Iraq: Days Before The Drawdown: iraq_20

{quote}I'm the old man in the crew,{quote} said Sgt. First Class Jason Wilkins, 35, who has witnessed 27 I.E.D. hits over two tours. Here he stretches his back before the long night ahead at Camp Taji on in Iraq. Wilkins, who is a convoy commander, was preparing for his last convoy mission. {quote}I actually fractured my back the last time (he was on tour), so now it pops and cracks.{quote}

"I'm the old man in the crew," said Sgt. First Class Jason Wilkins, 35, who has witnessed 27 I.E.D. hits over two tours. Here he stretches his back before the long night ahead at Camp Taji on in Iraq. Wilkins, who is a convoy commander, was preparing for his last convoy mission. "I actually fractured my back the last time (he was on tour), so now it pops and cracks."