Reaching out in Iraq
U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Chris Conner, platoon sergeant assigned to 3rd Platoon, Golf Company, Battalion Landing Team 2/4, interacts with a local child while conducting clearing operations in Barwanah, Iraq. The California-based Marines conducted a sweep and clear operation through the city.You probably want see pictures like this in the mainstream media because it does not play into their "chaos" theme. This picture comes from Anbar province where the Sunni insurgency is supposed to be overwhelming according to some in the media. This photo might undermine that theme.