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As the sun rises, Staff Sgt.  Brian Piehler, 25, of Spanaway, Wash., and Pfc.  Westin Floeter, 20, of Spokane, Wash., move cautiously from their Stryker armored vehicle into the streets of Baqubah, Iraq, on the first day of a U.S.-led offensive to clear insurgents from the city. The soldiers are with Company C, 1st Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment. June 19, 2007. DREW BROWN/STARS AND STRIPES
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