January 26, 2007
By Air Force Staff Sgt. Stacy L. Pearsall
Soldiers share a moment before moving out on the raid.
Staff Sgt. Victor Blomberg, at Forward Operating Base Warhorse, mentally prepares for the mission ahead.
2nd Lt. Jonathan Hicks realizes it might be difficult getting to the second floor after securing the building.
The Iraqi and U.S. Soldiers head back to base after a successful mission.
After the conclusion of a successful operation, Sgt. Benny Alicea prepares a fire for dinner at the Iraqi police emergency response force building in Baqubah.
Iraqi soldiers are becoming more and more proficient every day.
An Iraqi soldier from 2nd Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 5th Iraqi Army Division provides security from the rooftop of the recaptured building.
An Iraqi soldier is prepared to launch a rocket-propelled grenade at insurgents.
The Iraqi and U.S. forces operate side by side.
Iraqi soldiers take the lead in clearing the rooms.
Spc. Michael Branley earns a good night's sleep at the Iraqi police emergency response force building in Baqubah.