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MiTT's mission to build armies

Maj. Scott Virgil, team chief of the Military Transition Team assigned to the 14th Provisional Transport Regiment, advises an Iraqi Soldier on proper use of the M-4 rifle during a trip to the shooting range Oct. 14 near Camp Savage. Virgil, a Bartlett, Ill., native, is responsible for the helping train the 14th PTR into a self-sustainable force.



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This work, MiTT's mission to build armies [Image 1 of 4], by SGT J.P. Lawrence, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:10.14.2009

Date Posted:10.28.2009 20:49

Photo ID:217912

VIRIN:091014-A-#####-001

Resolution:1024x685

Size:457.82 KB

Location:CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE ADDER, IQGlobe

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