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01 January 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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Current Operations

  • Marine Killed in Al Anbar During Operations
  • Soldier Killed by Roadside Explosion

  • Daily Operations summary for December 31, 2004 MNF-I/MNC-I 01 Jan 2005 -- Friday, Dec 31, Multi-National Force - Iraq forces discovered and cleared four improvised explosive devices, discovered and cleared five weapons caches, conducted three cordons and searches of suspected Anti-Iraqi Forces facilities, conducted six raids on suspected Anti-Iraqi Forces facilities and detained 122 suspected AIF fighters.
  • First Infantry Division Soldiers Detain Three in Raid MNF-I/MNC-I 01 Jan 2005 -- First Infantry Division Soldiers captured three individuals including a suspected anti-Iraqi force member in a raid dear Ad Duluiyah at about 2:00 a.m. on January 1.
  • Joint Night Raid Snags Insurgents MNF-I/MNC-I 01 Jan 2005 -- Under the cover of darkness on Dec. 28 Soldiers of Company C, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment and Bravo Company, 1st Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, both of 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, circled their Bradley Fighting Vehicles -- type of armored troop transport -- around an insurgent target deep in East Baghdad's Sadr City.
  • Operation Backbreaker MNF-I/MNC-I 01 Jan 2005 -- Maj. Art Weeks stood back and surveyed the bustling activity of Soldiers from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, Iraqi Police and civilian contractors who had joined forces to re-establish law and order in this town.
  • Cavalry Stakes Out New Territory in North Babil MNF-I/MNC-I 01 Jan 2005 -- A massive cordon and knock operation in the Mamudiyah area of north Babil Dec. 30 gave the troopers of 1st Cavalry Division's Task Force 1st Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment 'Black Knights' a good feeling about their newly tasked mission in support of the upcoming Iraqi free elections in this largely rural area.

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Reconstruction Issues

  • IRAQ / RECONSTRUCTION VOA 01 Jan 2005 -- In a shift largely made necessary by the continuing violence in Iraq, U.S. officials in charge of reconstruction projects say they are now hiring Iraqi firms to do many of the jobs once performed by Western contractors.

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