A patrol of M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles encounter a small contingent of anti-Iraqi forces preparing to detonate
an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in conjunction with an ambush along a highway.  Overhead, a team of AH-
64A Apaches provide aerial coverage and posture for attack as the Bradley platoon dismounts to engage the
enemy forces.  To the patrolling Soldiers and attack helicopter pilots on any given day in Iraq, this is…  
as Usual