As every soldier knows, calisthenics are a critical part of building both physical strength and mental focus. Who can imagine basic training without pushups, "burpies" and the rest of the typical regimen?
And as part of our mission to ready Iraqis for the ultimate goal of assuming responsibility for their own country's security and welfare, we're helping to turn their raw recruits into responsive, battle-ready professional soldiers. Partially, of course, through the magic of physical exercise:
Your tax dollars at work.