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Iraq
March 31, 2003
82nd Airborne in Iraq-what they are facing

Here is an update about the 82nd Airborne Division units, known as the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, currently in Iraq. Their current mission centers upon disrupting paramilitary forces from using the city of Samawah as a base to attack Coalition supply lines.

The troops have reportedly faced several firefights and the use of converted vans as mobile mortar units. So far, the only casualty has been one soldier who was wounded in the face.

Posted By joy at March 31, 2003 04:48 PM | TrackBack
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