Abu Ahmed, right, a leader of a community volunteer group, checks the identification papers of a man and his son in Baqouba.
Troops from the 520th Infantry Battalion of the 3rd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division, based in Fort Lewis, Washington, crash on the rooftop of a home they commandeered from a family in Old Baqouba.
A pair of women in Old Baqouba drag a 50-kilo sack of flour from a food-distribution site. The city was a hotbed of insurgent violence a few weeks ago.
Mike Drummond, MCT