Images: Joining the Army Can Be a Family Tradition
Photo by Christina McCann
1st Sgt. Ricardo Riostirado (right), a native of Humacao, Puerto Rico, has a laugh with his son, Pvt. Bryan Rios (left), a native of Sandy Creek, N.Y., in front of his office at Camp Striker, Iraq, July 11. Riostirado is the 1st sergeant for Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) out of Fort Drum, N.Y. Rios is a helicopter mechanic with 3rd Battalion, 17th Aviation Brigade, 10th Mtn. Div. (LI) and is also stationed at Camp Striker, giving them a rare opportunity to spend part of their deployments together.