Armed Forces Day in Iraq
Armed Forces Day in Iraq is held on January 6. This event in the first decade of the month January is annual. Help us
The Iraqi Armed Forces consist of the Iraqi Army, the Iraqi Air Force, and the Iraqi Navy. Iraq celebrates Army Day Jan. 6 annually to commemorate the founding of the Iraqi army in 1921. Soldiers typically hold military parades and displays to mark the occasion.
Authorities will likely deploy increased security to enforce road closures. The closures will likely cause ground transport disruptions in central Baghdad through the evening of Jan. 6.
The U.S. has had a lot to do with building and increasing the effectiveness and capabilities of the Iraqi Army.
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