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February 2006 Archive

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Combat Patrol

Soldiers of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment maneuver their M1 Abrams tank during a combat patrol in Tall Afar, Iraq, Feb. 2, 2006. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Aaron Allmon


Mosul Security

U.S. Army Spc. Nick Merrick provides overwatch security during a patrol in Mosul, Iraq, Feb. 5, 2006. Merrick is with the 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. John M. Foster


Super Bowl Fans

Airmen deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom watch Super Bowl XL, which aired at about 1:30 a.m. Feb. 6 at Ali Base, Iraq. The airmen are with the 407th Air Expeditionary Group. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Valerie Smith


Firing Techniques

Capt. LeeAnn Roberts instructs Iraqi trainees and a coalition soldier on proper firing techniques at the Al Kasik Training Base firing range, Iraq, Jan. 30, 2006. She is the first female coalition military assistance training team instructor assigned to the base, and the only female out of 8,000 assigned personnel. U.S. Air Force photo


Munich Conference

Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld speaks with attendees at the 42nd Munich Conference on Security Policy in Munich, Germany, Feb. 4, 2006. The conference was attended by more than 250 participants from over 50 countries, including 40 foreign and defense ministers. Defense Dept. photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley


Airborne Jump

U.S. Army soldiers, assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C., board a C-17 Globemaster III aircraft on Pope Air Force Base, N.C., Jan. 25, 2006. The soldiers will airdrop into Fort Bragg as part of a joint forcible entry exercise. U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Russell E. Cooley IV


Ali Air Base

U.S. Army Spc. Brandon Vaughan scans the interior perimeter of Ali Air Base, Iraq, Feb. 1, 2006. Vaughan is part of a quick reaction force working with Fox Unit, 407th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Bradley C. Church


Security in Baghdad

U.S. Army Pfc. Peter Medellin, with Battery B, 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, provides security with a .50-caliber machine gun during a target raid operation in the Zafaraniyah district of Baghdad, Iraq, Jan. 31, 2006. U.S. Army photo by Spc. Teddy Wade

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