May 8, 2011
Capt. Carmen Nicely traveled to Contingency Operating Base Speicher to promote her daughter Spc. Christina White from the rank of private first class to specialist.
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Both Walla Walla residents are members of the same National Guard battalion and work in the often high-stress environment of the command post.
CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq -- Not many soldiers close a conversation with another command post by saying, "Love you, Mom."That farewell, however, is a familiar one for a mother-daughter duo in the 3rd Battalion, 116th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd