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Embedded : a Marine Corps adviser inside the Iraqi army / by Wesley R. Gray.

Gray, Wesley R. (Author).

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781591143406 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1591143403 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: viii, 257 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Annapolis, Md. : Naval Institute Press, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
PART 1. BECOMING AN EMBEDDED MILITARY ADVISER: 1. Guess what? You are going to Iraq ; 2. Culture shock ; 3. Preparing for Combat Adviser duty ; 4. Meeting the Iraqi Army -- PART 2. LEARNING IRAQI ARMY SYSTEMS AND CULTURE: 5. The first fight with the Iraqi Army ; 6. Vacationing with the Iraqi Army ; 7. Jamal in the Swahuts ; 8. Simple things made difficult ; 9. Iraqi payday operations ; 10. Insights on Iraqi culture ; 11. Death operations ; 12. The Iraqi Officer and Enlisted relationship ; 13. Iraqis speak on the nation, region, and military -- PART 3. COMBAT OPERATIONS WITH THE IRAQI ARMY: 14. Operation Nimer ; 15. Mo' leave, mo' problem ; 16. Transitioning to independent operations ; 17. The Combat Operations Center is launched and the mission changes ; 18. Chasing Egyptian insurgents -- PART 4. BETWEEN IRAQ AND A HARD PLACE: 19. Contending with Iraqi culture ; 20. Violence spikes ; 21. Wayn Jundi? (Where are the soldiers") ; 22. Disaster strikes ; 23. Light at the end of the tunnel? -- PART 5. ALL GOOD THINGS MUST COME TO AN END: 24. Civil War and democracy in Iraq ; 25. America never looked so good ; 26. An assessment -- Appendix: U.S. Marine Corps rank structure -- Glossary -- Index.
Subject: Gray, Wesley R.
United States. Marine Corps > Officers > Biography.
United States. Marine Corps > Iraq.
Military assistance, American > Iraq.
Internal security > Iraq.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 > Personal narratives, American.
Iraq > Armed Forces > Training of.

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