M. Scott Mahaskey, a photographer
with the Army Times newspaper, has been traveling with U.S.
troops in Iraq who are trying to protect innocents and stave
off attacks from insurgents. These are some of the moments he's
Spent casings pepper the roof of a humvee as
U.S. Army Specialist Curtis Gentry, 22, of Palestine, Texas,
and F Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry, makes adjustments on his machine
gun June 18, 2004, following a 12 hour gun battle that occurred
June 17, 2004 in an area south of Baqubah, Iraq.