31 May 2006 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- OIF/OEF Casualty Update 31 May 2006 [PDF]
- MND-B SOLDIER DIES OF NON-COMBAT RELATED CAUSE
- DoD Identifies Army Casualty
- DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
- Transcript: DoD News Briefing with Brig. Gen. Ham 31 May 2006 -- Presenter: Deputy Director for Regional Operations, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Brig. Gen. Carter Ham
- CENTAF releases airpower summary AFPN 31 May 2006 -- U.S. Central Command Air Forces officials released the airpower summary for May 30.
- Terrorist Leaders Captured in Iraq; Detainees Released AFPS 31 May 2006 -- Iraqi and coalition forces captured eight terrorist leaders in recent operations in Baghdad neighborhoods. Also, the Iraqi-led Combined Review and Release Board released more than 200 detainees.
- 1,500 1AD Soldiers move from Kuwait to Iraq Army News 31 May 2006 -- Two battalion task forces of the 2nd Brigade, 1st Armored Division, have moved into Iraq to provide additional security for the people of Al Anbar province and to enable effective local and provincial governance.
- Sailors Save Iraqi Contract Worker Navy NewsStand 31 May 2006 -- The quick response of two USS Port Royal (CG 73) crew members saved the life of an Iraqi contract worker overcome by smoke inhalation while fighting a fire on Khawr Al Amaya oil terminal (KAAOT) May 26.
- MSD 71 Trains Iraqi Marines Aboard Oil Terminals Navy NewsStand 31 May 2006 -- Mobile Security Detachment (MSD) 71 Sailors are training their Iraqi marine counterparts to defend the waters surrounding Iraq’s oil platforms, Al Basrah Oil Terminal (ABOT) and Khawr Al Amaya Oil Terminal (KAAOT).
- Ramadi Solution Will Be Up to Iraqi Government, General Says AFPS 31 May 2006 -- Although 1,500 U.S. troops were deployed this week from Kuwait to help calm the recent surge of violence in Ramadi, Iraq, the decision about how to handle the problem in that area ultimately belongs to the Iraqi government, a U.S. general involved in planning operations said here today.
- Bush 'Troubled' By Reports Of Iraq Massacre RFE/RL 31 May 2006 -- U.S. President George W. Bush says he is troubled by allegations that U.S. Marines killed unarmed civilians in Iraq last year.
- General Says Allegations May Impede US Efforts in Iraq VOA 31 May 2006 -- A senior military officer says the allegations of a massacre of civilians by U.S. Marines in Iraq may hurt military operations there
- Iraq: U.S. Vows To Reveal Results Of Al-Hadithah Probe RFE/RL 31 May 2006 -- The U.S. government says it will make public the results of its investigation into allegations U.S. troops deliberately shot unarmed Iraqi civilians in the village of Al-Hadithah in 2005.
- Iraq Weekly Status Report State Dept. 31 May 2006 [PDF]
- Iraq: Security Main Priority For New Premier RFE/RL 31 May 2006 -- Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has vowed to take stiff action against insurgents, militias, and other rogue elements that threaten the security situation in Iraq
- U.S. Troops Mistakenly Kill Two Iraqi Women RFE/RL 31 May 2006 -- A joint U.S.-Iraqi security body said today U.S. forces shot and killed two women by mistake as the two were driving to a maternity hospital.
- Iraqi PM Declares State of Emergency in Basra VOA 31 May 2006 -- Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has declared a month-long state of emergency in the southern city of Basra after weeks of factional Shi'ite fighting.
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