April 6, 2006
Operation Bastogne took place on April 6, 2006 in the Julayba area, east of Ramadi. The operation began early in the morning with Soldiers of the 1st Iraqi Army Division and the U.S. 28th Infantry blocking off escape routes frequented by insurgents.
The combined operation resulted in two insurgents killed and three others captured. The Soldiers also discovered a cache of improvised explosive devices, artillery rounds, rocket propelled grenades, anti-aircraft rounds, fuses, primers and mortar propellants.