STAFF SGT. James Edwards of A Company, 490th Civil Affairs Battalion meets with school officials during a visit to the recently constructed, and as yet, unnamed schoolhouse in Husseinia, Iraq on Dec. 19, 2005. Visits such as these help to better assess the needs of the local population as well as what issues must be addressed so that they can better serve the community and carry out their civil responibilities. (U.S. Army photo by SPC. Charles W. Gill) (Released)