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January 24, 2006

Any soldier, any era...

...would recognize these guys.

On 11 January 2006 soldiers from Bravo Company, 2nd Bn, 502nd INF continued Operation Falcon Sweep in the Village of Shakaria, Iraq.  One of the objectives of the operation was to identify and capture terrorist in the village and surrounding area. Soldiers searched the fields looking for a terrorist.  (Released) US Army photo by SSG Kevin L. Moses Sr.

Hi-res here.

These guys would...

Marines in the Pacific, WWII would these.

British soldiers in Flanders, WWI

As would these, and many others, throughout history. This is Infantry. This is what makes the difference.