Coalition Forces Kill Four Iranian-Trained Fighters in Iraq
American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, April 24, 2008 – Coalition forces killed four Iranian-trained “special groups” criminals and detained five other suspected criminals today in Rashidiyah, Iraq, north of Baghdad.
Intelligence sources led the forces to the location of a criminal suspected of receiving weapons and finances from Iran. He [...]
Once again my SF son, S/SGT, PKM* alerts his old man to particularly spectacular piece of journalism in an opinion article written for the Wall Street Journal Online by arguably the best [military] writer around today, Michael Yon (http://michaelyon-online.com/).
Mr. Yon has been a staunch supporter of our military fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan by [...]
Iraqis Continue to Move Forward, General Says
By Seaman William Selby, USN
Special to American Forces Press Service
WASHINGTON, Jan. 15, 2008 – With more than 31,000 citizens now providing security assistance to coalition forces in southern belts of Baghdad and the southern provinces of Iraq, the Iraqi people continue to move forward, a U.S. commander said yesterday.
Brick, N.J. native, Sgt. 1st Class Leon Clayton, platoon sergeant, Mortar Platoon, Pale Horse Troop, 4th Squadron, 2nd Cavalry Stryker Regiment, attached to the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) pulls security in the Karkh District of Baghdad, Dec. 19. Approximately 1,000 Iraqi citizens, both of Shia and Sunni religions, gathered to [...]
Troops Detain 2 Extremists Tied to Soldiers’ Abduction
Iraqi police and U.S. special operations forces seized two suspected extremists believed to be complicit in the kidnapping of three U.S. soldiers in early May, U.S. military officials said today.
The suspects were detained during Dec. 24-25 operations in Ramadi, officials said. The raids were prompted by intelligence reports [...]
The Surge is working, just like the General said it would