Scared, Bored and Lonely -- The Horror Written on the Latrine Wall (PHOTOS)

Soldier's reveal their true feelings an unlikely place.

Embedded With Peter van Agtmael: Soldiers' Lives

Peter Van Agtmael
U.S. Troops
U.S. Troops
U.S. Troops
Iraq
Peter Van Agtmael
Peter Van Agtmael
U.S. Troops
U.S. Troops
U.S. Troops
U.S. Troops
U.S. Troops
bio
U.S. Troops
A medic in a helicopter evacuation unit of the 4th Infantry Division in Baghdad rests in his hooch, or makeshift hut, between missions.

The medevac mission demands long hours of monotony waiting in small huts next to the helicopters. The teddy bear was sent to him by his girlfriend at home.

For a companion slideshow, Embedded in the Middle East -- Inside the ER, click here. (Peter van Agtmael)

Slideshows
ABC News on Facebook