Press release: Merry Christmas from Iraq

Courtesy photo SGT. Robert Gonzales, left, and CW4 Charlie Day

MOSUL, Iraq – The New Mexico National Guard 515th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion want to wish their respective communities a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year with a photo of themselves in Mosul, Iraq.

The 515th is currently serving as the headquarters element for more than 700 Soldiers from around the country assigned to conduct combat sustainment and support operations (transportation, supply, security, and medical) while in Iraq.

The 515th represents the last large unit of the New Mexico National Guard to deploy this year. The New Mexico National Guard now has over 500 men and women from the Army and Air National Guard serving in Iraq, Afghanistan and other parts of the Middle East.