Smiles Patrol

By www.Army.milJuly 6, 2007

A Soldier interacts with children.
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Iraqi residents greet a Soldier.
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A Soldier speaks with local children.
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A Soldier speaks with a local boy.
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A Soldier speaks to a local resident. This type of interaction is important to building trust and piecing together intelligence.
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The combined patrol keeps situational awareness in mind as they patrol the neighborhoods. Although residents appear friendly, trouble can break out quickly, with little notice.
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2nd Lt. Evan Wolf, the platoon leader, greets children.
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Children are relaxed with the Soldier's presence.
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Sgt. 1st Class Rob Farnsworth chats with a resident.
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An Iraqi Soldier poses for a picture with a family.
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