A Kurdish elder demonstrates his English language knowledge to U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Robert Hoff during a recent visit to the village of Tubazawa in Kirkuk, Iraq, May 14, 2009. Hoff is assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division's 4th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Gustavo Olgiati.