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First Police Trained in Helmand Close in on Graduation

An Afghan national police recruit acts as the victim of an abdominal injury as a British mentor demonstrates the proper method of first aid during a medical training exercise at the Interim Helmand Police Training Center, Jan. 11. At the IHPTC, British troops are working with members of the ANP to furnish a strengthened police force as part of the plan to increase the number of national policemen to 160,000.

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This work, First Police Trained in Helmand Close in on Graduation [Image 2 of 6], by SGT Luke Rollins, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:01.13.2010

Date Posted:01.13.2010 04:57

Photo ID:239384



Size:2.34 MB

Location:LASHKAR GAH, AFGlobe

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