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Release A05072d

155th BCT Soldiers catch suspected bombers

Multi-National Force-Iraq

FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq -- Soldiers of 1st Battalion, 155th Infantry, 155th Brigade Combat Team, II Marine Expeditionary Force (Forward) recently caught and detained three individuals suspected of emplacing improvised explosive devices northeast of Musayyib , Iraq .

A patrol spotted a cordless phone with wires protruding from it in a hole in the road. Explosive Ordnance Disposal team members discovered two 130mm artillery rounds wired to a long-range cordless phone.

The Soldiers saw three individuals lying in a field nearby and detained them for questioning.

The 155th BCT is a U.S. Army unit assigned to the II Marine Expeditionary Force (Fwd) in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.


For more information, contact MAJ Erby Montgomery, public affairs officer, 155 th

Brigade Combat Team, at


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