FORWARD OPERATING BASE FALCON, Iraq ‚Äì Sgt. Charles Kowalski, a native of Bristol, Conn., makes a list of mail recipients to post outside the Headquarters Mail Room Dec. 10 at Forward Operating Base Falcon, while Sgt. Frederick Gregory, a native of Houston, sorts mail in the 1st BCT Mail Room, at Forward Operating Base Falcon, located in the Rashid district of southern Baghdad. Kowalski and Gregory, both certified mail handlers and infantrymen, assigned to the Operations Section, Headquarters and Headquarters Detachment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Multi-National Division -- Baghdad, are responsible for picking up mail from the United States Postal Service FOB Falcon Post Office and sorting letters and packages for the Soldiers of the 1st "Raider" Brigade. The team makes a list to ensure that the recipients know to pick-up their mail and operate the Headquarters Mail Room keeps the Soldiers gainfully employed, especially during the holiday season.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. David Hodge, 1st BCT PAO, 4th Inf. Div., MND-B)