Images: Soldiers deliver 1000 cuts of frozen beef to residents [Image 177 of 307]
Photo by Sgt. 1st Class Merrion Lasonde
Soldiers of Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, deliver 1000 cuts of frozen beef to residents of the impoverished Baghdad Al-Jadida neighborhood. Members of the 305th Iraqi National Guard assisted with distribution of the meat as well as providing crowd control. One of the more populated and distressed areas of the 1st BCTs region of responsibility, the 2-8 Cav. has delivered frozen chickens and sheep as well as performed trash pick up, sewer and road repair over the past year.