Our bulk petroleum requirements (22,500 gallons) from the line of departure
(Camp Udairi) to Tallil were still significantly less than those of an armored or mechanized BCT.
It became clear, which it hadn't been on the safer side of the line of departure
, that a brigade commander really could work from a tank.
To solve this problem, the first thing we did was to move the entire platoon to the line of departure
an hour before start-point time and emplace a smoke haze.
All units had crossed the line of departure
with a 5-day supply of rations and water, and we were now on day 5.
Before crossing the line of departure
, HHC received operational orders placing it in direct support of the 1BCT, 3d Forward Support Battalion (3FSB).
We had the luxury of performing a data/switchex for two weeks during reception, staging, onward movement and integration while still in Kuwait and just prior to crossing the line of departure
Titled The Command Team, the print depicts the relationship between commander, command sergeant major, and their soldiers as they prepare to cross the line of departure
Army engineers crossed the line of departure
for Operation Iraqi Freedom as members of a joint and multinational team.
A former producer of the Late Late Show, Caden is the latest in a long line of departures
from the station, nicknamed Radio Direland.