Photo Credit: Sgt. James Kennedy Benjamin, 305th MPAD
An Iraqi Air Force helicopter launches flares during Operation Lion's Leap, a combined-arms, live-fire exercise held at Khor az-Zubayr in Iraq's Basrah Province, Apr. 28, 2011. The exercise marked the culmination of months of collective training by Iraqi soldiers, sailors, and airmen, with advise and assistance from Texas National Guardsmen of the 36th Infantry Division.