Airborne prepares for U.S-Iraqi combined training exercise
Photo Credit: Spc. Michael J. MacLeod
Leading by example, Col. Mark R. Stammer, commander of 1st Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division (Advise and Assist), exits a C-130 aircraft Feb. 12, at Al Asad Airbase, Iraq, as part of the largest airborne training exercise conducted by U.S. forces in Iraq since the beginning of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Refreshing the airborne proficiency of his paratroopers is the first step toward the goal of combined U.S. – Iraqi airborne training exercises and an enduring strategic partnership.
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