January 24, 2007
By Air Force Master Sgt. Mike Buytas
Pfc. Young is ready for the mission - and the cold weather.
The Soldiers prepare for the mission, going over all the details one last time.
The Soldiers drive their Humvees to the area they will patrol.
Iraqi police provide security during the cordon and search mission.
A local man is questioned by a Soldier and Iraqi police.
A Soldier uses a power saw to cut the locks off the door of a building suspected of containing a weapons cache.
Success! The Soldiers discover a sizeable weapons cache, which includes artillery rounds.