"Straight Arrows" deliver soccer equipment to Iraqi youth

By Staff Sgt. Peter Ford, MND-B PAOFebruary 20, 2009

BAGHDAD - Local soccer players watch a tournament match at the Zawra Soccer Stadium in the Karkh district of northwest Baghdad Feb. 17. Soldiers, serving with the 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, delivered soccer equipment to the players before the tournament started.
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Local soccer players watch a tournament match at the Zawra Soccer Stadium in the Karkh district of northwest Baghdad Feb. 17. Soldiers, serving with the 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, delivered soccer equipment to the players before the tournament started. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Xavier Land. 4th Bn., 42nd FA Regt., 2nd HBCT, MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAGHDAD - Capt. Christopher Guillory (right), commander, Company G, 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, hands out soccer jerseys to local Iraqi players at the Zawra Soccer Stadium in the Karkh district of northwest Baghdad Feb. 17. Family members, friends and groups from across the United States donated the jerseys and new soccer balls.
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Capt. Christopher Guillory (right), commander, Company G, 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, hands out soccer jerseys to local Iraqi players at the Zawra Soccer Stadium in the Karkh district of northwest Baghdad Feb. 17. Family members, friends and groups from across the United States donated the jerseys and new soccer balls. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Xavier Land. 4th Bn., 42nd FA Regt., 2nd HBCT, MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAGHDAD - A soccer team displays their new jersey's at the Zawra Soccer Stadium in the Karkh district of northwest Baghdad Feb. 17. Members of the 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment delivered the jerseys and new soccer balls, for future soccer matches.
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - A soccer team displays their new jersey's at the Zawra Soccer Stadium in the Karkh district of northwest Baghdad Feb. 17. Members of the 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment delivered the jerseys and new soccer balls, for future soccer matches. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Xavier Land. 4th Bn., 42nd FA Regt., 2nd HBCT, MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL
BAGHDAD - Multi-National Division - Baghdad Soldiers serving with the 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, pose with a youth soccer team before a tournament at the Zawra Soccer Stadium in the Karkh district of northwest Baghdad Feb. 17. The Soldiers helped deliver soccer equipment to the local players at the event.
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Multi-National Division - Baghdad Soldiers serving with the 4th Battalion, 42nd Field Artillery Regiment, pose with a youth soccer team before a tournament at the Zawra Soccer Stadium in the Karkh district of northwest Baghdad Feb. 17. The Soldiers helped deliver soccer equipment to the local players at the event. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Xavier Land. 4th Bn., 42nd FA Regt., 2nd HBCT, MND-B) VIEW ORIGINAL