Soldiers push against al-Qaeda remnants

By Sgt. Ben BrodyDecember 28, 2007

Soldiers from 725th Explosive Ordnance Company out of Fort Drum, N.Y., work to identify dozens of old aviation bombs they dug out of the desert west of Iskandariyah during Operation Dragoon, Dec. 18.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Soldiers from 725th Explosive Ordnance Company out of Fort Drum, N.Y., work to identify dozens of old aviation bombs they dug out of the desert west of Iskandariyah during Operation Dragoon, Dec. 18. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Ben Brody) VIEW ORIGINAL
Lt. Col. Michael Getchell, commander of 2nd Battalion, 502 Infantry Regiment, 2nd brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), attached to 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division greets the leader of a group of 40-50 Concerned Local Citizens in the desert west of Iskandariyah during Operation Dragoon, Dec. 18.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Lt. Col. Michael Getchell, commander of 2nd Battalion, 502 Infantry Regiment, 2nd brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), attached to 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division greets the leader of a group of 40-50 Concerned Local Citizens in the desert west of Iskandariyah during Operation Dragoon, Dec. 18. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Ben Brody) VIEW ORIGINAL
Members of the Blackhearts Brigade, Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, attached to 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, prepare for Operation Dragoon at Forward Operating Base Kalsu Dec. 15. The Soldiers cleared roads of improvised explosive devices and discovered numerous weapons caches in a rural cemetery.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Members of the Blackhearts Brigade, Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment, attached to 4th Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, prepare for Operation Dragoon at Forward Operating Base Kalsu Dec. 15. The Soldiers cleared roads of improvised explosive devices and discovered numerous weapons caches in a rural cemetery. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Ben Brody) VIEW ORIGINAL
Mortarmen with 2nd Battalion, 502 Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), launch a 120mm round at a target in the desert west of Iskandariyah Dec. 15 during Operation Dragoon.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Mortarmen with 2nd Battalion, 502 Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), launch a 120mm round at a target in the desert west of Iskandariyah Dec. 15 during Operation Dragoon. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Ben Brody) VIEW ORIGINAL