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Security Forces

One of the things the war in Iraq and Afghanistan has done is to cause American military personnel to work outside their normal military specialty. An example is the Air Force has sought and found airmen to volunteer for Security Forces, or SECFOR, groups. These groups go outside the wire and provide convoy security for all kinds of vehicles. br /One group of airmen at Camp Stryker in Iraq also work with the Iraqi Police, training them on such procedures. The goal, according to Tech Sgt Richard Burke, 732d Squad Leader, is, to help the Iraqi Police “get to a level where they can better protect themselves.” We’re helping the Iraqi people and their government provide infrastructure services that they’ve never had before, but will need to survive once the US pulls out.br /My congratulations to all the fine troops who are willingly going beyond what is expected of them to accomplish the mission of helping the Iraqi people have a self sufficient government.

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