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Monday, July 02, 2007

Pro Ballers Hoop It Up At FOB Iskan

Three men, averaging 7 feet in height, stood out among the Solders at Forward Operating Base Iskandariyah June 15.

Shawn Bradley from the Dallas Mavericks, Thurl Bailey from the Utah Jazz, and Greg Minor from the Boston Celtics, visited the Geronimos of 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, during their “Hoops for Troops” tour of Iraq
“We came out to here to have some fun with everyone and to let you know that we support everything you all are doing, and that everyone we talk to supports you as well,” Thurl Bailey said, addressing Soldiers in the Morale, Welfare and Recreation facility.

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