Reaching the top: Sergeant Major Freyre promoted

By Spc. Shejal Pulivarti, 1st BCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public AffairsJanuary 3, 2008

CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Rock Island, Ill. native Lt. Col. Scott Efflandt (left), commander, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division congratulates La Puente, Calif. native Sgt. Maj. Luis Freyre, operations sergeant major, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cav. Reg., 1st BCT, 1st Cav. Div. on achieving the highest enlisted rank in the Army after his promotion ceremony at Camp Taji, Iraq Jan. 1.
1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Rock Island, Ill. native Lt. Col. Scott Efflandt (left), commander, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division congratulates La Puente, Calif. native Sgt. Maj. Luis Freyre, operations sergeant major, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cav. Reg., 1st BCT, 1st Cav. Div. on achieving the highest enlisted rank in the Army after his promotion ceremony at Camp Taji, Iraq Jan. 1. (Photo Credit: Spc. Shejal Pulivarti, 1st BCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAMP TAJI, Iraq -  Roundup, Mont. native Col. Paul E. Funk II, commander, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, pins Sgt. Maj. Luis Freyre, operations sergeant major, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Division, 1st BCT, 1st Cav. Div. to his present rank during a promotion ceremony for the La Puente, Calif. native at Camp Taji, Iraq Jan. 1.
2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP TAJI, Iraq - Roundup, Mont. native Col. Paul E. Funk II, commander, 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, pins Sgt. Maj. Luis Freyre, operations sergeant major, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Division, 1st BCT, 1st Cav. Div. to his present rank during a promotion ceremony for the La Puente, Calif. native at Camp Taji, Iraq Jan. 1. (Photo Credit: Spc. Shejal Pulivarti, 1st BCT, 1st Cav. Div. Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL