Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Alex Licea, 3rd BCT PAO, 82nd Abn. Div., MND-B
Pvt. Nicholas Culpepper, of Raleigh, N.C., advises a National Police officer assigned to the 3rd NP Brigade, 1st NP Division to point his weapon toward a certain direction in order to provide security for his fellow officers who are entering and clearing a home during a training event, June 24, at Forward Operating Base Hammer, Iraq, located outside of eastern Baghdad. Culpepper and Paratroopers assigned to Troop K, 5th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry, 82nd Airborne Division, are training and mentoring their Iraqi partners as part of a two-week course in the unit's newly developed training academy.