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Iraqi Warrant Officer (OR-9) Sara Al-Sammarraie

24 July 2015

"I learned so much"

This was the enthusiastic response from Iraqi Warrant Officer (OR-9) Sara Al-Sammarraie when asked about her recent attendance on the NATO NCO Orientation Course (M5-33). Warrant Officer Al-Sammarraie is the first female non-commissioned officer from Iraq to attend a course at NATO School Oberammergau. A police officer, WO Sammarraie holds a legal degree and is currently working as an instructor at the Female Training Institute in Baghdad. WO Al-Sammarraie joined 61 other students representing 13 nations on the week long course from 20 July - 24 July 2015.

I learned so much.

Warrant Officer Sara Al-Sammarraie, Iraq