Iraq 2007-2008

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Staff Sgt. Chad Caldwell, 24, of Spokane, Wash., talks on the radio with superiors in Mosul, Iraq while waiting to escort an ambulance with a wounded Iraqi officer to the military hospital at nearby Forward Operating Base Marez. Caldwell, a soldier with Troop K, 3rd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, was killed in action almost two months after this photo was taken, when an insurgent bomb exploded near his dismounted patrol. March 8, 2008. DREW BROWN/STARS AND STRIPES