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Afghani men and boys from the village of Aroki, Province of Kapisa, in Afghanistan, travel by foot, by donkey or on bicycle to reach US military medics from the 48th Combat Support Hospital, who are conducting a Medical Civilian Action Program (MEDCAP), in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

Afghani men and boys from the village of Aroki, Province of Kapisa, in...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Bagram Air Base State: Parwan Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Cherie A. Thurlb... More

The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (center), U.S. Secretary of Defense, poses for a photograph with U.S. Army 4th Aviation Brigade Soldiers, after arriving at Baghdad International Airport, Baghdad, Baghdad Province, Iraq, on April 30, 2003, to speak to to U.S. Army Soldiers about their successful actions during Operation Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Army photo by SGT. Igor Paustovski) (Released)

The Honorable Donald H. Rumsfeld (center), U.S. Secretary of Defense, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Baghdad International Airport Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Igor Paustovski, USA Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Justin King, assigned to Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines, 1ST Marine Division, uses a AN/PAS-13(V)2 Medium Weapon Thermal Sight (HWTS) to survey a patrol route during a patrol into the town of Hadithah, Iraq, while engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar Province of Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Justin King, assigned to ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Hadithah State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Kevin C Quihuis Jr, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... More

This Iraqi shepherd and his flock was photographed by US Marine Corps (USMC) Kilo Company (K Co), 3rd Battalion (BN), 4th Marine Regiment (3/4th MAR), 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV), Marines who are on patrol in the city of Haqlaniyah, Al Anbar Province, Iraq (IRQ), as part of a Security and Stabilization Operation (SASO) in the area in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

This Iraqi shepherd and his flock was photographed by US Marine Corps ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Haqlaniyah State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Kevin C. Quihuis, Jr, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combine... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Force Recon (Reconnaissance) Marines, 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC), provide security for civilian contracting officials as they tour the Tirin Kot District, Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan (AFG), while conducting an overt vehicular reconnaissance patrol throughout the Kandahar and Oruzgan Provinces of Afghanistan during Operation ULYSSES II, which is the first combat operation undertaken by the 22nd MEU (SOC) during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. (SUBSTANDARD)

US Marine Corps (USMC) Force Recon (Reconnaissance) Marines, 22nd Mari...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tirin Kot District State: Oruzgan Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: GYSGT Keith A Milks, USMC Release Status: Released to Public... More

US Army (USA) Sergeant (SGT) Dale Winter (left), Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge (NCOIC), Independent Security Detachment (ISD), Task Force (TF) Tacoma, gets updated information from TF Headquarters (HQ) about automatic gunfire erupting near his location, as USA Private First Class (PFC) Heath Torgerson (right), ISD, TF Tacoma, monitors an alleyway, while on patrol in the village of Albu Hassan, Salah Ad Din province, Iraq (IRQ), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Army (USA) Sergeant (SGT) Dale Winter (left), Non-Commissioned Offi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Albu Hassan State: Salah Ad Din Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Scott Reed, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... More

Iraqi soccer players play the inaugural soccer game on a newly built soccer field in downtown Baghdad, Baghdad Province, Iraq (IRQ), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. The opening of the new soccer field was a combined effort by local Iraqis, the Iraqi Ministry of Youth, and Coalition forces

Iraqi soccer players play the inaugural soccer game on a newly built s...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Baghdad Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT D Myles Cullen, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital... More

Two US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, Lima Company (L Co), 3rd Battalion (BN), 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV), patrol a street, along side a goatherd, during a raid in the market area of Nassir Wa Al Salam, Iraq. The 1 MARDIV is engaged in a Security and Stabilization Operation (SASO) in the Al Anbar Province during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Two US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, Lima Company (L Co), 3rd Battalion...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Nassir Wa Al Salam State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Jordan F. Sherwood, USMC Release Status: Released to Public C... More

Two Iraqi Army Forces (IAF) soldiers take a short break from combat operations while searching with US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, 1ST Battalion (BN), 8th Marine Regiment (1/8), for insurgents and weapon caches during a Security and Stabilization Operation (SASO) conducted as part of Operation AL FAJR, which is an offensive operation to eradicate enemy insurgents in Fallujah, Al Anbar Province, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. (SUBSTANDARD)

Two Iraqi Army Forces (IAF) soldiers take a short break from combat op...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fallujah State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Joel A. Chaverri, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

U.S. Marine Corps personnel from the 2nd Platoon, India Company, 3rd Battalion, 1ST Marines, 1ST Marine Division, climb through rubble created by an Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAV) that smashed through a wall, during Operation Al Fajr.  Operation Al Fajr is an offensive operation to eradicate enemy forces within the city of Fallujah in support of continuing security and stabilization operations in the Al Anbar province of Iraq, by units of the 1ST Marine Division. (U.S. Marine Corps PHOTO by Lance CPL. Ryan L. Jones)(Released)

U.S. Marine Corps personnel from the 2nd Platoon, India Company, 3rd B...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Major Command Shown: CSSB-1 Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Ryan L. Jones, USMC Release Status: Released to Publ... More

Iraqi Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade (BDE), 5th Iraqi Army, apprehend known insurgents hiding in houses along the Tigris River during Operation PENINSULA under Operation IRAQI FREEDOM in the Wasit Province of Iraq

Iraqi Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade (BDE), 5th Iraqi Army, apprehend k...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Wasit Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Arthur Hamilton, USA Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Ph... More

The US Army (USA) Corps of Engineers (USACE) is funding, managing, and performing ongoing quality control on the Similan Secondary School being built in Erbil, Arbil Province, Iraq (IRQ), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

The US Army (USA) Corps of Engineers (USACE) is funding, managing, and...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Erbil Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: Jim Gordon, CIV, Usace Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Phot... More

An Iraqi construction worker (foreground) wets down the burlap covering freshly poured concrete pillars, as part of the concrete curing process, as he helps work on the Sumail Primary Health Clinic being built in Dahuk, Dahuk Province, Iraq (IRQ), by Iraqi contractors and sub-contractors as an US Army (USA) Corps of Engineers (USACE) designed and managed C type clinic (the largest and most capable of all health clinics) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

An Iraqi construction worker (foreground) wets down the burlap coverin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dahuk Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: Jim Gordon, CIV, Usace Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Phot... More

