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Saturday, December 10, 2005

19-25 December - Thank a Soldier Week.

U.S. Army soldiers from Task Force Strength and Egyptian soldiers give donated clothes to Afghan children during a joint humanitarian aid mission at Bagram Air Base, Afghanistan, on Nov. 17, 2005. Task Force Strength conducts humanitarian missions along with coalition forces to aid the Afghan people.
DoD photo by Staff Sgt. Jose L. Rodriguez, U.S. Army.

Marine Lance Cpl. John Paul Schilling and his military working dog Bosco search for weapon caches during an operation in Saqlawiyah, Iraq, on Dec. 5, 2005. Schilling and Bosco are attached to Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment.
DoD photo by Lance Cpl. Mark E. Morrow, U.S. Marine Corps.

Army Pfc. Janelle Zalkovsky hands out humanitarian aid items to local citizens in Thyad, Iraq, on Dec. 4, 2005. Zalkovsky is attached to the Civil Affairs Unit of the 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division deployed from Fort Campbell, Ky.
DoD photo by Spc. Charles W. Gill, U.S. Army.


At 3:00 PM , Blogger Fred said...

Welcome back! As usual, you're one of the few that highlights the good things happening. (Have I said that before?)

At 7:48 PM , Blogger "Alice" said...

Thanks fred, just trying to spread the word.

At 2:52 AM , Anonymous the letter b said...

hope both you and krip are keepin well Alice :)

good to hear from you again.

At 6:36 AM , Blogger MonicaR said...

And I'm glad to see you again Alicenot. Great pics. Does that PFC in the last picture look so young or what?!

I'm getting old. God bless them all.

At 5:36 PM , Blogger "Alice" said...

b and monicar: I'm sorry I haven't been around. Just haven't been in the mood to even barely turn the stupid computer on ~ guess I just needed a short break.

At 3:31 AM , Anonymous the letter b said...

take a break then if you must :) i'll drop by as per the usual to see how things are.

At 6:41 AM , Blogger MonicaR said...

Same here!

At 1:56 PM , Blogger Alison said...

Hurray youre back :) And with some beautiful images, thank you. Not long til Xmas :)

ps ..and same here a few weeks back..i was sorry to have missed commenting on your post just after Thanksgiving, it really was lovely.

At 2:10 PM , Blogger Alison said...


Im going to link to your photos later today if ok with u as it marries in nicely with this article above. The BBC and other media agencies ran a survey and concluded that actually the Iraqis are feeling pretty buoyed up by their government - the 'surprise' they speak of is only a surprise to the BBC (et ilk ) as they try to perpetuate this doom and gloom image of a chaotic Iraq

At 8:49 AM , Blogger "Alice" said...

Thanks alison, b, and monicar :).

At 2:47 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

You Have a picture of me and my Late Military working Dog Basco(bosco was a misprint) A couple of months after the photo was taken Basco saved my life and in return lost his. He was an excelent friend. If you want the original pic to post contact me and ill email it to you.


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