Major Messing travelled to Iraq to find out the real situation from soldiers on the ground. He toured Baghdad and Fallujah, also meeting with former NDCF interns now serving there.
Major Messing poses during a meeting with current US Ambassador to Iraq, Zalmay Khalilzad.
|Major Messing with Major General William "Fuzzy" Webster, Commander, US Army 3rd Infantry Division.|
|Major Messing with former intern 1st LT Patrick Keane, USMC who served as a Marine Corps officer in Afghanistan and Iraq.
||Major Messing attends a current situation briefing in the US Army 1st Armored Division Baghdad Tactical Action Center.||Major Messing poses with an Iraqi Army soldier assigned as an escort and guide.
||Major Messing relaxes in the guest room in one of Saddam's palaces assigned by the US Army.
||Major Messing stands on the lake side patio of one of Saddam Hussein's palaces.||Major Messing poses in the hallway of one of Saddam Hussein's palaces.|
|Major Messing got comfortable in one of Saddam Hussein's thrones.||Command Sergeant Major Greer with officer candidates training for the new Iraqi army.|