Images: Guardians of the gates
Photo by Staff Sgt. Mark Burrell
Spc. Brandon Barefield (left background), a Waco, Texas, native, and combat medic, mans the turret gun as Sgt. Mathew Wallace (right foreground), the sergeant of the guard from Florence, Texas, also originally a combat medic, gets a closer look at a suspicious object from an entry control point, May 14. Both Soldiers are assigned to A Troop, 1st Squadron, 124th Cavalry Regiment, 56th Infantry Brigade Combat Team. Barefield, who has been in the Army for over five years and is on his second deployment to Baghdad, takes his job seriously. "I'm just watching my land and securing the Victory Base Complex," said Barefield.
Date Posted:05.15.2009 11:22
Location:VICTORY BASE COMPLEX, IQ