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Staff Sgt. Mark Wojciechowski


Staff Sgt. Mark Wojciechowski is a writer with 133rd MPAD, Iraq, and provides stories directly to NewsBlaze.

A Company 1-8 Infantry Secures Blast Site

Reacting at a moments notice in response to insurgent activity is key to preventing further attacks against coalition and Iraqi security forces.

Turkish Born Female Tracks the Building of Freedom

Women's contributions to the U.S. Armed Forces are no doubt among some of most significant events in history and female service members are once again proving their greatness in the Global War on Terror.

Joint Patrol in Palm Groves, Diyala Province

Joint forces waited in their vehicles and listened eagerly for the command to dismount as they prepared to enter the Palm Groves, a vegetative area of Diyala Province...

The Mayor of FOB Normandy in Iraq

There is no doubt that the mayor of a city or large town has a lot of responsibilities - keeping up with infrastructure, security and how much work is being done are all on the agenda.

Operation Dirty Harry Yields Large Mortar Round, Muqdadiyah, Iraq

The Iraqi Soldiers approached the homes and explained the intent of their search to the residents, while U.S. forces pulled security on the streets outside.

Guam National Guard Water Purification Specialists At Work in Iraq

'We make sure all of our reverse Osmosis units are in good condition and we do our checks to make sure we add the necessary chemicals so they can use water we produce,'

CIDNE Empowers Theater-wide Communication

In battles fought on the frontlines today in Iraq, knowledge and communications are essential to facilitate interaction between U.S. troops on the ground, Iraqi Forces and coalition forces.

Texas Citizen Soldiers Keeping the Comms Working

Whether it is internet or voice communications, the Soldiers of Alpha Company 136th Signal Battalion, from the Texas Army National Guard keep communications going at FOB Speicher...

Ghost Riders in Muqdadiyah, Iraq

The people of Iraq have less to worry about now that the Iraqi Police are becoming more organized and proficient in their jobs, with a little assistance from coalition forces.

Right Back at Them [Enemy]

By dropping mortars or firing rockets into coalition held areas, Anti-Iraqi forces attempt to disrupt day-to-day operations, but what typically happens is they get one right back at them.

Soldier Reenlists from Combat Zone

Many deployed Soldiers dream about the day when they return home and plan for life after the Army. It takes a special person to step up and reenlist from a combat zone.

Helmet Protects Soldier from Sniper Fire

For many soldiers, the new Army combat helmet is a necessary evil. Sgt. Shawn Snyder of 3rd ID 2/7 Scout Platoon is one soldier who will never complain about wearing his helmet again.