A US Marine Corps (USMC) Marine with 1ST Battalion (BN), 5th Marines (MAR) (1/5), Bravo Company (B Co), 1ST Marine Division (MAR DIV), briefly stop for a security halt while pushing westward during an attack by insurgents in Al Kharma, Iraq. The 1ST MAR DIV is engaged in Security and Stabilization Operations (SASO) in the area during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM