Wednesday, March 09, 2005

Major K reports on heroism of Iraqi forces

Hat tip to Grayhawk for the link to this item from Major K in Iraq. I've noticed questions in various news reports on the effectiveness and training of the Iraqi Police (IP) and Security Forces (ISF).

The story Major K shares with us is but one counter example to those detractors. Here's a brief segment...

... The IP’s had successfully put themselves between the vehicle and the US convoy. Unable to deter the vehicle from approaching the US convoy or make it pull over, the IP’s fired at the engine of the encroaching vehicle. At this point, the driver detonated the IED inside his vehicle....

Go read the complete account, it's worth your time. Leave a message while you're there, it's a great way to let him know his work and observations are valued!


Some other blogs writing about this ...

Castle Argghhh! : Oh, BTW
The Jawa Report : Why We Shot at Sgrena and Killed Nicola Calipari
Cdr Salamander : Iraqi Police give their lives so American Soldiers will live
Villainous Company : Hearts of Fire