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Spc. Anna-Marie Hizer


Spc. Anna-Marie Hizer is a journalist and photographer with 133rd Mobile Public Affairs Detachment, Iraq

Soldiers with 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne stand to be recognized before being inducted into the Honorable Order of St. Barbara

St. Barbara, Patron Saint of Field Artillery Regiment

Soldiers with 320th Field Artillery Regiment, guests from 101st Airborne gathered at Forward Operating Base Warrior today to celebrate the history of Field Artillery and honor St. Barbara - the patron saint of the FA.
An Iraqi family stands outside their damaged home

Fire Relief – Iraqi Police Help Civilians, Change Perceptions

In the United States, when a neighbor loses their home and possessions to fire, neighbors and friends often chip in to help - alleviating some of the stress felt during a time of tragedy.
Sergeant Ben Smith, a mechanic, grinds down the armor plated door of a humvee

Innovator Makes Soldiers Safer: Sgt. Ben Smith, Problem Solver

Soldiers use thousands of dollars worth of equipment every day. They depend on this gear to keep them safe and to make their jobs and lives easier. Sometimes, modifications are needed.
Captain Kristie Souders

Vet Clinic Performs Animal and Human Services at FOB Warrior, Iraq

Working behind the scenes, sometimes at odd hours and nearly always on call, is a group of Soldiers who work to keep our food supply safe and military working dogs healthy.
kurdistan viper picture

Snake Bites and Scorpion Stings

Scorpions, snakes, camel spiders in the desert, watch out for scorpion stings, snake bites and the painful camel spider bite.
1BCT soldiers listen to country music star, Toby Keith

Nashville ‘Bad Boy’ Toby Keith in Kirkuk

Service members and civilians stationed at Forward Operating Base Warrior braved the late-May heat for a special Memorial Day treat.
Spc. Kimberly Kissinger, Scott Higgins tackle a fuel fire

Fire Training, Kirkuk, Iraq

'How many people get to say they put out a pit fire in Iraq?' said Spc. Amanda Lavers, Company C, 426th Brigade Support Battalion, 1st BCT, 101st Airborne Division.
Captain Renee Vigilante, 101st Airborne crosses marathon finish line

‘Rock-n-Roll’ Marathon

More than 300 Service members from across the Band of Brothers area of operations gathered this morning to pound the pavement for COB Speicher's first 'Rock-n-Roll' Marathon and Half-Marathon.