Gunbattle in Diyala

By Air Force Staff Sgt. Stacy L. PearsallMarch 19, 2007

A Soldier exchanges fire with anti-Iraqi forces.
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Soldiers fire on the anti-Iraqi forces from the rooftop.
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The Soldiers move to another rooftop to gain a tactical advantage.
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The Soldiers advance through their smokescreen.
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Other Soldiers utilize their Stryker vehicle for cover as they engage anti-Iraqi forces.
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Soldiers break down a door to engage the anti-Iraqi forces inside.
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Spc. Brett Glaze advances cautiously after being shot at by anti-Iraqi forces.
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The Soldiers observe the front and the rear as they advance.
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Soldiers use smoke to mask their movements during the firefight.
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Soldiers wait to get a clear shot and positive identification of the anti-Iraqi forces.
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The Soldiers call in fire on anti-Iraqi forces holed up in a building. An attack helicopter responds with a Hellfire missile.
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