Task Force 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, Charlie 1st Battalion, 35th Armored Regiment executive officer Capt. Lloyd Osafo of Franlin Lakes, N.J., attempts to get the attention of his soldiers so they may enjoy lunch at a local eatery located in the Ula Market in the Sadr City district of Baghdad on Sep. 24, 2008. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Cohen A. Young/Released)


  • NuNu ツ 7y

  • s_uchet 7y

    Hmmm. Shawarma.
  • eliasg 7y

    winning hearts and minds? :D neat picture, these are the moments in a soldiers life you never see unless you are a soldier. i was a soldier, so this kind of moment is cool to see. behind the scenes if you will.
  • Jack Szwergold 7y

    Nobody's smiling.
  • Michelle 7y

    excellent shot
    the expressions caught my attention..... powerful shot
    the soldier looks happy ....but the men next to them doesnt ....makes you wonder whats going on ... besides eating of course :)
    well done to you

    Seen in the Flickr Blog :)
  • österreich_ungern 7y

    Yeah, the Iraquis seem not very comfortable. I would not have any meal with an armored guest.
  • Rodrigo Cayo 7y

    the food looks delicious. Love food from other countries. nice shot, nice moment.
  • Dave Neal 7y

    Not sure how hungry you have to be to eat in a place like this, these guys (the natives) don't look too happy. Come to think of it, I don't think I would be either in their shoes! Good photo though.
  • zerog2k 7y

    Did these guys miss their cultural training classes? If you are wondering why the guys standing around are looking a little bit ill, it might be due to the fact that they are eating with the "wiping" (left) hand.
  • eliasg 7y

    zerog2k HAHA i totally forgot about that.
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