Several Marines assigned to the Hawaii-based Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment patrol the streets of Baghdadi, Iraq, September 13, 2006 with Iraqi Soldiers. The Marines and Iraqi soldiers recently completed a census operation dubbed �Operation Guardian Tiger IV� in the Euphrates River city of Baghdadi � a town of approximately 15,000. The local government and Iraqi Security Forces can now put names and faces to residents throughout this city in the western Al Anbar Province about 120 miles northwest of Baghdad. Upon completion of the mission, the Marines from the Hawaii-based Weapons Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment had an accurate census of the city�s population. The purpose of a census is to record the demographics of an area as well as the town�s population. It also provides employment statistics and the number of vehicles belonging to residents in the area, said Cpl.. Austin Bridgewater, 22, a native of Richmond, Va., and an intelligence analyst assigned to the Hawaii-based 2d Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment. Marines from 2d Battalion are slated to replace the Marines from 3rd Battalion, who are wrapping up their seven-month deployment to Iraq. The Marines and Iraqi Soldiers also spread word of opportunities to join the police and sent a message out to insurgents � �there is nowhere you can hide.�

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