February 28, 2007
By Spc. Elisha Dawkins
Iraqi Soldiers, backed by their U.S. counterparts, walk through the neighborhoods.
More Iraqi Soldiers arrive in the neighborhood for the foot patrol.
Iraqi National Police officers secure a corner in the business section.
A Soldier mans a blocking position. The window of the vehicle was shot out by insurgents.
Spc. Chaska Boucher pulls security for fellow Soldiers nearby.
Soldiers and an Iraqi National Police officer man a checkpoint.
Iraqi Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 7th Iraqi Army Division stand guard alongside their Humvee during a security stop.
An Iraqi Soldier is vigilant and ready for the unexpected.
Staff Sgt. John Andrews gives directions to Iraqi National Police officers on clearing a route for a coalition convoy that will be moving through the area shortly.