Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
03 November 2004 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 03 Nov 2004 [PDF]
- ONE SOLDIER KILLED, ONE INJURED IN IED ATTACK
- Notorious Car Bomber Dies in Own Explosion MNF-I/MNC-I 03 Nov 2004 -- Mehdi Achmed Moussa, a known car bomb maker in Mosul, died from burns suffered when one of his car bombs accidentally exploded in a southern Mosul market last week.
- Close Air Support Mission Strikes Anti-Iraqi Forces in Fallujah MNF-I/MNC-I 03 Nov 2004 -- A U.S. Air Force plane supporting a close air support mission for the 1st Marine Division of the I Marine Expeditionary Force destroyed enemy fighting positions where anti-Iraqi forces were firing on Multi-National Forces on the southeast side of the city at 2:29 a.m., Nov. 2.
- Fallujah-Ramadi Operations Update MNF-I/MNC-I 03 Nov 2004 -- Iraqi Security Forces and Multi-National Force-Iraq continue to degrade and disrupt anti-Iraqi forces in the Fallujah-Ramadi area. I Marine Expeditionary Force used Marine Corps and Air Force aviation assets to deliver precision munitions to destroy preplanned targets in southern Fallujah.
- Tanks integrate with grunts in Iraq USMC News 03 Nov 2004 -- Mixing man with machine, M1A1 Abrams tanks from Charlie Co., 2nd Tank Battalion, rolled through Camp Baharia, Iraq, surrounded by Marines with Company I, 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, during tank integration training, Nov. 2, 2004.
- Connecticut Guard Arrives in Baghdad MNF-I/MNC-I 03 Nov 2004 -- Eighty-four members of the Connecticut Army National Guard's 143rd Area Support Group deployed here this week to begin a one year rotation working in the Joint Area Support Group (JASG) in support of the US State Department Mission in Iraq.
- Leonard Wood training mobilized IRR Soldiers Army News 03 Nov 2004 -- --"We've been civilians too long. They're straightening us all out," said Pfc. Michael Vivirito of Chicago. Vivirito was one of 112 Individual Ready Reserve Soldiers who arrived at the 43rd Adjutant General Battalion at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., Aug. 31, to begin refresher training. Seventy-three of those Soldiers have now gone on to fill vacancies in deploying units.
- When the going gets tough . The tough get help Transition program offers guidance for troops returning from combat zones USMC News 03 Nov 2004 -- All personnel returning from either Operation Iraqi Freedom or Operation Enduring Freedom are required to attend a Warrior Transition session within 60 days of returning to Okinawa.
- Hungary to withdraw troops from Iraq: report IRNA 03 Nov 2004 -- Hungary will withdraw its 300 noncombat troops from Iraq by March 31, Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany said Wednesday, according to the Associated Press.
- Bulgaria To Reduce Troops In Iraq RFE/RL 03 Nov 2004 -- Bulgaria's Defense Ministry says it will cut its small military presence in Iraq by over 10 percent next month due to a reduction in its expected military duties.
- Bin Laden Warns Of Retaliation For Iraqi Deaths RFE/RL 03 Nov 2004 -- Osama bin Laden said in a full Internet broadcast of a video that U.S. President George W. Bush has dragged the United States into a quagmire in Iraq and warns of retaliation for Iraqi deaths.
- Aid Group Appeals Again For Release Of Iraqi Hostage RFE/RL 03 Nov 2004 -- The aid agency CARE has made a new appeal for militants in Iraq to free Margaret Hassan, the kidnapped head of the group's operations in Iraq.
- Six Foreign Workers Reported Kidnapped In Iraq RFE/RL 03 Nov 2004 -- At least six foreign workers were reported kidnapped in Iraq today as incidents of kidnapping and violence continued to increase ahead of an expected offensive on the restive Iraqi towns of Al-Fallujah and Al-Ramadi.
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