White Falcons secure IP station to conduct training with local police

By Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 2/82 PAOJuly 16, 2011

Cory Ballentine, a forward observer with B Co., 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, pulls security outside of an Iraqi Police station in Haqlaniyah in Iraq’s Anbar Province on July 13. Paratroopers with B Co., 2/325 AIR secured the area while 2/82 military police taught a class to the Haqlaniyah IPs. Ballentine is a native of Benson, NC. As one of the few units to have taken part in every major campaign of the U.S. military's operations in Iraq, the 2/82 has been tasked with strengthening the Iraqi Security Forces as they work to maintain a safe and secure environment for the Iraqi people as the 2/82 leads the transition of U.S. Forces out of Iraq.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 2/82 PAO)
1 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Cory Ballentine, a forward observer with B Co., 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, pulls security outside of an Iraqi Police station in Haqlaniyah in Iraq’s Anbar Province on July 13. Paratroopers with B Co., 2/325 AIR secured the area while 2/82 military police taught a class to the Haqlaniyah IPs. Ballentine is a native of Benson, NC. As one of the few units to have taken part in every major campaign of the U.S. military's operations in Iraq, the 2/82 has been tasked with strengthening the Iraqi Security Forces as they work to maintain a safe and secure environment for the Iraqi people as the 2/82 leads the transition of U.S. Forces out of Iraq. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 2/82 PAO) (Photo Credit: White Falcons secure IP station to conduct training with local police) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lt. Branden Quintana, a platoon leader with B Co., 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, pulls security at an Iraqi Police station in Haqlaniyah in Iraq’s Anbar Province on July 13. Paratroopers with B Co., 2/325 AIR secured the area while 2/82 military police taught a class to the Haqlaniyah IPs. Quintana is originally from Queens, NY. As one of the few units to have taken part in every major campaign of the U.S. military's operations in Iraq, the 2/82 has been tasked with strengthening the Iraqi Security Forces as they work to maintain a safe and secure environment for the Iraqi people as the 2/82 leads the transition of U.S. Forces out of Iraq.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 2/82 PAO)
2 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Branden Quintana, a platoon leader with B Co., 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, pulls security at an Iraqi Police station in Haqlaniyah in Iraq’s Anbar Province on July 13. Paratroopers with B Co., 2/325 AIR secured the area while 2/82 military police taught a class to the Haqlaniyah IPs. Quintana is originally from Queens, NY. As one of the few units to have taken part in every major campaign of the U.S. military's operations in Iraq, the 2/82 has been tasked with strengthening the Iraqi Security Forces as they work to maintain a safe and secure environment for the Iraqi people as the 2/82 leads the transition of U.S. Forces out of Iraq. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 2/82 PAO) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 282 PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Cory Ballentine, an infantryman, and his platoon leader, Lt. Branden Quintana, both assigned to B Co., 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, pull security at an Iraqi Police station in Haqlaniyah in Iraq’s Anbar Province on July 13. Paratroopers with B Co., 2/325 AIR secured the area while 2/82 military police taught a class to the Haqlaniyah IPs. Ballentine is a native of Benson, NC, and Quintana is from Queens, NY. As one of the few units to have taken part in every major campaign of the U.S. military's operations in Iraq, the 2/82 has been tasked with strengthening the Iraqi Security Forces as they work to maintain a safe and secure environment for the Iraqi people as the 2/82 leads the transition of U.S. Forces out of Iraq.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 2/82 PAO)
3 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Cory Ballentine, an infantryman, and his platoon leader, Lt. Branden Quintana, both assigned to B Co., 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, pull security at an Iraqi Police station in Haqlaniyah in Iraq’s Anbar Province on July 13. Paratroopers with B Co., 2/325 AIR secured the area while 2/82 military police taught a class to the Haqlaniyah IPs. Ballentine is a native of Benson, NC, and Quintana is from Queens, NY. As one of the few units to have taken part in every major campaign of the U.S. military's operations in Iraq, the 2/82 has been tasked with strengthening the Iraqi Security Forces as they work to maintain a safe and secure environment for the Iraqi people as the 2/82 leads the transition of U.S. Forces out of Iraq. