Soldiers scan for snipers in Mosul, Iraq in 2008.
Soldiers scan for snipers in Mosul, Iraq in 2008. Steve Lannen / Lexington Herald-Leader / MCT
Soldiers scan for snipers in Mosul, Iraq in 2008. Steve Lannen / Lexington Herald-Leader / MCT

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