This is the rebar support configuration that is part of a support pillar that will hold up a concrete wall of the Sumail Primary Health Clinic being built in Dahuk, Dahuk Province, Iraq (IRQ), by Iraqi contractors and sub-contractors as an US Army (USA) Corps of Engineers (USACE) designed and managed ΦCτ type clinic (the largest and most capable of all health clinics) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

This is the rebar support configuration that is part of a support pill...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dahuk State: Dahuk Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: Jim Gordan, CIV, Usace Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servic... More

Afghans wait in line at a polling station in the Parwan Province to vote in the country's first parliamentary elections, during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

Afghans wait in line at a polling station in the Parwan Province to vo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Parwan Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Major Command Shown: Europe Scene Camera Operator: SPC Jason R. Krawczyk, USA Release Status: Released t... More

U.S. Army SGT. James Cyrus (right) assists SPC. Robert Griffen, both from 449th Aviation Support Battalion, Texas Army National Guard (TXARNG), as he replaces a windshield on a Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles (FMTV) at Logistical Support Area (LSA) Anaconda, Baghdad Province, Iraq, Dec. 6, 2006.  (A3606) (U.S. Army photo by SGT. Huey Kehl) (Released)

U.S. Army SGT. James Cyrus (right) assists SPC. Robert Griffen, both f...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Logistical Storage Area Anaconda State: Baghdad Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Huey Kehl, USA Release Status: Released to Public... More

A U.S. Marine Corps 1ST Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, Marine puts on his combat gear as he answers the call to go back into action with other Multinational Forces on Nov. 19, 2004, during the week-long battle aginst insurgents in the city of Fallujah, Al Anbar Province, Iraq, during Operation Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by CPL. Theresa M. Medina) (Released)

A U.S. Marine Corps 1ST Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, Marine puts on...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fallujah State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: COL Theresa M. Medina, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

Afghani children from the village of Aroki, Province of Kapisa, in Afghanistan, wait to be seen by US military medics from the 48th Combat Support Hospital, who are conducting a Medical Civilian Action Program (MEDCAP), in support of Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

Afghani children from the village of Aroki, Province of Kapisa, in Afg...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Bagram Air Base State: Parwan Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Cherie A. Thurlb... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, 3rd Battalion (BN), 8th Marine Regiment (3/8), Camp Lejeune, North Carolina (NC), pack up Base Camp 21 at the end of a Unit Deployment Program (UDP) to Ternate Marine Base, Cavite Province, Philippines (PHL), while participating in a Marine Interoperability Exercise (MIX), which is a joint training exercise between USMC and Philippine Marine Corps (PMC) Marines

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, 3rd Battalion (BN), 8th Marine Regimen...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Base, Ternate State: Cavite Province Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Matthew J. Anderson, USMC Release Statu... More

These local Iraqi men posing for a photograph with a motorcycle (with a sidecar) in the city of Rawah, Al Anbar Province, Iraq (IRQ), were photographed by US Marine Corps (USMC) 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV) Marines who are participating in a Security and Stabilization Operation (SASO) in the area during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

These local Iraqi men posing for a photograph with a motorcycle (with ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Rawah State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Kevin C Quihuis Jr, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milit... More

This Iraqi Air Force (IAF) MIG fighter jet sitting on a dirt strip at Al Asad Air Base (AB), Al Anbar Province, Iraq (IRQ), was photographed by 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV) Marines who are participating in a Security and Stabilization Operation (SASO) in the area in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. SUBSTANDARD

This Iraqi Air Force (IAF) MIG fighter jet sitting on a dirt strip at ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Al Asad Air Base State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Paul L Anstine II, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combi... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, Echo Company (E Co.), 2nd Battalion (BN), 2nd Marine Regiment (2/2), 2nd Marine Division (MARDIV), conduct a foot patrol through Al Mahmudiyah, Al Anbar Province, Iraq, as part of a Security and Stabilization Operation (SASO) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, Echo Company (E Co.), 2nd Battalion (B...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Al Mahmudiyah State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Carl A. Atherton, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... More

U.S. Army MAJ. GEN. Batiste (left), Commander, 1ST Infantry Division, pins the Combat Infantry Badge on LT. COL. Newell, Commander, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Normandy, Diyala Province, Iraq, on Aug. 25, 2004, during Operation Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Army photo by PVT. 1ST Class Elizabeth Erste) (Released)

U.S. Army MAJ. GEN. Batiste (left), Commander, 1ST Infantry Division, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Forward Operating Base Normandy State: Diyala Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PFC Elizaberth Erste, USA Release Status: Released to P... More

Eight US Army (USA) 173rd Airborne Brigade (ABN BDE) Soldiers sit in the open cargo bay doors (four on each side) of a USA UH-60 Black Hawk (Blackhawk) utility helicopter as they participate in a 173rd ABN BDE low altitude static line training jump over Maniago, Pordenone Province, Italy (ITA), where over 350 Sky Soldiers will jump in chalks of eight from UH-60 helicopters to practice jumping out at low altitudes to prevent detection by enemy forces

Eight US Army (USA) 173rd Airborne Brigade (ABN BDE) Soldiers sit in t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Maniago State: Pordenone Country: Italy (ITA) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Priscilla Robinson, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... More

An armored bulldozer uses its front-loading blade to knock over buildings and power lines in Queens, a small city south of Al Fallujah, Iraq, during Operation Phantom Fury.  Operation Phantom Fury is in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II and that will beef-up Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar Province of Iraq. (U.S. Marine Corps PHOTO by Lance CPL. Ryan L. Jones) (Released)

An armored bulldozer uses its front-loading blade to knock over buildi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Major Command Shown: 40603 Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Ryan Lee Jones, USMC Release Status: Released to Publ... More

Two US Marine Corps (USMC) M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks (MBT), Bravo Company (B Co.), 1ST Battalion (BN), 8th Marine Regiment (1/8), 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV), fire their main guns at suspected insurgent strongholds in Fallujah, Al Anbar Province, Iraq, while participating in a Security and Stabilization Operation (SASO) carried out during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Two US Marine Corps (USMC) M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks (MBT), Bravo ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fallujah State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Jonathan C. Knauth, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... More

