USS America (CV-66) during workups, from helicopter, Atlantic Ocean, 1993

USS America (CV-66) during workups, from helicopter, Atlantic Ocean, 1993

 Fourth of July, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, North Carolina, 2004

Fourth of July, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, North Carolina, 2004

 U.S. Marines are issued ballistic insert for body, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, North Carolina, 2005

U.S. Marines are issued ballistic insert for body, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, North Carolina, 2005

 U.S. Marines depart of first leg of their journey to Iraq, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, North Carolina, 2005

U.S. Marines depart of first leg of their journey to Iraq, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Jacksonville, North Carolina, 2005

 U.S. Marine from 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit hangs flag on antenna before convoy north into Iraq, Kuwait, 2004  

U.S. Marine from 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit hangs flag on antenna before convoy north into Iraq, Kuwait, 2004
 

 U.S. Army soldier asleep on quadcon shipping containers during break in convoy from Kuwait to Iraq, 2004

U.S. Army soldier asleep on quadcon shipping containers during break in convoy from Kuwait to Iraq, 2004

 Lunch at Forward Operating Base Iskandariyah, Iraq, 2004

Lunch at Forward Operating Base Iskandariyah, Iraq, 2004

 U.S. Marines on dismounted patrol through Musayyib, Babil Province, Iraq, 2005

U.S. Marines on dismounted patrol through Musayyib, Babil Province, Iraq, 2005

 U.S. Marines on dismounted patrol through Babil Province, Iraq, 2005

U.S. Marines on dismounted patrol through Babil Province, Iraq, 2005

 U.S. Marines on dismounted patrol through Musayyib, Babil Province, Iraq, 2005

U.S. Marines on dismounted patrol through Musayyib, Babil Province, Iraq, 2005

 U.S. Marine searches an Iraqi sheikh at entry control point, Forward Operating Base Iskandariyah, at the Musayyib power plant, Iraq, 2004

U.S. Marine searches an Iraqi sheikh at entry control point, Forward Operating Base Iskandariyah, at the Musayyib power plant, Iraq, 2004

 Iraqi men accused of aiding "anticoalition forces" detained by US Marines, Forward Operating Base Iskandariyah, 2004

Iraqi men accused of aiding "anticoalition forces" detained by US Marines, Forward Operating Base Iskandariyah, 2004

 Section of U.S. Forward Operating Base Iskandariyah, located at the Musayyib Power Plant. called the Russian Village, 2005

Section of U.S. Forward Operating Base Iskandariyah, located at the Musayyib Power Plant. called the Russian Village, 2005

 Musayyib Police Station, a patrol base for B Co., 1st Battalion/2d Marines, during the 2005 election, Musayyib, Iraq, 2005

Musayyib Police Station, a patrol base for B Co., 1st Battalion/2d Marines, during the 2005 election, Musayyib, Iraq, 2005

 New graves, including those of U.S. Marines from First Battalion/Second Marine Regiment, Arlington Cemetery, Virginia, 2005  

New graves, including those of U.S. Marines from First Battalion/Second Marine Regiment, Arlington Cemetery, Virginia, 2005
 

 Photograph of Sgt. Edgar Lopez, killed in action in Iraq, on the wall of his home, Pasadena, CA, 2005

Photograph of Sgt. Edgar Lopez, killed in action in Iraq, on the wall of his home, Pasadena, CA, 2005