Two U.S. Army soldiers use binoculars and a riflescope to watch for insurgents downrange as they conduct a combat patrol near the Syrian border in Iraq on March 6, 2006. The soldiers are attached to Foxtrot Troop, 1st Armored Division. DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Aaron Allmon, U.S. Air Force.
U.S. Army and Iraqi soldiers look out the rear of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter as they are extracted after completing a mission to detain or eliminate insurgent activity southwest of Samarra, Iraq, on Feb. 27, 2006. U.S. Army soldiers from the 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment and Iraqi army...
Spc. Dredatis Cook, from 1st Battalion, 156th Armor Regiment, 256th Infantry Brigade, tightens the bolts on a generator for an M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank in the regiment's motor pool in Baghdad, Iraq. US Army
Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 185th Armor Regiment, 81st Infantry Brigade, I Corps, in their M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank, lead Soldiers from the 25th Infantry Division in their Bradley Fighting Vehicles, in an effort to beef up security in Mosul, Iraq. US Army
A Soldier prepares to fire a .50-caliber machine gun mounted on an M1A1 Abrams tank after receiving enemy fire from anti-Coalition forces in Baghdad, Iraq. Soldiers, members of other services and Coalition allies are defeating insurgents during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Soldiers in their M1A1 Abrams tank patrol a street in Baghdad, Iraq. The Soldiers are assigned to 1st Armored Division's Company A, Task Force 1st Battalion, 35th Armor Regiment. Photo courtesy of the Department of Defense. US Army
Soldiers kick up sand with their M1A1 Abrams tank as they head off to conduct an early-morning search for illegal weapons northeast of Falluja, Iraq. The troopers are assigned to Troop E, 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment.
Soldiers in an M1A1 Abrams tank patrol through Baghdad, Iraq. The Armored troopers are assigned to the 1st Armored Divisionâs Company A, 1st Battalion, 35th Armor Regiment. Photo courtesy of the Department of Defense.
Soldiers aboard an M1A1 Abrams tank conduct a search for improvised explosive devices in Mukayishiaf, Iraq. The Soldiers are assigned to the 1st Infantry Division's Company A, 1st Battalion, 77th Armored Regiment, deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Armored units are playing a vital...