Stories of the 12th Cavalry

OIF 06-08 - 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry

 

Fallen Soldiers Honored at Memorial Service, by SPC Ryan Stroud, 3rd BCT, 1st Cav Div PAO. A Memorial Service was held at FOB Warhorse on November 20th to honor SFC Schuyler Haynes and SGT Mitchel Mutz.

Memories of Mutz and Haynes, by SSG David Flores. David remembers Mitchel Mutz and Schuyler Haynes who died on November 15, 2006 when their vehicle was struck by an IED in Baquba, Iraq.

Small Town America, by Charlie Bader. On January 19, 2007 Ryan Berg was laid to rest in Sabine Pass, Texas.

First Team Honors Fallen Hero, by SPC Ryan Stroud, 3rd BCT, 1st Cav Div PAO. A Memorial Service was held at FOB Warhorse on February 6th to honor SPC Sieger.

Fallen Hero Honored During Ceremony by SPC Ryan Stroud, 3rd BCT, 1st Cav Div PAO. A Memorial Service was held at FOB Warhorse on February 9th to honor PVT Clarence Spencer.

Memorial Service Honors Three Fallen Soldiers, by SPC Ryan Stroud, 3rd BCT, 1st Cav Div PAO. A Memorial Service was held at FOB Warhorse on February 13th to honor SSG Ross, SSG Shaw and SPC Camacho.

Chaplain Escorts Fallen Soldiers in Iraq, By Zeke Minaya, Stars and Stripes. Among the U.S. Army’s many ceremonies, Chaplain Ray Santillano performs one of the briefest and simplest, but also among the most powerful.

I Use Eye Drops to Hide the Tears, by Peter Beaumont of the Guardian. LTC Goins Commanding Officer of the 1/12th Cavalry talks about loss, grief and the responsibility of command.

Brutal reality of battle for hearts and minds, by Peter Beaumont of the Guardian. 1/12th Cavalry in in Baqoubah.

Casey Went Home a Different Way, by Ken Howser. On Memorial Day, May 28th Casey Nash was laid to rest in Essex, Maryland.

One Beautiful Day by LaVerna "Tweek" VanDan. Tweek, her husband Alan and Al Lynch were in Danville, Illinois to pay respects and honor to one who gave it all - Corporal Francis M. Trussel.

Forty Years Ago and Today - A Reflection on the Funeral of Corporal Frank M. Trussel by Allan Lynch.  Al attended the homecoming of Corporal Frank Trussel, a fellow Trooper from Company D, 1/12th Cavalry.

US Colonel Reaches Out to Iraqi Sheiks, by Garrett Therolf, LA Times. With a 'spider sense' he hties to discern who can be trusted and tries to win their help.


 

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Articles from the MNF-I website

Senior Leader Visits Troops in Diyala, November 8, 2006

Iraqi Army, Coalition Forces begin operations to secure Baqubah, December 2, 2006

VBIDE Drive-by Attack, December 6, 2006

IA, CF Discover, Destroy IED Factory, December 9,2006

Iraqi Army catches Baqubah insurgents, December 15, 2006

Iraqi Army, Coalition Forces Discover Cache, Kills Seven AIF, December 21, 2006

Iraqi Army, Coalition forces target insurgents in Tahrir, December 26, 2006

Khan Bani Sa’ad Citizens Receive Medical Care, December 30, 2006

Troops discover caches in Diyala province, January 31, 2007

Local citizen leads IA, CF to weapons caches in factory, February 10, 2007

Iraq Army, Coalition Forces Rescue 41 Individuals at al-Qaeda Hideout Near Baquba, May 28, 2007





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