BAGHDAD — Now that combat operations have ended, it seems soldiers have time to work on their swing. It seems there’s a driving range at each one of Saddam Hussein’s old palaces at Camp Victory in Iraq. “If you dredged the lake you’d probably find close to 10,000 golf balls,” said Maj. Kristian Sorensen, an Army spokesman at Camp Victory. Saddam’s former palaces, now packed with American soldiers and contractors, sit around a man made lake. Supposedly, Saddam shut off Baghdad’s water for three days in order to fill the lakes. Now it’s also filled with golf balls and giant…
Author Chris Maddaloni
Navy quarterback Ricky Dobbs smiles after Navy wins the 2010 Army-Navy game, final score: 31-17.
Navy slotback Gee Gee Greene scores the Mids’ final touchdown on a 25-yard run in the fourth quarter.
Navy Safety Wyatt Middleton runs to score a touchdown after an Army fumble in the second quarter.
Navy Slot Back John Howell catches a 77-yard throw to score the first touchdown of the game.
Midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy take to the field during formation at the 2010 Army-Navy game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pa.
U.S. Army cadets take to the field during formation at the 2010 Army-Navy game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pa.
Midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy watch the annual bonfire – and burning of the Army mascot – at a pep rally before the big Army-Navy football match this weekend (Chris Maddaloni/Staff).