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 2/82 PAO) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 282 PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Jared Greene, an infantryman with B Co., 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, pulls security on the corner of the Haqlaniyah Iraqi Police station in the Anbar Province on July 13. Paratroopers with B Co., 2/325 AIR secured the area while 2/82 military police taught a class to the Haqlaniyah IPs. Greene is a native of Seneca, SC. As one of the few units to have taken part in every major campaign of the U.S. military's operations in Iraq, the 2/82 has been tasked with strengthening the Iraqi Security Forces as they work to maintain a safe and secure environment for the Iraqi people as the 2/82 leads the transition of U.S. Forces out of Iraq.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 2/82 PAO)
4 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Jared Greene, an infantryman with B Co., 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, pulls security on the corner of the Haqlaniyah Iraqi Police station in the Anbar Province on July 13. Paratroopers with B Co., 2/325 AIR secured the area while 2/82 military police taught a class to the Haqlaniyah IPs. Greene is a native of Seneca, SC. As one of the few units to have taken part in every major campaign of the U.S. military's operations in Iraq, the 2/82 has been tasked with strengthening the Iraqi Security Forces as they work to maintain a safe and secure environment for the Iraqi people as the 2/82 leads the transition of U.S. Forces out of Iraq. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 2/82 PAO) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 282 PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL
Pvt. Aaron Wright, an infantryman with B Co., 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, pulls security on the roof of an Iraqi Police station in Haqlaniyah in Iraq’s Anbar Province on July 13. Paratroopers with B Co., 2/325 AIR secured the area while 2/82 military police taught a class to the Haqlaniyah IPs. Wright is a native of Williston, SC. As one of the few units to have taken part in every major campaign of the U.S. military's operations in Iraq, the 2/82 has been tasked with strengthening the Iraqi Security Forces as they work to maintain a safe and secure environment for the Iraqi people as the 2/82 leads the transition of U.S. Forces out of Iraq.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 2/82 PAO)
5 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Pvt. Aaron Wright, an infantryman with B Co., 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, pulls security on the roof of an Iraqi Police station in Haqlaniyah in Iraq’s Anbar Province on July 13. Paratroopers with B Co., 2/325 AIR secured the area while 2/82 military police taught a class to the Haqlaniyah IPs. Wright is a native of Williston, SC. As one of the few units to have taken part in every major campaign of the U.S. military's operations in Iraq, the 2/82 has been tasked with strengthening the Iraqi Security Forces as they work to maintain a safe and secure environment for the Iraqi people as the 2/82 leads the transition of U.S. Forces out of Iraq. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 2/82 PAO) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 282 PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Cory Ballentine, a forward observer with B Co., 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, points out suspicious activity to his platoon leader, Lt. Branden Quintana, while pulling security on the roof of an Iraqi Police station in Haqlaniyah in Iraq’s Anbar Province on July 13. Paratroopers with B Co., 2/325 AIR secured the area while 2/82 military police taught a class to the Haqlaniyah IPs. Ballentine is a native of Benson, NC, and Quintana is from Queens, NY. As one of the few units to have taken part in every major campaign of the U.S. military's operations in Iraq, the 2/82 has been tasked with strengthening the Iraqi Security Forces as they work to maintain a safe and secure environment for the Iraqi people as the 2/82 leads the transition of U.S. Forces out of Iraq.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 2/82 PAO)
6 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Cory Ballentine, a forward observer with B Co., 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, points out suspicious activity to his platoon leader, Lt. Branden Quintana, while pulling security on the roof of an Iraqi Police station in Haqlaniyah in Iraq’s Anbar Province on July 13. Paratroopers with B Co., 2/325 AIR secured the area while 2/82 military police taught a class to the Haqlaniyah IPs. Ballentine is a native of Benson, NC, and Quintana is from Queens, NY. As one of the few units to have taken part in every major campaign of the U.S. military's operations in Iraq, the 2/82 has been tasked with strengthening the Iraqi Security Forces as they work to maintain a safe and secure environment for the Iraqi people as the 2/82 leads the transition of U.S. Forces out of Iraq. