Patrol in Tal Afar, 2006
Monte Morin ©Stars and StripesTal Afar, Iraq, April, 2006: Under the watchful eye of a young boy, Spc. Loren Keely, 21, of Eureka, Calif. and the 1st Armored Division, patrols a neighborhood in the northern Iraq city of Tal Afar. Commanders said foot patrols had many benefits not gained by riding through neighborhoods in armored vehicles.
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