• An Iraqi child holds a stuffed animal that was given to him by U.S. Soldiers prior to the opening of the water project. He and others are benefiting from the project.

    Water for a Parched Land

    An Iraqi child holds a stuffed animal that was given to him by U.S. Soldiers prior to the opening of the water project. He and others are benefiting from the project.

  • Soldiers and residents tour the new water treatment plant.

    Water for a Parched Land

    Soldiers and residents tour the new water treatment plant.

  • Lt. Col. Drew Meyerowich speaks to Sheik Ibrahim, the Muqtar of Mahuz, about ways to use government channels to solve other infrastructure problems.

    Water for a Parched Land

    Lt. Col. Drew Meyerowich speaks to Sheik Ibrahim, the Muqtar of Mahuz, about ways to use government channels to solve other infrastructure problems.

  • Iraqi residents pose for a photo during the opening of the water treatment plant.

    Water for a Parched Land

    Iraqi residents pose for a photo during the opening of the water treatment plant.

  • Soldiers provide security during the opening of the water treatment plant.

    Water for a Parched Land

    Soldiers provide security during the opening of the water treatment plant.

  • Soldiers pass out soccer balls to Iraqi children prior to the opening of the water project.

    Water for a Parched Land

    Soldiers pass out soccer balls to Iraqi children prior to the opening of the water project.

  • An Iraqi policeman poses with his baby prior to the opening of the water project.

    Water for a Parched Land

    An Iraqi policeman poses with his baby prior to the opening of the water project.

  • The Iraqi director general of water for Kirkuk describes the capabilities of the new water treatment plant.

    Water for a Parched Land

    The Iraqi director general of water for Kirkuk describes the capabilities of the new water treatment plant.

  • (From left) Iraqi Sheik Ibrahim, Muqtar of Mahuz; Col. Patrick Stackpole, commander, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division; Jim Bigus, Department of State principal officer, Kirkuk Branch Office; and Sheik Khalaf of Hawijah, chief of reconstruction, cut the ribbon during a ceremony celebrating the opening of the new water treatment plant.

    Water for a Parched Land

    (From left) Iraqi Sheik Ibrahim, Muqtar of Mahuz; Col. Patrick Stackpole, commander, 3rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division; Jim Bigus, Department of State principal officer, Kirkuk Branch Office; and Sheik Khalaf of Hawijah, chief of...

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