BADULA QULP - Army 2nd Lt. Jesse Underwood, Alpha Co, 1st Bn, 17th Inf Regt, engages enemy forces during Op Moshtarak in Badula Qulp, Feb. 19, 2010. The ISAF op is an offensive mission being conducted in areas prevalent in drug-trafficking and Taliban insurgency.
Army Soldiers engaging enemy forces.
OP HELMAND SPIDER - An ANA soldier guards detainees in Badula Qulp, Feb. 17, 2010.
An Afghan family watches ISAF conduct a patrol in Badula Qulp.
Pfc. Andrew Bock provides security.
Spc. Jered Nelson, Sgt. Guillermo Garcia and Spc. David Schank take cover behind a berm.
Pfc. Jonathan Gentry provides security during a dismounted patrol, Feb. 15.
Spc. James Kirker, along with members of Alpha Co, conducts a dismounted patrol.
(Photos by Sgt. Scott Tant)
FOB SHANK - Demonstrating the proper firing stance prior to the reflexive firing drills, Army Lt. Col. Robert Ault, right, cmdr of TF Brawler, 3rd CAB, TF Falcon, explains his expectations of training, as TF Brawler Command Sgt. Maj. Stuart O' Black looks on, during Leadership Certification, Feb. 19. Both members are senior leaders for TF Brawler, and were the primary instructors for the Leadership Certification program.
Maj. Mike Stull, left, draws back a punch as Sgt. James Lynch braces for the impact during a Leadership Certification. Leaders from TF Brawler simulated combat-type stress prior to participating in reflexive-fire drills at the small-arms range as part of the Leadership Certification challenge.
Combined Joint Task Force - 82 PAO
(Photos by Albert Kelley)
KUNAR - Army Staff Sgt. Dennis Famisan, a section sgt with the 2nd plt, Co D, 2nd Bn, 12th Inf Regt, TF Lethal, borrows a toy from a young boy in the village of Kandagal, in the Monagai District of Kunar prov., Feb. 20. The unit was there to drop off replacement equipment for a broken well pump. ISAF often visit Afghan villagers to check on their health, safety and welfare.
Iraqi Army Sniper Training(Photos by Spc. Jillian Munyon)
FOB MAREZ - Army Spc. Zachary Warren, HHC 1-36 Inf,1st AR, 1st Bde, Sniper section, assist an IA soldier in firing a M107 Barret .50 caliber sniper rifle, Feb. 21. Warren and his team are training the IA how to shoot this type of rifle.Spc. Eric Aldana reloads a M-107 barret .50 caliber sniper rifle.-30-
HALWAN - Army Sgt. Joshua Lebel, assigned to Charlie Troop, 1-14 Cav, 2nd ID pulls security outside of Hawlan, Feb. 10. Charlie Troop 1-14 support a humanitarian aid drop alongside the Kurdish and IA soldiers.
Pfc. Egbert Keil, from American Samoa, unties a tire off the top of a Stryker armored vehicle to change a flat tire near Hawlan, Feb. 10. Charlie Troop stops at Checkpoint 3 to unload supplies before meeting up with Kurdish and IA soldiers.
Soldiers assigned to Charlie Troop take off the side armor plate of a Stryker armored vehicle to change a flat tire.
Spc. Noland Phillips stands outside of a farmer's house in Diyala.
ISF Leads Way During Cache Search(Photos by Pfc. Jared Eastman)
BAGHDAD - Co B, 2nd Bn, 7th Inf Regt Soldiers wait outside a home near Mahmudiyah, for ISF to call them forward to search the yard during a joint cache search, Feb. 17.
Co B Soldiers follow ISF on a joint cache search.
Joint Combat Camera Center Iraq
Humanitarian Aid Given Out(Photos by Spc. Venessa Hernandez)
BAGHDAD - Iraqi girls pose for a photo as their mothers wait in line for humanitarian aid in Baghdad, Feb. 20.