Soldiers Help Iraqi Boy Get Surgery
Photo Credit: Air Force Staff Sgt. Shawn Weismiller
Ahaip Najim and his father await transportation to Najaf, Iraq, on U.S. Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters June 2 at Forward Operating Base Hammer. Soldiers from the 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Regiment, worked with Iraq's Ministry of Health to coordinate for the life-changing surgery and provided transportation to al Sadr hospital in Najaf where the first of two surgeries was conducted.
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