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RAWAH, Iraq- Pfc. Phillip Ruiz, from 2d Platoon, Bravo Company, 2d Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, provides security during a presence patrol while the platoon is stopped. 2d Marine Division is deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom to conduct counter-insurgency operations to isolate and neutralize anti-Iraqi forces; support the continued development of Iraqi Security Force; support Iraqi reconstruction and democratic elections; and to facilitate the creation of a secure environment that enables Iraqi self-reliance and self-governance. (Official U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Shane S. Keller, 2d Marine Division Combat Camera) (Released)