PHOTOS:Adhamiya District Council Div. Leaders Meet, Discuss Ongoing Projects

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3rd BCT PAO, 4th Inf. Div., MND-B

Col. John Hort

Col. John Hort (center) a Fayetteville, N.C., native, who serves as commander of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Multi-National Division – Baghdad, jokingly informs members of the Adhamiya District Council that he’s reserving this table for the post meeting meal. Lt. Col. Troy Otto (left), a Mount Holly Springs, Pa., native, who serves as commander of the 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd BCT, also attended the meeting and subsequent meal.

The group

Col. John Hort (center) a Fayetteville, N.C., native, who serves as commander of the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Multi-National Division – Baghdad, and Lt. Col. Troy Otto (right), a Mount Holly Springs, Pa., native, who serves as the commander of the 3rd Special Troops Battalion, 3rd BCT, listen to a member of the Adhamiya District Council speak during a meeting at the former Ministry of Defense building in Adhamiya. The group gathered in this northern Baghdad neighborhood to discuss projects to improve the district and enjoy a meal together.

ADHAMIYA

Baghdad Soldiers, Iraqi Army Soldiers and Adhamiya District Council members enjoy a post meeting meal inside the former Ministry of Defense building in Adhamiya. The group dined on lamb, chicken, rice, bread and other local dishes after discussions that centered on how to improve life and essential services within this northern Baghdad neighborhood.

Members

Members of the Adhamiya District Council meet at the former Ministry of Defense building in Adhamiya Jan. 30. During the meeting, the council members and Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers talked about projects needed to improve this northern district of Baghdad.

By Sgt. Zach Mott

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