• AN NUMANIYAH TRAINING BASE, Iraq - A Soldier with the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment helps an Iraqi Army Soldier attach a blank firing adapter to his weapon at the An Numaniyah Training Base Apr. 25, 2011. 3rd ACR Soldiers are assisting members of the 8th Iraqi Army in training on basic combat skills at the platoon and company level. A training program dubbed "Eagles Rising" was developed by the 3rd ACR to enhance the Iraqi Army soldiers' tactical proficiency. US Army photo by Staff Sgt. Garrett Ralston (110425-A-8856R-001)

    A force growing stronger

    AN NUMANIYAH TRAINING BASE, Iraq - A Soldier with the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment helps an Iraqi Army Soldier attach a blank firing adapter to his weapon at the An Numaniyah Training Base Apr. 25, 2011. 3rd ACR Soldiers are assisting members of the...

  • AN NUMANIYAH TRAINING BASE, Iraq - Pfc. Ryan Gaskins, a cavalry scout with Troop F, 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, originally from Nashville, Ga., tightens a laser adapter on the rifle of an Iraqi Soldier before training on the An Numaniyah Training Base Apr. 25, 2011. The Iraqi Soldiers are conducting training as part of "Eagles Rising," a comprehensive program designed to enhance the Iraqis basic combat skills. Members of the 3rd Battalion, 32nd Brigade, 8th Iraqi Army Division recently completed the second rotation of Eagles Rising. US Army photo by Staff Sgt. Garrett Ralston (110425-A-8856R-002)

    A force growing stronger

    AN NUMANIYAH TRAINING BASE, Iraq - Pfc. Ryan Gaskins, a cavalry scout with Troop F, 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, originally from Nashville, Ga., tightens a laser adapter on the rifle of an Iraqi Soldier before training on the An...

  • AN NUMANIYAH TRAINING BASE, Iraq - An Iraqi Army commander with the 3rd Battalion, 32nd Brigade, 8th Iraqi Army Division informs his men before a training iteration at the An Numaniyah Training Base Apr. 25, 2011. Members of the 8th IA are training with the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment to enhance their platoon and company level combat skills. US Army photo by Staff Sgt. Garrett Ralston (110425-A-8856R-004)

    A force growing stronger

    AN NUMANIYAH TRAINING BASE, Iraq - An Iraqi Army commander with the 3rd Battalion, 32nd Brigade, 8th Iraqi Army Division informs his men before a training iteration at the An Numaniyah Training Base Apr. 25, 2011. Members of the 8th IA are training...

  • AN NUMANIYAH TRAINING BASE, Iraq - Staff Sgt. Ronnie Schooley, a cavalry scout with Troop F, 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, originally from Ponca City, Okla., fires a star cluster flare during training at the An Numaniyah Training Base Apr. 25, 2011. Schooley is functioning as an observer/controller during "Eagles Rising," a training program developed by the 3rd ACR to enhance the combat capability of the 8th Iraqi Army Division in southern Iraq. US Army photo by Staff Sgt. Garrett Ralston (110425-A-8856R-006)

    A force growing stronger

    AN NUMANIYAH TRAINING BASE, Iraq - Staff Sgt. Ronnie Schooley, a cavalry scout with Troop F, 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, originally from Ponca City, Okla., fires a star cluster flare during training at the An Numaniyah Training Base...

  • AN NUMANIYAH TRAINING BASE, Iraq - An Iraqi Soldier of the 3rd Battalion, 32nd Brigade, 8th Iraqi Army Division sits waiting behind a veil of smoke for an advancing enemy force during training at the An Numaniyah Training Base Apr. 25, 2011. Members of the 3rd Battalion recently completed the second rotation of "Eagles Rising," a program developed by the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment designed to enhance the Iraqis attack and defend tactics and basic force protection measures. US Army photo by Staff Sgt. Garrett Ralston (110425-A-8856R-007)

    A force growing stronger

    AN NUMANIYAH TRAINING BASE, Iraq - An Iraqi Soldier of the 3rd Battalion, 32nd Brigade, 8th Iraqi Army Division sits waiting behind a veil of smoke for an advancing enemy force during training at the An Numaniyah Training Base Apr. 25, 2011. Members of...

  • AN NUMANIYAH TRAINING BASE, Iraq - Staff Sgt. Ronnie Schooley, a cavalry scout with Troop F, 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment and a native of Ponca City, Okla., watches as an Iraqi Soldier engages enemies during training at the An Numaniyah Training Base April 25, 2011. The 3rd ACR is providing training and assistance to members of the 8th Iraqi Army Division to prepare them to manage the nation's security requirements after the U.S. withdrawal from Iraq. US Army photo by Staff Sgt. Garrett Ralston (110425-A-8856R-008)

    A force growing stronger

    AN NUMANIYAH TRAINING BASE, Iraq - Staff Sgt. Ronnie Schooley, a cavalry scout with Troop F, 2nd Squadron, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment and a native of Ponca City, Okla., watches as an Iraqi Soldier engages enemies during training at the An Numaniyah...

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