• CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Staff Sgt. Kevin Brown, a truck commander from Hernando, Miss., says goodbye to the youngest children of a farmer who grows wheat and raises sheep near Al Qayarrah, during a security escort mission to the Tigris River pump house that supplies water to Q-West, Feb. 5. Brown serves with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 198th Combined Arms, 155th Brigade Combat Team, out of Hernando, Miss., the Q-West force protection company. Members of the unit recently solicited from home gifts of clothing, linen, toys, school supplies and other items to give the farmer and his family, whom they befriended during their many visits to the pump house.

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq...

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Staff Sgt. Kevin Brown, a truck commander from Hernando, Miss., says goodbye to the youngest children of a farmer who grows wheat and raises sheep near Al Qayarrah, during a security escort mission to the...

  • CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Capt. Drew Clark (left), a resident of Madison, Miss., looks on as Khalil Abrahim hands his son Muhammed a plastic bag of pencils and crayons, at his farm near Al Qayarrah, during a security escort mission to the Tigris River pump house that supplies water to Q-West, Feb. 5. Clark commands A Company, 2nd Battalion, 198th Combined Arms, 155th Brigade Combat Team, out of Hernando, Miss., the Q-West force protection company that provides security to all missions to the pump house or along the water pipeline, among the unit's numerous other missions. The Soldiers of A Company solicited from home gifts of clothing, linen, toys, school supplies and other items to give Abrahim and his family, whom they befriended during their many visits to the pump house.

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq...

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Capt. Drew Clark (left), a resident of Madison, Miss., looks on as Khalil Abrahim hands his son Muhammed a plastic bag of pencils and crayons, at his farm near Al Qayarrah, during a security escort mission...

  • CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Khalil Abrahim (left), a wheat and sheep farmer near Al Qayarrah, shakes hands with Sgt. Seth A. Bloodworth, a truck commander from Lake Cormorant, Miss., while Spc. Daniel Burke, a gun truck driver from Apalachicola, Fla., stands near with gifts of clothing, during a security escort mission to the Tigris River pump house that supplies water to Q-West, Feb. 5. Both Soldiers serve with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 198th Combined Arms, 155th Brigade Combat Team, out of Hernando, Miss., the Q-West force protection company. The Soldiers of A Company solicited from home gifts of clothing, linen, toys, school supplies and other items to give Abrahim and his family, whom they befriended during their many visits to the pump house.

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq...

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Khalil Abrahim (left), a wheat and sheep farmer near Al Qayarrah, shakes hands with Sgt. Seth A. Bloodworth, a truck commander from Lake Cormorant, Miss., while Spc. Daniel Burke, a gun truck driver from...

  • CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Khalil Abrahim (left), a farmer who grows wheat and raises sheep near Al Qayarrah, shakes hands with Spc. Daniel Burke, a gun truck driver from Apalachicola, Fla., when Burke and other members of his unit brought gifts of clothing and toys to the farmer during a security escort mission to the Tigris River pump house that supplies water to Q-West, Feb. 5. Burke serves with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 198th Combined Arms, 155th Brigade Combat Team, out of Hernando, Miss., the Q-West force protection company that provides security to all missions to the pump house or along the water pipeline, among the unit's numerous other missions. The Soldiers of A Company solicited from home gifts of clothing, linen, toys, school supplies and other items to give Abrahim and his family, whom they befriended during their many visits to the pump house.

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq...

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Khalil Abrahim (left), a farmer who grows wheat and raises sheep near Al Qayarrah, shakes hands with Spc. Daniel Burke, a gun truck driver from Apalachicola, Fla., when Burke and other members of his unit...

  • CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Pfc. Michael J. Slemensky (right foreground), a medic from Hernando, Miss., Spc. Patrick Gannon (middle foreground), a driver and gunner from Enid, Miss., and Spc. Daniel Burke, a gun truck driver from Apalachicola, Fla., clothes, stuffed animals, school supplies and other items to a farm family near Al Qayarrah during a security escort mission to the Tigris River pump house that supplies water to Q-West, Feb. 5. The Soldiers serve with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 198th Combined Arms, 155th Brigade Combat Team, out of Hernando, Miss., the Q-West force protection company. The Soldiers of A Company solicited from home gifts of clothing, linen, toys, school supplies and other items to give Abrahim and his family,

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq...

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Pfc. Michael J. Slemensky (right foreground), a medic from Hernando, Miss., Spc. Patrick Gannon (middle foreground), a driver and gunner from Enid, Miss., and Spc. Daniel Burke, a gun truck driver from...

  • CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -1st Sgt. John L. Beasely, of Hernando, Miss., poses with Muhammed Abrahim, the youngest child of Khalil Abrahim, a wheat and sheep farmer near Al Qayarrah, when Beasley and other members of his unit brought gifts of clothing and toys to the farmer during a security escort mission to the Tigris River pump house that supplies water to Q-West, Feb. 5. Beasley serves with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 198th Combined Arms, 155th Brigade Combat Team, out of Hernando, Miss., the Q-West force protection company that provides security to all missions to the pump house or along the water pipeline. The Soldiers of A Company solicited from home gifts of clothing, linen, toys, school supplies and other items to give Abrahim and his family, whom they befriended during their many visits to the pump house.

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq...

