1st Battalion 22nd Infantry


Operation Iraqi Freedom




U.S. Army Spc. Barry Page of Houston, TX., from the 1st MP Company of the 4th Infantry Division is baptized by Army Chaplain Capt. Xuan Tran, left.
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Spc. Page receives his baptism from Chaplain Tran.
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Cpl. Christian Gaspard of Baton Rouge, LA., from the 1st Battalion 22nd Infantry Regiment of the 4th Infantry Division, right, chats with Army Chaplain Capt. Xuan Tran after he got baptized in one of ousted Iraqi President Saddam Hussein's palaces, now a U.S. Army base, in Tikrit, Iraq, Sunday Aug. 24, 2003. War and death on his mind, Cpl. Gaspard dipped into the waters of the Tigris River to get baptized by Chaplain Tran on the banks of the sprawling U.S. military headquarters.
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Article is from The Post and Courier,Charleston, South Carolina 8-25-03 http://www.charleston.net/


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