"Early Show" weather anchor and features reporter Dave Price meeting with Gen. Ray Odierno, the commander of U.S. troops in Iraq, before heading off to a performance with other entertainers in the non-profit group "Stars for Stripes."
"Stars for Stripes"
Dave headed into Iraq with "Stars for Stripes" to entertain troops. This is the group of comics he's traveling with this week.
Meeting the Troops
Capt. Mike Sanchez with Dave in Baghdad. Sanchez is a teacher at Highlands Middle School in White Plains, N.Y. Dave says on his Twitter page: "Here,troops become family. Immediately."
The view from a Blackhawk helicopter en route to Dave's first performance.
The empty swimming pool ar Al-Faw Palace in Iraq. This was one of Saddam Hussein's grand palaces.
Dave says on Twitter, "No lifeguard on duty -- anymore."
Dave captured a peaceful sunrise over one of Saddam Hussein's old palaces in Baghdad.