Images: No Mercy [Image 12 of 20]
Photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Matson
From left to right, Lt. Col. Douglas Gabram, Commander, 1st Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation, Chief Warrant Officer Stephen Buckley, Company A, 1st Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Spc. Steven Nelson, Company B, 1st Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Spc. Byron Pirdo, and Staff Sgt. Victor Scimeca, both of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, stand in front of an AH-64D Apache Longbow helicopter and a Stryker Interim Armored Vehicle June 15 at Forward Operating Base Sykes near Tall'Afar, Iraq. Task Force No Mercy, which consists of Apache helicopters from 1st Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, Kiowa helicopters from 1st Battalion, 10th Aviation Regiment, Blackhawk helicopters from Company B, 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment, as well as Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicles from Second Platoon, Company B, 634th Military Intelligence Battalion (Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle), has been supporting the 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team since May 19.
Date Posted:06.26.2006 10:33
Location:FORWARD OPERATING BASE SYKES, IQ