U.S. Forces Prepare To Withdraw From Iraq After 8-Year Presence


U.S. Army Sergeant 1st Class Perry Voorhess, Captain James Hughes... News PhotoArmy Soldier,Bestof,Church,Conflict,Equipment,Government,Heading the Ball,Horizontal,Iraq,Month,Music,Nasiriyah,Send,Topics,Topix,USA,WarPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2011 Getty ImagesNASIRIYAH, IRAQ - DECEMBER 04: U.S. Army Sergeant 1st Class Perry Voorhess, Captain James Hughes from Mount Morris, Illinois and Major Shawn Keeter from Mayflower, Arkansas play in a church musical group called 'Potable Jug Band', during one of their last performances before heading back to the United States as the Army continues to send its soldiers and equipment home from Camp Adder as the base is prepared to be handed back to the Iraqi government later this month on December 4, 2011 in Nasiriyah, Iraq. Camp Adder is one of the few bases remaining that the United States controls as America's miilitary continues its pullout of the country by the end of this year, after eight years of war and the overthrow of Saddam Hussein. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)