“Whoa! Whoa! Nice shooting, Tex!”

Iraqi army soldiers practice marksmanship techniques during a live-fire exercise near Baqubah, Iraq, Sept. 15, 2006. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Jackey Bratt) (Released)

It was close, but a late bayonet charge (led by the guy on the right…you can see him moving into position) carried the day for the Iraqis. They defeated the stationary targets by a score of 13-9.


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