U.S. Marine Corps SGT. MAJ. Wayne R. Bell (second from left), Sergeant Major, 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV), poses for a group photo with Santa Claus, Mrs. Claus and Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer on Snake Pit, Ar Ramadi, Al Anbar Province, Iraq. The 1ST MARDIV is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar Province in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance CPL. Benjamin J. Flores) (Released)

U.S. Marine Corps SGT. MAJ. Wayne R. Bell (second from left), Sergeant...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ar Ramadi State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Benjamin J. Flores, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Corporal (CPL) Luis Molina, assigned to Marine Wing Support Squadron Three Seven Three (MWSS-373) uses an optical device, part of a Biometric Analysis Tracking System (BATS), to obtain a retina scan form an Iraqi civilian at Brahma Park, in Fallujah, Iraq. Marine assigned to the 1ST Marine Division, are conducting Security And Stabilization Operations (SASO), in the Al Anbar Province, in Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Corporal (CPL) Luis Molina, assigned to Marine ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Base: Brahma Park State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Jonathan C. Knauth, USMC Re... More

These are the support pillars that will hold up the concrete walls of the Sumail Primary Health Clinic being built in Dahuk, Dahuk Province, Iraq (IRQ), by Iraqi contractors and sub-contractors as an US Army (USA) Corps of Engineers (USACE) designed and managed C type clinic (the largest and most capable of all health clinics) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

These are the support pillars that will hold up the concrete walls of ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dahuk Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: Jim Gordan, CIV, Usace Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Phot... More

Brigade Commander (far left) of the Afghan National Army (ANA) stands ready in front of his brigade during the commemoration of the 1ST birthday of the 205th ANA Corps at Camp Shir Zai, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, Sept. 21, 2005. (U.S. Army PHOTO by PFC. Leslie Angulo) (Released)

Brigade Commander (far left) of the Afghan National Army (ANA) stands ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Camp Shir Zai State: Kandahar Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: PFC Leslie Angulo, US... More

US Army (USA) Private First Class (PFC) Ryan Lee, Military Police Company (MP Co), 1ST Brigade, 1ST Armored Division (AD), rides aboard a USA Task Force (TF) No Mercy (TFNM), Bravo Company (B Co), 1ST Battalion (BN), 207th Aviation Regiment (1/207th AVN), 101st Airborne Division (ABN) UH-60 Black Hawk (Blackhawk) utility helicopter as he participates in an air assault combat patrol in Tall Afar, Ninawa Province (Al-Jazeera Desert area), Iraq (IRQ), conducted during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Army (USA) Private First Class (PFC) Ryan Lee, Military Police Comp...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tall Afar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Aaron D. Allmon II, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service D... More

US Army (USA) Sergeant First Class (SFC) Ken McNulty, Bravo Company (B Co), 2nd Platoon (PLT), 1ST Battalion (BN), 187th Infantry Regiment (1/187th), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), scans the horizon while on patrol along the Tigris River in Bayji, Salah Ad Din Province, Iraq (IRQ), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Army (USA) Sergeant First Class (SFC) Ken McNulty, Bravo Company (B...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bayji State: Salah Ad Din Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SPC Charles Gill, USA Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military ... More

US Army (USA) Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) David Thompson (kneeling left), Commander (CO), 7th Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment (7/10th), pays his respects during the memorial service for USA Captain (CPT) Ian Patrick Weikel, (7/10th), who died in the line of duty near Taji, Baghdad Province, Iraq (IRQ), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Army (USA) Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) David Thompson (kneeling left),...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Taji Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 (Aw) Michael Larson, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital... More

US Army (USA) Sergeant (SGT) Jedidiah Palmer, 6th General Support Aviation Battalion (GSAB), 101st Combat Aviation Brigade (6/101st CAB), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), stands on the runway during the engine start-up of a USA CH-47 Chinook Cargo helicopter as he and his crew prepare for a mission from Forward Operation Base (FOB) Summerall, Salah Ad Din Province, Iraq (IRQ), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Army (USA) Sergeant (SGT) Jedidiah Palmer, 6th General Support Avia...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fob Summerall State: Salah Ad Din Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSG Alfred Johnson, USA Release Status: Released to Public Combined... More

U.S. Army CPL. Joseph Casiano (left), Black Hawk Company, 1ST Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Division, checks a local for chemical residue present on his hands on Feb. 14, 2007, in the Baghdad Province of Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom.  (U.S. Army photo by SGT. Tierney P. Nowland) (Released)

U.S. Army CPL. Joseph Casiano (left), Black Hawk Company, 1ST Battalio...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Baghdad Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Tierney P Nowland, USA Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digit... More

U.S. Marines and Sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion 2 bow their heads in prayer as the chaplain gives the invocation to the Transfer of Authority Ceremony in which Combat Logistics Battalion is turning over command to Combat Logistics Battalion 2 on March 8, 2007. Combat Logistics Battalion 2 is deployed within the Anbar province in order to develop the Iraqi Security Forces, facilitate the development of rule of law through democratic government reforms and continue the development of a market based economy centered on Iraqi reconstruction. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by CPL. Michael J. O'Brien) (Released)

U.S. Marines and Sailors with Combat Logistics Battalion 2 bow their h...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Base: Camp Taqaddum State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Major Command Shown: CLB-2 Scene Camera Operato... More

An Iraqi policeman brings out tea for the Marines of Regimental Combat Team 6 during a meeting with the Iraqi police on March 26, 2007. Regimental Combat Team 6 Personal Security Detail travels by convoy to the Fallujah City Council Meeting to discuss future operations. Regimental Combat Team 6 is deployed with II Marine Expeditionary Force in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in the Anbar Province of Iraq (Multi-National Forces-West) to develop the Iraqi Security Forces, facilitate the development of official rule of law through democratic government reforms, and continue the development of a market based economy centered on Iraqi Reconstruction. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by CPL. Neill...

