TITLE

Iraq: A Respite from War

PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
Soldiers;Feb2004, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the quality of life of soldiers who are supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. Challenges faced by soldiers each day as they perform their mission in Iraq; Description of some of improvements that have helped the soldiers relax once they come off duty; Establishment of several different locations where division soldiers can go to relax from a couple of days.
ACCESSION #
12431999

 

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