Cpl. Brent J. Thibodeaux (right), 21, a gunner from Kaplan, La., and Lance Cpl. Robert C. Lenfesty, 22, ammunition specialist from Seattle, with Delta Company, 2nd Light Armored Reconnaissance Battalion, prepare to fire a high-explosive mortar round during a shoot in western al-Anbar province, Iraq, Sept. 14, 2008.
photo Cpl. Ryan Tomlinson