An Iraqi policeman brings out tea for the Marines of Regimental Combat...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: An Iraqi policeman brings out tea for the Marines of Regimental Combat Team 6 during a meeting with the Iraqi police on March 26... More

Two local farmers tend to their potato field June 17,

Two local farmers tend to their potato field June 17,

Two local farmers tend to their potato field June 17, 2012. Potatoes have become the biggest cash crop for the large farming community in Bamyan - thanks in large part to efforts by the Bamyan Provincial Recons... More

A little girl listens to her teacher during a class

A little girl listens to her teacher during a class

A little girl listens to her teacher during a class at the Arzu Studio Hope compound in the Dragon Valley west of the town of Bamyan. Women and children enrolled in the program are taught the skills to weave ru... More

A group of school children react to seeing themselves

A group of school children react to seeing themselves

A group of school children react to seeing themselves on the small screen of a video camera at the Bamyan Regional High School June 6, 2012.

Local Afghanistan leaders meet with US Military personnel to examine the roof of a house, reportedly hit by aircraft fire near grid QS3335217222, during a fact-finding mission in the Organ Province of Afghanistan, during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

Local Afghanistan leaders meet with US Military personnel to examine t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Organ Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: SFC Fred Gurwell, USA Release Status: Release... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Billy Herring, Headquarters Company (HQ Co), 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division (MARDIV), holds an M136 AT-4 Light Anti-Armor Weapon (LAW) and pretends to fire it at an AT-4 training session conducted at Bagram Air Base (AB), Parvan Province, Afghanistan (AFG), during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Billy Herring, Headquarte...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bagram Air Base State: Parwan Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL James P. Douglas, USMC Release Status: Released to Public C... More

These mortar rounds were found inside a former Iraqi Army (IA) training camp and hotel in the city of Haqlaniyah, Al Anbar Province, Iraq (IRQ), by US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, Kilo Company (K Co), 3rd Battalion (BN), 4th Marine Regiment (3/4th MAR), 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV), who are on patrol in Haqlaniyah as part of a Security and Stabilization Operation (SASO) in the area in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

These mortar rounds were found inside a former Iraqi Army (IA) trainin...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Haqlaniyah State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Kevin C. Quihuis, Jr, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combine... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Luke Huisenga, 2nd Platoon (PLT), Kilo Company (K CO), 3rd Battalion (BN) 7th Marines (MAR), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), hands out candy while patrolling the streets of Karabilah, Iraq (IRQ), as part of humanitarian operations in the area. LCPL Huisenga carries a 5.56 mm M16A2 rifle with an M203 40 mm grenade launcher. The 1ST MAR DIV, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM, is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operation (SASO) in the Al Anbar province in Iraq

US Marine Corps (USMC) Lance Corporal (LCPL) Luke Huisenga, 2nd Platoo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Karabilah State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Major Command Shown: K/03/7 Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Michael R. Mcmaugh, USMC Release St... More

Iraqi Army (IA) 4th Battalion (BN), 1ST Brigade (BGDE), Iraqi Intervention Force (IIF), Soldiers cross an open field as they walk a field patrol on the outskirts of the village of Al Taji, Baghdad Province, Iraq (IRQ), looking for a suspected mortar launch site during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Iraqi Army (IA) 4th Battalion (BN), 1ST Brigade (BGDE), Iraqi Interven...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Taji Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Ashley Brokop, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... More

U.S. Army SPEC. Steven Kissick receives a haircut at Camp Hotel, An Najaf Province, Iraq, on Aug. 14, 2004, during Operation Iraqi Freedom.  (U.S. Army photo by STAFF SGT. Ashley Brokop) (Released)

U.S. Army SPEC. Steven Kissick receives a haircut at Camp Hotel, An Na...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Hotel State: An Najaf Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSG Ashley Brokop, USA Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... More

The sun sets as U.S. Army Soldiers, Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1ST Infantry Division, stand in formation and salute during a Combat Infantry Badge pinning ceremony at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Normandy, Diyala Province, Iraq, on Aug. 25, 2004, during Operation Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Army photo by PVT. 1ST Class Elizabeth Erste) (Released)

The sun sets as U.S. Army Soldiers, Alpha Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Forward Operating Base Normandy State: Diyala Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PFC Elizaberth Erste, USA Release Status: Released to P... More

U.S. Army soldiers with Alpha 1/9, 2nd Brigade Combat Team (BCT), part of COL. Gary S. Patton's security team, deploy a detail in a soccer field during Operation Hurricane 1 in Ar Ramadi, Iraq.  The BCT is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq. (U.S. Marine Corps PHOTO by Lance CPL. Jordan F. Sherwood) (Released)

U.S. Army soldiers with Alpha 1/9, 2nd Brigade Combat Team (BCT), part...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ar Ramadi State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Major Command Shown: 2ND BCT Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Jordan F. Sherwood, USMC Release S... More

U.S. Army 1ST Battalion, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1ST Infantry Division, armored vehicles leave the city of Samarra, Salah Ad Din Province, Iraq, on Oct. 1, 2004, after conducting the first assault during Operation Baton Rouge, which is a localized anti-Iraqi insurgent operation being conducted in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo by STAFF SGT. Shane A. Cuomo) (Released)

U.S. Army 1ST Battalion, 4th Cavalry Regiment, 1ST Infantry Division, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Samarra State: Salah Ad Din Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Shane A. Cuomo, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... More

A US Army (USA) Soldier assigned to Alpha/Company, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, mans a 5.56mm M249 Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW), during a security halt while on patrol in the Daychopan District of Zabol Province, Afghanistan, during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

A US Army (USA) Soldier assigned to Alpha/Company, 2nd Battalion, 35th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Daychopan District State: Zabol Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: SSG Joseph P. Colli... More

A US Marine Corps (USMC) M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank (MBT), 3rd Battalion (BN), 2nd Marine Regiment (MAR REGT), holds security on the streets of Al Ubaydi during operation MATADOR. MATADOR under Operation IRAQI FREEDOM is an operation to disrupt one of the main Syrian entry points for foreign insurgency into Iraq. The Marines are currently engaged in security and stabilization operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar province of Iraq

A US Marine Corps (USMC) M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank (MBT), 3rd Batta...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Ubaydi State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Neill A. Sevelius, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... More

Three Iraqi civilian subcontractor construction workers spread and smooth out concrete as they help build the new medical supply warehouse at the Logistical Support Area (LSA) Balad, Balad Air Base (AB), Salah Ad Din Province, Iraq (IRQ), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Three Iraqi civilian subcontractor construction workers spread and smo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Balad Air Base Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: Jim Gordon, CIV, Usace Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Dig... More

