TITLE

Strengthening Iraq's Army

AUTHOR(S)
Hunter, James P.
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Soldiers;Oct2006, Vol. 61 Issue 10, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article talks about the role of the U.S. Army military transition teams (MTT) in strengthening the army of Iraq. The Iraqi troops have been significant in fighting insurgencies in Iraq. The MTT trains and gives advise to Iraqi soldiers. Iraqi soldiers are also being trained in gathering intelligence data as well as logistics.
ACCESSION #
22681493

 

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