• BAGHDAD -Spc. Michael Cox, of Hermitage, Ark., passes time outside of Salam Palace in Baghdad by perfecting yo-yo tricks, June 6. The 225th Engineer Brigade personnel security detachment member said that although he was accomplished with the yo-yo before deploying, he has been able to add tricks to his repertoire.

    BAGHDAD -Spc. Michael Cox, of Hermitage, Ark...

    BAGHDAD -Spc. Michael Cox, of Hermitage, Ark., passes time outside of Salam Palace in Baghdad by perfecting yo-yo tricks, June 6. The 225th Engineer Brigade personnel security detachment member said that although he was accomplished with the yo-yo...

  • BAGHDAD - Spc. Joshua Brister (right), of Dry Prong, La., 225th Engineer Brigade, laughs as Ali, a young Iraqi boy, shows off yo-yo skills, June 6. When Ali began playing with the yo-yo, it quickly became obvious it was not his first spin with the yo-yo and before long, the two were comparing tricks.

    BAGHDAD - Spc. Joshua Brister (right), of Dry...

    BAGHDAD - Spc. Joshua Brister (right), of Dry Prong, La., 225th Engineer Brigade, laughs as Ali, a young Iraqi boy, shows off yo-yo skills, June 6. When Ali began playing with the yo-yo, it quickly became obvious it was not his first spin with the...

  • BAGHDAD - Ali, a young Iraqi, and Spc. Joshua Brister, of Dry Prong, La., 225th Engineer Brigade, trade yo-yo tricks, June 6. The personnel security detachment Soldier was waiting in front of Salam Palace, here, playing with the yo-yo when the Iraqi boy came to join the fun. Brister gave the nearly $50 yo-yo to the Iraqi boy to take home.

    BAGHDAD - Ali, a young Iraqi, and Spc. Joshua...

    BAGHDAD - Ali, a young Iraqi, and Spc. Joshua Brister, of Dry Prong, La., 225th Engineer Brigade, trade yo-yo tricks, June 6. The personnel security detachment Soldier was waiting in front of Salam Palace, here, playing with the yo-yo when the Iraqi...

  • BAGHDAD - Staff Sgt. Adam Sanchez (right), of Alexandria, La., gives his yo-yo to Ali and his brother, Hamza, June 6, outside of Salam Palace in Baghdad. The 225th Engineer Brigade personnel security detachment members use yo-yo's to pass time. When the Iraqi children saw them playing with the yo-yo's, they came to join in the fun.

    BAGHDAD - Staff Sgt. Adam Sanchez (right), of...

    BAGHDAD - Staff Sgt. Adam Sanchez (right), of Alexandria, La., gives his yo-yo to Ali and his brother, Hamza, June 6, outside of Salam Palace in Baghdad. The 225th Engineer Brigade personnel security detachment members use yo-yo's to pass time. When...

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