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 Captain Ty Johnson, 32, from Atlanta
and commander of F Troop, 4th U.S. Cavalry, fires his weapon
against Iraqi insurgent positions, June 17, 2004, during a 12
hour gun battle in an area south of Baqubah, Iraq. Thirteen
insurgents were confirmed killed, and there were no U.S. casualties.