Photo Credit: Lt. Col. Eric N. Atkisson, USD-S / 36th ID PAO
Command Sgt. Maj. Earl Rice, the U.S. Forces - Iraq Deputy Commanding General for Operations Command Sergeant Major, meets with Iraqi Navy divers prior to Operation Lion's Leap, a combined-arms, live-fire exercise conducted 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.