US Army (USA) Corps of Engineers (USACE) Civilian, Billy Sellin (right), Resident Engineer, Balad Air Base (AB) Resident Office, Gulf Region North (GRN), speaks with a civilian contractor (left) about the construction progress of a wastewater treatment facility at Logistical Support Area (LSA) Anaconda, Balad Air Base (AB), Salah Ad Din Province, Iraq (IRQ), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Army (USA) Corps of Engineers (USACE) Civilian, Billy Sellin (right...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Balad Air Base Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: Jim Gordon, CIV, Usace Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Dig... More

An Iraqi construction worker wets down the burlap covering freshly poured concrete pillars, as part of the concrete curing process, as he helps work on the Sumail Primary Health Clinic being built in Dahuk, Dahuk Province, Iraq (IRQ), by Iraqi contractors and sub-contractors as an US Army (USA) Corps of Engineers (USACE) designed and managed C type clinic (the largest and most capable of all health clinics) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

An Iraqi construction worker wets down the burlap covering freshly pou...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Dahuk Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: Jim Gordon, CIV, Usace Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Phot... More

US Army (USA) Soldiers inspect a second weapons cache of former Soviet (Russian) RPG-7 (Rocket Propelled Grenade 7) High Explosive Anti-Tank (HEAT) rounds stored at an old Soviet Training Camp north of Kandahar City, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan (AFG) by Taliban insurgent fighters of the 15th Taliban Division. These USA Soldiers are tasked with locating, securing, assessing, and either relocating or destroying any ammunition, ordnance, and weapons found in old caches during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

US Army (USA) Soldiers inspect a second weapons cache of former Soviet...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kandahar City Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: PFC Leslie Angulo, USA Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... More

A US Army (USA) 1ST Battalion (BN), 3rd Armored Combat Regiment (1/3rd ACR) M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank (MBT) conducts a cordon and search operation in Biaj, Ninawa Province, Iraq (IRQ), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

A US Army (USA) 1ST Battalion (BN), 3rd Armored Combat Regiment (1/3rd...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Bi'Aj State: Ninawa Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Aaron D. Allmon II, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Militar... More

US Army (USA) SPECIALIST Fourth Class (SPC) Alberto Sylvester, 2nd Battalion (BN), 1ST Infantry Regiment (2/1ST), 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT), provides security during a neighborhood patrol in Mosul, Ninawa Province, Iraq (IRQ), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Army (USA) SPECIALIST Fourth Class (SPC) Alberto Sylvester, 2nd Bat...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mosul Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT John M. Foster, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... More

US Army (USA) Private First Class (PFC) Joe Brown (right), Delta Company (D Co), 3rd Platoon (PLT), 1ST Battalion (BN), 502nd Infantry Regiment (1/502nd), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), pulls security duty during a foot patrol in Mahmudiyah, Babil Province, Iraq (IRQ), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Army (USA) Private First Class (PFC) Joe Brown (right), Delta Compa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Al Mahmudiyah State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SRA Desiree N Palacio, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined... More

Local Iraqi women and a young girl (left) line up at the gate for the medical clinic in Tarmiya, Al Anbar Province, Iraq (IRQ), in order to receive assistance from a community outreach program sponsored by Coalition forces (right) during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Local Iraqi women and a young girl (left) line up at the gate for the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tarmiya State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 (Aw) Michael Larson, Usn Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

U.S. Army MASTER SGT. Michael McGouldrick, a combat medic instructor with Military Transition Team 0822 (Phoenix), 1ST Infantry Division, probes for a cyst on an Iraqi army soldier's knee as an Iraqi army soldier in training looks on at an Iraqi army pat rol base near Mahawil, Babil province, Iraq, Jan. 2, 2007. Team Phoenix provides training and mentorship to Iraqi army units as they prepare to stand up and take over security for the region. (U.S. Army photo by STAFF SGT. Sean A. Foley) (Released)

U.S. Army MASTER SGT. Michael McGouldrick, a combat medic instructor w...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Base: Fob Kalsu/Mahawil State: Babil Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Major Command Shown: 4TH BCT 25 ID Scene Camer... More

A night vision view of U.S. Army STAFF SGT. William Marshall, 1ST Battalion, 319th Field Artillery Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, checking the settings of the Global Positioning System (GPS) device inside his vehicle on March 5, 2007, in Tikrit, Salah ad Din Province, Iraq, prior to departing for a night raid. (U.S. Army photo by SGT. 1ST Class Robert C. Brogan) (Released)

A night vision view of U.S. Army STAFF SGT. William Marshall, 1ST Batt...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tikrit State: Salah Ad Din Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SFC Robert C. Brogan, USA Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

March 7, 2007, LT. COL. Shane Rossow, Civil Affairs Group Commander for 5th Battalion 0th Marines, talks with a local sheik and local doctor during a council meeting in Hit, Iraq with the intention of improving the city. RCT-2 is deployed with II Marine Expeditionary Force in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in the Anbar Province of Iraq MNF-W to develop the Iraqi Security Forces, facilitate the development of official rule of law through democratic government reforms, and continue the development of a market base economy centered on Iraqi reconstruction. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by CPL. John M. Odette) (Released)

March 7, 2007, LT. COL. Shane Rossow, Civil Affairs Group Commander fo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Base: Al Asad State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Major Command Shown: RCT-2 Scene Camera Operator: CPL... More

An Afghan man waits to meet with government officials

An Afghan man waits to meet with government officials

An Afghan man waits to meet with government officials at the provincial governor's compound in Farah City Nov. 22. PRT Farah's mission is to train, advise and assist Afghan government leaders at the municipal, ... More

An underside view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft, from the 36th Tactical Fighter Wing, armed with an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile, in flight over Eiffel Province

An underside view of an F-15 Eagle aircraft, from the 36th Tactical Fi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Deutschland / Germany (DEU) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

US Army (USA) Soldiers assigned to Charlie Company 3-505th Infantry, 82nd Airborne Division, conduct an inventory of various weapons and munitions being kept inside a storage room at the Afghanistan Military Forces (AMF) compound located in the Paktika province of Afghanistan, during Operation Mountain Sweep. Operation Mountain sweep is the largest US Military offensive in Afghanistan since Operation Anaconda

