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08 December 2009 - Iraq Special Weapons News

Operations
Deployments
US Policy
United Nations
Reconstruction Issues
Foreign Reactions
News Reports

Current Operations

  • Dec. 7 airpower summary AFNS 08 Dec 2009 -- Coalition airpower integrated with ground forces in Iraq and the International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan during operations Dec. 7 according to Combined Air and Space Operations Center officials here.
  • U.S., Iraqi Forces Capture 5 After Balad Attack AFPS 08 Dec 2009 -- U.S. forces today assisted Iraqi security forces in arresting five people after an indirect-fire attack on Joint Base Balad, Iraq.
  • US, Coalition Sailors Practice Firefighting On Iraqi Oil Platform Navy NewsStand 08 Dec 2009 -- The Sailors of guided-missile destroyer USS Hopper (DDG 70) conducted a joint damage control drill with coalition Sailors assigned to Commander Task Force – Iraqi Maritime (CTF-IM) aboard Al Barsa Oil Terminal (ABOT) Dec. 3.
  • DoD News: DoD Announces Replacement Unit for Iraq Rotation DoD 08 Dec 2009 -- The Department of Defense announced today the alert for mobilization of a replacement unit scheduled to deploy in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom

Deployments

US Policy

  • Odierno Cites Iraq’s ‘Deliberate, Steady Progress’ AFPS 08 Dec 2009 -- On the eve of holding parliamentary elections early next year, Iraq continues to make steady progress as a sovereign country that is a valued U.S. ally in the Middle East, the commander of Multinational Force Iraq said in Killeen, Texas, yesterday.

United Nations

Reconstruction Issues

  • Iraqi Elections Set for March 6 VOA 08 Dec 2009 -- Iraq has announced that general elections will be held on Saturday, March 6, seven weeks after the originally scheduled date.

Foreign Reactions

News Reports



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