May 1, 2007
By Staff Sgt. Michael L. Casteel
Soldiers take security measures during a halt.
Pfc. Joshua Ayers keeps a lookout from his turret during a security stop.
Soldiers take up a defensive position during an ambush by Taliban forces.
Sgt. Colin Cleek rests following the fierce firefight.
Sgt. Joseph Evans scans the area for Taliban and other extremists while Spc. Brendon Quisenberry pulls rear security during a halt.
A grenade, launched by a Soldier, explodes near a building occupied by Taliban forces.