US Army (USA) Soldiers assigned to Charlie Company 3-505th Infantry, 8...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Paktia Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: SPC Marshall Emerson, USA Release Status: Re... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, 3rd Battalion (BN), 8th Marine Regiment (3/8), Camp Lejeune, North Carolina (NC), serve themselves an early morning hot breakfast while on a Unit Deployment Program (UDP) to Ternate Marine Base, Cavite Province, Philippines (PHL), participating in a Marine Interoperability Exercise (MIX), which is a joint training exercise between USMC and Philippine Marine Corps (PMC) Marines

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, 3rd Battalion (BN), 8th Marine Regimen...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Marine Corps Base, Ternate State: Cavite Province Country: Philippines (PHL) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Matthew J. Anderson, USMC Release Statu... More

A US Marine Corps (USMC) 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC) High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) M1038 Up-Armored Heavy Cargo/Troop Carrier is enveloped by a dust cloud caused by a landing helicopter as they carry out operations in the Tirin Kot District, Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan (AFG), while conducting an overt vehicular reconnaissance patrol throughout the Kandahar and Oruzgan Provinces of Afghanistan during Operation ULYSSES II, which is the first combat operation undertaken by the 22nd MEU (SOC) during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

A US Marine Corps (USMC) 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Tirin Kot District State: Oruzgan Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: GYSGT Keith A Milks, USMC Release Status: Released to Public... More

US Army (USA) Captain (CPT) Curtis Reed (right) stitches the cheek of an Iraqi Police Officer wounded during a mortar attack on a police station in An Najaf, Al Anbar Province, Iraq (IRQ).  He and 18 other police officers were brought to Forward Operating Base (FOB) Hotel to be treated, stabilized and transported to another facility for further treatment

US Army (USA) Captain (CPT) Curtis Reed (right) stitches the cheek of ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fob Hotel State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Ashley Brokop, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... More

040820-F-5789F-015 (Aug. 20, 2004)US Army (USA) Soldier, Bravo Company (B CO), 1ST Battalion (BN), 185th Armor Regiment (RGT), 81st Brigade Combat Team (BCT) Heavy (HVY), 40th Infantry Division (ID) Unit of Employment (UEx), California Army National Guard (CAARNG), provides security cover while members of his unit search a home of suspected insurgents living near Logistics Support Area (LSA) Anaconda, Balad Air Base (AB), Salah Ad Din Province, Iraq (IRQ).  The soldier is carrying the M16A2 rifle with red dot sight and has USNV PVS-7 Com-SPEC Night Vision Goggles (NVG) attached to his helmet.U.S. Air Force official photo by TECH SGT. Steve Faulisi  (RELEASED)

040820-F-5789F-015 (Aug. 20, 2004)US Army (USA) Soldier, Bravo Company...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Balad Air Base Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT Steve Faulisi, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service D... More

U.S. Air Force CAPT. Matthew McGarry (right, facing camera), Pilot, 355th Fighter Squadron, 354th Operations Group, 354th Fighter Wing, and his wife, Tisha (second from right, with stroller), enjoy time with their daughters at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, on Sept. 29, 2004. The 355th Fighter Squadron has just returned to Eielson AFB after serving a six-month deployment to Bagram Air Base, Parwan (Parvan) Province, Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Air Force photo by AIRMAN 1ST Class Rachel Walters) (Released)

U.S. Air Force CAPT. Matthew McGarry (right, facing camera), Pilot, 35...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Eielson Air Force Base State: Alaska (AK) Country: United States Of America (USA) Scene Camera Operator: AIC Rachel Walters, USAF Release Status... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, Mike (M) Battery, 4/14, Regimental Combat Team One (RCT-1), 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV), prepare to provide supporting and defensive fire for Marines in Camp Fallujah, Al Anbar Province, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, Mike (M) Battery, 4/14, Regimental Com...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Fallujah State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Daniel J. Klein, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... More

A US Marine Corps (USMC) Marine, 1ST Battalion (BN), 8th Marine Regiment (1/8), M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank (MBT) provides heavy fire support for other 1/8 Marines who are engaging insurgents during a Security and Stabilization Operation (SASO) conducted as part of Operation AL FAJR, which is an offensive operation to eradicate enemy insurgents in Fallujah, Al Anbar Province, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. (SUBSTANDARD)

A US Marine Corps (USMC) Marine, 1ST Battalion (BN), 8th Marine Regime...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fallujah State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Joel A. Chaverri, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

A building that was severely damaged during Operation Al Fajar, a Security and Stabilization Operation (SASO) in Fallujah, Al Anbar Province, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

A building that was severely damaged during Operation Al Fajar, a Secu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fallujah State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Benjamin J. Flores, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, Alpha Company (A Co.), 1ST Battalion (BN), 8th marine Regiment (1/8), 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV), move along a street while on security patrol in a Security and Stabilization Operation (SASO) in Nasarwasalam, Al Anbar Province, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, Alpha Company (A Co.), 1ST Battalion (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Nasarwasalam State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Trevor R. Gift, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... More

On Camp Defender, a pile of uniforms and gear from Iraqi Security Force Commandos voluntarily withdrawing from the Iraqi Security Forces following a mortar attack on Camp Junction City. The Iraqis will later be transferred to Baghdad and released. Iraqi Security Forces are conducting Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the Al Anbar Province in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

On Camp Defender, a pile of uniforms and gear from Iraqi Security Forc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Junction City State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Major Command Shown: ISF Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Kenneth Lane, USMC Release St... More

US Army (USA) STAFF Sergeant (SSG) Lonnie Freeman, 1ST Battalion (BN), 17th Infantry Regiment (1/17th), 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT), stands in front of a Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle (ICV) while participating in a neighborhood patrol in Mosul, Ninawa Province, Iraq (IRQ), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Army (USA) STAFF Sergeant (SSG) Lonnie Freeman, 1ST Battalion (BN),...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mosul Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT John M. Foster, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... More

US Army (USA) Sergeant First Class (SFC) Daniel Wrightsman (right) and SPECIALIST Fourth Class (SPC) Matt Albertson (left), 2nd Battalion (BN), 1ST Infantry Regiment (2/1ST), 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT), use a communication system to coordinate the movements of USA units and Iraqi Police (IP) Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) teams during a joint neighborhood patrol in Mosul, Ninawa Province, Iraq (IRQ), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Army (USA) Sergeant First Class (SFC) Daniel Wrightsman (right) and...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Mosul Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: TSGT John M. Foster, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital P... More

