Operation Iron Justice
December 18, 2003 - ?
Soldiers of Task Force 1st Armored Division's 2nd Brigade, 82nd Airborne captured 28 fuel trucks and nine propane trucks illegally dispensing fuel as part of black market activity in a south Baghdad neighborhood at about 10 p.m. Dec. 18.
Soldiers also detained 20 black marketers.
The arrests were part of Operation IRON JUSTICE. The operation was intended to combat corruption both to improve quality of life for the Iraqi populace and to deny former regime elements illegal sources of income.
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