The below was sent to me from an Marine who served in Iraq. As I told Mark, these are the stories you don't hear on the news.
Mark , a Civil Affiars officer, just shook his head....what do they know, I can see on my husband's face....he was over there...they weren't.
Everything well in hand!
Posted: 01 Nov 2008 11:45 PM CDT
They say things are still bad in Iraq? Duno who they are getting their reports from because by the picture, it looks like everything is well in hand.
SWING SISTERS - U.S. Army 1st Lt. Rosita Rodriguez and Worda, age 6, a neighborhood little girl try out a new swing at the grand opening of Dover Park in the Qahira neighborhood in the Adhamiyah District of Baghdad, Iraq, Oct. 28, 2008.
Rodriguez is a civil affairs team chief, Company C, 404th Civil Affairs Battalion, attached to 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Multi-National Division-Baghdad. The park, refurbished by a Multi-National Division-Baghdad contract and is the first public park in the U.S. Army
photo by Sgt. Jerry Saslav