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The @CJTFOIR & #Iraqi partnership allows @AustralianArmy & #NewZealand #Soldiers to lead great #Tr…

The @CJTFOIR & #Iraqi partnership allows @AustralianArmy & #NewZealand #Soldiers to lead great #Tr…

CAMP TAJI, Iraq --The Combined Joint Task Force -- Operation Inherent Resolve's command sergeant major reviewed the Iraqi Ranger training program during a visit to Task Group Taji Jan. 23. Soldiers from New Zealand and Australia direct the training at Camp Taji -- one of four building partner capacity locations run by Coalition forces to enhance the readiness of Iraqi security forces. "Task Group Taji is giving the Iraqis the skills they need to not only protect the populous of Mosul, but to protect themselves as well and contribute to a stable environment," said U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Joseph Cornelison, senior enlisted leader, Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command -- OIR. During the visit, Iraqi army Lt. Hager Haider, Iraqi Ranger instructor, caught the attention of U.S. Army Command Sgt. Maj. Benjamin Jones, senior enlisted leader, CJTF -- OIR, while teaching...

Full article: https://www.army.mil/article/181429/

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