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'Saber' Soldiers Conduct Map Reading Course with Iraqi Partners

Iraqi unit boundary and hierarchical changes have caused 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division - Center to become partnered with new units.

Most recently, 1st Mechanized Brigade has become attached to the 4th Federal Police Division. In an effort to increase cooperation and aid the brigade, the squadron\'s B Troop has conducted several training courses with their new counterparts. The latest such effort was a map reading course, conducted on April 25 and 26.

Bin Laden Watches Himself on TV

DOD Video

Bin Laden in November 2010

DOD Video

Bin Laden Practicing With a Wrinkled Backdrop

Bin Laden Missed a Cue

Bin Laden Practicing Near an Armoire

Video of Usama bin Laden practicing for a videotapes statement in front of an armoire released by the Department of Defense.

PSD Prepares for Convoy

Video by 2nd Marine Logistics Group

Al-Qaida Confirms bin Laden Death

Al-Qaida has confirmed the death of its leader, Osama bin Laden.

The U.S. monitoring group SITE Intelligence quoted on Friday a statement attributed to the terrorist network, which had appeared on militant websites.

In the statement, al-Qaida vowed to continue its attacks on Americans and U.S. allies both inside and outside the United States. It also promised to release soon an audio message that it said bin Laden recorded the week before his death.

ISAF Joint Command morning operational update

A combined Afghan and coalition security force captured a Hezb-e Islami Gulbuddin network facilitator and two suspected insurgents during a security operation in Bak District, Khost province, yesterday.

The facilitator is responsible for recruiting new members for the Hezb-e Islami Gulbuddin network, and provides food and safe havens for insurgent fighters.