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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

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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 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.
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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.”
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JOINT SECURITY STATION INDIA, Iraq – After completing a weapon function check, Pvt. Akram Atalah, right, an infantryman from 3rd Brigade, 2nd Iraqi Army Division, displays the chamber of the rifle so the Iraqi instructor can verify the weapon is clear during a weapons familiarization and maintenance class at Joint Security Station India, Iraq, June 13, 2011.(U.S. Army photo by Spc. Terence Ewings, 4th AAB PAO, 1st Cav. Div., USD-N)
JOINT SECURITY STATION INDIA, Iraq – After months of training with their U.S. partners, Iraqi instructors from 3rd Brigade, 2nd Iraqi Army Division, showcased their ability to train and mentor fellow soldiers during classes near Joint Security Station India, Iraq, June 13. “Ghost” troopers from Troop D, 2nd Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Advise and Assist, 1st Cavalry Division, observed Iraqi soldiers conduct weapons familiarization and maintenance techniques.
Published in Press Releases - Iraq

 

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FIRE BASE MANILA, Iraq – Colonel Michael Pappal, commander, 1st Advise and Assist Task Force, 1st Infantry Division, speaks at a graduation ceremony for Kurdish Regional Guard soldiers and officers at the Manila Training Center on Fire Base Manila, Iraq, June 2, 2011. “Golden Dragons” Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 1st Advise and Assist Task Force, 1st Infantry Division, marked the end of their mission teaching Kurdish Regional Guard soldiers at the training center following the graduation. U.S. Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment, “Hamilton’s Own,” 1st AATF, assumed the advise, train and assist mission at Manila Training Center in support of Operation New Dawn.(U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kandi Huggins, 1st AATF PAO, 1st Inf. Div., USD-N)
FIRE BASE MANILA, Iraq – “Golden Dragons” Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, 1st Advise and Assist Task Force, 1st Infantry Division, concluded their assignment at the Manila Training Center at Fire Base Manila, Iraq, following a graduation ceremony for Iraqi students, June 2.
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