26 June 2005 Military News
- One Task Force Liberty Soldier killed, two wounded in Baghdad
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- At Least Five Killed In Attack On Iraqi Army Base RFE/RL 26 Jun 2006 -- Reports say that five workers were killed and 13 wounded today when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside an Iraqi Army base in northwestern Iraq.
- Task Force Liberty Soldiers find caches MNF-I 26 Jun 2006 -- Task Force Liberty Soldiers discovered weapons caches in two separate operations June 25.
- 155th Brigade Combat Team Soldiers detain insurgents, uncover weapons caches MNF-I 26 Jun 2006 -- Soldiers of the 150th Engineer Battalion, 155th Brigade Combat Team, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) detained 25 suspected terrorists and uncovered five weapons caches during an operation in Ojeer al Sharqi.
- Bombings Near Mosul, Other Insurgent Attacks in Iraq VOA 26 Jun 2006 -- Three suicide attacks in Iraq's northern city of Mosul have left more than two-dozen people dead, and wounded dozens of others. The latest violence comes as Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld confirms American participation in contacts with Iraqis linked to the insurgency.
- Suicide VBIED attack fails MNF-I 26 Jun 2005 -- An intended suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated short of its target west of Kirkuk June 26, killing only its driver.
- Task Force Liberty Soldiers find large cache near Riyadh MNF-I 26 Jun 2005 -- Task Force Liberty Soldiers found a large weapons cache near Riyadh in Iraq's Kirkuk Province at about 11 a.m. June 26.
- 178 Insurgents Killed In Southern Afghanistan RFE/RL 26 Jun 2006 -- Afghanistan's Defense Ministry says that Afghan troops, supported by U.S. forces, killed 178 Taliban fighters and detained over 80 others in the southern province of Kandahar.
Defense Policy / Programs
- Rumsfeld Provides Context for Army Recruiting Challenge AFPS 26 Jun 2005 -- Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld today vigorously disputed the notion that the Army is in danger of being "broken" by its recent overseas commitments and recruitment challenges.
- Four Soldiers Reported Dead In Chechen Violence RFE/RL 26 Jun 2006 -- An official at Chechnya's pro-Moscow administration said four Russian soldiers have been killed in the breakaway republic in the past 24 hours.
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