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US Army Observes Iraqi Infantry Training Exercise
Sgt Maj. Michael Grinston, senior enlisted leader of the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command - Iraq, 1st Infantry Division, and Lt. Col. John White, commander of the 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division met with senior leaders of the Iraqi army March 1 at Besmaya Range Complex, Iraq. Leadership from both armies observed a training exercise for the Iraqi soldiers. The purpose of the training was for Iraqi forces to prepare for combat against Daash.