Regional Embassy Office -- REO


The occasional night at the REO which usually serves as a place for coordination meetings, doubles as a bit of respite for the troops.

The orchard behind the REO -- this place was the Ba'ath Party Headquarters in Kirkuk under the old regime.

American and British flags fly side by side at the REO. (Click to enlarge).

And in the morning, by no accident, the flags were still there.

Posing with the boss; my immediate supervisor, MAJ Ron Richards of the Minnesota Highway Patrol. (Click to enlarge).

Posing with Mike Knowles a former member of the British Parliament and a wealth of knowledge about nearly everything. He's a fascinating guy to have a cup of tea with. (Click to enlarge).

Chance and Benjamin relax with Madden 2006 on the big screen in the REO conference room.