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Air Cav Brings in New Year With a Diamond Club Run

A burn barrel provides warmth for senior noncommissioned officers of the 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, following a fun run to bring in the New Year, here, Dec. 31. Both sergeants major and first sergeants ran together with potential first sergeants as a way to recognise future leaders.



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This work, Air Cav Brings in New Year With a Diamond Club Run [Image 2 of 2], by Alun Thomas, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:12.31.2009

Date Posted:01.02.2010 04:05

Photo ID:236153

VIRIN:100101-A-#####-052

Resolution:1800x1192

Size:681.99 KB

Location:CAMP TAJI, IQGlobe

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