CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - Spc. Tommy J. Thomason Jr., a gunner from Holliday, Texas, stands security while awaiting Q-West's vehicle recovery quick reaction force to arrive and extract a Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected gun truck mired in a sinkhole in Ninewa Province, Jan. 18. Flores serves with 3rd Platoon, 204th Military Police Company, 519th MP Battalion, headquartered in Fort Polk, La. The recovery QRF - manned by C Company, 2nd Battalion, 198th Combined Arms, 155th Brigade Combat Team, out of Oxford and Indianola, Miss. - retrieved the vehicle and returned it to base.