U.S. Army Platoon firefight at Qatar Kala, Kunar province in Afghanistan with anti-Afghan forces. Scenes include the platoon firing towards the mountains where the fire was coming from and a helicopter arriving and then taking off. Produced by Sgt. Justin Puetz.
Night mission in Kunar province, Afghanistan. Scenes include night vision footage of operations in the [...]
Korengal Valley Mortar Team Indirect Fire infantrymen of B Company, 2nd Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment firing 120mm mortars as part of their duties at Korengal Outpost in Afghanistan.
BAGHDAD — “I think education is the greatest weapon in the people’s hands,” said Buad Abdul Sadr, the senior engineer in charge of refurbishing the Jawala’la school in Sadr City.
Schools are now in session in Sadr City, an area that six months ago was home to some of the fiercest fighting here. The rooms that [...]
Iraqi army soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 43rd Brigade, 11th Iraqi Army Division, conduct a cordon and knock clearing operation in the Jihad community of the Rashid district in southern Baghdad. The IA jundi planned, coordinated and conducted the operation with the leaders and Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat [...]
Forces in Iraq Capture Dozens, Discover Weapons Caches
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, May 28, 2008 – Forces in Iraq captured dozens of suspects and found multiple caches of weapons in recent days, military officials said.
Iraqi national policemen discovered a substantial munitions cache early this morning in the Aamel area of Rashid, in southeastern Baghdad.
The national police [...]
Capt. Erik Oksenvaag, a Seattle native, talks with 1st Lt. Ryan Poole, a Pasadena, Calif., native, during a mission in the Thawra 2 neighborhood of the Sadr City district of Baghdad May 11. Oksenvaag commands Company C, Task Force 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division which is currently attached [...]
Task Force Marne soldiers who organized a remembrance ceremony for U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Paul R. Smith, April 4, 2008, stand in the courtyard where Smith gave his life in defense of others five years ago. For his selfless service, Smith was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor in 2005. U.S. Army photo by [...]
U.S. Army 1st Sgt. Shane Chapman gives another soldier a boost in order to see over a door for possible threats during a cordon and search mission in Al Sinaa, Iraq, on April 1, 2008. The soldiers are from 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division. DoD photo by Pfc. [...]
Pfc. Joe Piotrowski, with the 6th Iraqi Army Division Military Transition Team, 4th Infantry Division, dons his Improved Outer Tactical Vest March 14, before a mission in Baghdad. He said the new vest is more comfortable than the Interceptor Body Armor and has a better carrying system for his equipment. Photo by Spc. Aaron Rosencrans, [...]
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An M1-A2 Abrams tank is in a warehouse being upgraded for Soldiers in the 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, at Camp Taji, Feb. 16. Civilian contractors with General Dynamics are currently modifying these tanks with the Tank Urban Survivability Kit, which increases the level [...]