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2014-09-12 12:24:07

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On the heels of President Obama's announcement that the United States' war on terror is far from over, with new air strikes against ISIS in Iraq, and limited troops being deployed to support the Iraqi and Kurdish forces, the National Geographic Channel today releases a clip from its new documentary, American War Generals, in which retired Gen. Colin Powell reflects on the U.S. military's role in creating a democracy in Iraq and...

2014-04-11 16:21:16

ABU GHRAIB, Iraq, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Saleh Mutlaq, chairman of Iraq's Al Arabiya Coalition and currently deputy prime minister of Iraq, survived an armed attack on his convoy at the entrance to the al Anbar governorate this morning. One of Dr. Saleh's bodyguards was seriously injured, as were two soldiers with the 9th Division of the Iraqi Army, which initiated fire against Mutlaq's convoy. State-controlled Iraqi news stations are reporting that Mutlaq...

2011-04-08 09:07:00

WASHINGTON, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the Iran Policy Committee: WHEN: 11:00 am; Friday, 8 April 2011 WHERE: National Press Building, Zenger Room WHAT: As part of its mission to educate the public about Iran, the Iran Policy Committee (IPC) will be hosting a press conference to address the attack this morning on the 3,400 unarmed Iranian dissidents, residents of Camp Ashraf by the Iraqi Forces. WHY: Beginning this morning, April 8,...

2010-05-06 15:36:00

1(st) Lt. Travis Manion was Killed Defending an Enemy Ambush - Gold-Star Parent to Meet with Members of the Iraqi Army in Iraq PHILADELPHIA, May 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On May 12, 2010, US Marine Corps Col. (Ret.) Tom Manion will be heading to Iraq to meet with members of the Iraqi Army who his Fallen son, US Marine 1st Lt. Travis Manion was embedded with before he was killed in April 2007. Col. Manion will be visiting Combat Outpost Manion, one of only a few outposts the Iraqi's...

2009-09-09 13:34:00

FORT BELVOIR, Va., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Iraqi army soldiers are learning from the best how to build an efficient national logistics system. A team of nine experts from various Defense Logistics Agency depots are mentoring Iraqis at the Taji National Supply Depot to receive, store and issue supplies to Iraqi units. The depot is scheduled for transition to full Iraqi control on Dec. 31. "Since June 2008, our focus has been to progressively get the Iraqis to take over authority...

2009-08-24 08:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Defense Solutions Holding, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: DFSH), announced today that both the Board of Directors and a majority of shareholders of DFSH have approved a 15 for 1 reserve spit of its common stock, restructuring the company's capital structure in order to raise capital in anticipation of new contracts. Additionally, the company will change its name to DefCom Holding, Inc. to reflect the firm's recent expansion into commercial as well...

2009-05-29 08:00:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Pennsylvania Army National Guard soldier was killed and three others wounded by an improvised explosive device attack in Abu Ghraib, Iraq, earlier this week. Spc. Chad A. Edmundson, 20, Altoona, was on a dismounted foot patrol with the Iraqi Army when a bomb detonated at 10:17 a.m., Wednesday, May 27. He later died at the 10th Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad. The three other soldiers were not seriously injured and will most...

2009-03-17 06:00:00

General Anwer Ahmed, Iraqi Air Force Commander will give a keynote presentation at the 3rd annual Iraq Aviation & Defense Summit. IADS will take place April 1-2, 2009 in Mclean, VA. WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- IADS officials confirmed today that General Anwer Ahmed to deliver a keynote address during the April 1-2 event at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in McLean, Virginia. "We are delighted to have General Ahmed join us for this important event," said Ahmed Farajallah, Project Manager...

2008-10-13 09:00:15

The Associated Press BAGHDAD Suicide car bombers struck twice Sunday in the northern city of Mosul, killing at least six people and wounding dozens of others, U.S. and Iraqi officials said. A car bomb killed seven other people in Baghdad. Two Iraqi soldiers were killed by snipers in separate attacks Sunday in the capital's Yarmouk district, police said. The first attack in Mosul occurred when a suicide car bomber attacked a U.S. patrol, the U.S. military said. There were no...


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