Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mark Burrell, MND-B PAO
Staff Sgt. Lee Anthony, from Copperas Cove, Texas, a combat engineer squad leader assigned to Echo Troop, 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, waits for Iraqi farmers to cross a canal before searching their bags for weapons in northern Adhamiyah here, April 10. During Operation Magnon al-Wombet, Echo Troop Soldiers made sure people weren't transporting improvised explosive devices, weapons or contraband at different locations throughout the neighborhood. The operation stifled insurgents smuggling items into Baghdad from the outskirts of the city.
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