Rakkasans help local sheiks, workers form utilities committee
STAFF SGT. TONY M. LINDBACK 3RD BCT, 101ST ABN. DIV. (AASLT)
CAMP STRIKER — Covering a broad, mainly agricultural area has
posed challenges to Rakkasan Soldiers trying to promote economic
growth and essential services in their area of operations.
Soldiers of 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade
Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), are
partnering with local sheiks and skilled workers to form the
Zone Utilities Committee. Lt. Col. Brian Coppersmith, commander
of 1-33rd Cav. Regt., Capt. Toby Jimenez, Troop A Commander Troop A fire support officer, both with
1-33rd Cav. Regt., met with members of the newly formed ZUC to
find outwhat essential services projects are top priorities
in the area and how to support completion of those projects.