Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
17 June 2005 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 17 Jun 2005 [PDF]
- DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
- TWO MARINES KILLED IN ACTION
- DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
- Marines begin Operation Spear in Al Anbar Province MNF-I 17 Jun 2005 -- Approximately 1,000 Marines and Sailors from Regimental Combat Team-2 , 2nd Marine Division and Iraqi Security Force soldiers are conducting combat operations in northwestern Al Anbar Province.
- Coalition helicopter makes precautionary landing MNF-I 17 Jun 2005 -- A Coalition Forces Pave Low helicopter was forced to make an unscheduled landing in northern Iraq June 17.
- Task Force Baghdad Soldiers nab bomb suspects MNF-I 17 Jun 2005 -- Task Force Baghdad Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 118th Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade, 1st Armored Division took two terror suspects into custody June 14 and seized bomb making materials.
- Airmen establish early warning network with locals AFPN 17 Jun 2005 -- Instead of relying solely on patrolmen and sensors to analyze the ever-evolving installation defense puzzle, security forces specialists here are using the help of a previously underused weapon system -- word of mouth.
- Task Force Liberty Soldiers Reverse Effects of War AFPS 17 Jun 2005 -- U.S. and Iraqi soldiers this month continued their efforts to repair and rebuild areas battered by war, improve the lives and education of children, and help the citizens of Iraq advance toward a safe, secure and democratic nation.
- Operation Romhe update MNF-I 17 Jun 2005 -- Approximately 1,000 Marines and Sailors from Regimental Combat Team-2 , 2nd Marine Division and Iraqi Security Force Soldiers are battling terrorists in northwestern Al Anbar Province.
- Rice Urges Patience as Iraq Continues Progress to Democracy AFPS 17 Jun 2005 -- Amid voices on Capitol Hill calling for an exit strategy in Iraq, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice asked for patience as America helps establish democracy and unity in the Middle East.
- Court-Martial charges preferred against Task Force Liberty Soldier MNF-I 16 Jun 2005 -- The United States Government preferred charges against Staff Sgt. Alberto B. Martinez, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 42nd Infantry Division (Mechanized) June 15, in the deaths of two Task Force Liberty Soldiers who died June 7 at Forward Operating Base Danger, near Tikrit , Iraq .
- Basrah International Airport opens to commercial flights Army News 17 Jun 2005 -- After almost 20 years of sporadic flying and finally being grounded, the first Iraqi Airways flight landed at Basrah International Airport June 4 with the help of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Gulf Region South.
- Basrah International Airport opens to commercial flights MNF-I 16 Jun 2005 -- After almost 20 years of sporadic flying and finally being grounded, the first Iraqi Airways flight landed at Basrah International Airport June 4 with the help of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Gulf Region South.
- Iraq: Sunni Arabs Reach Deal On Drafting Of Constitution RFE/RL 17 Jun 2005 -- A bloc of Arab Sunni parties has reached a deal with leaders of Iraq's Constitutional Committee regarding how many Sunni Arab representatives will participate in drafting the country's new constitution.
- US and EU Set to Open International Conference on Iraq VOA 17 Jun 2005 -- The United States and the European Union will co-host an international conference on Iraq next week (June 21-22) in Brussels. The gathering will give the Iraqi transitional government an opportunity to present its priorities and ask nations to relieve debt left over from massive borrowing during the rule of Saddam Hussein.
- Australian hostage grateful to Soldiers for rescue Army News 17 Jun 2005 -- "I'm so glad to see you blokes!" beamed an elated Douglas Wood in his thick Australian accent when he was rescued by Soldiers in northwest Baghdad.
- US 'lied' in denying the use of napalm in Iraq, UK admits IRNA 17 Jun 2005 -- The British government has been forced to admit that it was lied to by American officials over the use of "internationally reviled" napalm-type firebombs in Iraq.
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