04/26/05 - U.S. Army Pfc. Ray Brownlee stands a night watch at Forward Operating Base Hotel as a storm rapidly approaches Najaf, Iraq, on April 26, 2005. Brownlee is attached to Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 198th Armor Regiment, 155th Brigade Combat Team (BCT). DoD photo by Chief Photographer's Mate Edward G. Martens U.S. Navy. (Released)
04/28/05 - U.S. Marine Cpl. Randolf Ramirez conducts one on one security patrol training with an Iraqi Security Force (ISF) Soldier at Camp Fallujah, Iraq, on April 28, 2005. Marines with 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, are training ISF soldiers to take over security operations in Fallujah. DoD photo by Cpl. Robert R. Attebury, U.S. Marine Corps. (Released)
05/08/05 - Lt. Cmdr. Carma Ericksonhurt assigned to Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19), explains her rank insignia to Indonesian military and civilian nurses after instructing the proper applications of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) during a class at the Tentera Nasional Indonesia Military Hospital in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, on March 1, 2005. Mercy is operating off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, providing assistance to international relief organizations and host nation medical teams operating ashore in areas affected by the Dec. 26, 2004, Indian Ocean tsunami. (U.S. Navy photo by Photographer's Mate 3rd Class Rebecca J. Moat) (Released)
Staff Sgt. Eric Reddick and Tech. Sgt. Ronzil D. Starcher of the 379th ESFS conduct an early morning All Terrain Vehicle class at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Bryon M. Turner, USAF
Signing Off. Until next time, I'll see ya on the Blog! drh.