Tuesday, 17 May 2011 09:14
CAMP VICTORY, Iraq â€“ â€œWhat is it that would possess an individual to walk down range against an inanimate object that presents certain death at the slightest misstep, yet relishes the opportunity to exercise mastery of a situation where you can only get the opportunity to make a mistake once?â€ asked Capt. Edward W. Eidson, commander of Joint Task Force Troy, United States Forces â€“ Iraq, during his speech at a memorial service held in Al Faw Palace, Camp Victory, May 7. â€œThe names you are about to hear are those brave individuals.â€
Tuesday, 17 May 2011 08:45
CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION MCHENRY, Iraq â€“ U.S. Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment officially transferred responsibility of Contingency Operating Location McHenry to the Iraqi government during a ceremony in Kirkuk province, Iraq, May 15.
Thursday, 19 May 2011 08:34
CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION K1, Iraq â€“ Soldiers of 12th Iraqi Army Division demonstrated the ability to conduct missions independent of U.S. forcesâ€™ involvement during a situational training exercise at Contingency Operating Location K1, near Kirkuk, Iraq, May 16.
Friday, 20 May 2011 08:08
CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE WARRIOR, Iraq â€“ Iraqi Army soldiers, Iraqi Police officers and Kurdish Regional Guard Brigade members commenced joint training at Kirkuk Training Center to become candidates for the Combined Security Forces, known as the â€œGolden Lions,â€ May 17-18.
Saturday, 21 May 2011 08:08
BAGHDADâ€“ The hardships Iraq has faced throughout the past has led to the establishment of Provincial Reconstruction Teams throughout the country, with their primary mission being to empower local governments through various reconstruction projects, ranging from community service, to education and agriculture.
Wednesday, 25 May 2011 07:55
KIRKUSH MILITARY TRAINING BASE, Iraq â€“ Soldiers of 105th Field Artillery Regiment, 5th Iraqi Army Division conducted dry-fire crew drill exercises at Kirkush Military Training Base in the Diyala province of Iraq, May 19.
Friday, 27 May 2011 07:31
CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq â€“ Iraqi staff officers assigned to 2nd Battalion, 9th Brigade, 3rd Iraqi Army Division studied operations orders and troop leading procedures during training at Ghuzlani Warrior Training Center, May 18.
Wednesday, 25 May 2011 11:04
BAGHDAD â€” Radwaniyah, Iraq, is much like any other farming community in the worldâ€”miles of farmland on which families work tirelessly to produce a fruitful harvest to support their way of life.
Monday, 23 May 2011 11:02
CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq â€“ Staff Sgt. George Chisholm II, a platoon sergeant for the 89th Transportation Company, 275th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 77th Sustainment Brigade, 310th Expeditionary Sustainment Command has not seen his son, Spc. Ryan Lamar Chisholm, a military intelligence analyst attached to Task Force Odin, 4th Infantry Division and a native of Killeen, Texas, since his sonâ€™s high school graduation.
Monday, 23 May 2011 08:28
ÂJOINT BASE BALAD, Iraq â€“ Born in Hawaii, Ellison Onizuka entered active duty with the U.S. Air Force in January 1970. Onizuka was initially an aerospace flight test engineer before becoming a mission specialist on the Discovery and Challenger space shuttles.