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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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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.
Published in Feature Stories

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CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq – Iraqi police demonstrate how to collect evidence during their graduation from the Mosul Public Service Academy in Mosul, Iraq, June 12, 2011. During their four-week training course, Iraqi police trainees also learned police ethics, martial arts, crime scene security, marksmanship and rights of the accused.(U.S. Army photo by Spc. Angel Turner, 4th AAB PAO, 1st Cav. Div., USD-N)
CONTINGENCY OPERATING SITE MAREZ, Iraq – 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.
Published in Press Releases - Iraq

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Iraqi Army 2nd Lt. Omar, a member of the 17th Iraqi Army Division’s criminal investigation cell, explains the importance of fingerprinting to an audience of 150 Iraqi Soldiers May 19, 2011 in Mahmudiyah, Iraq. Omar and his fellow CIC Soldiers have attended multiple classes conducted by Bob Wirkner, a law enforcement professional with Company D, 1st “Dragon” Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment, 2nd Aid and Assist Brigade. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Ray Dillman, 2nd AAB, 1st Inf. Div., USD-C)
BAGHDAD — 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 “Dragon” Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division – Center.
Published in Daily News

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BAGHDAD—A member of the 6th Brigade, 2nd Iraqi Federal Police Division gives a book bag to a young boy in Baghdad’s Kadhamiyah neighborhood June 7, 2011 during a humanitarian aid mission with Soldiers from 5th “Longknife” Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division – Center. The boy showed the officer an injury on his leg, and Soldiers from the Longknife Squadron saw to it that he was medically treated. (U.S. Army photo by 2nd Lt. Jude Cooke, 2nd AAB, 1st Inf. Div., USD-C)
BAGHDAD — Troopers with C Troop, 5th “Longknife” Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division United States Division – Center, and shurta, or policemen, with the 6th Brigade, 2nd Division Iraqi Federal Police Division provided food and school supplies to be distributed amongst the poor families living in the city’s Kadhamiyah neighborhood June 7.
Published in Feature Stories

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Sgt. Amanda Baca, a military police noncommissioned officer with 212th “Dragoon” Military Police Company, Special Troops Battalion, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division – Center and a Douglas, Wis., native, mentors her Soldier on methods to improve her reports June 8, 2011 at Camp Taji, Iraq. Baca received a Purple Heart during a previous deployment Iraq in 2006 when her convoy was hit by improvised explosive device. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. John Kinsey, 2nd AAB, 1st Inf. Div., USD-C)
BAGHDAD — A Purple Heart is a meritorious and honorable award that is respected by many—but desired by few. One Soldier who received that award is back in the country where she earned it, serving her country again.
Published in Daily News

 

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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.

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