It was the Sunday following the hectic Black Friday shopping craze and the weather was cloudy and gray, but that didn’t halt the success of the German Christkindlmarkt (Christmas market), also known as the German Advent Bazaar.
Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 35th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division, joined students at Morehead Middle School to help bring history to life during a social studies event Nov. 20.
Far from home and stationed in a remote outpost in Iraq over Christmas, Sgt. Jonathan Thibault remembered the comfort of receiving cards from schoolchildren and other members of the public during the holidays.
By By Sgt. Brandon A. Bednarek, DCSM Public Affairs
Forty-six years ago, Sgt. Maj. J.B. Moore forged a new role within the 1st Armored Division lineage when he became the first command sergeant major to assume responsibility of the Army’s “Old Ironsides” tank division.