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TASK FORCE OPERATIONS PROVE SUCCESSFUL
CENTCOM ^ | Nov. 9, 2003

Posted on 11/09/2003 11:51:28 AM PST by Ragtime Cowgirl

CENTCOM
NEWS RELEASE
HEADQUARTERS UNITED STATES CENTRAL COMMAND
7115 South Boundary Boulevard
MacDill AFB, Fla. 33621-5101
Phone: (813) 827-5894; FAX: (813) 827-2211; DSN 651-5894
 

November 9, 2003
Release Number: 03-11-05


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


TASK FORCE OPERATIONS PROVE SUCCESSFUL

AR RAMADI, Iraq – Soldiers from Task Force All-American continue to conduct missions directed at stopping violence toward the Iraqi people and Coalition forces and also promoting peace and development throughout their area of operations.

The 82nd Airborne Division, also known as the All American Division, went on 168 patrols, eight of which were joint patrols carried out with members of the border guard and Iraqi policemen. Two raids and three cordon and searches were also performed over the last 24 hours. The operations resulted in 39 detainees, including several individuals targeted due to participating in attacks on Iraqi civilians and Coalition forces.

Members of the 1st Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment of the Florida National Guard killed one enemy combatant and wounded two others in a raid near Ar Ramadi. The soldiers also detained 17 individuals and captured arms including three AK-47s. There were no injuries to Coalition personnel and equipment.

In total, members of Task Force All-American confiscated four AK-47s, one rifle, one shotgun, one rocket propelled grenade launcher, 15 RPG rounds, four hand grenades and an unspecified number of blasting caps.

Soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division, 1st Infantry division, 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment and the other members of the task force will continue to pursue and detain aggressors throughout the area and confiscate weapons and armaments used in carrying out attacks on Coalition forces and the Iraqi civilian populace.



TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Florida; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 82ndairborne; allamerican; centcom; enemycombatants; goodnews; iraq; killed; nationalguard; success; taskforce

1 posted on 11/09/2003 11:51:29 AM PST by Ragtime Cowgirl
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To: MJY1288; Calpernia; Grampa Dave; anniegetyourgun; Ernest_at_the_Beach; BOBTHENAILER; ...
Soldiers from Task Force All-American continue to conduct missions directed at stopping violence toward the Iraqi people and Coalition forces and also promoting peace and development throughout their area of operations.

The 82nd Airborne Division, also known as the All American Division, went on 168 patrols, eight of which were joint patrols carried out with members of the border guard and Iraqi policemen.

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2 posted on 11/09/2003 11:52:55 AM PST by Ragtime Cowgirl ("Today we did what we had to do. They counted on America to be passive. They counted wrong" ~RReagan)
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Good guys on offense, CENTCOM security report ~ Bump!
3 posted on 11/09/2003 11:55:54 AM PST by blackie
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To: Ragtime Cowgirl
Seldom reported success bump!
4 posted on 11/09/2003 11:58:22 AM PST by ladyinred (Talk about a revolution, look at California!!! We dumped Davis!!!)
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Bump!
5 posted on 11/09/2003 1:10:12 PM PST by windchime
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Bump!
6 posted on 11/09/2003 1:35:37 PM PST by Alamo-Girl
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