Jan 17, 2009

Cpl. Matthew R. Adams, a logistics vehicle system operator with 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion guides a light armored vehicle in for for fuel during a resupply mission north of the Sinjar Mountains, Iraq. “Interdicting smuggling and infiltration of foreign fighters moving into Mosul was a great success,” said Lt. Col. Scott D. Leonard, commanding officer for 1st LAR Bn. “While doing this we were able to get back to our roots as a light armored reconnaissance battalion, by operating independently; in a very austere environment; with a very small support footprint.”

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