Iraqi army soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 43rd Brigade, 11th Iraqi Army Division, conduct a cordon and knock clearing operation in the Jihad community of the Rashid district in southern Baghdad. The IA jundi planned, coordinated and conducted the operation with the leaders and Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat [...]
Thursday, 29 May 2008
By Sgt Jennifer Schweizer
1st Sustainment Brigade, Multi-National Division-Baghdad
Chief Petty Officer Phil Palmer (center), a San Diego native, and the electronic warfare officer for the 165th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 1st Sustainment Brigade, in support of Multi-National Division - Baghdad, explains capabilities and limitations on the Mine Resistance Ambush Protective armored vehicle’s counter [...]
Soldiers with Company A, 2nd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, attached to 1st Battalion, 76th Field Artillery, 4th BCT, 3rd Inf. Div., secure the area outside a school, which was used as a makeshift clinic during a medical engagement in Abu Amer, a small village in the Wasit province of Iraq, March 28. Photo by Sgt. [...]
Two Iraqi Army Soldiers pull multiple weapons and explosives from a hole during a cache find north of Lutifiyah Feb. 19. Photo by Pvt. Christopher McKenna, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (AA) Public Affairs.
IED, Indirect Fire Cells Disrupted by Weapons Find
Saturday, 23 February 2008
By Pvt. Christopher McKenna
101st Airborne Division [...]
An M1-A2 Abrams tank is in a warehouse being upgraded for Soldiers in the 1st Battalion, 68th Armor Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, at Camp Taji, Feb. 16. Civilian contractors with General Dynamics are currently modifying these tanks with the Tank Urban Survivability Kit, which increases the level [...]
Maj. Jessica McCoy, an Army veterinarian and member of Baghdad embedded Provincial Reconstruction Team 4, holds up a young chick belonging to an Iraqi poultry farmer. “Operation Chicken Run”, supported by the ePRT, is helping develop the intensive farming capacity and providing revenue alternatives to Iraqi farmers who have discontinued support for al-Qaeda and other [...]
Pentagon Officials Remain Confident in MRAPs Despite First Casualty
Wednesday, 23 January 2008
By John J. Kruzel
American Forces Press Servic
WASHINGTON — Defense Department officials’ confidence in mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles is unshaken after a deadly roadside bomb in Iraq marked the first time a U.S. servicemember was killed while traveling in one of the armored vehicles.
An Army gunner [...]
The six press releases from MNF-Iraq linked below will give the reader a “taste” of the continuing offensive success occurring all over Iraq. When the Iraqi’s are successful, all the better for Coalition Troops and their families.
* Tip leads to Iraqi Army to two caches, 6 detained (Zafaraniya)