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Soldiers bring hope to Urs' last standing primary school for girls

1st Lt. Matthew George, a native of Los Angeles, who serves as a platoon leader with 3rd Platoon, Company A, 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 68th Armored Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Multi-National-Division – Baghdad, takes notes as the headmaster speaks to him during a visit to the Al Murooa school for girls, May 12. The Soldiers are helping the school headmaster in finding ways to receive additional help from the Iraqi government and neighborhood councils for the more than 800 students who attend the school.



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This work, Soldiers bring hope to Urs' last standing primary school for girls [Image 2 of 2], by SSG Joseph Rivera Rebolledo, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:05.12.2008

Date Posted:05.19.2008 16:38

Photo ID:89511

VIRIN:080519-A-#####-001

Resolution:1750x1250

Size:440.5 KB

Location:UR, IQGlobe

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Soldiers bring hope to Urs' last standing primary school for girls

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