers a faster and safer route to local markets for residents of the rural area. (Photo Credit: Pfc. Adam Halleck, 1BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
TAJI, Iraq - Cambridge, Mass. native, Staff Sgt. Carlos Madden, a civil affairs team leader assigned to 1379th Civil Affairs Company, uses a public works contract to inspect the Sheik Abdullah Bridge in Taji, Nov. 10. The bridge is a civil capacity project that offers residents of the rural area a quicker route to the nearby markets.
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – TAJI, Iraq - Cambridge, Mass. native, Staff Sgt. Carlos Madden, a civil affairs team leader assigned to 1379th Civil Affairs Company, uses a public works contract to inspect the Sheik Abdullah Bridge in Taji, Nov. 10. The bridge is a civil capacity project that offers residents of the rural area a quicker route to the nearby markets. (Photo Credit: Pfc. Adam Halleck, 1BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
TAJI, Iraq - Mt. Holly, N.C. native, Sgt. 1st Class Gregory Martin, attached to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, speaks to local leader Sheik Abdullah during a final inspection of a bridge with his namesake in Taji, Nov. 10. The bridge provides Abdullah and the residents of his area an alternate route to local markets so they can sell and trade goods.
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – TAJI, Iraq - Mt. Holly, N.C. native, Sgt. 1st Class Gregory Martin, attached to the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, speaks to local leader Sheik Abdullah during a final inspection of a bridge with his namesake in Taji, Nov. 10. The bridge provides Abdullah and the residents of his area an alternate route to local markets so they can sell and trade goods. (Photo Credit: Pfc. Adam Halleck, 1BCT PAO, 1st Cav. Div., MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL