Air Cav setup traffic control points

By Sgt. Travis Zielinski, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public AffairsDecember 16, 2009

TAJI, Iraq - After taking control of a small intersection, Staff Sgt. Sasaki Palik (left), from Micronesia, a squad leader in 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, begins to check the ID cards of personnel passing through here, Dec. 12. The U.S. Soldiers worked with Iraqi Army Soldiers from the 34th IA Brigade, to set up the traffic control point in support of a 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Div., clearing operation.
1 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – TAJI, Iraq - After taking control of a small intersection, Staff Sgt. Sasaki Palik (left), from Micronesia, a squad leader in 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, begins to check the ID cards of personnel passing through here, Dec. 12. The U.S. Soldiers worked with Iraqi Army Soldiers from the 34th IA Brigade, to set up the traffic control point in support of a 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Div., clearing operation. (Photo Credit: Sgt Travis Zielinski, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
TAJI, Iraq - While local Iraqi ID cards are checked and cars searched, Spc. Sean Kuttner (left) from Jacksonville, Fla., a rifleman, and Pfc. John Cummings from Boise, Idaho, a machine gunner, both with 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, provide security at a traffic control point, here, Dec. 12. The 1st ACB Soldiers partnered with the 34th Iraqi Army Brigade, to set up the TCP in support of a 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Div., mission.
2 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – TAJI, Iraq - While local Iraqi ID cards are checked and cars searched, Spc. Sean Kuttner (left) from Jacksonville, Fla., a rifleman, and Pfc. John Cummings from Boise, Idaho, a machine gunner, both with 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, provide security at a traffic control point, here, Dec. 12. The 1st ACB Soldiers partnered with the 34th Iraqi Army Brigade, to set up the TCP in support of a 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Div., mission. (Photo Credit: Sgt Travis Zielinski, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
TAJI, Iraq - Supporting Soldiers from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, during a traffic control point operation, Staff Sgt. Marcelo Fiqueroa, from Harrisburg, Pa., a working military dog handler in Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Cav. Div., leads his dog, Sgt. 1st Class Lasso, during a search of a vehicle, here, Dec. 12. The Air Cav. Soldiers worked with Iraqi Army Soldiers from the 34th IA Brigade, to set up the TCP in support of a 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Div., clearing operation.
3 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – TAJI, Iraq - Supporting Soldiers from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, during a traffic control point operation, Staff Sgt. Marcelo Fiqueroa, from Harrisburg, Pa., a working military dog handler in Division Special Troops Battalion, 1st Cav. Div., leads his dog, Sgt. 1st Class Lasso, during a search of a vehicle, here, Dec. 12. The Air Cav. Soldiers worked with Iraqi Army Soldiers from the 34th IA Brigade, to set up the TCP in support of a 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Div., clearing operation. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Travis Zielinski, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
TAJI, Iraq -A Soldier from 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, waits for an approaching vehicle to stop at a traffic control point, here, Dec. 12. The Air Cav. Soldiers partnered with the 34th Iraqi Army Brigade, to set up the TCP in support of a 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Div., mission.
4 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – TAJI, Iraq -A Soldier from 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, waits for an approaching vehicle to stop at a traffic control point, here, Dec. 12. The Air Cav. Soldiers partnered with the 34th Iraqi Army Brigade, to set up the TCP in support of a 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Div., mission. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Travis Zielinski, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
TAJI, Iraq - Two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters pass overhead, as Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, make their way to the landing zone after completing a traffic control point mission, here, Dec. 12. The Air Cav. Soldiers worked with Iraqi Army Soldiers from the 34th IA Brigade, to set up the TCP in support of a 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Div., clearing operation.
5 / 5 Show Caption + Hide Caption – TAJI, Iraq - Two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters pass overhead, as Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, make their way to the landing zone after completing a traffic control point mission, here, Dec. 12. The Air Cav. Soldiers worked with Iraqi Army Soldiers from the 34th IA Brigade, to set up the TCP in support of a 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cav. Div., clearing operation. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Travis Zielinski, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL