this is the 173rd airborne and you can find out more information about this unit here.
here are the first five bbc broadcasts from
****meeting the 173rd airborne brigade for the first time.
****the brigade's training for their third mission since 9/11.
****soldiers of the 173rd airborne
brigade talk as the unit prepares to head off to
****the families left behind.
****how the local people
here is the sixth bbc broadcast from
****with major nicholas sternberg who is the public affairs officer for the unit. in a former time, you could never have picked up a phone and called a soldier on iwo jima to see how things were going. he gave me a good update.
****rhod sharp is the anchor in
these broadcasts were heard on radio all over the world, on the bbc web site and also on british armed forces radio.