Jan 7, 2005

SAQLAWIYAH, Iraq - Major Chris E. Phelps, Team 3, Detachment 2, 5th Civil Affairs Group team leader and Shawnee, Kan. native, shakes hands with Dr. Ayad al-Hadithy, a doctor at the Saqlawiyah medical clinic, Sept. 7 after the CAG Marines dropped off boxes of supplies for the clinic. The Marines distributed more than $4,000 worth of medical supplies that were donated by the Kansas-based nongovernmental organization Heart to Heart International to the clinic here. Team 3 Marines have operated in and around this area since April to help restore the city's government, police force and infrastructure.

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