Iraqi provincial police members assigned to the 4th Ninawa Emergency Response Battalion apply a bandage during a combat first aid class on Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, May 19, 2019. Iraqi students go through a four-week Wide Area Security Forces class taught by Canadian soldiers to learn essential combat skills like first aid, tactical movement, urban operations, and detainee procedures to enhance the Iraqi Security Forces’ combat skills and self-sufficiency. Coalition Forces are in Iraq at the invitation of the Government of Iraq to train and advise in support of the enduring mission to defeat Daesh. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. DeAndre Pierce)
An Iraqi provincial police member assigned to the 4th Ninawa Emergency Response Battalion tapes down a chest seal during a combat first aid class on Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, May 19, 2019. Iraqi students go through a four-week Wide Area Security Forces class taught by Canadian soldiers to learn essential combat skills like first aid, tactical movement, urban operations, and detainee procedures to enhance the Iraqi Security Forces’ combat skills and self-sufficiency. Coalition Forces are in Iraq at the invitation of the Government of Iraq to train and advise in support of the enduring mission to defeat Daesh. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. DeAndre Pierce)
Canadian soldiers Master Cpl. Marc Deschesnes, left, and Cpl. Dave Lucas, assigned to the Qayyarah West Canadian Training Team, demonstrate the proper procedure for treating a chest wound to Iraqi provincial police members on Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, May 19, 2019. Iraqi students go through a four-week Wide Area Security Forces class taught by Canadian soldiers to learn essential combat skills like first aid, tactical movement, urban operations, and detainee procedures to enhance the Iraqi Security Forces’ combat skills and self-sufficiency. Coalition Forces are in Iraq at the invitation of the Government of Iraq to train and advise in support of the enduring mission to defeat Daesh. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. DeAndre Pierce)
Iraqi provincial police members assigned to the 4th Ninawa Emergency Response Battalion prepare a tourniquet during a combat first aid class on Qayyarah West Airfield, Iraq, May 19, 2019. Iraqi students go through a four-week Wide Area Security Forces class taught by Canadian soldiers to learn essential combat skills like first aid, tactical movement, urban operations, and detainee procedures to enhance the Iraqi Security Forces’ combat skills and self-sufficiency. Coalition Forces are in Iraq at the invitation of the Government of Iraq to train and advise in support of the enduring mission to defeat Daesh. (Portions of this image were altered for operational security) (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Spc. DeAndre Pierce)
Peshmerga soldiers participate in a first aid medical exercise at the Bnaslawa Training Center near Erbil, Iraq, on May 22, 2019.  The exercise concluded a two-week intermediate combat life saver course for 21 Peshmerga soldiers, under the direction of Italian Carabinieri instructors.  At the invitation of the Government of Iraq, members of the Global Coalition provide training and advice to local forces in support of the enduring mission to defeat Daesh. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kahlil Dash)
Peshmerga soldiers prepare to conduct a squad movement during a wide area security exercise at Bnaslawa Training Center near Erbil, Iraq, May 22, 2019.  The exercise was led by Peshmerga trainers under the guidance of Italian Army instructors.  The soldiers are among more than 500 Peshmerga soldiers participating in 10 weeks of training with the support of Coalition Forces.  At the invitation of the Government of Iraq, members of the Global Coalition provide training and advice to local forces in support of the enduring mission to defeat Daesh. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kahlil Dash)
Peshmerga soldiers prepare to conduct a squad attack exercise at Bnaslawa Training Center near Erbil, Iraq, May 22, 2019, under the supervision of instructors from the Italian Army.  The soldiers are among more than 500 Peshmerga soldiers participating in 10 weeks of training with the support of Coalition Forces.  At the invitation of the Government of Iraq, members of the Global Coalition provide training and advice to local forces in support of the enduring mission to defeat Daesh. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kahlil Dash)
Peshmerga soldiers conduct a squad movement during a wide area security exercise at Bnaslawa Training Center near Erbil, Iraq, May 22, 2019.  The exercise was led by Peshmerga trainers under the guidance of Italian Army instructors.  The soldiers are among more than 500 Peshmerga soldiers participating in 10 weeks of training with the support of Coalition Forces.  At the invitation of the Government of Iraq, members of the Global Coalition provide training and advice to local forces in support of the enduring mission to defeat Daesh. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kahlil Dash)
Peshmerga soldiers participate in a first aid medical exercise at the Bnaslawa Training Center near Erbil, Iraq, on May 22, 2019.  The exercise concluded a two-week intermediate combat life saver course for 21 Peshmerga soldiers under the direction of Italian Carabinieri instructors.  At the invitation of the Government of Iraq, members of the Global Coalition provide training and advice to local forces in support of the enduring mission to defeat Daesh. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kahlil Dash)
