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Operation Bold Action

April 10, 2006

The 1st Mechanized Brigade, 9th Iraqi Army Division, along with 1st Battalion, 66th Armor Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, conducted Operation Bold Action April 10, 2006 to search for weapons caches near Tarmiya, north of Baghdad.

The purpose of the operation was said to provide more security near Tarmiya by chasing suspected terrorists, however no weapon caches were found during the operation. Coalition spokesmen said they still considered it a success because this and operations similar to it act as a deterrent to insurgents.