Soldiers Lay Down Mortar Fire in Afghanistan
Spc. Ricky Olivo, left, and Spc. Vincent Cutler assume a protective posture as a 120mm mortar round is launched from the tube during a fire mission on Combat Outpost Zurok in Paktika province, Afghanistan, July 13. The Soldiers are deployed with the 3rd Battalion, 509th Airborne Infantry Regiment, 4th [...]
Paratroopers discover weapons cache in Terazai
Written by Bagram Media Center
Monday, 15 June 2009
KABUL, Afghanistan – International Security Assistance Force Soldiers uncovered a weapons cache in the Terazai District of Khost province in eastern Afghanistan June 11.
While on patrol in the area, U.S. Paratroopers from the 2nd Battalion, 377th Parachute Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade [...]
Coalition Captures 10, Disrupts Cells in Northern, Central Iraq
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Oct. 6, 2008 – Coalition forces captured 10 suspected terrorists in northern and central Iraq today as they continued to disrupt al-Qaida in Iraq networks, military officials reported.
Coalition forces targeted an alleged terrorist courier believed to have ties to regional al-Qaida in Iraq [...]
Soldier Missing In Action From The Korean War Is Identified
The Department of Defense POW/Missing Personnel Office (DPMO) announced today that the remains of a U.S. serviceman, missing in action from the Korean War, have been identified and will be returned to his family [...]
1st Lt. Aaron Kletzing, a Chicago native, ensures the impact zone is clear on April 26 before the firing of an Excalibur round from a M777 Howitzer on Camp Taji, northwest of Baghdad. Kletzing is the fire support officer for Company A, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment “Wolfhounds,” 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team “Warrior,” 25th [...]
Spc. Darryl Lindsey, a native of Atlanta, enjoys a cup of freshly brewed Kona coffee before mounting up on his Stryker for a mission. Lindsey is a member of the personal security detachment working with the Military Transition Team, 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Tank Brigade, 9th Iraqi army division on Camp Taji. He is assigned [...]
Staff Sgt. Joseph Brown, a native of Oswego, N.Y., talks to a child while on patrol in the Taji Qada, which is northwest of Baghdad. Brown is a member of with Company A, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment “Wolfhounds,” 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team Stryker “Warrior,” 25th Infantry Division, Multi-National Division – Baghdad. (U.S. Army [...]
Crews Brave Enemy Fire to Save Soldiers
By Sgt. 1st Class Thomas Mills, USA
Special to American Forces Press Service
CAMP STRIKER, Iraq, Jan. 22, 2008 – Medical evacuation crews from Task Force Marne faced down enemy gunfire to deliver five injured soldiers in Iraq to safety Jan. 18.
The crews from the 3rd Infantry Division’s Company C, 2nd [...]