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WASHINGTON - Iraq Press - October 16 / October: it revealed the leadership of the first division of infantry US Army, the readiness of 500 of its members to go to Iraq during the current fall, to replace their counterparts from the 101st Airborne Division, stressing that the new force will focus on the creation of Iraqi forces to battle Mosul.
He said the division commander, Gen. Joseph Martin, in a statement published by the Washington Times, the US, said that "about 500 troops from theband will go to Iraq this fall to support the Iraqi forces and the forces of the international coalition in its fight against al (Daesh) , " noting that " theforce new will replace elements of the 101st Airborne Division in Baghdad over the remaining period of the current year 2016 ".
Martin said, " The band will provide leadership training , service and control functions with advising and assisting the Iraqi armed forces in the framework of an international coalition that the US - led campaign against Daesh."
She Washington Times newspaper, that "the unity of the new infantry tasks in the field of counseling and training will focus onthe creation of Iraqi forces within the preparations for the battle of Mosul, the last bastion for the organization Daesh in Iraq."
He explained commander of the First Infantry Division, the "US military advisers will provide support for the military operations by the Iraqis handled by the Tigris and Euphrates , where he lost Daesh large tracts of land that was occupied inthem , " adding, that " the band forces well - trained and ready to take portable band tasks 101 to provide attribution and advice to Iraqi allies. " Q ended