Just Another Day In Iraq

U.S. soldier in Iraq
Lucian Read/World Picture Network

It's hard for us here at home to imagine what an American in uniform goes through on an average day in Iraq.

But we can get some idea listening to freelance photographer Lucian Read talk about the pictures he took while embedded with U.S. Marines.

Read's pictures capture the both the quiet and chaotic moments soldiers face while serving in Iraq.

Click here to view a video essay narrated by Read.

Photos courtesy of the World Picture Network.