Jan 7, 2005

AR RAMADI, Iraq (May 8, 2005) -Sergeant Jade C. Hill, the squad leader of 3rd Squad, 2nd Platoon, Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, checks an Iraqi man's identification while one of his fellow Marines looks through his closet during a search mission in the city here. The 21-year-old from Westminster, Md., and other warriors with the infantry battalion's Company's A, C and W conducted "Operation Weston," which was a three-hour cordon and search mission of a neighborhood. The purpose of the mission was to eradicate the area of insurgents and inform the people living there of the consequences for harboring terrorists. The Marines hit three improvised explosive devises and found one 155 mm shell. One Marine received minor shrapnel wounds, and no insurgents were captured. Photo by Cpl. Tom Sloan

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