FORWARD OPERATING BASE UNION, Baghdad--New York Army National Guard Lt. Col. Isabel Smith (left) and Lt. Col. Deborah Foley (center) stand with female members of the Iraqi National Police following a lunch meeting here. The women were among the first
graduating female class of the Iraqi Police Academy and took a trip to the United States to observe the role women play in American police forces.
The Iraqi women are, from left, LT Media Jassim, LT Noor Al
Rubaye,LT Israa Kamil Fakhir and LT Israa Al Rubaye.
Smith is serving as an advisor to the Iraqi Ministry of Interior while Foley, a Massachusetts State Police Officer, is working with the Iraqi Army.
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NY National Guard In the News
defense.gov -- Fri, 22 Jul 2016 Guardsmen Train at Fort Polk Guardsmen participate in a combined arms live-fire exercise at Peason Ridge, La., July 15, 2016. Photos by multiple military photographers
Nationalguard.mil -- Fri, 22 Jul 2016 Guard News Joint Readiness Training Center is making it real for Massachusetts Soldiers FORT POLK, La. - Nearly 700 Soldiers from the Massachusetts Army National Guard are being put to the test at the Joint Readiness Training Center, or JRTC, July 9-30.
Army.mil -- Thu, 21 Jul 2016 Connecticut, Ohio and New York Aviation units fly together at JRTC FORT POLK, La. -- Army National Guard aviation units from the 3rd Battalion, 142nd Aviation in Connecticut and Ohio's 1st Battalion, 137th Aviation integrated to form a single task force during... (more)