Opening ceremony
Photo Credit: Pfc. Kimberly Hackbarth
TAJI, Iraq - Pfc. James Rhoton (foreground), an infantryman, and Sgt. Curtis Lohr, a team leader, both with Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, watch out the windows of a school in Malahma during the opening ceremony of the school July 24. The school, which was blown up by insurgents at the height of the Surge, opened with the help of 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment, Iraqi Security Forces, and the Government of Iraq. Rhoton, a Katy, Texas, native, and Lohr, a Chicago native, are both serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom with 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division.
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