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31 October 2009 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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Current Operations

  • Oct. 30 airpower summary AFNS 31 Oct 2009 -- Coalition airpower integrated with ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan during operations Oct. 30 according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here.
  • 724th Trans. Co. reflects, looks forward Army News 31 Oct 2009 -- On April 9, 2004, Soldiers with 1st Platoon, 724th Transportation Company out of Bartonville, Ill., were ambushed as they traveled across Iraq on a refueling mission during their deployment to Joint Base Balad, Iraq, then called Camp Anaconda
  • Q-West conducts mass casualty exercise Army News 31 Oct 2009 -- Rain water caused small puddles of blood to stream across the pavement under the boots of men wearing what looked like silver spacesuits
  • Ordnance companies transition at Q-West Army News 31 Oct 2009 -- The 351st Ordnance Detachment relinquished authority to the 163rd Ordnance Detachment during a ceremony at the Morale, Welfare and Recreation center here Oct. 27
  • General visits US Army Europe Soldiers at Balad Army News 31 Oct 2009 -- Gen. Carter F. Ham, the commanding general of U.S. Army Europe, visited Soldiers Oct. 25 here at Joint Base Balad, Iraq
  • Providers assist with redistribution of armor assets Army News 31 Oct 2009 -- The mass movement of equipment across Iraq for units leaving and coming to the country is a complex process involving the support and coordination of various elements.
  • 223rd Medical Detachment holds field sanitation course Army News 31 Oct 2009 -- Soldiers learned how to protect themselves from diseases, non-battle injuries and insects including spiders and scorpions, and how to keep them out of food, water and clothing at a field sanitation course at Joint Base Balad, Iraq
  • Speicher preps for Operation Clean Sweep Army News 31 Oct 2009 -- Soldiers with the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) prepared for Operation Clean Sweep, set to begin the first week of November at Contingency Operating Location Speicher, Iraq
  • 724th Trans. Co. reflects, looks forward Army News 31 Oct 2009 -- On April 9, 2004, Soldiers with 1st Platoon, 724th Transportation Company out of Bartonville, Ill., were ambushed as they traveled across Iraq on a refueling mission during their deployment to Joint Base Balad, Iraq, then called Camp Anaconda

Deployments

  • After 15 months, 70th Trans. Co. slated to go home Army News 31 Oct 2009 -- The 70th Transportation Company passed its mission to the 724th Transportation Company, during a transfer of authority ceremony Oct. 12 at the Morale, Welfare and Recreation Facility at Contingency Operating Location Speicher, Iraq
  • Marines leaving Al Taqaddum little by little USMC News 31 Oct 2009 -- Marine Corps participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom is drawing to a close as Marines, sailors and equipment make their way back home or to other parts of the globe
  • US forces take proactive steps toward drawdown Army News 31 Oct 2009 -- As the time for the responsible drawdown of U.S. equipment and personnel approaches, proactive steps in the movement of retrograde materials are everyday missions for units in the 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary).
  • Marines, sailors shut down major base in Iraq one area at a time USMC News 31 Oct 2009 -- Marine Corps participation in Operation Iraqi Freedom is drawing to a close as Marines, sailors and equipment make their way back home or to other parts of the globe

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