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Posted: 9/30/2004 5:29:26 AM EST
Ok, I can't post a direct link to the picture because its in a photo gallery at foxnews but here is the story.


Fourth picture on the top row the caption says "Sept. 29: Iraqi National Guards aim their guns as they participate in a raid at Sheikh Maroof neighborhood of Baghdad."

I'm not sure but those dont look like Iraqi National Gaurds to me... If they are.. MAN they are tact!!
Link Posted: 9/30/2004 5:32:41 AM EST

geee, I wonder who's supplying the gear?
Link Posted: 9/30/2004 5:34:36 AM EST
They are Iraqi. They are wearing our old style DCU's, and obviousley equiped well with recent US gear(minus the AK of course).
Link Posted: 9/30/2004 5:36:15 AM EST
you can see their tactics are improving - training is paying off....instead of running around with guns all akimbo they actually are stacking up nicely
Link Posted: 9/30/2004 5:37:03 AM EST
[Last Edit: 9/30/2004 5:39:16 AM EST by pvtrunning]
Well if it is Iraqis these guys look well trained.. I wonder if we supplied them humvess and armoed vehicle in the background??
Link Posted: 9/30/2004 5:37:54 AM EST
They're coming along just fine now…

Link Posted: 9/30/2004 5:38:09 AM EST
it good to see they are getting the needed supplies- even if old bdus. I bet they are loving the sheet out of it- uncle sugar giving them all sorts of free stuff and not beating them , etc. bummer drawback is getting blowed up by suicide bombers though.

I can understand some of the resistance- after all we invaded their country-what would YOU do? BUT, I think when they (and reg civilians) figure out what we can provide/help them/help themselves with, they will be a bit happier. Hopefully sooner than later.
Link Posted: 9/30/2004 12:09:09 PM EST
We are still having lack of equipment problems with the INGs at our base. They are mostly lacking desert boots. Some are still drilling in sandals.
Link Posted: 9/30/2004 12:20:37 PM EST
Just wonder how many are ING during the day, and "insurgents" after dark? Is it possible we may be teaching them too much?
Link Posted: 9/30/2004 7:56:06 PM EST
Link Posted: 10/1/2004 4:30:27 AM EST
Just think how an Iraqi army that is US trained and equipped would be helpful down the road with their next door neighbor Iran?
Link Posted: 10/1/2004 5:12:45 AM EST
Finally looking professional
Link Posted: 10/1/2004 5:16:43 AM EST
Link Posted: 10/1/2004 5:19:12 AM EST
They are pissed because somebody fucked with their cabin cruiser in the background.
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