Snooper"s Video Collection

Thursday, March 27, 2008

War News


The "War News" series is comprised of items that the Lame Stream Media cannot make known to the General Public, for the obvious reasons.

101st Airborne


Senior Enlisted Leaders Tour CENTCOM
CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait - A group of senior enlisted leaders gathered in Kuwait, Feb. 24 and 25, to tour military facilities and discuss ways to increase mission success throughout the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. [...]
Camp Striker MWR Activities Ease Deployment Tensions
CAMP STRIKER, Iraq - Camp Striker's Morale, Welfare and Recreation activities help maintain a more comforting environment for Soldiers deployed to Iraq. [...]
Where the Rubber Meets the Road
IKRIT, Iraq - Wars have been won and lost based on logistics. Logistics is an art-form, which when executed properly can mean the difference between life and death, glory and shame. [...]
Iskandariyah Vocational School Benefits Residents
CAMP STRIKER, Iraq - More than a dozen representatives from the Mahmudiyah Qada toured the Iskandariyah vocational school, March 2, to see how local residents may benefit from it. [...]
Crazy Horse III Garners Trust in Janabi Village
CAMP STRIKER, Iraq - Iron Rakkasan Soldiers conducted a two-day mission March 2- 3, in Janabi Village, gaining local residents' trust. [...]
101st Airborne Division Start New Operation 'Balls MEPS'
Forward Operating Base O'Ryan, Iraq - Violence throughout Iraq has dramatically decreased thanks to the brave efforts of local citizens, both Shia and Sunni, who have bonded together and are committed, along with coalition forces and Iraqi security forces, to fight against al-Qaida extremists. [...]
Feeding the Fire: Dragons Take Home More Retention Awards
BAGHDAD - For the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, a new year and a new division didn't change the 'Dragons' retention fortunes. [...]
Rakkasan, Falcon Soldiers Celebrate Women's History Month
CAMP STRIKER, Iraq - Rakkasan and Falcon Soldiers celebrated Women's History Month with speeches, poems and music at the Camp Striker dining facility, March 5. [...]
Iraqi Army Soldiers Graduate From Combat Lifesavers Course
BAGHDAD - With the threat of roadside bombs and small-arms fire still evident on the streets of Baghdad, combat lifesavers play a vital role in providing immediate aid to injured troops. [...]
Preparatory Academy Prepares Newest Samarra IPs How to 'protect and Serve' the People of Samarra
SAMARRA, Iraq Sixty four Iraqi policemen took the first step toward becoming full-fledged members of the police force in Samarra during a ceremony honoring their completion of a two week training course, Feb. 2. [...]
Spartans' Latest Patrol Base Under Construction
FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq - Construction of Patrol Base Vanderhorn began in early March near Sayifiyah, a region formerly controlled by insurgents.

The patrol base will be home to a company from 1st Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), taking over the area of operations for 5th Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st BCT, 3rd Infantry Division. Both battalions are operationally attached to 2nd BCT, 3rd Inf. Div.

PB Vanderhorn is named after Staff Sgt. Christopher Vanderhorn, a 1-187th Inf. Regt. Soldier killed in an improvised explosive device attack Jan. 1, 2006, during the battalion's previous deployment to Iraq. [...]

NOTE to our readers: My son is currently located at this camp mentioned above. For the time being, it is called Patrol Base Meade.

MND-B MPs Train IP at Local Station
BAGHDAD - For the past month, four Multi-National Division - Baghdad military police Soldiers assigned to 18th Military Police Brigade have been living at the Jamia Iraqi police station with the mission to train the Iraqi police force there. [...]
Rakkasans Meet With ICCM Chief, Discuss Conflict Mitigation Project
CAMP STRIKER, Iraq - Relief International's Iraq community-based conflict mitigation chief of party visited Rakkasan soldiers March 8 at Camp Striker.

Tamra Hackett met with civil affairs and embedded Provincial Reconstruction Team leaders from 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), to establish a dialogue and get suggestions on how to best offer assistance in the brigade's area of operation. [...]


Gen. Petraeus Visits Western Baghdad, Interacts With Local Citizens: 6 images
Where the Rubber Meets the Road: 8 images
Camp Striker MWR Activities Ease Deployment Tensions: 2 images
101st Airborne Division Assists With in Processing New Iraqi Recruits: 4 images
Crazy Horse III Garners Trust in Janabi Village: 3 images
Rakkasan, Falcon Soldiers Celebrate Women's History Month: 2 images
Iraqi Army Soldiers Graduate From Combat Lifesavers Course: 2 images


Video: 3/101 Message to Volunteers
Video: Iraqi Women's Engagement Program