U.S. Army Spc. Nick Merrick provides overwatch security during a patrol in Mosul, Iraq, Feb. 5, 2006. Merrick is with the 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade. DoD photo by Tech. Sgt. John M. Foster, U.S. Air Force. (Released)
Notice the Iraqi kids down on the street looking up.
Photo from JCCC, which has a huger version.