Lt. Col. Robert McAleer, Brian Conklin and Cdr. Melinda Michael, meet with a local store owner in the Fira Shia market in northern Baghdad to discuss ways to stimulate economic growth in the area. McAleer serves as the commander of Fires Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, and is a native of Sequim, Wash. Conklin is [...]
Daily Archives: February 28, 2008
Stars and Stripes, Mideast edition
American military officials are touting progress on an important street in southeastern Baghdad that they hope will help fuel an economic resurgence throughout the city.Major reconstruction projects are ongoing, but the first was an effort to restore 60th Street in the Rashid district.
Multi-National Division – Baghdad soldiers questioned a “person of interest” Feb. 25, after a Sons of Iraq leader and his son were found murdered in the Mechanix neighborhood of Rashid District Feb. 24.
Following a report of the murders, soldiers of Company E, 2nd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, attached to 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st [...]
By 2nd Stryker Cav. Regt. PAO, MND-B
His call sign is Big Dawg 17, but you might as well call him “Bloodhound 17” after he and his 30-man platoon sniffed out a total of 16 buried ammunition and weapons caches over a 10-week period.
Sgt. 1st Class Connell, 40, a native of Polson, Mont., has the reputation [...]
Stars and Stripes
GRAFENWÖHR, Germany — A 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment soldier was killed in action Sunday in Baghdad, according to the Joint Multinational Training Command.Spc. Orlando Antonio Perez, 23, of Houston, died after coming under small-arms fire during a dismounted patrol in Baghdad, according to a Department of the Army information sheet released by JMTC [...]