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Operation Able Warrior

August 4, 2005

Operation Able Warrior was aimed at destroying terrorists terror cells operating west of the Baghdad International Airport in the early morning hours of August 4, 2005.

Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, 121st Infantry Regiment, 48th Brigade Team, 3rd Infantry Division conducted a series of simultaneous attacks and captured 41 suspected insurgents, including three foreign fighters.

Operation Able Warrior was conducted in order to disrupt car bombing cells and roadside bomb emplacers, and prevent them from planning, preparing and carrying out terrorist attacks in the area.