Soldiers of the 1st Platoon, Company C, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment “Gimlets,” 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Multi-National Division – Baghdad, complete final preparations at Combat Outpost Aqur Quf, northwest of Baghdad, before departing on a route reconnaissance mission April 1.

U.S. Army photos by Spc. Dustin Weidman, 1st Bn., 21st Inf. Regt., 2nd SCR, MND-B

Sgt Daniel Rodriguez, native of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, a team leader with 1st Platoon, Company C, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment “Gimlets,” 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Multi-National Division – Baghdad, interacts with an Iraqi child during a patrol in northern Juwebe, northwest of Baghdad April 1.

Staff Sgt. Matt Heffner, native of Dubois, Penn., a squad leader in 1st Platoon, Company C, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment “Gimlets,” 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Multi-National Division – Baghdad, gives the “thumbs up” to his driver after a security halt during a route-reconnaissance mission in northern Juwebe, northwest of Baghdad April 1.

Sgt. Daniel Rodriguez, native of Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, and a team leader for 1st Platoon, Company C, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment “Gimlets,” 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Multi-National Division – Baghdad, picks up one of the many sea shells that can be found in the deserts of Iraq during a patrol in northern Juwebe, northwest of Baghdad April 1.

2 comments

  1. Sending some Army Mom Love to you all. Everyone is in my prayers!!Love u Son, Mum

  2. This is a shout out to my son who is with you in Iraq.. Happy Birthday son, Pvt.Derek J Sette… I hope all of you say this to him also. This is the first time he hasn’t had family to celebrate his B-Day. He was born on Mother’s Day so he’s special just like all of you are.Please keep him safe. Love & Prayers to all of you!! Army Love Mom

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