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Photos published May 29, 2006

Submitted by Staff Sgt. Joseph D. McLain, assistant team leader of Company A, 445th Civil Affairs Battalion. Sgts. Daleena Scott, Company A, 445th Civil Affairs Battalion, and Randall Sandlin, of 3rd Battalion, 278th Regimental Combat Team, distribute shoes and school supplies to poor children in al-Bisher village in eastern Diyala province, Iraq. All items were donated by friends in America who wanted to help those in need in Iraq.

Submitted by Staff Sgt. Melissa Koskovich. Sailors conduct a foreign object damage walk before flight operations on the USS Ronald Reagan on March 31. The ship is deployed to the Persian Gulf in support of operations in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Submitted by Sgt. Kevin Brady of the 301st Psychological Operations Company. Spc. Sophia Palacios, a member of the 301st Psyop Company, provides security on a rooftop during a mission in Sab al Bor, northern Baghdad.

Submitted by Lt. Col. Kelly Wolgast, chief nurse, 14th Combat Support Hospital. Sgt. Tony Abraham, right, and 1st Lt. Stacie Ogg of the 14th Combat Support Hospital, Bagram, Afghanistan, begin the resuscitation of an Afghan baby boy brought to the hospital with respiratory distress.

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