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -1st Sgt. John L. Beasely, of Hernando, Miss., poses with Muhammed Abrahim, the youngest child of Khalil Abrahim, a wheat and sheep farmer near Al Qayarrah, when Beasley and other members of his unit brought...

  • CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Muhammed Abrahim, the youngest child of Khalil Abrahim, a wheat and sheep farmer near Al Qayarrah, holds a toy purse, which was among the gifts bestowed by members of A Company, 2nd Battalion, 198th Combined Arms, 155th Brigade Combat Team, out of Hernando, Miss., to the family during a security escort mission to the Tigris River pump house that supplies water to Q-West, Feb. 5. A Company is the Q-West force protection company that provides security to all missions to the pump house or along the water pipeline. The Soldiers of A Company solicited from home gifts of clothing, linen, toys, school supplies and other items to give Abrahim and his family, whom they befriended during their many visits to the pump house.

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq...

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Muhammed Abrahim, the youngest child of Khalil Abrahim, a wheat and sheep farmer near Al Qayarrah, holds a toy purse, which was among the gifts bestowed by members of A Company, 2nd Battalion, 198th Combined...

  • CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Shahad Abrahim (left foreground) and her older sister Shaima play with a puppy while their father, Khalil Abrahim, a wheat and sheep farmer, greets his American guests with chai tea outside his home near Al Qayarrah, Feb. 5. The Soldiers - serving with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 198th Combined Arms, 155th Brigade Combat Team, out of Hernando, Miss., the Q-West force protection company - were conducting a security escort mission to the Tigris River pump house that supplies water to Q-West. A Company recently solicited from home gifts of clothing, linen, toys, school supplies and other items to give Abrahim and his family, whom they befriended during their many visits to the pump house.

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq...

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Shahad Abrahim (left foreground) and her older sister Shaima play with a puppy while their father, Khalil Abrahim, a wheat and sheep farmer, greets his American guests with chai tea outside his home near Al...

  • CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -A puppy and future sheep dog owned by Khalil Abrahim, a wheat and sheep farmer near Al Qayarrah, is uninterested in his master's hospitality toward American guests, offering the Soldiers chai tea outside his home near Al Qayarrah, Feb. 5. The Soldiers - serving with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 198th Combined Arms, 155th Brigade Combat Team, out of Hernando, Miss., the Q-West force protection company - were conducting a security escort mission to the Tigris River pump house that supplies water to Q-West. A Company Soldiers recently solicited from home gifts of clothing, linen, toys, school supplies and other items to give Abrahim and his family, whom they befriended during their many visits to the pump house.

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -A...

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -A puppy and future sheep dog owned by Khalil Abrahim, a wheat and sheep farmer near Al Qayarrah, is uninterested in his master's hospitality toward American guests, offering the Soldiers chai tea outside his...

  • CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Khalil Abrahim (hands clasped), a wheat and sheep farmer near Al Qayarrah, offers chai tea outside his home near Al Qayarrah, Feb. 5. The Soldiers - serving with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 198th Combined Arms, 155th Brigade Combat Team, out of Hernando, Miss., the Q-West force protection company - were conducting a security escort mission to the Tigris River pump house that supplies water to Q-West. The Soldiers recently solicited from home gifts of clothing, linen, toys, school supplies and other items to give the farmer and his family, whom they befriended during their many visits to the pump house.

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq...

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Khalil Abrahim (hands clasped), a wheat and sheep farmer near Al Qayarrah, offers chai tea outside his home near Al Qayarrah, Feb. 5. The Soldiers - serving with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 198th Combined...

  • CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Capt. Drew Clark, a company commander from Madison, Miss., and 1st Sgt. John L. Beasely, a company senior noncommissioned officer from Hernando, Miss., chat while drinking chai tea at the home of a farmer who grows wheat and raises sheep near Al Qayarrah, during a security escort mission to the Tigris River pump house that supplies water to Q-West, Feb. 5. Both men lead A Company, 2nd Battalion, 198th Combined Arms, 155th Brigade Combat Team, out of Hernando, Miss., the Q-West force protection company. Members of the unit recently solicited from home gifts of clothing, linen, toys, school supplies and other items to give the farmer and his family, whom they befriended during their many visits to the pump house.

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq...

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Capt. Drew Clark, a company commander from Madison, Miss., and 1st Sgt. John L. Beasely, a company senior noncommissioned officer from Hernando, Miss., chat while drinking chai tea at the home of a farmer...

  • CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Soldiers with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 198th Combined Arms, 155th Brigade Combat Team, out of Hernando, Miss., give clothing and other items to Khalil Abrahim, and his family at his home near Al Qayarrah, where Abrahim grows wheat and raises sheep, during a security escort mission to the Tigris River pump house that supplies water to Q-West, Feb. 5. A Company serves as the Q-West force protection company and provides security to all missions to the pump house or along the water pipeline, among the unit's numerous other missions. The Soldiers of A Company solicited from home gifts of clothing, linen, toys, school supplies and other items to give Abrahim and his family, whom they befriended during their many visits to the pump house.

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq...

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING LOCATION Q-WEST, Iraq -Soldiers with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 198th Combined Arms, 155th Brigade Combat Team, out of Hernando, Miss., give clothing and other items to Khalil Abrahim, and his family at his home near Al Qayarrah...

Page last updated Tue March 2nd, 2010 at 09:11