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    Left to right: U.S. Army Capt. John Vanlandingham, Staff Sgt. Shawn Buffalo, 1st Lt. Mark Bourgery, and an Iraqi National Guard Captain wait for the word to move forward from U.S. Army Maj. Christian Neary, on radio in background. The U.S. soldiers, assigned to the Arkansas National Guard's 39th Brigade Combat Team, searched 23 homes and buildings in Taji Village along the banks of the Tigris River after two of their comrades were slain in a firefight in the area. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chris Heathscott


    U.S. Army 1st Lt. Mark Bourgery leads the way for his soldiers as he pushes forward to raid a building in Taji Village, Iraq. Bourgery is the executive officer of the 39th Brigade Combat Team's Battery A, 1st Battalion, 103rd Field Artillery Regiment. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chris Heathscott


    An Iraq National Guardsman searches a room in one of 23 buildings searched during a successful cordon and search operation in Taji Village, Iraq. Iraqi guardsmen and U.S. soldiers of the 39th Brigade Combat Team, working together, discovered a factory where anti-Iraq forces were manufacturing improvised explosive devices. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chris Heathscott


    A group of Iraqi National Guard soldiers move in to clear a house of any potential threats prior to a team of searchers looking for weapons, anti-Iraq propaganda or other illegal contraband in Taji Village, Iraq. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chris Heathscott


    Multiple trigger devices were also confiscated by U.S. and Iraqi National Guard troops during a search operation in Taji, Iraq. One type of device was a cell phone rigged up to a motorcycle battery, which would allow them to last an extended period. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chris Heathscott


    An Iraqi National Guardsman moves quickly across the roof of a home being cleared during a cordon and search operation in Taji, Iraq. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chris Heathscott


    An Iraqi National Guard soldier helps load up the contents of a large weapons cache discovered during a search in Taji Village, Iraq. Along with many weapons and explosives a briefcase was found that contained passports and license plates, including one from Texas. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chris Heathscott


    Among the weapons discovered during the operation in Taji were 23 120-millimeter mortar rounds, which are often used as improvised explosive devices. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chris Heathscott


    U.S. Army Spc. Francisco Guiral, front, and Staff Sgt. Luis Ortiz, carry four rocket-propelled grenades, as they help move weapons from the cache site. The soldiers are assigned to the 39th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chris Heathscott

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    Quote Originally Posted by seruriermarshal
    Tragedy Leads to Discovery




    Left to right: U.S. Army Capt. John Vanlandingham, Staff Sgt. Shawn Buffalo, 1st Lt. Mark Bourgery, and an Iraqi National Guard Captain wait for the word to move forward from U.S. Army Maj. Christian Neary, on radio in background. The U.S. soldiers, assigned to the Arkansas National Guard's 39th Brigade Combat Team, searched 23 homes and buildings in Taji Village along the banks of the Tigris River after two of their comrades were slain in a firefight in the area. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chris Heathscott


    U.S. Army 1st Lt. Mark Bourgery leads the way for his soldiers as he pushes forward to raid a building in Taji Village, Iraq. Bourgery is the executive officer of the 39th Brigade Combat Team's Battery A, 1st Battalion, 103rd Field Artillery Regiment. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chris Heathscott


    An Iraq National Guardsman searches a room in one of 23 buildings searched during a successful cordon and search operation in Taji Village, Iraq. Iraqi guardsmen and U.S. soldiers of the 39th Brigade Combat Team, working together, discovered a factory where anti-Iraq forces were manufacturing improvised explosive devices. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chris Heathscott


    A group of Iraqi National Guard soldiers move in to clear a house of any potential threats prior to a team of searchers looking for weapons, anti-Iraq propaganda or other illegal contraband in Taji Village, Iraq. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chris Heathscott


    Multiple trigger devices were also confiscated by U.S. and Iraqi National Guard troops during a search operation in Taji, Iraq. One type of device was a cell phone rigged up to a motorcycle battery, which would allow them to last an extended period. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chris Heathscott


    An Iraqi National Guardsman moves quickly across the roof of a home being cleared during a cordon and search operation in Taji, Iraq. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chris Heathscott


    An Iraqi National Guard soldier helps load up the contents of a large weapons cache discovered during a search in Taji Village, Iraq. Along with many weapons and explosives a briefcase was found that contained passports and license plates, including one from Texas. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chris Heathscott


    Among the weapons discovered during the operation in Taji were 23 120-millimeter mortar rounds, which are often used as improvised explosive devices. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chris Heathscott


    U.S. Army Spc. Francisco Guiral, front, and Staff Sgt. Luis Ortiz, carry four rocket-propelled grenades, as they help move weapons from the cache site. The soldiers are assigned to the 39th Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chris Heathscott

    shoot thats crazy...i just saw an series about the arkansas national gaurd called going to war where they show them deploy and everything...its craz..cause i fell like i know them...rip

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    great pics!

    Can you not qoute a huge post like that?

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    Multiple trigger devices were also confiscated by U.S. and Iraqi National Guard troops during a search operation in Taji, Iraq. One type of device was a cell phone rigged up to a motorcycle battery, which would allow them to last an extended period. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chris Heathscott
    extend the life on thier cellphone calls...

    this is obviously a improvised remote detonator, silly journalists.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Azide


    Multiple trigger devices were also confiscated by U.S. and Iraqi National Guard troops during a search operation in Taji, Iraq. One type of device was a cell phone rigged up to a motorcycle battery, which would allow them to last an extended period. U.S. Army photo by 1st Lt. Chris Heathscott
    extend the life on thier cellphone calls...

    this is obviously a improvised remote detonator, silly journalists.
    please tell me u r being silly......i hope u read the caption before u quoted it

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