Top Commander Visits Anaconda


LSA ANACONDA, BALAD, Iraq — 13th COSCOM, the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing and other tenant units here hosted the Multi-National Force-Iraq commanding general for a tour of post facilities and a series of briefings July 29.

Gen. George W. Casey, who has been in command in Iraq for about a month, visited units, work sites and morale, welfare and recreation facilities during his roughly three-hour visit.

Casey stopped frequently to greet soldiers and gave an impromptu talk to service members and civilians waiting for the start of a movie.

"It's important to remember that we are guests in this country," said Casey emphasizing respectful treatment of all Iraqis.

Casey's visit concluded with a theater logistics overview presented by the 13th COSCOM staff.