Top NCO observes Thunderbolt Soldiers train Iraqis

By Sgt. Neil McCabe, 17th Fires Public AffairsMarch 8, 2010

Shoulder-to-shoulder with their 17th Fires Brigade trainers, Iraqi Army soldiers of the 14th IA Division rush to form a 360-degree security perimeter at a helicopter landing zone during a Feb. 22, 2010, training demonstration at Joint Security Station Wessam in Iraq's Basra Province. The exercise was observed Command Sgt. Maj. Lawrence Wilson, the top United States Forces-Iraq noncommissioned officer, along with senior NCOs from the brigade.
1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Shoulder-to-shoulder with their 17th Fires Brigade trainers, Iraqi Army soldiers of the 14th IA Division rush to form a 360-degree security perimeter at a helicopter landing zone during a Feb. 22, 2010, training demonstration at Joint Security Station Wessam in Iraq's Basra Province. The exercise was observed Command Sgt. Maj. Lawrence Wilson, the top United States Forces-Iraq noncommissioned officer, along with senior NCOs from the brigade. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Neil McCabe, 17th Fires Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Command Sgt. Maj. Lawrence Wilson(left), the senior noncommissioned officer of United States Forces-Iraq, and Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph Santos, the senior enlisted advisor to the commander of 17th Fires Brigade, observe training between Task Force Thunderbolt Soldiers and their Iraqi Army counterparts in southern Iraq Feb. 22.
2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Command Sgt. Maj. Lawrence Wilson(left), the senior noncommissioned officer of United States Forces-Iraq, and Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph Santos, the senior enlisted advisor to the commander of 17th Fires Brigade, observe training between Task Force Thunderbolt Soldiers and their Iraqi Army counterparts in southern Iraq Feb. 22. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Neil McCabe, 17th Fires Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL