Iraq's Rough Riders

Jewell, Lorie
July 2005
Soldiers;Jul2005, Vol. 60 Issue 7, p8
The article describes the continuing challenges and dangers faced by the Rough Riders, a 32-man unit of the United States Army's Multi-National Security Transition Command in Iraq. The riders escort personnel, equipment and assessment teams to locations using Humvees. They face the risk of ambushes, gun fire and explosive devices. One experience they can not forget is when one of the trucks in their convoy was hit and they had to rescue their fellow soldiers.


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