Dec 21, 2008

An Iraqi police officer provides security during a training exercise Dec 21 on Lake Thar Thar, Iraq. Sailors with Detachment 3, Riverine Squadron 1, Regimental Combat Team 5 conducted a week-long course on the lake to qualify approximately 35 Iraqi police officers to be officers with the al-Anbar Iraqi River Police. The role of the river police is to patrol the waterways independently from Coalition forces ensuring the safety of the local populace. ::r::::n::

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