19 iunie 2019

Dozens of Combat Badges Awarded During Army Unit's Advisory Deployment

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Despite major victories over Islamic State terrorists in Iraq and Syria, soldiers from the Army 's 3rd Cavalry Regiment were still seeing combat in the region during their advise-and-assist mission that ended in February. The Stryker brigade combat team from Fort Hood , Texas, awarded roughly 60 combat badges -- a mix of Combat Infantry Badges (CIB) and Combat Action Badges (CAB), while supporting Iraqi forces in Anbar Province, along the border with Syria and Jordan, 3rd CR leaders told [...]