Task Force Marne soldiers who organized a remembrance ceremony for U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith, April 4, 2008, stand in the courtyard where Smith gave his life in defense of others five years ago. For his selfless service, Smith was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor in 2005. U.S. Army photo by [...]
Soldiers Keep Extremists on Run in Eastern Baghdad Belt
By Fred W. Baker III
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2008 – Coalition forces are making significant progress securing the former insurgent badlands of eastern Baghdad province, a commander in the region said today.
Before the surge, fewer than 100 U.S. troops patrolled the area known as [...]
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Stephen Simeone, left, and Airman First Class Evan Barnhart control aircraft providing over watch for U.S. Army soldiers as they search for improvised explosive devices and weapons caches in the area around Patrol Base Meade, Iraq, on Jan. 21, 2008. Simeone and Barnhart are both Joint Terminal Attack Controllers deployed [...]
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 [...]
Just because the media and the leftist liberals out there want you to think Iraq is going bad, don’t believe them! Three-hundred soldiers in the 3rd Infantry Division just re-enlisted yesterday for another tour in Iraq. What does that tell you?
All you have to say is: Thank you.
The Iraqi people are feeling a sense of pride for their country, as the story below bears out
Hope springs eternal in Iraq.