Sgt. Brian Jacobson of Headquarters Company, 34th Combat Aviation Brigade, Task Force 34 takes a brief pause during his shift to recognize the changing of the New Year on New Year’s Eve 2008.
SGT Brian Jacobson, Headquarters 34th Combat Aviation Brigade Soldier of Red Wing, MN, in front of the steps of the Ziggurat, temple built for a moon god, during the Task Force 34 visit to Ur, home of the Biblical Abraham, on Tallil Air Base, Iraq on Mar. 7.
Task Force 34 Soldiers visit Ur, home of the Biblical Abraham, on Tallil Air Base, Iraq on Mar. 7.
“It was a surprise and very awesome,” said newly promoted Staff Sgt. Brian J. Jacobson, Aviation Operations Battle NCO for Headquarters, Headquarters Company, Task Force 34 and a native of Lake City, Minn. He received a Battlefield Promotion to E6 in front of his peers of Headquarters, Headquarters Company, Task Force 34 on Joint Base Balad, Iraq March 20.