Peshmerga soldiers participate in a first aid medical exercise at the Bnaslawa Training Center near Erbil, Iraq, on May 22, 2019.  The exercise concluded a two-week intermediate combat life saver course for 21 Peshmerga soldiers under the direction of Italian Carabinieri instructors.  At the invitation of the Government of Iraq, members of the Global Coalition provide training and advice to local forces in support of the enduring mission to defeat Daesh. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kahlil Dash)
Italian Carabinieri instructors lead Peshmerga soldiers through a first aid medical exercise at the Bnaslawa Training Center near Erbil, Iraq, on May 22, 2019.  The exercise concluded a two-week intermediate combat life saver course for 21 Peshmerga soldiers, run by the Carabinieri.  At the invitation of the Government of Iraq, members of the Global Coalition provide training and advice to local forces in support of the enduring mission to defeat Daesh. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kahlil Dash)
Peshmerga soldiers participate in a first aid medical exercise at the Bnaslawa Training Center near Erbil, Iraq, on May 22, 2019.  The exercise concluded a two-week intermediate combat life saver course for 21 participating Peshmerga soldiers under the direction of Italian Carabinieri instructors.  At the invitation of the Government of Iraq, members of the Global Coalition provide training and advice to local forces in support of the enduring mission to defeat Daesh. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kahlil Dash)
Peshmerga soldiers participate in a first aid medical exercise at the Bnaslawa Training Center near Erbil, Iraq, on May 22, 2019.  The exercise concluded a two-week intermediate combat life saver course for 21 Peshmerga soldiers under the direction of Italian Carabinieri instructors.  At the invitation of the Government of Iraq, members of the Global Coalition provide training and advice to local forces in support of the enduring mission to defeat Daesh. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kahlil Dash)
Peshmerga soldiers conduct a squad movement exercise at Bnaslawa Training Center near Erbil, Iraq, May 22, 2019.  The exercise was led by local trainers, under the guidance of Italian Army instructors.  The soldiers are among more than 500 Peshmerga soldiers participating in 10 weeks of training with the support of Coalition Forces.  At the invitation of the Government of Iraq, members of the Global Coalition provide training and advice to local forces in support of the enduring mission to defeat Daesh. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kahlil Dash)
Peshmerga soldiers prepare to conduct a squad movement exercise at Bnaslawa Training Center near Erbil, Iraq, May 22, 2019.  The exercise was led by local trainers under the guidance of Italian Army instructors.  The soldiers are among more than 500 Peshmerga soldiers participating in 10 weeks of training with the support of Coalition Forces.  At the invitation of the Government of Iraq, members of the Global Coalition provide training and advice to local forces in support of the enduring mission to defeat Daesh. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kahlil Dash)
Peshmerga soldiers prepare to conduct a squad attack exercise at Bnaslawa Training Center near Erbil, Iraq, May 22, 2019.  The exercise was led by Peshmerga trainers under the guidance of Italian Army instructors.  The soldiers are among more than 500 Peshmerga soldiers participating in 10 weeks of training with the support of Coalition Forces.  At the invitation of the Government of Iraq, members of the Global Coalition provide training and advice to local forces in support of the enduring mission to defeat Daesh. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Kahlil Dash)
Members of the Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) meet with ambassadors of the coaltion's nations at Union 3, Iraq, June 4 2019. The ambassadors met with the CJTF Commanding General and the key staff of CJTF responsible for the conduct of military operations in Iraq and Syria to discuss topics of interest such as continuing to support ISF partners as these increasingly capable forces lead the way in pursuit of the lasting defeat of Daesh. (U.S Army Photo by Spc. Adrian Pacheco)
Ambassadors of different nations are greeted by members of the Combined Joint Task Force- Operation Inherent Resolve (CJTF-OIR) on Ambassador's Day on Union 3, Iraq, June 4, 2019. Key members of CJTF-OIR arranged the day in order to talk to ambassador's of the coalition's nations on the progress of the partnership established by CJTF-OIR and the population of Iraq. The Coalition continually reviews its force levels in Iraq in order to achieve the job that has been requested of us by the Government of Iraq. (Portions of this image have been blurred to protect operational security) (U.S Army Photo by Spc. Adrian Pacheco)
A New Zealand soldier with Task Group Taji 8 instructs tactical field care techniques, on Camp Taji, Iraq, May 6, 2019. Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve focuses on providing training, support, and equipment to enhance the professionalism, technical expertise and equipment capabilities of Iraqi Security Forces. This will enable the ISF to counter future external and internal threats independently and establish permanent security across the country. (Portions of this photo have been blurred to protect operational security).
Australian Army lance corporal Brodie Bush from Task Group Taji 8, instructs an Iraqi soldier in the use of combat pressure gauze, on Camp Taji, Iraq, May 6, 2019. Combat Life Saver training builds soldier’s confidence in providing lifesaving measures in potentially hostile situations. Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve focuses on providing training, support, and equipment to enhance the professionalism, technical expertise and equipment capabilities of Iraqi Security Forces. This will enable the ISF to counter future external and internal threats independently and establish permanent security across the country. (Portions of this photo have been blurred to protect operational security).