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By Cpl. Nathan Hoskins, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public AffairsOctober 26, 2007

Stowe, Vt., native Chief Warrant Officer 2 Pat Riordan, a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter pilot for Company C, 3rd "Spearhead" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, hits the low notes while playing in a Soldier band during "Open Mic Night" at the Mud House, a coffee shop and hangout at Camp Taji, Iraq Oct. 19.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Stowe, Vt., native Chief Warrant Officer 2 Pat Riordan, a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter pilot for Company C, 3rd "Spearhead" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, hits the low notes while playing in a Soldier band during "Open Mic Night" at the Mud House, a coffee shop and hangout at Camp Taji, Iraq Oct. 19. (Photo Credit: Cpl. Nathan Hoskins, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
San Jose, Calif., native Sgt. 1st Class Robert Martinez, a platoon sergeant for Company D, 3rd "Spearhead" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, keeps the beat while playing drums for a Soldier band during "Open Mic Night" at the Mud House coffee shop at Camp Taji, Iraq Oct. 19. Although Martinez was there with one band, he stayed on stage and helped other musicians throughout the night.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – San Jose, Calif., native Sgt. 1st Class Robert Martinez, a platoon sergeant for Company D, 3rd "Spearhead" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, keeps the beat while playing drums for a Soldier band during "Open Mic Night" at the Mud House coffee shop at Camp Taji, Iraq Oct. 19. Although Martinez was there with one band, he stayed on stage and helped other musicians throughout the night. (Photo Credit: Cpl. Nathan Hoskins, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Batavia, Ill., native 1st Lt. Craig Falk, a platoon leader for Company E, 2nd "Lobo" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, rocks out on his guitar while, Stowe, Vt., native Chief Warrant Officer 2 Pat Riordan, a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter pilot for Company C, 3rd "Spearhead" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, hits the low notes on his bass guitar during "Open Mic Night" at the Mud House, a small coffee shop and hang out at Camp Taji, Iraq Oct. 19.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Batavia, Ill., native 1st Lt. Craig Falk, a platoon leader for Company E, 2nd "Lobo" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, rocks out on his guitar while, Stowe, Vt., native Chief Warrant Officer 2 Pat Riordan, a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter pilot for Company C, 3rd "Spearhead" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, hits the low notes on his bass guitar during "Open Mic Night" at the Mud House, a small coffee shop and hang out at Camp Taji, Iraq Oct. 19. (Photo Credit: Cpl. Nathan Hoskins, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Fargo, N.D., native Sgt. Adrienn Falk, a personnel clerk for the 1st Air Cavalry "Warrior" Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, belts out 90s rock music during "Open Mic Night" at the Mud House coffee shop at Camp Taji, Iraq Oct. 19. On the instruments from left to right are: on guitar, Batavia, Ill., native 1st Lt. Craig Falk, a platoon leader for Company E, 2nd "Lobo" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment; on bass, Stowe, Vt., native Chief Warrant Officer 2 Pat Riordan, a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter pilot for Co. C, 3rd "Spearhead" Battalion, 227th Avn. Regt.; and on drums, San Jose, Calif., native Sgt. 1st Class Robert Martinez, a platoon sergeant for Co. D, 3-227th.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Fargo, N.D., native Sgt. Adrienn Falk, a personnel clerk for the 1st Air Cavalry "Warrior" Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, belts out 90s rock music during "Open Mic Night" at the Mud House coffee shop at Camp Taji, Iraq Oct. 19. On the instruments from left to right are: on guitar, Batavia, Ill., native 1st Lt. Craig Falk, a platoon leader for Company E, 2nd "Lobo" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment; on bass, Stowe, Vt., native Chief Warrant Officer 2 Pat Riordan, a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter pilot for Co. C, 3rd "Spearhead" Battalion, 227th Avn. Regt.; and on drums, San Jose, Calif., native Sgt. 1st Class Robert Martinez, a platoon sergeant for Co. D, 3-227th. (Photo Credit: Cpl. Nathan Hoskins, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL