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Soldiers with Bravo Company 82nd Division Special Troops Battalion provide security before loading a CH-47 Chinook during an air assault mission Dec. 18, 2009, Parwan, Afghanistan.
Cpt. Booker Wilson, Company commander of Bravo Company 82nd Division Special Troops Battalion talks with Abdul Hasim, the action officer of Sheyk Ali District, during a [...]
Video from the Sabzek Pass in Herat, Western Afghanistan, where US and Afghan forces are working together to protect the area. Scenes include Sabzek Pass, U.S. Soldiers talking to Afghan soldiers, U.S. and Afghan soldiers around a campfire and soundbites in English and Dari.
• Task Force Fury, 82nd Airborne Division (Fort Bragg, US)
Soldiers Train Afghan Police Officers to Perform Security Checks, First Aid
Story and photos by Spc. William E. Henry, 10.11.2009
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PARWAN, Afghanistan - The training consisted of traffic control point operations, vehicle and personnel search, and first aid operations, all culminating with [...]
Paratroopers, Iraqi Security Forces Assess Security in Salman Pak
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Spc. Jonathan “Tito” Taylor of Clarksville, Tenn., leans against a rock wall as an Iraqi girl overlooks his shoulder during a combined foot patrol, Sept. 13, in the town of Salman Pak, Iraq, located 30 miles southeast of Baghdad. Iraq army soldiers and [...]
“We have funny things that happen. I can remember standing in a land fill in southern Iraq where we began one of our attacks, and watching my guys so tired from lack of sleep….literally fall on the ground, with their gear on, on top of each other. I then watched “my boys” swat flies for [...]
Army Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Schloesser and Division Command Sgt. Maj. Vincent Camacho of 101st Airborne Division uncase the division colors during a transfer-of-authority ceremony at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, April 10, 2008. The 101st Airborne Division assumed command of Combined Joint Task Force 101 from 82nd Airborne Division in Regional Command East of NATO’s International [...]
Lance Cpl. Robert A. Hill, a light armored vehicle mechanic with Delta Company, 4th Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, kneels between his brothers — Army 1st Lt. Josh T. Hill (right), maintenance platoon commander, 1st Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division, and Lance Cpl. Bryan G. Hill, an armorer with Transportation Support Company, Combat Logistics Battalion 6, 1st [...]
Mar. 21, 2008 - U.S. Army Spc. Monica Brown draws a young boy’s blood at the hospital on Forward Operating Base Salerno, Afghanistan, on March 13, 2008. Brown will be awarded the Silver Star for saving the lives of five wounded soldiers when their convoy came under attack in April 2007. Brown, a medic from [...]
Soldiers Help Afghan Girl Shot in Tribal Conflict
By Spc. Nathan W. Hutchison, USA
American Forces Press Service
FORWARD OPERATING BASE ZORMAT, Afghanistan, March 14, 2008 – An Afghan girl who survived a Feb. 26 tribal shoot-out that killed several members of her family is doing well today, thanks to the efforts of soldiers here.
“I was sleeping, [...]
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Military Officials in Iraq Praise Soldiers of Redeploying ‘Surge’ Brigade
By John J. Kruzel
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, March 9, 2008 – A military spokesman in Iraq today praised soldiers of an Army brigade that will soon redeploy to the U.S. and mark the first reduction in the number of surge forces sent to stabilize Iraq last [...]