CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - Sgt. Asia Thompson (left), of Lawrenceburg, N.C., and Spec. Steven Thompson, of Tarrytown, New York, inspect the tie-down of an Armored Security Vehicle under the watchful eye of Sgt. Denise Labo, Olalla, Wash., in the Q-West Convoy Support Center yard Nov. 9. They were among the Soldiers of the 40th Transportation Company, out of Fort Lewis, Wash., who hauled vehicles and equipment to COB Speicher in a convoy secured by Mississippi Guardsmen from A Company, 198th Combined Arms, a Hernando, Miss., unit that serves as the Q-West force protection company.