Jan 12, 2005

CAMP HURRICANE POINT Ar Ramadi, Iraq (May 12, 2005) - First lieutenant David T. Russell, the platoon commander for 1st Platoon, Company W, 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, cleans the barrel of a PKM machine gun he and his fellow warriors took from insurgents during a mission in the city. The 24-year-old from Austin, Texas, and other Marines with 1st Platoon killed three insurgents while responding to a casualty evacuation request. The Marines discovered a rocket propelled grenade launcher, a PKM machine gun with more than 100 armor-piercing rounds, a Romanian assault rife, three AK-47 assault rifles and more than 300 rounds of ammunition. Photo by Cpl. Tom Sloan

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