• SALMAN PAK, Iraq - Capt. Dallas Cheatham, of Fayetteville N.C., talks to an Iraqi worker about the progress made in cleaning the streets in the small farming town of Salman Pak during a foot patrol July 30 in the Ma'dain region, located outside of southeastern Baghdad. The foot patrol allowed Paratroopers of Company B, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad to check on the area's security and answer any concerns the local populace may have. Cheatham serves as the commanding officer for Co. B.

    SALMAN PAK, Iraq - Capt. Dallas Cheatham, of...

    SALMAN PAK, Iraq - Capt. Dallas Cheatham, of Fayetteville N.C., talks to an Iraqi worker about the progress made in cleaning the streets in the small farming town of Salman Pak during a foot patrol July 30 in the Ma'dain region, located outside of...

  • SALMAN PAK, Iraq - First Lt. Jeffrey W. Wismann (right), of Winchester, Ky., discusses strategies with Capt. Dallas Cheatham, of Fayetteville N.C., in order to keep the farm roads in the town of Salman Pak safe during a foot patrol July 30 in the Ma'dain region, located outside of southeastern Baghdad, July 30. The foot patrol was conducted to ensure the area was free from improvised explosive devices or any suspicious activity following the recent discovering of an IED along one of the roads. Both infantry officers serve with Company B, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad.

    SALMAN PAK, Iraq - First Lt. Jeffrey W. Wismann...

    SALMAN PAK, Iraq - First Lt. Jeffrey W. Wismann (right), of Winchester, Ky., discusses strategies with Capt. Dallas Cheatham, of Fayetteville N.C., in order to keep the farm roads in the town of Salman Pak safe during a foot patrol July 30 in the...

  • SALMAN PAK, Iraq - A U.S. Army humvee stops on a road in the small town of Salman Pak, Iraq in order for an Iraqi shepherd to guide his flock of goats across the road during a combined combat patrol July 30 in the Ma'dain region, located outside of southeastern Baghdad.  Paratroopers assigned to Company B, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, and their Iraqi partners patrolled along the road in order to prevent the emplacement of improvised explosive devices and help keep local motorists and pedestrians safe along the canal road.

    SALMAN PAK, Iraq - A U.S. Army humvee stops on...

    SALMAN PAK, Iraq - A U.S. Army humvee stops on a road in the small town of Salman Pak, Iraq in order for an Iraqi shepherd to guide his flock of goats across the road during a combined combat patrol July 30 in the Ma'dain region, located outside of...

  • SALMAN PAK, Iraq - Pfc. Corey Christensen, of Aberdeen, Wash., pulls security near a farm in the town of Salman Pak during a foot patrol July 30 in the Ma'dain region, located outside of southeastern Baghdad. The foot patrol allowed Paratroopers to check on the area's security and answer any concerns the local populace may have. Christensen serves as an infantryman for Company B, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad.

    SALMAN PAK, Iraq - Pfc. Corey Christensen, of...

    SALMAN PAK, Iraq - Pfc. Corey Christensen, of Aberdeen, Wash., pulls security near a farm in the town of Salman Pak during a foot patrol July 30 in the Ma'dain region, located outside of southeastern Baghdad. The foot patrol allowed Paratroopers to...

  • SALMAN PAK, Iraq - First Lt. Jeffrey W. Wismann (right), of Winchester, Ky., discusses upcoming operations with an Iraqi officer in the town of Salman Pak following a foot patrol July 30 in the Ma'dain region, located outside of southeastern Baghdad. The partnership between the Iraqi Army and Paratroopers of Company B, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad has led to huge increases in safety and security in the region.

    SALMAN PAK, Iraq - First Lt. Jeffrey W. Wismann...

    SALMAN PAK, Iraq - First Lt. Jeffrey W. Wismann (right), of Winchester, Ky., discusses upcoming operations with an Iraqi officer in the town of Salman Pak following a foot patrol July 30 in the Ma'dain region, located outside of southeastern Baghdad...

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