Al Anbar, Iraq

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21 September 2007, a Marine with 1st Platoon, Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment guards alleged terrorist Othman Mohammed Rabiah at his house in Hit, Iraq. Meanwhile Marines with 1st Platoon continue to search the house for any weapons or incriminating evidence. Othman Mohammed Rabiah is being detained to be tried for terrorist acts. 1/7 is deployed with Multi National Forces-West in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in the Al Anbar province of Iraq to develop Iraqi Security Forces, facilitate the development of official rule of law through democratic reforms, and continue the development of a market based economy centered on Iraqi reconstruction. (Official USMC photograph by Cpl. Shane S. Keller)