Kids are just kids

By Staff Sgt. Mark Burrell, MND-B PAOAugust 3, 2009

BAGHDAD - Vero Beach, Fla. native, Spc. Steve 'Doc' Barrett, assigned to 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, exchanges greetings with local Iraqi children on a joint patrol with Iraqi Federal Police northeast of Baghdad, July 30. "If we build bonds with the kids, the new generation in Iraq could possibly prevent later disasters in their attitudes toward us," said Barrett, a combat medic.
1 / 1 Show Caption + Hide Caption – BAGHDAD - Vero Beach, Fla. native, Spc. Steve 'Doc' Barrett, assigned to 1st Squadron, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, exchanges greetings with local Iraqi children on a joint patrol with Iraqi Federal Police northeast of Baghdad, July 30. "If we build bonds with the kids, the new generation in Iraq could possibly prevent later disasters in their attitudes toward us," said Barrett, a combat medic. (Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Mark Burrell, MND-B PAO) VIEW ORIGINAL