A Day in Kahn Bani Sahd

By Air Force Staff Sgt. Stacy L. PearsallFebruary 12, 2007

Sgt. Patrick Miller prepares for the day's mission with some personal hygiene.
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There are many rooms to clear and stairs to climb and many other places in Kahn Bani Sahd that will be searched.
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An Iraqi soldier takes the lead.
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The Soldiers rush a house suspected of harboring terrorists.
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Tech. Sgt. Harvey Holt, from the 732nd Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron, and his military working dog assist the Soldiers.
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The Soldiers pause for cover at a wall and prepare to move out to their next objective.
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Sgt. 1st Class Michael Gibson directs a convoy of M1A2 Abrams tanks down a road in Kahn Bani Sahd.
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An Iraqi soldier is seen in the distance walking through Kahn Bani Sahd to form up with his unit.
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There is a slight delay in the operation and Spc. Timothy McClellan takes the initiative by warming up with some baseball practice.
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Pvt. Michael Points enjoys some sleep following the patrol. Instead of returning to a base, his unit stays at an Army outpost in Kahn Bani Sahd.
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