Images: 'Henkes Lane' Rededicated in Mosul [Image 3 of 7]
Photo by Spc. Naveed Ali Shah
Command Sgt. Maj. Alan Bjerke, the senior enlisted adviser with 3rd Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division and a Devil's Lake, N.D., native, and Maj. Linda Bass, the human resources chief for the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and a Bessemer, Ala., resident, unveil a new sign, March 21, dedicated to Sgt. 1st Class Richard Henkes, who was assigned to 2nd Battalion, 3rd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Stryker Brigade, 2nd Inf. Div. during the unit's deployment to Mosul, Iraq, in 2006. Henkes died from wounds received during combat operations in Mosul in September 2006, when his Stryker vehicle struck an improvised explosive device. Bass is Henkes' older sister.
Date Posted:03.29.2010 07:09
Location:CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE MAREZ, IQ