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HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
7115 South Boundary Boulevard
MacDill AFB, Fla. 33621-5101
Phone: (813) 827-5894; FAX: (813) 827-2211; DSN 651-5894

January 4, 2004
Release Number: 04-01-08


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


4TH ID'S 24-HOUR ACTIVITY

TIKRIT, Iraq - Soldiers from the 4th Infantry Division and Task Force Ironhorse have, over the past 24 hours, conducted 195 patrols and five raids, capturing 36 individuals. Ten of the patrols were joint operations conducted with the Iraqi Police, the Iraqi Civil Defense Corps and the Border Guard in order to continually improve the safety and standard of living for the Iraqi people.

Weapons and equipment confiscated in raids and patrols throughout the Task Force Ironhorse area of operation include five AK-47 assault rifles, two rifles, one pistol, rocket-propelled grenade launchers (RPGs), two RPGs, two mortar tubes, and two improvised explosive device.

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