I see a lot of photos from Afghanistan in which soldiers are wearing beards, and I don't see bearded soldiers in photos from Iraq. Do you know why?
/Finbarr O'Reilly / Reuters
A Canadian soldier from the NATO-led coalition prepares for duty the day after heavy fighting against insurgents in the Taliban heartland of Sangisar in the Zhari district of Kandahar province, southern Afghanistan, November 18, 2007. Afghan and NATO-led troops, backed by air power, killed at least 12 Taliban fighters and wounded another 15 in an operation in southern Afghanistan, a Defence Ministry spokesman said on Sunday.