Hope I can link these...The soldiers are with the Second Brigade, 502nd Infantry of the 101st, btw.
Never saw the Russkies doing this in Afghanistan. Oh right, they were too busy dropping booby trapped toys....
The whole story here....
Children of the Alquosh Orphanage spend a day with 3rd Battalion, 502nd Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) in Mosul, Iraq, June 17. During their visit they were given a tour of the field site, and time to meet and play with the soldiers. Here a soldier assist one of the children in performing some dips. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Luis Lazzara
A soldier with the 101st Airborne Division escorts chlidren from the Alquosh Orphanage across the field sight in Mosul, Iraq, June 17. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Luis Lazzara