• FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER, Iraq - Paratroopers assigned to K Troop, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad and National Police officers assigned to the 3rd NP Brigade, 1st NP Division rehearse the proper way to exit a CH-47 Chinook helicopter prior to conducting an air assault clearance operation, June 26, on Forward Operating Base Hammer, Iraq. The combined forces partnered during an Iraqi-led operation dubbed "Operation Winged Lion II." The operation was in order to assess security in the Ma'dain region, located outside of eastern Baghdad.

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER, Iraq ...

    FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER, Iraq - Paratroopers assigned to K Troop, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad and National Police officers assigned to the 3rd NP Brigade, 1st NP Division rehearse the...

  • MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - National Police officers assigned to the 3rd NP Brigade, 1st NP Division provide security as they await a CH-47 Chinook helicopter to arrive and drop off more NPs and their American counterparts during Operation Winged Lion II, an Iraqi-led air assault clearance mission, June 26, in the Ma'dain region, located outside of eastern Baghdad. More than 240 Iraqi and American personnel conducted the operation in order to deny enemy movement into the city and seize potential weapons caches in the region.

    MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - National Police officers...

    MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - National Police officers assigned to the 3rd NP Brigade, 1st NP Division provide security as they await a CH-47 Chinook helicopter to arrive and drop off more NPs and their American counterparts during Operation Winged Lion II...

  • MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - Paratroopers assigned to K Troop, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, check their surrounding as a CH-47 Chinook helicopter takes off behind them during "Operation Winged Lion II," an Iraqi-led air assault clearance mission, June 26, in the Ma'dain region, located outside of eastern Baghdad. The operation was to deny enemy movement into the city and seize potential weapons caches in the region.

    MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - Paratroopers assigned to...

    MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - Paratroopers assigned to K Troop, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, check their surrounding as a CH-47 Chinook helicopter takes off behind them during "Operation Winged Lion...

  • MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - Paratroopers assigned to K Troop, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, position themselves in order to provide support fire for their fellow Paratroopers and their Iraqi counterparts assigned to the 3rd National Police Brigade, 1st NP Division as they prepare to clear a nearby village during "Operation Winged Lion II." The Iraqi-led air assault clearance operation was in order to deny insurgent movement into the Iraqi capital.

    MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - Paratroopers assigned to...

    MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - Paratroopers assigned to K Troop, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, position themselves in order to provide support fire for their fellow Paratroopers and their Iraqi...

  • MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - Paratroopers assigned to K Troop, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad and National Police officers assigned to the 3rd NP Brigade, 1st NP Division cross a trench in order to reach a village during "Operation Winged Lion II", an Iraqi-led air assault clearance mission, June 26, in the Ma'dain region, located outside of eastern Baghdad. The clearance operation was in order to deter enemy activity in the region and deny insurgent movement into Baghdad.

    MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - Paratroopers assigned to...

    MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - Paratroopers assigned to K Troop, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad and National Police officers assigned to the 3rd NP Brigade, 1st NP Division cross a trench in order to reach...

  • MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - National Police officers, assigned to the 3rd NP Brigade, 1st NP Division, position themselves to enter a home in a small village, June 26, in the Ma'dain region, located outside of eastern Baghdad. Iraqi Security Forces and Paratroopers assigned to 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, searched for any signs of enemy activity and possible weapons caches in the area during "Operation Winged Lion II." The Iraqi-led operation was in order to deny insurgent movement into the Iraqi capital.

    MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - National Police...

    MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - National Police officers, assigned to the 3rd NP Brigade, 1st NP Division, position themselves to enter a home in a small village, June 26, in the Ma'dain region, located outside of eastern Baghdad. Iraqi Security Forces and...

  • MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - National Police officers assigned to the 3rd NP Brigade, 1st NP Division search for any suspicious inside of a home in a small village during "Operation Winged Lion II", June 26, in the Ma'dain region, located outside of eastern Baghdad. More than 240 Iraqi and American personnel conducted the Iraqi-led operation in order to deny enemy movement into the city and seize potential weapons caches in the region.

    MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - National Police officers...

    MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - National Police officers assigned to the 3rd NP Brigade, 1st NP Division search for any suspicious inside of a home in a small village during "Operation Winged Lion II", June 26, in the Ma'dain region, located outside of eastern...

  • MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - A CH-47 Chinook helicopter prepares to land in the desert region of the Ma'dain, located outside of eastern Baghdad following "Operation Winged Lion II", June 26. The Iraqi-led air assault clearance operation was conducted to assess security in the region, and deny enemy movement into the city.

    MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - A CH-47 Chinook...

    MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - A CH-47 Chinook helicopter prepares to land in the desert region of the Ma'dain, located outside of eastern Baghdad following "Operation Winged Lion II", June 26. The Iraqi-led air assault clearance operation was conducted to...

  • MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - National Police officers assigned to the 3rd NP Brigade, 1st NP Division and Paratroopers assigned to K Troop, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad, load a CH-47 Chinook helicopter following the completion of an air assault clearance operation dubbed "Operation Winged Lion II", June 26, in the Ma'dain region, located outside of eastern Baghdad. More than 240 Iraqi and American personnel conducted the Iraqi-led operation in order to deny enemy movement into the city, collect intelligence and search for weapons caches in the region.

    MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - National Police officers...

    MA'DAIN REGION, Iraq - National Police officers assigned to the 3rd NP Brigade, 1st NP Division and Paratroopers assigned to K Troop, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad, load a CH-47 Chinook helicopter...

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