January 19, 2007
By Sgt. Tierney P. Nowland
Iraqi police pose for a photo prior to the operation.
Spc. William Nossaman and an Iraqi policeman wish each other well as the troops begin the operation.
Iraqi police check their rifles and ammunition.
Spc. Ronnie Saunders and other Soldiers and Iraqi police provide security as their comrades clear houses nearby.
Soldiers are wary of possible enemy ambushes.
Iraqi police and a Marine clear a house, looking for weapons and insurgents.
The Soldiers prepare to enter a courtyard.
The combined forces leave Al Boetha after a successful operation.