4th bct

Evening Quickie #soldierporn: The universal culture of the horse.

U.S. Army First Lieutenant Jeremy A. Woodard, an engineer officer with 1st Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), sits astride an Afghan horse during a spur ceremony at Camp Clark, Afghanistan.

(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin A. Moeller, 4th Brigade Combat Team Public Affairs, 11 OCT 2013.)

Evening Quickie #soldierporn: Remember to be thankful for the little things.

U.S. Army Sgt. Stephen Ogden provides security for potential threats at an Afghan border police checkpoint near Forward Operating Base Torkham in Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province, Nov. 18, 2013. Ogden, a team leader, is assigned to 10th Mountain Division’s Company C, 2nd Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team. [Like warm beds, hot showers, a roof over your head and paved roads free from the probabilities of IEDs. We’re still over there this holiday season. Lest you engage the privilege to disregard your ethical and moral responsibility to the warriors of our democratic republic. Sure they volunteered to take up arms in your defense. And you’re the sheep who sent the sheepdogs loose on the wolf’s trail. You have an obligation to them. Never forget. -R] 

Evening Quickie #soldierporn: Got your six.

Vehicles carrying U.S. Army soldiers, serving with C Company, 4th Brigade Support Troops Battalion, 4 Brigade Combat Team, 1st Calvary Division, drive on a road in Laghman province, Afghanistan. The soldiers are charged with clearing the various routes near Combat Outpost Xio Haq.

(U.S. Army photo by Spc. Andrew Claire Baker, 19 JAN 2013.)