Posted: Sep 18, 2009 9:11 PM by Sylvia Weatherspoon
Updated: Sep 18, 2009 9:30 PM
Source: Associated Press
The Louisiana National Guard is helping train Iraq's federal police force.
Members of the guard's 225th Engineer Brigade have been working with Iraq's 2nd Federal Police Division near Alexandria, Louisiana at Fort Polk. The police division mans checkpoints in Baghdad.
The training includes how to detect the roadside bombs, also known as improvised explosive devices (IED).