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Operation Dragon's Breath

May 15, 2006

In an effort to remove terrorists from Ramadi, soldiers from the 506th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division with soldiers from Iraq's 1st Division cleared a neighborhood in Ramadi of insurgents May 15 as part of Operation Dragon's Breath.

Soldiers took up positions near a house in the neighborhood and were engaged by insurgents with small arms and RPGs. The Coalition and Iraqi soldiers returned fire, called in an airstrike, and cleared the area. Fifteen insurgents were killed. The Coalition and Iraqi Army reported no casualties.