Photos: Soldiers in Baghdad hand out toys to children
Stars and Stripes
Published: November 7, 2006
The soldiers of Company C, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division took a break from chasing insurgents last week to give out toys to kids in the streets of the Baghdad neighborhood of Adhamiyah. Company C, which patrols the neighborhood often, is based at Camp Apache.
Specialist Joshua Caiado, left, digs into a box of toys donated to Iraqi kids in Baghdad through a Web site maintained by family members in Schweinfurt, Germany, www.operationican.net.
Iraqi boys in the Baghdad neighborhood of Adhamiyah hold up the toys given to them last week by troops from the scout platoon of Company C, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division based at Camp Apache.
1st Lt. Matthew Waite, 25, from Alexandria, Va., shakes a little boy’s hand in the neighborhood of Adhamiyah in Baghdad.