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Operation Stampede 3

July, 2007

Operation Stampede 3, was conducted by the 3rd Brigade Combat Team as a part of Operation Marne Torch. They uncovered two large caches of ordnance that could have been used to make a number of IEDs. They found more than 80 mortar rounds, 10 rockets, 15 pounds of plastic explosives, several artillery rounds, fuses, blasting caps and other components to be used to make IEDs.

The operation was used by Gen. Lynch durring a July 6, 2007, press confrence as an example of success in Operation Marne Torch and Operation Phantom Thunder.