2 Armies, 1 Mission

By Air Force Staff Sgt. Stacy L. PearsallFebruary 8, 2007

The Iraqi and U.S. Soldiers march together toward the village of Chubinait.
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They arrive in Chubinait.
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The Soldiers find a trail of blood and follow it.
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They arrive at a suspected terrorist hideout and an Iraqi soldier opens the gate.
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The battle-scarred structure makes an ideal hiding place for weapons and terrorists.
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The troops clear each room and then go upstairs.
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After clearing the building, they establish rooftop security.
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The rooftop makes an ideal vantage from which to locate suspicious activity in surrounding neighborhoods.
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After a successful operation, an Iraqi soldier pauses to reflect.
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