I had the pleasure of speaking with LTC Morales CDR 1-35 AR just across the Diyala River from Baghdad today. He had plenty of news about their current operations and the shift toward the Iraqi government and security forces taking increasing responsibility. rt click and save if slow connection.
Lt. Col. Ricardo Morales, from El Paso, Texas, commander of the 1st Battalion, 35th Armor Regiment, introduces himself and key members of his staff to leaders of the Jisr Diyala Nahia Council, April 28. (photo by/3rd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment)