Sunday, August 28, 2005


SSG Andras, our Forward Observer, from the good old Samurai days

Saturday, August 27, 2005

little girl hides behind her mother



a mother with her daughters

the kids

SPC Luquette, our medic, bandages up a little boy while our translator talks to him

smoke from a distant explosion as the sun begins to set


Friday, July 29, 2005

Truck 3, Samurai. From left to right, SGT Shanks-dismount, SPC Miner-driver, SSG Hemphill-truck commander, SPC Castle-gunner

SPC Evans

SGT Hulin, SSG Burns, SFC Leger

SGT Hawker in local store

sand storm on july 14

drinking tea at a local business

Thursday, July 14, 2005

a crowd of Iraqis gather as we give out frozen chickens

SSG Hemphill hands an Iraqi woman a frozen chicken

SPC Soileau with some Iraqi kids

SGT Griffin talks with an Iraqi woman

Iraqis come to get chicken

Sunday, July 10, 2005

the kids

the kids

standing at the Tigris River

the Sabers

SGT Hawker with Iraqi soldier

presence patrol

presence patrol

with some of the locals

with some of the locals

with some Iraqi soldiers

Monday, June 27, 2005

kids playing soccer at night

me and an Iraqi boy on a night time foot patrol with the Iraqi Army

Iraqi kids

two Iraqi girls watch as we talk with their brothers

SGT Mencacci, one of our medics, with some kids

mission with Iraqi Army

SGT Shanks on the gun

SSG Hemphill, my Squad Leader

SFC Leger, our Platoon Sergeant

Thursday, June 16, 2005

The American Flag at Ali Al Saleem Air Base, Kuwait

SGT Mason, SGT Griffin, SPC Sneeze, SGT Fisher

SGT Hart prepares his humvee for a mission

walking the streets, SPC Luquette (Lucky) and SSG Hemphill


SSG Hemphill and I with Iraq's future Olympic soccer team

kids before soccer game

pulling security on street corner

walking the markets (on the right is SSG Burns)

SGT Champaign, in the market