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
Sgt. Lee Johnston, 26, of Bowbells, N.D. and
and the 141st Combat Engineer Battalion, North Dakota Army National
Guard, keeps watch while on a mission to find improvised explosive
devices June 21, 2004, near Baqubah, Iraq.