CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq â€“ Soldiers assigned to Task Force Shield, 4th Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, and Iraqi officials watched as police academy graduates showcased newly acquired skills at the Mosul Public Service Academy, June 12.
BAGHDAD â€” The recent establishment of a criminal investigation cell within the 17th Iraqi Army Division, located in Mahmudiyah, Iraq, was spearheaded by months of training and planning by Company D, 1st â€œDragonâ€ Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division â€“ Center.
BAGHDAD â€” A Purple Heart is a meritorious and honorable award that is respected by manyâ€”but desired by few. One Soldier who received that award is back in the country where she earned it, serving her country again.
WASHINGTON- A handheld device that would give new intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities to warfighters and an airframe equipped with plug and play sensors are among new technologies being tested during U.S. Joint Forces Command's Empire Challenge 2011 demonstration.
WASHINGTON â€“ A combined Afghan and coalition security force captured a Haqqani terrorist network leader and several of his associates in the Gardez district of Afghanistanâ€™s Paktia province yesterday, military officials reported.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. â€“ Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates urged the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 2011 today to embrace the power of perseverance and determination as he contrasted the failed 1980 hostage rescue attempt in Iran with last monthâ€™s successful mission that killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden.
WASHINGTON's Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Navy Adm. Mike Mullen met with Pakistani leaders today in an effort to shore up relations between the United States and Pakistan.
CAMP VICTORY, Iraq - Tattoos are markings made by inserting indelible ink into the skin for artistic preferences as well as many other reasons. They are common among service members.
CAMP VICTORY, Iraq - During the height of the war in Iraq, patrols, setting up checkpoints and vehicle searches were standard and occurred every day. Most of those ended without any type of conflict or casualties.
CAMP VICTORY, Iraq â€“ Troops on Victory Base Complex participated in Operation Shear Love, in which they donated their hair to Locks of Love, May 8.