Dec 4, 2009

CAMP BAHARIA, Iraq - Maj. Chris E. Phelps, 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment civil affairs team leader, gives some local children a high five outside the Baharia water pump house before heading off to meet the local farmers. Civil affairs personnel worked alongside Iraqi Security Forces to meet the citizens, as engineers from II Marine Expeditionary Force began installing mechanisms in the pump house to give 50% of the water to the farmers, and 50% to refill the lake aboard the camp.

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