Stryker soldiers learn Iraq ropes in “The Box”

By Seth Robson, Stars and Stripes
European edition, Monday, June 11, 2007

HOHENFELS, Germany – More than 3,500 soldiers from the 2nd Cavalry (Stryker) Regiment are scouring the training area here for “insurgents” and doing bilateral meetings with Arabic-speaking role-players as part of an exercise that will prepare them for a 15-month mission to Iraq.

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2nd Cav bound for Iraq, exact spot uncertain

By Seth Robson, Stars and Stripes
Mideast edition, Monday, June 11, 2007

HOHENFELS, Germany – When it deploys to Iraq in August, the 2nd Cavalry (Stryker) Regiment will replace 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, which recently moved from Mosul to Baghdad.

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