‘Gimlets,’ IA interact with local populace during partnered security patrol
Partnered security patrol.
CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE WARHORSE, Iraq – Sgt. 1st Class Jimmy Bonilla, left, platoon sergeant, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, “Gimlets,” 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, works with an Iraqi Army jundi, Arabic for soldier, questioning a local citizen about security conditions in Jazani al Chol, Diyala province, Iraq, Feb. 6, 2011, during a partnered security patrol. The patrol provided Iraqi Army soldiers the opportunity to interact with citizens in the community, building rapport and instilling trust that the IA remains committed to the safety of the Iraqi people.
(U.S. Army photo by Cpl. Robert England, 2nd AAB PAO, 25th Inf. Div., USD-N)