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|The 6-17 Cav. deployed
about 600 people to Iraq in July 2008. The unit provided aerial support
and surveillance in Mosul, Kirkuk, Tikrit and Tal Afar. The main element
of 6-17 redeployed back to Fort Wainwright in July 2009. (Photos by Linda
Douglass/Fort Wainwright PAO)
Lt. Col. Nicholas Snelson (left) and Command Sgt. Maj. Scott Bailey uncase the squadron colors at the redeployment ceremony for 6th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, Aug. 19.
Maj. David Barber, commander of troops, leads the color guard forward at the redeployment ceremony for 6th Squadron, 17th Cavalry Regiment, Aug. 19.