PIC: U.S. adviser on Mt. Sinjar (click for details from FNC’s Jennifer Griffin)



From US CENTCOM/DOD — This is the first image we have of the team that went to assess the Yazidis on Mt Sinjar – the American photographed is from USAID – he accompanied the US Special Force team.

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IMG 1092:  A member of the U.S. Mt. Sinjar Assessment Team receives a warm welcome from locals near Sinjar, Iraq, Aug. 13, 2014.  The team consisted of members from the U.S. Agency for International Development Disaster Assistance Response Team and U.S. military personnel, who conducted an assessment to determine the impact of current humanitarian assistance efforts and whether additional supplies or assistance were required.