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Eugene Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-13-07 04:29 PM
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3. According to MNF press release, it is a patrol base.
Edited on Fri Apr-13-07 04:41 PM by Eugene
Patrol bases are part of the new security strategy behind the "surge."
Cordon off the neighborhood, search it, and set up a permanent base there.

Source: MNF Iraq

MND-B patrol base comes under attack

-snip-

BAGHDAD Two MND-B Soldiers were killed and seven others were wounded
when their patrol base came under attack by anti-Iraqi forces south of
Baghdad April 12. Two Iraqi interpreters were also killed in the attack.

-snip-

http://www.mnf-iraq.com/index.php?option=com_content&ta...

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  -3 soldiers killed near Baghdad Eugene  Apr-13-07 04:01 PM   #0 
  - So Sad  jmc247   Apr-13-07 04:06 PM   #1 
  - How big is such a base?  DavidD   Apr-13-07 04:13 PM   #2 
  - According to MNF press release, it is a patrol base.  Eugene   Apr-13-07 04:29 PM   #3 
     - Thanks  DavidD   Apr-13-07 04:46 PM   #5 
     - Cripes...the numbers are climbing rapidly...  Breeze54   Apr-13-07 08:34 PM   #8 
        - oh my--so so terrrible for the families.  rodeodance   Apr-14-07 04:55 AM   #12 
  - Well, the chimp wanted them to be brought on  Flagg   Apr-13-07 04:40 PM   #4 
  - Yup ----- "Bring Em On" shouted the chimp  saigon68   Apr-13-07 10:44 PM   #9 
  - Sounds to me like they damn near got overrun in a BetrayUs Base  alcibiades_mystery   Apr-13-07 05:04 PM   #6 
  - 3299 per icasualties.org CNN reported four soldiers killed, including  Ilsa   Apr-13-07 05:25 PM   #7 
  - MND-B security patrol ends with small arms fire  maddezmom   Apr-14-07 04:50 AM   #10 
  - MND-B loses Soldier to non-battle death  maddezmom   Apr-14-07 04:51 AM   #11 
  - RECOMMEND.  rodeodance   Apr-14-07 04:56 AM   #13 
 

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