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 2/82 PAO) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 282 PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Jared Greene, an infantryman with B Co., 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, pulls security on the roof of an Iraqi Police station in Haqlaniyah in Iraq’s Anbar Province on July 13. Paratroopers with B Co., 2/325 AIR secured the area while 2/82 military police taught a class to the Haqlaniyah IPs. Greene is a native of Seneca, SC. As one of the few units to have taken part in every major campaign of the U.S. military's operations in Iraq, the 2/82 has been tasked with strengthening the Iraqi Security Forces as they work to maintain a safe and secure environment for the Iraqi people as the 2/82 leads the transition of U.S. Forces out of Iraq.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 2/82 PAO)
7 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Jared Greene, an infantryman with B Co., 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, pulls security on the roof of an Iraqi Police station in Haqlaniyah in Iraq’s Anbar Province on July 13. Paratroopers with B Co., 2/325 AIR secured the area while 2/82 military police taught a class to the Haqlaniyah IPs. Greene is a native of Seneca, SC. As one of the few units to have taken part in every major campaign of the U.S. military's operations in Iraq, the 2/82 has been tasked with strengthening the Iraqi Security Forces as they work to maintain a safe and secure environment for the Iraqi people as the 2/82 leads the transition of U.S. Forces out of Iraq. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 2/82 PAO) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 282 PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lt. Branden Quintana, platoon leader with B Co., 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, and Sgt. Cory Ballentine, a forward observer with the same company, pull security on the roof of an Iraqi Police station in Haqlaniyah in Iraq’s Anbar Province on July 13. Paratroopers with B Co., 2/325 AIR secured the area while 2/82 military police taught a class to the Haqlaniyah IPs. Quintana is a native of Queens, NY, and Ballentine is from Benson, NC. As one of the few units to have taken part in every major campaign of the U.S. military's operations in Iraq, the 2/82 has been tasked with strengthening the Iraqi Security Forces as they work to maintain a safe and secure environment for the Iraqi people as the 2/82 leads the transition of U.S. Forces out of Iraq.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 2/82 PAO)
8 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Branden Quintana, platoon leader with B Co., 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, and Sgt. Cory Ballentine, a forward observer with the same company, pull security on the roof of an Iraqi Police station in Haqlaniyah in Iraq’s Anbar Province on July 13. Paratroopers with B Co., 2/325 AIR secured the area while 2/82 military police taught a class to the Haqlaniyah IPs. Quintana is a native of Queens, NY, and Ballentine is from Benson, NC. As one of the few units to have taken part in every major campaign of the U.S. military's operations in Iraq, the 2/82 has been tasked with strengthening the Iraqi Security Forces as they work to maintain a safe and secure environment for the Iraqi people as the 2/82 leads the transition of U.S. Forces out of Iraq. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 2/82 PAO) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 282 PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Paratrooper with B Co., 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, pulls security at the Haqlaniyah Iraqi Police station in the Anbar Province on July 13. Troopers with B Co., 2/325 AIR secured the area while 2/82 military police taught a class to the Haqlaniyah IPs. As one of the few units to have taken part in every major campaign of the U.S. military's operations in Iraq, the 2/82 has been tasked with strengthening the Iraqi Security Forces as they work to maintain a safe and secure environment for the Iraqi people as the 2/82 leads the transition of U.S. Forces out of Iraq.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 2/82 PAO)
9 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Paratrooper with B Co., 2nd Battalion, 325th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, pulls security at the Haqlaniyah Iraqi Police station in the Anbar Province on July 13. Troopers with B Co., 2/325 AIR secured the area while 2/82 military police taught a class to the Haqlaniyah IPs. As one of the few units to have taken part in every major campaign of the U.S. military's operations in Iraq, the 2/82 has been tasked with strengthening the Iraqi Security Forces as they work to maintain a safe and secure environment for the Iraqi people as the 2/82 leads the transition of U.S. Forces out of Iraq. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 2/82 PAO) (Photo Credit: Sgt. Kissta M. Feldner, 282 PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL