Iraq: Days Before The Drawdown: iraq_18

In one of the many breaks in between patrols, Chief Petty Officer Scott Buckingham, 39, of Newport News,  pets dogs that gather at the Basra Operations center. With more down-time between patrols, officers find ways to fill the time and unwind.

In one of the many breaks in between patrols, Chief Petty Officer Scott Buckingham, 39, of Newport News, pets dogs that gather at the Basra Operations center. With more down-time between patrols, officers find ways to fill the time and unwind.