August 16, 2003
Troops from the 3rd Battalion of Arkansas' 39th Infantry Brigade launched Operation Silverado on August 16, 2003. The operation was designed to sweep through Subak Sur, seize contraband weapons, and detain any Madhi Army militiamen. The four-hour operation netted 22 people and a small number of rifles and munitions.
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