An Iraqi soldier stands guard near a box of school supplies at an elementary school in Khasfah, Iraq, Oct. 21. The Iraqi Army distributed school supplies to the students and teachers to help them improve their relationship with the people of Khasfah, which is one of the many rural towns they are now responsible for the security of.  Since security of al-Anbar province has been given back to the Iraqi government, the IA has started playing a bigger role in operations as the Marines with the Baghdadi Military in Transition Team have stepped back and supervised.
081021-M-1615T-003.jpg Photo By: Lance Cpl. Paul Torres

Oct 21, 2008
An Iraqi soldier stands guard near a box of school supplies at an elementary school in Khasfah, Iraq, Oct. 21. The Iraqi Army distributed school supplies to the students and teachers to help them improve their relationship with the people of Khasfah, which is one of the many rural towns they are now responsible for the security of. Since security of al-Anbar province has been given back to the Iraqi government, the IA has started playing a bigger role in operations as the Marines with the Baghdadi Military in Transition Team have stepped back and supervised.


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