Personal Security Detachment

By Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade Public AffairsDecember 15, 2009

A 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), personal security detachment mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle is staged for a morning mission on Contingency Operating Location Diamondback, Iraq, Nov. 26. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs)
1 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), personal security detachment mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle is staged for a morning mission on Contingency Operating Location Diamondback, Iraq, Nov. 26. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
"Ed", a 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), personal security detachment mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle decoration sits in an MRAP before a mission on Contingency Operating Location Diamondback, Iraq, Nov. 26. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs)
2 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – "Ed", a 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), personal security detachment mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle decoration sits in an MRAP before a mission on Contingency Operating Location Diamondback, Iraq, Nov. 26. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. Marvin Robles, the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), platoon leader driver for the personal security detachment drives his mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle to a staging area for an early morning mission on Contingency Operating Location Diamondback, Iraq, Nov. 26. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs)
3 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Marvin Robles, the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), platoon leader driver for the personal security detachment drives his mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle to a staging area for an early morning mission on Contingency Operating Location Diamondback, Iraq, Nov. 26. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. Zach Painter, a 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), personal security detachment dismount Soldier gives a thumbs-up as he guards the area around the pump house on the Tigris River in Al Qayyarah, Iraq, during a mission Dec. 1. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs)
4 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Zach Painter, a 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), personal security detachment dismount Soldier gives a thumbs-up as he guards the area around the pump house on the Tigris River in Al Qayyarah, Iraq, during a mission Dec. 1. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Staff Sgt. Stuart Gimble, a Washington, D.C., native and the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), personal security detachment platoon sergeant, surveys the scene during a mission to the pump house on the Tigris River in Al Qayyarah, Iraq,  Dec. 1. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs)
5 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Stuart Gimble, a Washington, D.C., native and the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), personal security detachment platoon sergeant, surveys the scene during a mission to the pump house on the Tigris River in Al Qayyarah, Iraq, Dec. 1. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Col. Larry Phelps, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), commander looks at the machinery in the pump house on the Tigris River at Al Qayyarah, Dec. 1, as his body guard, Staff Sgt. Stuart Gimble, a Washington, D.C., native and 15th's personal security detachment platoon sergeant, watches from above. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs)
6 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Col. Larry Phelps, 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), commander looks at the machinery in the pump house on the Tigris River at Al Qayyarah, Dec. 1, as his body guard, Staff Sgt. Stuart Gimble, a Washington, D.C., native and 15th's personal security detachment platoon sergeant, watches from above. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. Thomas Winkfield, a Modesto, Calif., native and 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), personal security detachment gunner, watches for trouble during a mission in Al Qayyarah, Iraq, Dec. 1. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs)
7 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Thomas Winkfield, a Modesto, Calif., native and 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), personal security detachment gunner, watches for trouble during a mission in Al Qayyarah, Iraq, Dec. 1. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Staff Sgt. Stuart Gimble, a Washington, D.C., native and the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), personal security detachment platoon sergeant, stands guard over the Tigris during a mission to the pump house in Al Qayyarah, Iraq,  Dec. 1. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs)
8 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Stuart Gimble, a Washington, D.C., native and the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), personal security detachment platoon sergeant, stands guard over the Tigris during a mission to the pump house in Al Qayyarah, Iraq, Dec. 1. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. Richard Muniz, a Killeen, Texas, native and personal security detachment gunner for 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), watches the area during a mission to the Al Qayyarah water pump, in Al Qayyarah, Iraq, Dec. 1. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs)
9 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Richard Muniz, a Killeen, Texas, native and personal security detachment gunner for 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), watches the area during a mission to the Al Qayyarah water pump, in Al Qayyarah, Iraq, Dec. 1. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. Marvin Robles, the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), platoon leader driver for the personal security detachment drives his mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle to a staging area for an early morning mission on Contingency Operating Location Diamondback, Iraq, Nov. 26. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs)
10 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Marvin Robles, the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), platoon leader driver for the personal security detachment drives his mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle to a staging area for an early morning mission on Contingency Operating Location Diamondback, Iraq, Nov. 26. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Staff Sgt. Stuart Gimble, a Washington, D.C., native and the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), personal security detachment platoon sergeant, tells a humorous story to his Soldiers before going on a mission at Contingency Operating Location Diamondback, Iraq, Nov. 26. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs)
11 / 11 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Stuart Gimble, a Washington, D.C., native and the 15th Sustainment Brigade, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary), personal security detachment platoon sergeant, tells a humorous story to his Soldiers before going on a mission at Contingency Operating Location Diamondback, Iraq, Nov. 26. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade public affairs) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Matthew C. Cooley, 15th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL