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Operation Iron Blitz

June, 2007

Operation Iron Blitz took place over a 30 day span northwest of Baghdad. During the operation Multi-National Division-Baghdad Soldiers captured 25 suspected insurgents.

The suspects, many believed to be tied to insurgent cells responsible for the emplacement of improvised explosive devices, sectarian violence and indirect fire attacks, were captured by Soldiers of the 1st "Ironhorse" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.

The Ironhorse Brigade was able to target insurgents in northwestern Baghdad neighborhoods because of tips from the local community.