I ran across this photo and was surprised at the caption. I may be naive but I was genuinely surprised at a medic leading an armed patrol in Baghdad.
|U.S. Army Spc. Kris
Hostetler, 21, from Nashville, Tenn., a medic with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion,
30th Infantry Regiment patrols in Arab Jabour during Operation Coliseum
south of Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2008. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)