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Photos published October 23, 2006

Submitted by Capt. Michael Greenberger, 3rd Signal Brigade, Iraq. Drowning Pool front man Ryan McCombs sings while a soldier “surfs” over a crowd of troops stationed at Camp Victory, Iraq, in September during a USO concert.

Submitted by Maj. Bren Workman. Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Keith W. DeVinney. U.S. Army 1st Lt. Carl D. Medeiros, of the 4th Battalion, 320th Field Artillery, 506th Regimental Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, provides a crew brief prior to going on a patrol in the town of Shaab, Iraq.

Submitted by Capt. Joe Vanty, Company C, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 172nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team. Staff Sgt. Kris Harvey, a Fire Support NCO, is moving to his Stryker prior to conducting a joint patrol with the Iraqi Army during combat operations in Mosul, Iraq.

Submitted by Chester Nakamura, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Afghanistan. Gregory Grugett, a civilian with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Kabul, Afghanistan, helps to fold up the flag during a 9/11 ceremony at the base last month.

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