Taking the lead

By Staff Sgt. Alex LiceaJanuary 6, 2009

An Iraqi Army soldier patrols in a neighborhood of the Al Karradhah district of eastern Baghdad Dec. 31, with support from U.S. Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Under the security agreement, which took effect Jan. 1, Iraqi Security Forces will now oversee all military operations in Iraq.
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – An Iraqi Army soldier patrols in a neighborhood of the Al Karradhah district of eastern Baghdad Dec. 31, with support from U.S. Soldiers assigned to 1st Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division. Under the security agreement, which took effect Jan. 1, Iraqi Security Forces will now oversee all military operations in Iraq. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Alex Licea) VIEW ORIGINAL