(U.S. Army photo by Spc. Creighton Holub)
Those are Iraqi soldiers from the 10th Iraqi Army Division, participating in a “large-scale combined-arms live-fire exercise.” (AFN) It is the first exercise of its kind in southern Iraq since the war began, and is another example of progress in the region. The exercise utilized air and ground assets, and was conducted under the watchful eye of U.S. advisors from the Armyâ€™s 10th Mountain Division and 1st Cavalry Division.
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