June 4, 2007
Col. Stephen Twitty (right), the commander of the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, shares a meal and conversation with Sheik Aziz, of Safina village in Al Qayyarah, Iraq, April 30.
A sheik addresses council members at the North Babil Tribal Council in March, held at Forward Operation Base Kalsu, Iraq. This council was formed as part of an effort to quell sectarian violence between rival tribes.
Sgt. 1st Class Shackelton goes over a contract with Sheik Hussain to hire residents for street cleaning in Shumayt, Iraq. Sgt. 1st Class Shackelton is from 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division.
An impromptu "shura" or town meeting with Soldiers and village elders takes place during Panjshir Province Governor Bahlol Bajig's visit to the Tul District of Afghanistan, May 28.
Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, share a meal hosted by a tribal leader in the village of Hasary Gawra in the Altun Kapri District of Kirkuk, Iraq, May 9.
Sheik Sebhahn, of Abassi village, Iraq, and his son, speak to Lt. Col. Drew Meyerowich, commander, 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, in March.
Staff Sgt. Don Ingram, from the 318th Psychological Operations Company, 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, speaks to a tribal leader during a meeting in the Jihad area of Baghdad, May 8.
A Special Forces company commander meets with village elders and members of the 1st Kandak, 209th Afghan National Army Corps, April 10, to discuss military operations in the Sangin District area at an undisclosed forward operating base in Helmand...
Col. R. Stephen Williams, the commander of the 207th Infantry Brigade, meets with local leaders in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, May 15. The Soldiers are helping with improvements for area farmers.