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Operation Golden Eagle II

June 27, 2007

Operation Golden Eagle II was an early morning ground assault operation that was aimed to prevent insurgents from creating a base of operations north of Lutifiyah. A combined Iraqi-Coalition Forces operation netted 41 individuals on the Iraqi army's persons of interest list on June 27.

Troops of the 1st Battalion, 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division working with the 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light Infantry) from Fort Drum, N.Y., searched the area and questioned nearly 400 people and detained 59. The individuals on the Iraqi army's list of persons of interest are wanted for suspected terrorist activities.