Alpha 1/2 patrols through Iskandariyah: Photo Essay

15 Sep 2004 | Sgt. Zachary A. Bathon

Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit patrolled through the town of Iskandariyah, Iraq looking for suspicious activity and passing out school supplies to local children Sept. 14. The Marines were from 3rd Platoon, Alpha Company, Battalion Landing Team 1st Bn., 2nd Marines - the Ground Combat Element for the 24th MEU. During the patrol the Marines along with three soldiers from the Iraqi National Guard drove through several neighborhoods and conducted searches of vehicles in the area.