at Kirkuk, Iraq
Michael Abrams, ©Stars and Stripes
edition, Thursday, June 5, 2003
Members of the 173rd Airborne Brigade search
a car at a checkpoint, after a soldier was wounded by celebratory gunfire in
Kirkuk. With his four M1A1 Abrams tanks patrolling a sector of the city, Company
C, 1st Battalion, 63rd Armored Regiment commander Capt. Joel Fischer supported
the soldiers of the 173rd with his armored Humvee.