A few pictures from Iraq during the past month
I only found a few pictures today at the CENTCOM site. But, I think everyone will enjoy them just the same!
“Time for a Drink”
Staff Sgt. Chuck Shuck and his K9 partner, Sgt. 1st Class Gabe, both with 178th Military Police Detachment, 20th Military Police Battalion, take a break to hydrate during a cordon and search operation in the village of Shukran, near Forward Operating Base Q-West. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Amanda Morrissey
Sgt. Shawn Banker from Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division takes a break with some local kids while conducting a census of the locals in the Al Duroa area of west Baghdad, Iraq. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Davis Pridgen.
“Looking for Trouble”
Spc. Matthew Wilson, a crew chief with Company A, 1st Battalion, 131st Aviation Regiment, watches for trouble during a Blackhawk flight from Logistical Support Area Anaconda. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Gary Witte.
An Iraqi army soldier from 3rd Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 3rd Iraqi Army Division, takes cover during a reconnaissance operation to recover a possible insurgent rocket launcher in the Al Dora area of Baghdad. The operation is being conducted with U.S. Army soldiers. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Bronco Suzuki.
A Soldier from 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, from Fort Lewis, Wash., signals to his platoon leader during a mission in Qasirin, 10 miles southwest of Baqubah, Iraq. The unit searched the area for signs of insurgent activity and a suspected weapons cache. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Armando Monroig.
Pfc. Gilberto Rojas of Los Angeles, an infantryman with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, searches for suspicious material inside the home of a suspected bomb-maker following a raid in Adhamiyah, Baghdad June 5, 2007. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael Pryor.
Boston native Staff Sgt. Robin Johnson (left), with Company C, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, and an Iraqi army soldier from 1st Battalion, 1st Brigade, 11th Iraqi Army Division, work together during Operation Tiger Hammer, a combined cordon and search mission in Baghdadâ€™s Adhamiyah District June 7. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael Pryor.
“Marine by Firelight”
U.S. Marine Corps Sgt. Robert B. Brown, with Combat Camera Unit, Regimental Combat Team 6, watches over the civilian firefighters at the burn pit as smoke and flames rise into the night sky behind him in Camp Fallujah, Iraq. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Samuel D. Corum.
“Preparing to Fire”
Sgt. Jake Richardson, of St. Johns, Ariz., 1st Lt. Travis Atwood, of Abilene Texas, and Staff Sgt. Michael Mullahy, of Batavia, Ill. take cover while Mullahy prepares to fire an AT4 rocket launcher at an insurgent position during a firefight in Baghdad’s Adhamiyah neighborhood June 16 that ended with one insurgent dead and three captured. All three Soldiers are with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, based in Schweinfurt, Germany. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Michael Pryor.
“Waiting for Care”
Iraqi mothers wait with their children to recieve medical attention from 2nd Battalion, 10th Marines, June 9, 2007. 2/10 conducts a Combined Medical Engagement in the town of Al Nuammia, Iraq to develop relationships and provide humanitarian aid to the residents. 2/10 is deployed with Multi National Forces-West in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in the Al Anbar province of Iraq. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Julian Billmair.
Credits go to on the Operation Iraqi Freedom Official Website of Multi-National Force-Iraq site for these pictures.