Staying Big Red One Strong

By Sgt. Cody HardingFebruary 2, 2010

Staff Sgt. Michael Ricke of Wichita, Kan., Staff Sgt. Yuri Brown of Mesa, Ariz., and Spc. Lamar Johnson from Kansas City, Kan., all of Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, take the Oath of Enlistment, given by Maj. Gen. Vincent Brooks, the 1st Infantry Division commanding general during a reenlistment ceremony at Contingency Operating Base Basra Feb. 2. The three Soldiers are the first re-enlistees from the 1st Infantry Division during the Big Red One's current deployment to Iraq.
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Michael Ricke of Wichita, Kan., Staff Sgt. Yuri Brown of Mesa, Ariz., and Spc. Lamar Johnson from Kansas City, Kan., all of Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 1st Infantry Division, take the Oath of Enlistment, given by Maj. Gen. Vincent Brooks, the 1st Infantry Division commanding general during a reenlistment ceremony at Contingency Operating Base Basra Feb. 2. The three Soldiers are the first re-enlistees from the 1st Infantry Division during the Big Red One's current deployment to Iraq. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Cody Harding) VIEW ORIGINAL