Nobody knows better than Stars and Stripes what you go through downrange. Except you. So we want your help in telling your story. E-mail us your digital photos, depicting what life is like wherever you are, whether on the FOB or on a mission somewhere in the wild. It’s “Your View” of your role in the wars, whether Iraq, Afghanistan or somewhere else. Candid (not posed) shots are best, and please include your name, unit, location and a short caption explaining the picture and your thoughts when you took the shot. Selected photos will be used in the paper and here at stripes.com. E-mail your photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Give us Your View and win!Help illustrate our 2008 calendar and you could win a digital camera. Send us “Your View” by entering your best downrange images, depicting what life is like for you in the war zones. Enter by July 16 at:http://ww2.stripes.com/2008calendarcontest/Photos published July 3, 2007
Submitted by Sgt. 1st Class Douglas A. Schultz, Balad, Iraq.Chief Warrant Officer 2 Ron-Michael Pellant, targeting officer for the 1-167 Cavalry RTSA Squadron, pulls security during a cordon of a potential roadside bomb site south of the village of Hatamia, Iraq.
Submitted by 1st Lt. Bennett Freeman, 5th Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment.An American and Iraqi joint patrol recently conducted a humantarian mission to a small village just outside FOB Qayyarah West. They handed out medical supplies, water, blankets and toys.
Submitted by Capt Jessica Astorga, 332nd Expeditionary Medical Group, Balad, Iraq."These pictures represent a small fraction of the hard work the medical people do. The heliocopter was bringing injured patients to Balad Air Force Theater Hospital."