Spartan Brigade: On Guard in Fallujah

Soldiers with the 2nd Brigade of the U.S. Army's 3rd Infantry — dubbed the "Spartan Brigade" — were the first U.S. troops to enter Baghdad. But instead of going home, they patrol the dangerous streets of Fallujah and will soon regroup in Kuwait to act as a reserve force. NPR's Eric Westervelt reports.

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