Lt. Col. John Cross, left, commander of 1st “Vanguard” Battalion, 18th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division – Center, and an Elk City, Okla., native, presents the battalion colors to 1st Sgt. James Carroll, the first sergeant of Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Bn., 18th Inf. Regt. and an Athens, Ala., native, during Carroll’s farewell party, March 27, at Camp Taji, Iraq. Carroll, who has served as a first sergeant within the battalion for nearly four years and two deployments to Iraq, is headed to the Sergeants Major Academy. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Carvis T. Evans)
|Date Posted:||04.05.2011 09:26|
|Location:||CAMP TAJI, IQ|
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