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US Army (USA) Brigadier General (BGEN) Martin E. Dempsey, 1ST Armored Division (AD), gives a few remarks to the Iraqis who served unselfishly during previous wars in Iraq at a recognition ceremony held in the Convention Center in Baghdad, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. They are being given recognition for past bravery to show they will be recognized for future bravery under the new Iraqi government. Since the end of major combat operations, the Iraqi Police Service (IPS), Facility Protection Service (FPS), and Iraqi Civil Defense Corps (ICDC) worked to hire, train, equip, and employ personnel throughout the city in a profession that often requires selfless service, sacrifice, and...

US Army (USA) Brigadier General (BGEN) Martin E. Dempsey, 1ST Armored Division (AD), gives a few remarks to the Iraqis who served unselfishly during previous wars in Iraq at a recognition ceremony held in the Convention Center in Baghdad, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. They are being given recognition for past bravery to show they will be recognized for future bravery under the new Iraqi government. Since the end of major combat operations, the Iraqi Police Service (IPS), Facility Protection Service (FPS), and Iraqi Civil Defense Corps (ICDC) worked to hire, train, equip, and employ personnel throughout the city in a profession that often requires selfless service, sacrifice, and...

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[Complete] Scene Caption: US Army (USA) Brigadier General (BGEN) Martin E. Dempsey, 1ST Armored Division (AD), gives a few remarks to the Iraqis who served unselfishly during previous wars in Iraq at a recognition ceremony held in the Convention Center in Baghdad, Iraq, during Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. They are being given recognition for past bravery to show they will be recognized for future bravery under the new Iraqi government. Since the end of major combat operations, the Iraqi Police Service (IPS), Facility Protection Service (FPS), and Iraqi Civil Defense Corps (ICDC) worked to hire, train, equip, and employ personnel throughout the city in a profession that often requires selfless service, sacrifice, and valor in the line of duty.

Base: Baghdad

Country: Iraq (IRQ)

Scene Camera Operator: SSGT Reynaldo Ramon, USAF

Release Status: Released to Public
Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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09/01/2004
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