Shifting Strykers

A civilian contractor watches as a Stryker armored personnel carrier is lifted onto a flatbed truck at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, July 16. The Stryker was part of a convoy which transported military equipment to Forward Operating Base Warhorse as part of the coalition's reorientation. Photo by Spc. Kyoshi Freeman

A civilian contractor watches as a Stryker armored personnel carrier is lifted onto a flatbed truck at Joint Base Balad, Iraq, July 16. The Stryker was part of a convoy which transported military equipment to Forward Operating Base Warhorse as part of the coalition's reorientation. Photo by Spc. Kyoshi Freeman

Stykers headed back to Baqubah.