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
U.S. Army soldiers from F Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry,
1st Infantry Division, rest, June 17, 2004, during a gun battle
that lasted about 12 hours in an area south of Baqubah, Iraq.
U.S. commanders reported 13 insurgents killed and no U.S. casualties.