The waiting game

By Cpl. Nathan Hoskins, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public AffairsNovember 5, 2007

Soldiers from the 1st Air Cavalry "Warrior" Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, load their bags up on a truck at Camp Taji, Iraq, before they begin their wait for their flight to head home Oct. 31. This group of troopers will set up the units' footprint in the states to ensure a smooth transition for their comrades when they redeploy.
1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from the 1st Air Cavalry "Warrior" Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, load their bags up on a truck at Camp Taji, Iraq, before they begin their wait for their flight to head home Oct. 31. This group of troopers will set up the units' footprint in the states to ensure a smooth transition for their comrades when they redeploy. (Photo Credit: Cpl. Nathan Hoskins, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Soldiers from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, wait for their flight that will begin their journey home from Camp Taji, Iraq, Oct. 31. From left to right: Buckhannon, W.V., native Sgt. Thaddeus Spencer, a CH-47 Chinook helicopter flight engineer for Company B, 2nd "Lobo" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div.; Richland, Wash., native Chief Warrant Officer 2 Andrew Sorenson, a Chinook pilot for Co. B, 2-227th; and Cincinnati native Chief Warrant Officer 2 Michael Heekin, also a Chinook pilot for Co. B.
2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, wait for their flight that will begin their journey home from Camp Taji, Iraq, Oct. 31. From left to right: Buckhannon, W.V., native Sgt. Thaddeus Spencer, a CH-47 Chinook helicopter flight engineer for Company B, 2nd "Lobo" Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div.; Richland, Wash., native Chief Warrant Officer 2 Andrew Sorenson, a Chinook pilot for Co. B, 2-227th; and Cincinnati native Chief Warrant Officer 2 Michael Heekin, also a Chinook pilot for Co. B. (Photo Credit: Cpl. Nathan Hoskins, 1st ACB, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL