Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
09 January 2006 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- HELICOPTER CRASHES IN NORTHERN IRAQ CENTCOM 09 Jan 2006 -- A coalition helicopter crashed in a sparsely populated area 12 kilometers east of Tal Afar shortly before midnight killing the passengers and crew.
- DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
- DoD Identifies Army Casualties
- CENTAF releases combined daily air power summary AFPN 09 Jan 2006 -- U.S. Central Command Air Forces officials have released today's combined air power summary.
- Iraqi Police Find Explosive Device; Suspected Terrorists Detained AFPS 09 Jan 2006 -- U.S. military officials in Iraq say four civilians were killed in a Jan. 7 helicopter crash along with eight U.S. military members aboard, a senior official said here today.
- Artillery Soldiers Adapt to Infantry Role in Iraq AFPS 09 Jan 2006 -- Fighting the war in Iraq has transformed artillerymen into light infantrymen, a job filled with cordon-and-search operations, motorized convoys and dismounted patrols.
- Suicide Attack Foiled, Hostage Rescued, Weapons Seized AFPS 09 Jan 2006 -- Iraqi police pre-empted two suicide bombers today, a French hostage was rescued over the weekend, and an Iraqi citizen led soldiers to a weapons cache yesterday, military officials in Baghdad reported.
- Iraqi and Ironhorse Soldiers rescue French hostage Army News 09 Jan 2006 -- Soldiers from 3rd Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division and Task Force Ironhorse Soldiers liberated a French hostage Jan. 7 in the Abu Ghraib area of western Baghdad.
- Rakkasans take control in Tikrit Army News 09 Jan 2006 -- The 101st Airborne Division's "Rakkasan" brigade assumed control of operations in the Salah Ad Din Province in a ceremony Jan. 5 at Forwarding Operating Base Speicher as Soldiers of the 3rd Infantry Division prepared to head home.
- 'Ironhorse' Division assumes responsibility for Baghdad Army News 09 Jan 2006 -- As Iraqi Army and coalition partners looked on, the 3rd Infantry Division transferred authority of Multi-National Division-Baghdad to the 4th Infantry Division in a ceremony Jan. 7.
- Australia's Downer Rules Out Early Exit From Iraq VOA 09 Jan 2006 -- Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer said in Washington Monday his government has no plans for an early troop withdrawal from Iraq despite mounting domestic criticism. Downer met with Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who expressed U.S. gratitude for the Australian role in the Iraq coalition.
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