U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Adam Jeter launches a Raven unmanned aerial vehicle during a joint air assault operation planned and led by Iraqi forces in the Ma'dain area east of Baghdad, Iraq, June 26, 2009. Jeter is assigned to the 82nd Airborne Division’s 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team. The Raven is being used to provide real-time observation of the objective during a search for weapons caches and insurgent activity. U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. James Selesnick.