Grand opening
CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq - Lt. Col. William B. Smith Jr., a Hattiesburg, Miss., native with the 2nd Battalion, 198th Combined Arms and the mayor here, and Col. Larry Phelps, the commander of the 15th Sustainment Brigade and Greenville, Ala., native, discuss cigars with a local national and cigar shop worker during the grand opening of the cigar shop here Oct. 14. The shop is a part of the Iraqi Based Industrial Zone program, which designates areas on coalition operating bases for local nationals to open businesses. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Rob Strain, 15th Sustainment Brigade Public Affairs)

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