US Army (USA) Sergeant First Class (SFC) Edward Rodriguez, Team Leader, 310th Tactical Psychological Company (TACPSY Co), 3rd Battalion (BN), 187th Infantry Regiment (3/187th), 3rd Brigade Combat Team (BCT), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), provides security for other Soldiers while they talk with shop owners in Samarra, Salah Ad Din Province, Iraq (IRQ), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Army (USA) Sergeant First Class (SFC) Edward Rodriguez, Team Leader...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Samarra Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSG Russell L Klika, USA Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital ... More

U.S. Army Soldiers, 1ST Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, attached to the 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, are greeted by GEN. George Casey (right), Commander, Coalition Forces ' Iraq, on Feb. 7, 2007, at Forward Operating Base Shield, Baghdad Province, Iraq, during a tour of the Rusafa area. (U.S. Army photo by STAFF SGT. Bronco Suzuki) (Released)

U.S. Army Soldiers, 1ST Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Forward Operating Base Shield State: Baghdad Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSG Bronco Suzuki, USA Release Status: Released to Publi... More

Fish eggs spell out Prime Minister Al Malachis name in a plate of hummus to represent his place at the table during lunch at the 7th Iraqi Army Division Headquarters in Camp Blue Diamond Iraq. II MEF is deployed as a part of MNF-W in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in the Anbar province of Iraq to develop the Iraqi Security Forces, facilitate the development of official rule of law through democratic government reforms and continue the development of a market based economy centered on Iraqi reconstruction. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by SGT. David J. Murphy) (Released)

Fish eggs spell out Prime Minister Al Malachis name in a plate of humm...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Blue Diamond State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Major Command Shown: 7TH IRAQI ARMY DIVISION Scene Camera Operator: SGT David J Murp... More

U.S. Marines and Sailors attending the Lioness Program, receive training in Asad, Iraq on various Improvised Explosive Devices being used to attack Coalition and Iraqi forces. This program is being utilized to ensure proper care is taken while searching Female Iraqis. Regimental Combat Team 2 is deployed with II Marine Expeditionary Force in support of Operation Iraq Freedom in the Anbar Province of Iraq MNF-W to develop the Iraqi Security Forces, facilitate the development of official rule of law through democratic government reforms, and continue the development of a market base economy centered on Iraqi reconstruction. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by SGT. James R. Richardson) (Released)

U.S. Marines and Sailors attending the Lioness Program, receive traini...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: IRAQI FREEDOM Base: Al Asad State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Major Command Shown: RCT-2 Scene Camera Operator: SGT... More

A local farmer works around an old Russian tank as

A local farmer works around an old Russian tank as

A local farmer works around an old Russian tank as he tends to his potato field June 17, 2012. Potato farming has become very important for the economy of Bamyan, as potatoes are the biggest cash crop for the l... More

Foreign reporters interview a U.S. Marine Corps CAPT. (left) in front of an Iraqi Red Crescent center, located in the city of Fallujah, Al Anbar Province, Iraq, on Dec. 2, 2004. This facility is being shown to the foreign media as part of their tour of various sites within the city of Fallujah to see the reconstruction efforts going on after the November battle between Multinational Forces and insurgents in the city of Fallujah, during Operation Iraqi Freedom. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by CPL. Theresa M. Medina) (Released)

Foreign reporters interview a U.S. Marine Corps CAPT. (left) in front ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fallujah State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: CPL Theresa M. Medina, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... More

US Army (USA) Soldiers assigned to the 20th Special Forces Group (SFG), Operational Detachment Alpha (ODA) 342 and Afghanistan Military Forces (AMF) Soldiers patrol through the mountains near Orgun, located in the Paktika province of Afghanistan. The purpose of the patrol is to establish an observation point while denying ease of movement to Taliban and Al Qaeda forces, during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

US Army (USA) Soldiers assigned to the 20th Special Forces Group (SFG)...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Orgun District State: Paktia Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: SFC Fred Gurwell, USA ... More

Afghani women wait outside a medical tent during a Medical Civil Action Program (MEDCAP) held in the village of Aroki, Province of Kapisa, Afghanistan. US Army (USA) Soldiers, 48th Combat Support Hospital, along side US Air Force (USAF) Airmen, 455th Air Expeditionary Wing and the Republic of Korea (KOR) 924th Korean Medical hospital, arrived in the village of Aroki, Province of Kapisa, Afghanistan. They are conducting a Medical Civilian Action Program (MEDCAP), Dental Civilian Action Program and a Veterinarian Civil Action Program to help bring health and wellness to the Afghan people

Afghani women wait outside a medical tent during a Medical Civil Actio...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Aroki State: Kapisa Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Cherie A. Thurlby, USAF R... More

Local Afghani girls line the streets in Golbahar, Parwan Province, Afghanistan (AFG), as they wait for Dr. Sharief Fayez, the National Minister of Education for Afghanistan, to arrive for the dedication ceremony of the Namaz Jay Primary Girls School. These girls will be attending this school that was built with the guidance and supervision of the Parwan Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

Local Afghani girls line the streets in Golbahar, Parwan Province, Afg...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Golbahar State: Parwan Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL James P. Douglas, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined... More

A US Air Force (USAF) 64th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron (EQRS) HH-60G Pave Hawk Helicopter hovers as it hoists Pararescueman USAF SENIOR AIRMAN (SRA) Anthony Cervantes at Balad Air Base (AB), Salah Ad Din Province, Iraq (IRQ), during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

A US Air Force (USAF) 64th Expeditionary Rescue Squadron (EQRS) HH-60G...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Balad Air Base Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Aaron D. Allmon II, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Serv... More

A US Marine Corps (USMC) 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable (SOC) High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV) convoy leaves Kandahar Army Air Field (AAF), Kandahar Province, Afghanistan (AFG), enroute to the Tirin Kot District, Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan (AFG), to establish Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ripley during Operation ULYSSES V, which is a four-month combat operation undertaken by the 22nd MEU (SOC) during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

