Day In Pictures 12-16-11

Unrest, Conflicts and WarIraqKuwaitU.S. ArmyU.S. MilitaryFort Hood (military base)Saddam Hussein
U.S. Army soldiers from the 2-82 Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, place their bags in the overhead bins as they wait for their plane to take off for the flight home to Fort Hood, Texas after being part of one of the last American combat units to exit from Iraq on December 16,... Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images