Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Photo for the Day - August 26, 2008

* Photo for the Day * About photo: Iraqi army soldiers brace themselves against the rotor-wash of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter during “Operation Bessemer” near Bayji, Iraq. Iraqi soldiers, along with their counterparts in the 1st Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st BCT, 101st Airborne Division conducted “Operation Bessemer” to clear a rural area of extremist fighters and weapons caches.
Read the story at link below...
A Soldier’s History of the Air Assault: Screaming Eagles Attack From Above
Image Credit: Sgt. Richard Rzepka, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs - Taken August 21st, 2008

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