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Go to SSG Ortiz posing with the Iraqi Army soldiers guarding the rear gate of FOB Q-West item page

SSG Ortiz posing with the Iraqi Army soldiers guarding the rear gate of FOB Q-West
Go to Oakes at a refueling stop in Iceland on the way to Kuwait item page

Oakes at a refueling stop in Iceland on the way to Kuwait, the day after Thanksgiving 2004.
Go to Iraqi guards at the rear gate of FOB Q-West looking south item page

Iraqi guards at the rear gate of FOB Q-West looking south. Notice how flat the terrain is and the lack of distinguishing features.
Go to IED damage done to a HUMVEE item page

IED damage done to a HUMVEE. The HUMVEE is loaded on a truck head south to FOB Balad
Go to Spent shell-casings at the firing range at FOB Q-West item page

Spent shell-casings at the firing range at FOB Q-West. An M-249 LMG (Light Machine Gun) is in the background
Go to Sandstorm approaching FOB Q-West item page

Sandstorm approaching FOB Q-West
Go to Tigris river south of Mosul item page

Tigris river south of Mosul
Go to Oakes' superiors and Iraqi commanding general with assistant item page

Oakes' superiors and Iraqi commanding general with assistant at a dinner at FOB Q-West in September 2005
Go to AH-64 Apache ready-line at FOB Q-West item page

AH-64 Apache ready-line at FOB Q-West. Oakes' unit's compound is just off to the right of the picture.
Go to FOB Q-West from the air item page

FOB Q-West from the air. The white object in the middle ground is water palletized at the end of the runway.
Go to A flock of sheep and their herders item page

A flock of sheep and their herders.
Go to Gypsy farmers in a field between Mosul and FOB Q-West item page

Gypsy farmers in a field between Mosul and FOB Q-West
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