US Marine Corps (USMC) M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks (MBT) with Charlie Company 1ST Tank Battalion, Twentynine Palms, California, move toward the breech point near Safwan Hill, Iraq during the opening shots of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. IRAQI FREEDOM is the multinational coalition effort to liberate the Iraqi people, eliminate Iraq's weapons of mass destruction and end the regime of Saddam Hussein