Stories of the 12th Cavalry

OIF 06-08 - 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry

 

 

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New Weapons System, Army News Service, Paula Taylor. Company D, 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry is the first unit in the Army to have the CROWS mounted on their Abrams tanks.

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4th Brigade Combat Team Ceremony, by Chris Roberts of the El Paso Sun Times. The 4th BCT cases it's colors prior to deployment to Iraq.

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In the Vortex of Baghdad, Staying Put This Time, By Marc Santora of the New York Times. Charlie Company, 2/12th Cavalry establishes the first Combat Outpost in Baghdad.

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Quiet in Baghdad. Too Quiet, By Charles Crane, Time Magazine. Charlie Company, 2/12th Cavalry is located at their Combat Outpost  which has been eerily quiet for the past week.

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Empty Saddle in the Old Corral, by Ken Howser. The Arlington National Cemetery service for SGT John Allen, A 2/12th Cavalry, 2007 was attended by Ken Howser, A 2/12th Cavalry, 1969.

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Honoring SGT Allen, by Ed Leary. Until today I was just a tourist at Arlington National Cemetery, now I know someone whose final resting place is here.

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Clearing a Tough Neighborhood, by National Public Radio. A March 24th interview with LTC James Nickolas, Commander of 2/12th Cavalry about operating in the Gazalia neighborhood of Baghdad.

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US Soldiers Try to Bridge a Sectarian Gap  in Iraq, by National Public Radio. A May 17th interview with Captain Peterson, Commander of x Company, 2/12th Cavalry about operating in the district of North Gazalia.

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To Win, You Have to be Prepared to Die, By Stephen Ford. His tattoo said it all. "To win, you have to be prepared to die."  Jonathan Rossi was Killed in Action on 1 July 2007 and laid to rest on 11 July 2007. He was prepared and gave all he had to give.

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Rolling with Delta Company, by Leslie Sabbagh. High-tech house hunting in a suburb turned Al Qaeda killing ground.

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From the 1-23-07 New York Times Audio and Photos of C, 2/12th Cav in Baghdad


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Articles from the MNF-I website

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Iraq Troops Free 23 Kidnap Victims, December 11, 2006

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Iraq Army Provides Health Care for Citizens, December 15, 2006

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MND-B Soldiers Provide Support for Iraqi Army’s Medical Mission, December 21, 2006

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Patrol Nets Weapons Cache, December 24, 2006

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Operation Beastmaster Successful, December 29, 2006

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Company Shows Why Baghdad Needs a “Woman’s Touch”, January 14, 2007

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Soldiers Training Iraqi Troops Pays Off, January 21, 2007

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New Combat Outpost Built to Thwart Crime in Ghazaliya, January 23, 2007

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Weapons cache discovered in southeastern Baghdad, January 31, 2007

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Successful strategy has Soldiers living in Baghdad neighborhoods, saving lives, February 7, 2007

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Engineers help clean up Ghazaliya, February 8, 2007

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Iraq Army Detains 10 After Recieving Small Arms Fire, February 12, 2007

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Cache Found in Northern Ghazaliya, March 3, 2007

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COP Thrasher Up and Running, March 20, 2007

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2-12 Cav Holds Free Health Clinic in Baghdad, March 27, 2007

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JSS Thrasher Secures Southern Ghazaliya, April 27, 2007





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