Jessica Gates, 5, wears her father’s battle dress overcoat to ward off the cold after his return from Iraq Monday, Jan. 9, 2006, to Holloman Air Force Base, N.M. Technical Sgt. Brian Gates and 40 fellow airmen from the 49th Security Forces Squadron returned home after more than six months of duty in Iraq. You write the cutline.
AP Photo/Alamogordo Daily News, Ellis Neel
1. “Yeah, I know the jacket is bigger than me, but my daddy’s home. Wanna make som’n of it?” — Granati.
2. Jessica looks around for an ex-Iraqi leader when she overhears her mommy telling her dad that she is “Saddam glad to see” him — John Austin.
3. Welcome home dad! Thank you for your sacrifice — Kale.
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