Raids Net Setainees; Soldiers of the 1st Marine Division Keep Insurgents off Balance
Camp Blue Diamond, Iraq - Soldiers of the 1st Marine Division of the I Marine Expeditionary Force detained 63 individuals during the course of several raids Jan. 1 in the vicinity of Khalidiyah.
The Soldiers also confiscated a safe containing 1 million Dinar and US$700. Insurgent propaganda, that included pamphlets soliciting local business owners and detailing their responsibilities for cooperating with the insurgency, was also discovered.
The Marines, Soldiers and Sailors of the 1st Marine Division continue to enhance security and stability in the Al Anbar Province for the Iraqi people in advance of the upcoming elections.
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