Mary Cahill, widow of Captain Joel Cahill is moved to tears during the monument dedication ceremony held at Fort Benning, Georgia on Friday March 24, 2006. Captain Cahill was killed in November 2005 while serving in Iraq with the 3rd Brigade 3rd Division U.S Army Infantry. The monument had the names inscribed of all the 3rd Brigade soldiers killed in Iraq in 2005.
Lance Cpl. Zach R. Mullin, a team leader in 1st Platoon, E Company, 3rd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, and native of Clio, Mich., communicates through an interpreter with a local Afghan, April 15. Mullin knows enough of their language to give basic commands and courtesies. [U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Adam Leyendecker]