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Soldiers Continue to Seal Off Baqubah as AH Ripper Continues

Soldiers patrol the outskirts of Baqubah, Iraq, June 23, as an Apache helicopter provides air support over head. The Soldiers are with Bravo Company, 4th Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment, 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, from Fort Lewis, Wash. The B Co. Soldiers and Soldiers of 2nd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment, with 4-2 SBCT, have sealed off Baqubah as their sister Stryker Brigade, 3-2 SBCT, also from Fort Lewis, Wash., continues to clear the city of Baqubah in a major offensive known as Arrowhead Ripper, launched on the city and its outskirts on June 18. Arrowhead Ripper aims to kill or capture all insurgents in Baqubah by sealing off the city and any avenues of escape.



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This work, Soldiers Continue to Seal Off Baqubah as AH Ripper Continues [Image 5 of 10], by SPC Matthew Mikolas, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:07.02.2007

Date Posted:07.02.2007 09:21

Photo ID:48825

VIRIN:070623-A-#####-424

Resolution:1181x1566

Size:221.38 KB

Location:BAQUBAH, IQGlobe

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