Screaming Eagles Through Time
05 April 2003



Rakassans of U.S. 3rd Battalion, 187th Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division storm a parking structure servicing the former Saddam International Airport in Baghdad April 5, 2003. They seized the main terminals with no resistance and went on to conduct urban warfare operations farther east in Baghdad. AP Photo/Spc. Robert Woodward, U.S. Army


Black Hawk Helicopters from the 2nd Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) move into an Iraqi city during an operation to occupy the city, April 5. The 101st is deployed to Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Luis Lazzara


A group of Apaches from the 1st Battalion of 101st Airborne Aviation Brigade takes off at dusk from their new Tactical Assembly Area near the holy Muslim Shiite city of Najaf. AFP/Jim Watson


A military honor guard carrys a flag-draped coffin with the body of fallen U.S. Army Captain Christopher Seifert, from the 101st Airborne division, into the Moravian Church in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 5, 3003. Seifert was killed when U.S. Army sergeant Asan Akbar allegedly threw grenades into three army tents in Kuwait. REUTERS/Tim Shaffer


Brigade chemical officer Capt. Micah Bright, left, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), hands out chewing gum to Iraqi children in the holy city of Najaf, in this Friday, April 4, 2003 photo made available Sunday, April 6. AP Photo/Pfc. Joshua Hutcheson/MOD/Pool