Mississippi Guardsmen Deliver Gifts for Rhode Island Town

Spc. John W. Day, a gun truck commander from Williston, Tenn., serving with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 198th Combined Arms, 155th Brigade Combat Team, out of Hernando, Miss., jokes with Iraqi children as he guides his vehicle through Jedallah Anuk, a village near COL Q-West, during a humanitarian mission to deliver care packages, Feb. 1. The Mississippi Guardsmen, who serve as the Q-West force protection company, were delivering packages in behalf of the city of Barrington, R.I. Since 2003, Barrington has been sending clothing, school supplies and other items to Jedallah Anuk in an Adopt-a-Village program initiated by the 101st Airborne Division.


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