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Photos published January 15, 2007

Submitted by Staff Sgt. Darvin Graham, Company G, 710th Brigade Support Battalion Wrecker Recovery Team from FOB Salerno, Afghanistan. This happened back in July, outside of FOB Salerno, Afghanistan. While in tow with another vehicle that was hit by a car bomb, Staff Sgt. Darvin Graham and Sgt. Dwayne Moseley from Golf Company, 710th BSB/4-25 Field Artillery had to disconnect from that vehicle and drive in reverse about a quarter of a mile to recover this vehicle that was overturned into the raging water. The vehicle was successfully recovered in less than 30 minutes with minimum damage.

Submitted by Marine Cpl. Jessica Kent, Camp Victory, Baghdad. With the local car wash closed, Sgt. 1st Class Laurence Lang, command information chief, Multi-National Corps–Iraq, joins Sgt. Joe Battle, public affairs noncommissioned officer, MNC-I, in an adapt-and-overcome effort to wash a vehicle at Camp Victory.

Submitted by Sgt. 1st Class Douglas A. Schultz 167th Cavalry. Sgt. 1st Class Douglas A. Schultz, 167th Cavalry. 2nd Lt. Thomas Traylor, Company D, 1st Battalion, 167th Cavalry Squadron of Nebraska Army National Guard, pulls security at the police station in Hatamia, Iraq.

Submitted by Sgt. Abbie Enerson, 1st Brigade, 34th Infantry Division Brigade Troops Battalion. Spc. William McPherson is dressed to impress during a mission. McPherson is part the 1st Brigade, 34th Infantry Division Brigade Troops Battalion stationed at Tallil Air Base, Iraq. I rode up on a convoy with this soldier to BIAP. He was by far my favorite gunner because of his motivation. McPherson served up in the Ramadi area prior to joining our battalion in Tallil.

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