Operation River Gate, Iraq, October 6, 2005
2nd Marine Division Combat Camera photos by USMC photo by Cpl. Kevin N. McCall and Lance Cpl. Shane S. Keller, while out on patrol in Haditha, during Operation River Gate, October 6, 2005.
Operation River Gate, or Operation Bawwabatu Annaher for the Iraqis, saw approximately 350 Iraqi Security Force Soldiers working with 2,500 Marines, Soldiers and Sailors from Regimental Combat Team – 2. The patrols covered the cities of Haditha, Haqlaniyah and Barwana on October 6, 2005.
HADITHA, Iraq – Lance Cpl. Jeffery Wilson, 3rd Platoon, Company K, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment and Soldiers of the Iraqi Security forces take cover on the streets in Haditha, while in search of terrorists and terrorist activities throughout the city.
HADITHA, Iraq – Marines from 3rd Platoon, Company K, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, and Soldiers of the Iraqi Security Forces patrol the streets of Haditha, Iraq in search of terrorists and terrorist activities throughout the city.
BARWANA, Iraq – Battalion Commanding Officer Lt. Col. Robert R. Kosid and Battalion Sgt. Maj. Bryan P. Ward from 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion patrol through a palm grove near the Barwana market.
BARWANA, Iraq – Marines from Headquarters Platoon, Weapons Company, 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion search a cave for a weapons cache during a patrol here.
BARWANA, Iraq- Marines from 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion climb up a steep hillside during a patrol searching for weapons caches and terrorist activities. –
USMC photo by Lance Cpl. Shane S. Keller, 2d Marine Division
BARWANA, Iraq – Marines from 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion patrol the streets of Barwana with Iraqi Soldiers.
Marines work with Iraqi soldiers at a house in Barwana, Iraq
U.S. Marines and Iraqi Soldiers arrive in Humvees to patrol Barwana, Iraq, as part of Operation River Gate.
U.S. Marines, a K9, and Iraqi soldiers on patrol through the streets.
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