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FromTheBattle2011-11-22
CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq – Communication skills can be taught when it comes to human interaction or technology, but one Soldier has learned a communication skill set with horses that goes beyond words.
Published in Daily News

RedDragonsLeave2011-11-22
JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq – Samarra, a city located in Northern Iraq, is a little more than 100 km north of Baghdad. Home to the Al Askari "Golden" Mosque, the Spiral Minaret and other historical landmarks, it’s considered one of the most holy cities in Iraq.
Published in Feature Stories

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JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq – Once again the “Black Jack” brigade has added to its successful legacy by officially transferring another base in the Diyala province to the Iraqi government.
Published in Press Releases - Iraq

ServiceMembersEnjoy2011Nov25
CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq – The holidays are fast approaching and while many service members have redeployed home, those who are still in country enjoy one holiday event to give them a taste of home.

Published in Daily News
Sunday, 27 November 2011 13:00

Adder Celebrates Thanksgiving

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CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq – Service members on Contingency Operating Base Adder found creative ways to celebrate Thanksgiving this year.
Published in Feature Stories
Saturday, 19 November 2011 10:43

We Leave When You Leave

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CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq - When U.S. troops came to Iraq in 2003, the Army and Air Force Exchange Services were not far behind. Tents, trailers, prefabricated buildings, and standing structures became the homes of new, remote AAFES outlets.
Published in Feature Stories
Thursday, 10 November 2011 11:40

Heavy Metal Takes a Ride to Kuwait

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CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq – On Contingency Operating Base Adder, humvees, tanks, trucks, and tractors wait silently for their turn to make the more-than 100-mile trip to Kuwait. As U.S. troops leave, the growing list of heavy machinery that cannot be packed into bags or shipping containers has an alternative route out of the country.
Published in USF-IRAQ
Thursday, 10 November 2011 11:31

Heavy Metal Takes a Ride to Kuwait

HeavyMetalTakes
CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq – On Contingency Operating Base Adder, humvees, tanks, trucks, and tractors wait silently for their turn to make the more-than 100-mile trip to Kuwait. As U.S. troops leave, the growing list of heavy machinery that cannot be packed into bags or shipping containers has an alternative route out of the country.
Published in Daily News
Thursday, 10 November 2011 11:23

Escort Team Conducts its Largest Escort Mission

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JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq — The skies were unusually dusty at 11 a.m., even by Iraq standards, as the soldiers of Convoy Escort Team 4, 2nd Platoon, Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 149th Infantry Regiment, 77th Sustainment Brigade, 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command ran through their pre-mission preparations Oct. 1 at Joint Base Balad, Iraq.
Published in USF-IRAQ
Thursday, 10 November 2011 11:17

Escort Team Conducts its Largest Escort Mission

IraqMap
JOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq — The skies were unusually dusty at 11 a.m., even by Iraq standards, as the soldiers of Convoy Escort Team 4, 2nd Platoon, Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 149th Infantry Regiment, 77th Sustainment Brigade, 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command ran through their pre-mission preparations Oct. 1 at Joint Base Balad, Iraq.
Published in Feature Stories
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