Face of Defense: Guardsmen Bring Experience to Iraq
By Army Sgt. Neil Gussman
Special to American Forces Press Service
CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, Iraq, Nov. 18, 2009 – National Guard soldiers bring a variety of life and work experiences with them on deployment, and even the smallest unit can include a surprising array of skills and experience.
Chief Warrant Officer Nathan McKean runs through a preflight safety check prior to departing for a mission at Combat Operating Base Adder, Iraq, Oct. 10, 2009. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Neil Gussman