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Operation Hurricane Wind

September 23, 2006

Iraqi army soldiers from 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division, along with Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment, Multi-National Division - Baghdad, detained 25 suspected enemies and seized a cache of weapons as part of Operation Hurricane Wind, which targeted a mortar cell in Janabi Village, southwest of Yusufiyah.

The combined forces captured nine 60mm mortar rounds, a 60mm mortar system, a Dishka heavy machinegun, three rocket propelled grenade launchers, a Katusha rocket and multiple AK-47 assault rifles during the rade.

The 4th Brigade is partnered with 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment of the 2nd Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York, which recently arrived in the area of operations south of Baghdad.