• Staff Sergeant Michael Newsom, the non-commissioned officer-in-charge of the tactical training mission with the IA, teaches Soldiers of the 38th IA Bde. basic landing-zone procedures. The seven-year combat veteran from Bakersfield, Calif., said the IA soldiers performed well their first time engaging in these exercises.

    Staff Sergeant Michael Newsom, the...

    Staff Sergeant Michael Newsom, the non-commissioned officer-in-charge of the tactical training mission with the IA, teaches Soldiers of the 38th IA Bde. basic landing-zone procedures. The seven-year combat veteran from Bakersfield, Calif., said the IA...

  • L.D. Metscher, a crew chief working with the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, assists an Iraqi Soldier in fastening his seat belt in a UH-60 Black Hawk on Forward Operating Base Garry Owen Sept. 25. The Missouri native said the Soldiers from the 38th Iraqi Army Brigade did exceptionally well during their landing zone training with the Long Knife Soldiers.

    L.D. Metscher, a crew chief working with the...

    L.D. Metscher, a crew chief working with the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, assists an Iraqi Soldier in fastening his seat belt in a UH-60 Black Hawk on Forward Operating Base Garry Owen Sept. 25. The Missouri native said the Soldiers...

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