• BAGHDAD - A Soldier with 6th Iraqi Army Division tactically moves into a room at a training exercise at Joint Security Station Salam. The building contains casualties as well as enemy combatants, giving the Iraqis proper Tactical Combat Casualty Care, which emphasizes the neutralization of threats before care is administered, according to Sgt. 1st Class Victor Orozco, 6th IA Div. Military Transition Team.

    BAGHDAD - A Soldier with 6th Iraqi Army...

    BAGHDAD - A Soldier with 6th Iraqi Army Division tactically moves into a room at a training exercise at Joint Security Station Salam. The building contains casualties as well as enemy combatants, giving the Iraqis proper Tactical Combat Casualty Care...

  • BAGHDAD - Iraqi Soldiers of 6th Iraqi Army Division stack on a wall in preparation to tactically enter a building during a training exercise at Joint Security Station Salam. Hands-on training like this is crucial for developing the Iraqis' skills, according to Sgt. 1st Class Gary Petty, , 6th IA Div. Military Transition Team. "It's easy in a classroom environment to ask them what they're going to do and they'll tell you exactly what they're going to do, but it's different when you're in a squad and you have to go out there and do it," said the Merritt Island, Fla. native.

    BAGHDAD - Iraqi Soldiers of 6th Iraqi Army...

    BAGHDAD - Iraqi Soldiers of 6th Iraqi Army Division stack on a wall in preparation to tactically enter a building during a training exercise at Joint Security Station Salam. Hands-on training like this is crucial for developing the Iraqis' skills...

  • BAGHDAD - An Iraqi Soldier peeks around a corner while preparing to move into a doorway and clear the room inside during a training exercise at Joint Security Station Salam. "We want them to be able to think on their feet, not just talking in a classroom, but when they get into scenarios, they have to be able to think and process as it goes," said Sgt. 1st Class Preston Grant, Karkh Area Command liaison, 6th Iraqi Army Division Military Transition Team.

    BAGHDAD - An Iraqi Soldier peeks around a...

    BAGHDAD - An Iraqi Soldier peeks around a corner while preparing to move into a doorway and clear the room inside during a training exercise at Joint Security Station Salam. "We want them to be able to think on their feet, not just talking in a...

  • BAGHDAD - Soldiers of 6th Iraqi Army Division pull security in a cleared room during a training exercise at Joint Security Station Salam while members of the 6th IA Div. Military Transition Team observe. "We want them to sustain what the American Soldiers have trained them to do. When we leave out, they should be able to do this on their own," said Sgt. 1st Class Preston Grant, Karkh Area Command liaison, 6th IA Div. MiTT.

    BAGHDAD - Soldiers of 6th Iraqi Army Division...

    BAGHDAD - Soldiers of 6th Iraqi Army Division pull security in a cleared room during a training exercise at Joint Security Station Salam while members of the 6th IA Div. Military Transition Team observe. "We want them to sustain what the American...

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