US Marine Corps (USMC) Lieutenant Fakhoury (left) and USMC Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Michael R. Ramos (center), both assigned to 1ST Battalion, 3rd Marines, Forward Exploitation Team, talk with a local Iraqi civilian in Fallujah, Iraq. Local civilians are being allowed to return to their homes following offensive operations to eradicate enemy forces within the city of Fallujah in support of continuing security and stabilization operations in the Al Anbar province, by units of the 1ST Marine Division, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM