New Friends in Iraq
An Iraqi child greets a Soldier escorting Maj. Gen. Rick Lynch, commander, 3rd Infantry Division. This is not the image Democrats see when they think about Iraq, but it is part of the new reality that is changing the shape of the conflict and demonstrating the importance of having the troops in contact with Iraqis instead of back in the forward operation base. It is a MNFI photo. Click on the image to see a full size view.