Duty in Iraq

In December, The Washington Post and washingtonpost.com solicited images from U.S. soldiers and their family members and friends about life in Iraq. You can view the submissions we've received or use the search box to find specific photographs.

If you are interested in submitting your own photographs about life in Iraq, read the instructions at the bottom of this page.

Essay: On Duty in Iraq by Washington Post writer Josh White

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Show the world your perspective on life in Iraq. If you are an American on duty in Iraq, or the family or friend of someone serving there, The Washington Post and washingtonpost.com invite you to submit your photos of everyday life in the region. Pictures of American soldiers, other service members and civilians are welcome ó we want to give you the opportunity to show firsthand what itís like to live and work in Iraq.

In the coming weeks, The Washington Post and washingtonpost.com will publish a selection of photos of Americans in Iraq. To submit a photo for this project, please follow the directions below.

  1. Click the link below to enter the Web site to upload photographs to The Post.
  2. You will be asked to complete a release form before you can proceed.
  3. Then you will be prompted to supply some information about your photographs. Each photograph must have a caption describing:
    1. What is portrayed.
    2. Where and when the photograph was taken (approximations are okay).
    3. Who took the photograph.
  4. Each group of photographs must provide the name of a contact person and an e-mail address or phone number to reach that person. This information is only for the use of The Washington Post and will not be published. (Read The Post's privacy statement.)

Please participate. We hope to provide readers with a rich selection of images displaying what life and work are like for Americans serving in Iraq.

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