Without them, man is nothing

Janelle Zalkovsky

Army Pfc. Janelle Zalkovsky hands out humanitarian aid items to local citizens in Thyad, Iraq, on Dec. 4, 2005. Zalkovsky is attached to the Civil Affairs Unit of the 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery Regiment, 101st Airborne Division deployed from Fort Campbell, Ky. DoD photo by Spc. Charles W. Gill, U.S. Army. (Released)

I’ve got to think that many Iraqi women have got to take heart in seeing female US soldiers. And I’ve got to think that that fact fuels a certain segment of the insurgency.

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UPDATE: I interviewed Pfc. Zalkovsky: “We all wear the same uniform”. Also another pic.