Soccer Offensive in Iraq

There's a new battlefield for American soldiers in Iraq: the soccer field. And some of their opponents are probably the same guys that were shooting at them last year. It's all part of a campaign to change the perceptions Iraqis have of Americans and win their support. Two weeks ago, soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division started to play a series of soccer matches against local teams in the villages of Kirkuk province, northern Iraq. Battalion commander Lt. Col. Christopher Venek called it...Full Story
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