JD Johannes Reports from Baghdad
It's National Ammo Day!

Chess Club - More than just a game in Iraq

129910

U.S. Army Capt. Elisabeth Gerhardt, 41st Fires Brigade, Civil and Military Operations Officer, speaks to Wsami Hanon and Dhia Hussein about the chess club program they helped established in Shaykh Sa'ad City, Iraq, on Nov.15. The young girls of Shaykh Sa'ad primary school attended the three week program in a way to exercise independent thinking.  Photographer: Staff Sgt. Rasheen Douglas, Joint Combat Camera Center Iraq.


129904

U.S. Army 1st Lt. Justin Carter, Battery C, 1st Battalion, 21st Field Artillery Regiment, 41st Fires Brigade, shows an Iraqi girl how to write his name in English during the chess club finale in Shaykh Sa'ad City, Iraq, on Nov.15. The young girls of Shaykh Sa'ad primary school attended the three week program in a way to exercise independent thinking. Photographer: Staff Sgt. Rasheen Douglas, Joint Combat Camera Center Iraq.

Comments