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
Iraqi residents living in an area south of Baqubah,
Iraq, leave as U.S. Army soldiers from F Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry,
prepare a fighting position, June 17, 2004 during a 12-hour
gun battle against insurgents.