• BAGHDAD - Brig Gen. John Murray (left), deputy commander for maneuver for Multi-National Division-Baghdad and the 1st Cavalry Division, walks with Lt. Col. Dave Bair, from Fairfax, Va., commander of 1st Bn., 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, May 7. Murray met with ISF commanders in Salman Pak  to discuss security, troop levels and inter-agency cooperation.

    BAGHDAD - Brig Gen. John Murray (left), deputy...

    BAGHDAD - Brig Gen. John Murray (left), deputy commander for maneuver for Multi-National Division-Baghdad and the 1st Cavalry Division, walks with Lt. Col. Dave Bair, from Fairfax, Va., commander of 1st Bn., 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, May 7...

  • BAGHDAD -Brig Gen. John Murray, deputy commander for maneuver for Multi-National Division-Baghdad and the 1st Cavalry Division, along with others, stands before the famous crack in the Arch of Kessurah, a relic of the Persian Empire, more than 2,000 years old. Legend has it that the crack formed during an earthquake that occurred on the day of the Prophet Mohammed's birth.

    BAGHDAD -Brig Gen. John Murray, deputy...

    BAGHDAD -Brig Gen. John Murray, deputy commander for maneuver for Multi-National Division-Baghdad and the 1st Cavalry Division, along with others, stands before the famous crack in the Arch of Kessurah, a relic of the Persian Empire, more than 2,000...

  • BAGHDAD - Spc. Forat Aldawoodi, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, pulls security at an Iraqi Army compound in the remains of a hotel, May 7. The Pawtucket, R.I. native keeps watch to ensure the safety and security of Brig Gen. John Murray, deputy commander for maneuver for Multi-National Division-Baghdad and the 1st Cavalry Division.

    BAGHDAD - Spc. Forat Aldawoodi, 1st Battalion...

    BAGHDAD - Spc. Forat Aldawoodi, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, pulls security at an Iraqi Army compound in the remains of a hotel, May 7. The Pawtucket, R.I. native keeps watch to ensure the safety and security of Brig Gen. John...

  • BAGHDAD - Pfc. John Motte, from Salem, Ore., a sniper with 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, keeps a vigilant watch with his M-14 rifle. Motte and other paratroopers provide a security detail for Brig Gen. John Murray, deputy commander for maneuver for Multi-National Division-Baghdad and the 1st Cavalry Division, during his visit to Salman Pak, May 7.

    BAGHDAD - Pfc. John Motte, from Salem, Ore., a...

    BAGHDAD - Pfc. John Motte, from Salem, Ore., a sniper with 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, keeps a vigilant watch with his M-14 rifle. Motte and other paratroopers provide a security detail for Brig Gen. John Murray, deputy commander...

  • BAGHDAD - 1st Lt. Jeffrey Wismann, a platoon leader with 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, stands watch May 7 at the Arch of Kessura, an ancient structure built by a Persian king more than 2,000 years ago. The structure is the oldest free-standing arch in the world.

    BAGHDAD - 1st Lt. Jeffrey Wismann, a platoon...

    BAGHDAD - 1st Lt. Jeffrey Wismann, a platoon leader with 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, stands watch May 7 at the Arch of Kessura, an ancient structure built by a Persian king more than 2,000 years ago. The structure is the oldest...

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