Eduardo Precioso, spokesman for the 3ID
, dismissedRegalado's accusation as nothing but a "desperate move.
I have often wondered what would have happened if there had truly been enough military police in the 3ID
"March to Baghdad" and subsequent "Thunder Run" to provide security and mobility along the main supply routes, at gap/river crossings, and through passages of lines and while performing straggler/dislocated civilian control, conducting critical-site/high-value asset security, and working with host nation police to restore law and order.
ADCON(-)/Title 10 responsibilities that remained with 3ID
included general court-martial convening authority, installation support, fielding of new equipment, and resources for training approved by the TRA brigade commander.
Two days after the second 3ID
"thunder run," this event signaled for many observers, inside and outside Iraq, that the old Iraqi regime had ended.
After moving out all of 3rd ID's Brigades over the last year and a half, SDDC will work on safely bringing back 3ID
cargo for training and reset.
The fielding of production terminals to support 3ID
transformation is scheduled for completion in September.
, this model was expanded to include LET opportunities at the Multinational Corps-North East (MNC-NE) located in Szczecin, Poland, thus allowing a greater understanding of NATO language, culture, and interoperability.
As a result of her leadership and drive, a process that normally takes three to five years occurred in nine months and provided trained and ready communicators to 3ID
as they executed the Army's first ARFORGEN reset.
Major General Buford Blount, the 3ID
Commanding General, commented: "You know, a lot of my forces have been over here since September, and fought a great fight and [are] doing great work here in the city.
The project was under the direction and guidance of Colonel (COL) William Hudson, SJA, 3ID
Major General William Webster, commanding general for the 3ID
, supported the test program and the unit began sending rifles to USAMU for conversion.
HHC crossed the line of departure with the 3ID
on 19 March 2003 as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom and quickly became a valuable member of the division team.