A US Marine Corps (USMC) 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Kandahar Army Air Field Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: GYSGT Keith A Milks, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... More

Afghan National Army (ANA) Soldiers hand out medical chit sheets to villagers in order for them to fill them out so that a Coalition medical specialist can use the chit to diagnose the villager's symptom or problem during a Coalition Medical / Dental Civil Affairs Project (MEDCAP) humanitarian mission to the village of Najoy, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan (AFG), during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM

Afghan National Army (ANA) Soldiers hand out medical chit sheets to vi...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Najoy State: Kandahar Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: GYSGT Keith A Milks, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Corporal (CPL) Rene Escobar repairs an Assault Amphibian engine from Alpha Company (A CO), 3rd Assault Amphibious Battalion (AAB), 1ST Marine Division (MARDIV), at Camp Fellujah, Al Anbar Province, Iraq (IRQ).  The 1ST MARDIV is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the area in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Corporal (CPL) Rene Escobar repairs an Assault ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Camp Fallujah State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Chad R. Kiehl, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mil... More

US Air Force (USAF) First Lieutenant (1LT) Julie Moore, one of two female USAF F-16 Fighting Falcon fighter aircraft pilots, performs a post-flight inspection of her aircraft after returning from a training mission during Exercise BEVERLY BULLDOG 04-03, being conducted at Osan Air Base (AB), Kyonggi-do Province, Republic of Korea (KOR)

US Air Force (USAF) First Lieutenant (1LT) Julie Moore, one of two fem...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Osan Air Base Country: Republic Of Korea (KOR) Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Corey Clements, USAF Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milit... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, 2nd Platoon (PLT), Small Craft Company (SCC), sit in their Zodiac Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat (RHIB) listening to final orders prior to conducting riverine operations on the Euphrates River while participating in a Security and Stabilization Operation (SASO) in Al Anbar Province, Iraq, conducted during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, 2nd Platoon (PLT), Small Craft Company...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Kevin C. Quihuis, Jr, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service ... More

A close up of a picture of Muqtada al Sadr, on the rear assembly of the center RPG-7 portable rocket launcher, found by Iraqi Security Forces during a raid of a Muqtada al Sadr safe house in An Najaf, An Najaf Province, Iraq, is displayed, by U.S. Marine Corps Marines, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) Special Operations Capable, Sept. 21, 2004. These caches were found in different buildings among the city and are in direct violation of the peace agreement between the Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Husaini al-Sistani, highest religious authority and leader of the Hawza (Najaf), and al Sadr, an agreement blessed by the Iraqi Interim Government. The 4th MARDIV is engaged in Security and...

A close up of a picture of Muqtada al Sadr, on the rear assembly of th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: [Complete] Scene Caption: A close up of a picture of Muqtada al Sadr, on the rear assembly of the center RPG-7 portable rocket launcher, found by Iraqi Se... More

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, Charlie Company (C Co.), 1ST Platoon (PLT), 1ST Battalion (BN), 3rd Marine Regiment (1/3), Regimental Combat Team Seven (RCT-7), are on patrol in Fallujah, Al Anbar Province, Iraq, during Operation AL FAJR, which is an offensive operation conducted against Iraqi insurgent forces as part of a Security and Stabilization Operation (SASO) carried out during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

US Marine Corps (USMC) Marines, Charlie Company (C Co.), 1ST Platoon (...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Fallujah State: Al Anbar Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: LCPL Daniel J. Klein, USMC Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milit... More

This is the Elementary School being built in the village of Shiele, located near Dahuk, Dahuk Province, Iraq (IRQ), as part of a US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) funded, managed, and quality controlled project during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

This is the Elementary School being built in the village of Shiele, lo...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Shiele State: Dahuk Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: Jim Gordon, CIV, Usace Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servi... More

These are wild Thistle flowers growing along a roadside outside of Arbil, Arbil Province, Iraq (IRQ)

These are wild Thistle flowers growing along a roadside outside of Arb...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Arbil State: Arbil Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: Jim Gordan, CIV, Usace Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Servic... More

Afghan men wait in line to register to vote at the district headquarters of the chief of police were a voting poll was set up in the Zhari district, Kandahar Province on Sept. 18, 2005. The Afghan people want to put new candidates in office who would make a difference in their district. (U.S. Army photo by SGT. ANDRE Reynolds) (Released)

Afghan men wait in line to register to vote at the district headquarte...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: ENDURING FREEDOM Base: Zhari State: Kandahar Country: Afghanistan (AFG) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Andre' Reynold, USA Rele... More

Three US Army (USA) Soldiers, 411th Military Police (MP) Company (Co), 720th MP Battalion (BN), 3rd Infantry Division (ID), enter a suspected insurgent house during a joint USA and Iraqi Army (IA) cordon and search raid in a neighborhood in Baghdad, Baghdad Province, Iraq (IRQ), conducted in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM

Three US Army (USA) Soldiers, 411th Military Police (MP) Company (Co),...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Baghdad Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SPC Gul A Alisan, USA Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Pho... More

U.S. Navy Culinary SPECIALIST SEAMAN Bob Exler grills pork chops in the aft galley aboard the Kitty Hawk Class Aircraft Carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63) while in port in Yokosuka, Kanagawa Prefecture Province, Japan, on Jan. 4, 2007.  (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication SPECIALIST SEAMAN Kyle D. Gahlau) (RELEASED)

U.S. Navy Culinary SPECIALIST SEAMAN Bob Exler grills pork chops in th...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: Yokosuka State: Kanagawa Prefecture Country: Japan (JPN) Scene Camera Operator: MCSN Kyle D. Gahlau, USN Release Status: Released to Public Comb... More

U.S. Army SGT. Antwan Williams (left), PVT 1ST Class Mike O'Connell, and SPEC. Okino Leiba, all from 4th Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 10th Mountain Division, communicate on a field radio while conducting security operations on March 17, 2007, behind a hill in the Hitite Ruins in the Baghdad Province, Iraq, during a search for weapons caches in the area while deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.  (U.S. Army photo by SGT. Tierney P. Nowland) (Released)

U.S. Army SGT. Antwan Williams (left), PVT 1ST Class Mike O'Connell, a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: State: Baghdad Country: Iraq (IRQ) Scene Camera Operator: SGT Tierney P. Nowland, USA Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... More