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Thursday, 10 November 2011 11:31

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 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

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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 Feature Stories
Friday, 18 November 2011 11:08

From Baghdad, On Veterans Day

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BAGHDAD - On Veterans Day, when the nation formally recognizes the contributions of millions of past and present men and women in uniform, I want to pass on my sincere appreciation for the conspicuously grateful American people.

Published in USF-IRAQ
Friday, 11 November 2011 11:00

From Baghdad, On Veterans Day

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BAGHDAD - On Veterans Day, when the nation formally recognizes the contributions of millions of past and present men and women in uniform, I want to pass on my sincere appreciation for the conspicuously grateful American people.

Published in Press Releases - Iraq
Monday, 14 November 2011 10:06

Honoring a Modern Day Veteran

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COS ECHO, Iraq - For many, the year 2003 is nothing more than a year that is long gone. For South America native, Sgt. 1st Class Fred Fox, a 12-year Army Infantry veteran and former Marine, currently assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, it is a year marked by the beginning of a life changing event.
Published in USF-IRAQ
Monday, 14 November 2011 09:59

Honoring a Modern Day Veteran

VeteransAffairs
COS ECHO, Iraq - For many, the year 2003 is nothing more than a year that is long gone. For South America native, Sgt. 1st Class Fred Fox, a 12-year Army Infantry veteran and former Marine, currently assigned to Company B, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, it is a year marked by the beginning of a life changing event.
Published in Daily News
Friday, 18 November 2011 09:56

Postal Services Stop for Service Members

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The Army Post Office on Contingency Operating Base Adder
COB ADDER, Iraq – With the expectation that U.S. forces will be out of Iraq by the end of the year, the number of service members leaving the country continues to increase while the volume of incoming mail decreased.
Published in Feature Stories

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The Army Post Office on Contingency Operating Base Adder
COB ADDER, Iraq – With the expectation that U.S. forces will be out of Iraq by the end of the year, the number of service members leaving the country continues to increase while the volume of incoming mail decreased.
Published in USF-IRAQ

 

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CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq – Soldiers of U.S. Division – North participate in the Army Birthday 5-Kilometer Fun Run at Contingency Operating Base Speicher, Iraq, June 14, 2011. Soldiers concluded the celebration with a birthday lunch of steak and seafood at the COB Speicher dining facility during lunch. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Andrew Ingram, USD-N PAO)
CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq – “Tradition is a very important part of our service. We need to remember where we came from.”
Published in Daily News
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