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Operation Yukon River

April 12, 2007

Operation Yukon River was conducted south of Baghdad and was a joint effort that established security in the southeastern portion of Baghdad. They uncovered a weapons cache and detained eight insurgent suspects. Members of the 5th Battalion, 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division and paratroopers from 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, conducted clearing operations in Adwaniyah, limiting the ability of anti-Iraqi forces to operate in the area.

Eight insurgent suspects were detained in the operation. The cache uncovered included five AK-47s, more than 30 loose AK-47 rounds, 13 AK-47 ammunition magazines, one machine gun, one rifle with night site and flash suppressor, one hand grenade, two bandoliers and one ski mask.

No casualties resulted in the operation. Operation Yukon River