Night Patrol

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Benjamin, from 1st Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment (1-2 SCR), explains the coordinates to one of his Soldiers during a night patrol, on Nov. 26, in Baghdad, Iraq.

Photographer: Cpl. Jeffrey Sandstrum, Joint Combat Camera Center

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Resourceful, desperate militants turning to household materials to make explosives

By Seth Robson, Stars and Stripes
Mideast edition

BAGHDAD — U.S. soldiers are reporting finding more and more roadside bombs packed with homemade explosives instead of artillery rounds, indicating that Iraqi insurgents may be running out of military-grade ammunition.

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