Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
24 November 2004 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 24 Nov 2004 [PDF]
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- U.S. Troops Faced Tough Combat Challenge in Fallujah AFPS 24 Nov 2004 -- American Marines and soldiers who fought in Fallujah faced the toughest warfare possible and did magnificently, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said Nov. 23.
- Iraqi National Guard Battalion Takes on Security Mission for Eastern Baghdad Neighborhoods MNF-I/MNC-I 24 Nov 2004 -- In a Nov. 17 ceremony held at Forward Operating Base Rustamiyah (formerly Camp Cuervo), the 305th Iraqi National Guard Battalion took responsibility for security operations conducted in a portion of Eastern Baghdad known as 'Zone 30.'
- Combined forces "Stop the Rockets!" MNF-I/MNC-I 24 Nov 2004 -- "Stop the rockets!" that's what Lt. Col. Jay Allen said as 1st Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, kicked off Operation Rock Bottom, a three-day multi-national force operation starting Nov. 19 and ending Nov. 21, to clear its area of insurgents.
- IRAQ / WRAP VOA 24 Nov 2004 -- American, British and Iraqi troops are continuing their effort to root out insurgents south of Baghdad, in an operation aimed at clearing the way for elections to be held in January. VOA's Greg LaMotte is in Baghdad and reports Iraqi officials say dozens of insurgents have been captured in an area known as the "Triangle of Death."
- Fighting Continues In Iraq RFE/RL 24 Nov 2004 -- U.S., Iraqi, and British soldiers today continued hunting down insurgents in Iraq while militants killed several people.
- 1st ID Soldiers Detain 12 Including Wanted AIF Member MNF-I/MNC-I 24 Nov 2004 -- 1st Infantry Division Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 77th Armor Regiment detained 12 individuals in a raid conducted near Balad at about 6:36 p.m on November 23.
- Commander Outlines Black Jack Mission in Fallujah MNF-I/MNC-I 24 Nov 2004 -- Even with the majority of combat operations over and victory declared, elements of 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division in Fallujah remain persistent in dealing with the aftermath.
- ING Soldier, Civilian Killed and One Soldier Wounded in Shooting Near Kirkuk MNF-I/MNC-I 24 Nov 2004 -- One Iraqi National Guard soldier and one civilian were killed and a second soldier was wounded when anti-Iraqi forces attacked them in Kirkuk on November 23 at about 8:00 p.m. The soldiers had stopped to help the civilian with his car, when gunmen drove by and shot them.
- FiST team packs a punch USMC News 24 Nov 2004 -- As Marines pushed into the city of Fallujah to cripple and remove the insurgency within, fire support teams softened the resistance with indirect fires.
- 1/8 Engineer leads the way USMC News 24 Nov 2004 -- The role of a combat engineer is to assist the infantry by breaching any doors or obstacles in the way. One combat engineer found himself in the streets of Fallujah, blasting in doors to clear the way for his infantry counterparts.
- Marines demonstrate the strength of esprit de corps USMC News 24 Nov 2004 -- During urban operations in Fallujah, a senior enlisted Marine commented on the acts of his company saying that no matter how much technology or manpower is on the battlefield, the Corps will always be able to take care of business because of strength and determination, inherent with all Marines.
- U-S / NATO / IRAQ VOA 24 Nov 2004 -- The top U.S. military commander in Europe has criticized NATO countries that are refusing to provide military instructors for a training mission in Iraq. He says the result will be an increased burden on those allies who are participating. General James Jones, the head of the U.S. European Command, made the remarks (Tuesday) in Washington
- Powell Sees International Commitment to Support Iraq Washington File 24 Nov 2004 -- The international community has demonstrated its commitment to help Iraq move toward democratic elections and to prevent the country from slipping into the hands of the insurgents, according to Secretary of State Colin Powell.
- IRAQ: Interview with president of Independent Electoral Commission IRIN 24 Nov 2004 -- Hussain Hindawi, president of the Independent Electoral Commission of Iraq is charged with ensuring the elections go ahead as scheduled, despite insecurity across the country.
- IRAQ: Reports of refugees fleeing al-Tash camp IRIN 24 Nov 2004 -- There are concerns for some 1,400 refugees who have reportedly fled from the al-Tash camp in central Iraq following recent fighting around the city of Ramadi, the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) told IRIN on Wednesday.
- IRAQ: Demining spreading south in post-Saddam era IRIN 24 Nov 2004 -- For anybody familiar with Iraqi Kurdistan, the sight of a demining team at work seems as much part of the landscape as the stunted oaks scattered across the mountainsides. Arguably the most contaminated part of a country that vies with Afghanistan, Angola and Cambodia for the dubious title of the world's most heavily mined, there have been deminers here since 1992.
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