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Here goes the cavalry

...Battlefield Surveillance Brigade, a cavalry unit trained to use armored Humvees to gather information about combat areas. Soon, however, Kenai soldiers will give up the Humvees and begin training to fight on foot when their cavalry brigade transforms...
Alaska National Guard on data collection in Juneau

Three Humvees stormed over the Douglas Bridge Monday evening, combat helmets poking from gun turrets on top. Soldiers in camouflage uniforms...

...operations commander in Anbar province confirmed that counterterrorism forces were the first to pull out of Ramadi, abandoning 89 Humvees and armored cars, as well as rifles and mortars. The official said that the counterterrorism units were ambushed by some...
A soldiers view

...Kerr of Kenai stands beside two Alaska Army National Guard Humvees in southern Iraq. Kerr is a member of the 3rd Battalion...Kerr of Kenai stands beside two Alaska Army National Guard Humvees in southern Iraq. Kerr is a member of the 3rd Battalion...

...the nine airstrikes conducted so far had destroyed or damaged four armored personnel carriers, seven armed vehicles, two Humvees and an armored vehicle.The U.S. began airstrikes against the Islamic State extremist group a week ago, in part to prevent...
Ceremonies recognize all who serve

...communities being served began referring to the Alaska unit as the ?seven stars,? because of the emblems painted on the Humvees representing the state. ?Not only do I think we made a difference, but we were an example that life can get better...
Kenai judge gets rare look at another system

...recalling his daily commute to work. "We traveled in convoys escorted by MNSTC-I 'Rough Riders' who drove up-armored Humvees. Our body armor had to be augmented with shoulder and side protection, we had to wear gloves, ballistic glasses, carry...
More Guard troops return to peninsula

...We did find one (improvised explosive device) in our area," House said, whose job was to drive one of the new 1151 Humvees. "We never had any IEDs explode near us." Kenai Mayor Pat Porter was on hand, along with members of the Welcome Home Committee...
Soldotna grad fulfills dream to be a Marine, but job not over yet

...facing shortages of equipment and supplies, Habermann said he has only witnessed a shortage of repair parts, tires and armor for Humvees. ?We also need more chemical and biological suits for the troops. We?re finding chemical and biological weapons and...


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