Aaron Tippin proves he ‘Stands for Something’ during Baghdad performance


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Country music singer Aaron Tippin puts his microphone up close while Lufkin, Texas native Spc. Ross Gray, a generator mechanic with the 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, plays his new acoustic guitar at the Camp Liberty Post Exchange in western Baghdad, Nov. 24. Gray won the autographed guitar in a drawing during Tippin’s concert for the troops. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. April Campbell, 27th Public Affairs Detachment)

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‘Purrfect Angelz’ visit Camp Liberty troops


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Lisa Ligon, a native of Richmond, Va., salutes the troops during her final performance at the Camp Liberty Main Post Exchange, Nov. 23. The Purffect Angelz performed for troops throughout Iraq visiting 21 different locations in just nine days. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. James P. Hunter, 2nd BCT, 101st Abn. Div. Public Affairs)

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Night Patrol

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Benjamin, from 1st Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment (1-2 SCR), explains the coordinates to one of his Soldiers during a night patrol, on Nov. 26, in Baghdad, Iraq.

Photographer: Cpl. Jeffrey Sandstrum, Joint Combat Camera Center

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Resourceful, desperate militants turning to household materials to make explosives

By Seth Robson, Stars and Stripes
Mideast edition

BAGHDAD — U.S. soldiers are reporting finding more and more roadside bombs packed with homemade explosives instead of artillery rounds, indicating that Iraqi insurgents may be running out of military-grade ammunition.

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Gathering of Eagles


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It was the largest assembly of Colonels of the Regiment in Second Cavalry Association history. The 2007 Reunion in Vienna, Virginia, was one for the record books. See photos HERE

Any help with names would be greatly appreciated.

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