Deployments

The 7 Different Campaigns of the Iraqi War: An Overview

Lasting from 2003 until the last day of 2011, our Soldiers battled in the Middle Eastern country of Iraq. The Iraqi War was divided into 7 different campaigns. Those campaigns were then broken down into operations. In today’s article, we are going to provide an overview of each campaign. We will look at the operations …

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Iraq Campaign Medal

Iraq Campaign Medal: 10 Cool Facts

The year was 2003 when the United States and the United Kingdom invaded Iraq. Many assumed the conflict would be over soon, but it carried on for years. Even today, we have troops stationed in or near Iraq as a new terrorist organization has grown in strength and power. In interviewing United States Soldiers, a …

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The Unit Movement Officer Deployment Planning Course: An Overview

In today’s post, we are going to have an overview of the Unit Movement Officer Deployment Planning Course. Whenever a unit needs to relocate to a new area of operations, a plan of movement needs to be developed. In many cases, a Mobility Warrant Officer is utilized, but there are others who are involved in …

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TC-AIMS II: The Army’s Automated Deployment & Movement System

In today’s post, we are going to discover some of the main points that you should know about TC-AIMS II (Transportation Coordinators’ – Automated Information for Movement Systems II). This is the automated system used to manage the complete movement and deployments of Army units, along with other branches of the United States military. TC-AIMS: …

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Advice for Deploying National Guard and Army Reserve Soldiers

If you’re about to deploy, I can offer you some sound advice.  I recently asked our website visitors “What is the best advice you would give to part-time Soldiers about to deploy overseas?”  I’ve provided their responses below. “If you’re about to deploy, here is the advice I would recommend: 1.  Make sure your will, living …

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My OIF3 Deployment Experience with the 267th Ordnance Company

Guest Post by Alex Baldwin My name is 2LT Alex Baldwin.  I was deployed with the 267th Ordnance Company based out of Lincoln, Nebraska.  Our unit received mobilization orders in November of 2003 to support Operation Iraqi Freedom Three. At that time I was a Specialist with a 63W MOS, (Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic). Our company …

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