3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team Holds Army Birthday Fun Run

By Sgt. Natalie Rostek, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Public AffairsJune 15, 2007

Cpt. Megan Leitch, from Fairfax, Va., director of operations for the 557th Expeditionary Red Horse Squadron, placed first in the female category during the five kilometer Army Birthday Fun Run June 14, at Forward Operating Base Hammer, Iraq.
1 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Cpt. Megan Leitch, from Fairfax, Va., director of operations for the 557th Expeditionary Red Horse Squadron, placed first in the female category during the five kilometer Army Birthday Fun Run June 14, at Forward Operating Base Hammer, Iraq. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Natalie Rostek, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
1st Sgt. Tony Williams, from New Orleans, senior noncommissioned officer for Charlie Company, 203rd Brigade Support Battalion, carries the company guidon during the five kilometer Army Birthday Fun Run June 14, at Forward Operating Base Hammer, Iraq.
2 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – 1st Sgt. Tony Williams, from New Orleans, senior noncommissioned officer for Charlie Company, 203rd Brigade Support Battalion, carries the company guidon during the five kilometer Army Birthday Fun Run June 14, at Forward Operating Base Hammer, Iraq. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Natalie Rostek, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Cpt. Mike Mattessich, from Baldwinsville, N.Y., Headquarters Company, Brigade Special Troops Battalion sprints the final stretch of the five kilometer Army Birthday Fun Run June 14, at Forward Operating Base Hammer, Iraq.
3 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Cpt. Mike Mattessich, from Baldwinsville, N.Y., Headquarters Company, Brigade Special Troops Battalion sprints the final stretch of the five kilometer Army Birthday Fun Run June 14, at Forward Operating Base Hammer, Iraq. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Natalie Rostek, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, start the five kilometer Army Birthday Fun Run June 14, at Forward Operating Base Hammer, Iraq.
4 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, start the five kilometer Army Birthday Fun Run June 14, at Forward Operating Base Hammer, Iraq. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Natalie Rostek, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, recite "The Pledge of Allegiance" before the five kilometer Army Birthday Fun Run June 14, at Forward Operating Base Hammer, Iraq.
5 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, recite "The Pledge of Allegiance" before the five kilometer Army Birthday Fun Run June 14, at Forward Operating Base Hammer, Iraq. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Natalie Rostek, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
etired 1st Sgt. John Ellis, Sr., from Savannah, Ga., the brigade athletics director, explains the run route before the five kilometer Army Birthday Fun Run June 14, at Forward Operating Base Hammer, Iraq.
6 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – etired 1st Sgt. John Ellis, Sr., from Savannah, Ga., the brigade athletics director, explains the run route before the five kilometer Army Birthday Fun Run June 14, at Forward Operating Base Hammer, Iraq. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Natalie Rostek, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, discuss the route before the five kilometer Army Birthday Fun Run June 14, at Forward Operating Base Hammer, Iraq.
7 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, discuss the route before the five kilometer Army Birthday Fun Run June 14, at Forward Operating Base Hammer, Iraq. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Natalie Rostek, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, sign up for the five kilometer Army Birthday Fun Run June 14, at Forward Operating Base Hammer, Iraq.
8 / 8 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers of the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, sign up for the five kilometer Army Birthday Fun Run June 14, at Forward Operating Base Hammer, Iraq. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Natalie Rostek, 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL