Faces of the Long War

By Mr. David Vergun (Soldiers Front Page)March 14, 2007

Pfc. Ashley Denson, a medic from the 82nd Brigade Support Battalion, provides convoy security in Samarra, Iraq, Feb. 28.
1 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Pfc. Ashley Denson, a medic from the 82nd Brigade Support Battalion, provides convoy security in Samarra, Iraq, Feb. 28. (Photo Credit: Tech. Sgt. Molly Dzitko) VIEW ORIGINAL
Gen. David Petraeus (left), commander, Multi-National Force - Iraq, re-enlists Staff Sgt. Patrick Guidry, of the 984th Military Police Company, Feb. 24, at Camp Echo, Iraq.
2 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Gen. David Petraeus (left), commander, Multi-National Force - Iraq, re-enlists Staff Sgt. Patrick Guidry, of the 984th Military Police Company, Feb. 24, at Camp Echo, Iraq. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Rob Summitt) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. 1st Class Steven Chillas, a recruiter with the Delaware Army National Guard, goes over enlistment paperwork with potential recruit Jezerie Blango during a meeting at a restaurant where Blango works part time in Dover, Del., Feb. 1.
3 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. 1st Class Steven Chillas, a recruiter with the Delaware Army National Guard, goes over enlistment paperwork with potential recruit Jezerie Blango during a meeting at a restaurant where Blango works part time in Dover, Del., Feb. 1. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Justin Holley) VIEW ORIGINAL
An Afghan National Policeman provides security for the district center in Sabari, March 6, while U.S. Soldiers are meeting with the local sub-governers to determine the progress in the region.
4 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – An Afghan National Policeman provides security for the district center in Sabari, March 6, while U.S. Soldiers are meeting with the local sub-governers to determine the progress in the region. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Justin Holley) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Alvey, a medic, escorts a role-playing injured Iraqi civilian to a medical vehicle during a mission readiness exercise at Fort Stewart, Ga., March 2. The Soldiers, all from the 3rd Infantry Division, are preparing for a deployment to Iraq.
5 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Alvey, a medic, escorts a role-playing injured Iraqi civilian to a medical vehicle during a mission readiness exercise at Fort Stewart, Ga., March 2. The Soldiers, all from the 3rd Infantry Division, are preparing for a deployment to Iraq. (Photo Credit: Spc. Shawn Cassatt) VIEW ORIGINAL
The Mandozaye sub-governor at the district center in Mandozaye, Afghanistan, discusses an emergency relief project contract with leaders of the 82nd Airborne Division, Feb. 15.
6 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The Mandozaye sub-governor at the district center in Mandozaye, Afghanistan, discusses an emergency relief project contract with leaders of the 82nd Airborne Division, Feb. 15. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Isaac A. Graham) VIEW ORIGINAL
An Iraqi Soldier from 4th Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 5th Iraqi Army Division patrols Buhriz, Feb. 17.
7 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – An Iraqi Soldier from 4th Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 5th Iraqi Army Division patrols Buhriz, Feb. 17. (Photo Credit: Air Force Staff Sgt. Stacy L. Pearsall) VIEW ORIGINAL
Pfc. Brandon Stanfield awaits orders for his convoy to move out for a patrol of Riyahd village in Iraq March 8. Stanfield is with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.
8 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Pfc. Brandon Stanfield awaits orders for his convoy to move out for a patrol of Riyahd village in Iraq March 8. Stanfield is with the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division. (Photo Credit: Air Force Master Sgt. Andy Dunaway) VIEW ORIGINAL
A Soldier from the 1st Armored Division reunites with his family in Friedberg, Germany, Feb. 16, after returning home from a 14-month deployment to Iraq.
9 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – A Soldier from the 1st Armored Division reunites with his family in Friedberg, Germany, Feb. 16, after returning home from a 14-month deployment to Iraq. (Photo Credit: Martin Greeson) VIEW ORIGINAL
The outgoing Afghanistan National Police commander speaks during his change of authority ceremony at the Bak district center in the Khowst province of Afghanistan, Feb. 24.
10 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The outgoing Afghanistan National Police commander speaks during his change of authority ceremony at the Bak district center in the Khowst province of Afghanistan, Feb. 24. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Isaac A. Graham) VIEW ORIGINAL
Shiek Burhan Al Asee discusses a water project with Soldiers from the 25th Infantry Division near Riyahd, Iraq, March 8.
11 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Shiek Burhan Al Asee discusses a water project with Soldiers from the 25th Infantry Division near Riyahd, Iraq, March 8. (Photo Credit: Air Force Master Sgt. Andy Dunaway) VIEW ORIGINAL
Chely Wright, a country music recording artist, signs autographs for U.S. Soldiers and family members at a party following the 1st Armored Division's welcome home ceremony March 6, in Friedberg, Germany. The division returned from Iraq after a 14-month deployment.
12 / 12 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Chely Wright, a country music recording artist, signs autographs for U.S. Soldiers and family members at a party following the 1st Armored Division's welcome home ceremony March 6, in Friedberg, Germany. The division returned from Iraq after a 14-month deployment. (Photo Credit: Martin Greeson) VIEW ORIGINAL