• BAGHDAD - An National Policeman speaks with Capt. Carlos Ortiz (right) of Battery A, 1st Battalion, 319th  Airborne Field Artillery Regiment during a Coalition forces inspection of an Iraqi Security Forces checkpoint March 20 in the Al Karradah district of eastern Baghdad. The inspection allows Coalition forces to get an assessment of how ISF checkpoints are operated.

    BAGHDAD - An National Policeman speaks with...

    BAGHDAD - An National Policeman speaks with Capt. Carlos Ortiz (right) of Battery A, 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment during a Coalition forces inspection of an Iraqi Security Forces checkpoint March 20 in the Al Karradah...

  • BAGHDAD -  A National Policeman searches a car at a checkpoint while Staff Sgt. Joshua Bell of Battery A, 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment,  takes notes on his clipboard during an inspection of Iraqi Security Forces checkpoints March 20 in the Al Karradah district of eastern Baghdad. The inspection allows Paratroopers to get an assessment of how the ISF checkpoints are being run and if improvements need to be made.

    BAGHDAD - A National Policeman searches a car...

    BAGHDAD - A National Policeman searches a car at a checkpoint while Staff Sgt. Joshua Bell of Battery A, 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, takes notes on his clipboard during an inspection of Iraqi Security Forces checkpoints...

  • BAGHDAD - Capt. Andy Hercik, commander, Battery A, 1st Battalion, 319th  Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, takes a knee next to his humvee during an Coalition forces visit to an Iraqi Security Forces checkpoint March 20 in the Al Karradah district of eastern Baghdad. The inspection allows paratroopers to assess the procedures of their ISF partners during checkpoint operations.

    BAGHDAD - Capt. Andy Hercik, commander, Battery...

    BAGHDAD - Capt. Andy Hercik, commander, Battery A, 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, takes a knee next to his humvee during an Coalition forces visit to an Iraqi Security Forces checkpoint March 20 in the Al Karradah district of...

  • BAGHDAD - Fayetteville, N.C. Sgt. 1st Class Sherwood McClinton of Battery A, 1st Battalion, 319th  Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, provides security near a checkpoint March 20 in the Al Karradah district of eastern Baghdad.  Paratroopers were conducting a checkpoint inspection of several Iraqi checkpoints across the region to ensure they were being run correctly and to assist their Iraqi Security Forces partners if needed.

    BAGHDAD - Fayetteville, N.C. Sgt. 1st Class...

    BAGHDAD - Fayetteville, N.C. Sgt. 1st Class Sherwood McClinton of Battery A, 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, provides security near a checkpoint March 20 in the Al Karradah district of eastern Baghdad. Paratroopers were...

  • BAGHDAD - Capt. Andy Hercik, commander, Battery A, 1st Battalion, 319th  Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, shakes hands with a local Iraqi man in the city of Babil, March 20 in the Al Karradah district of eastern Baghdad.

    BAGHDAD - Capt. Andy Hercik, commander, Battery...

    BAGHDAD - Capt. Andy Hercik, commander, Battery A, 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, shakes hands with a local Iraqi man in the city of Babil, March 20 in the Al Karradah district of eastern Baghdad.

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