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Sadr City

Stars and Stripes, Mideast edition, Wednesday, 13 August 2008, Mannheim Service Member killed in Baghdad, Steve Mraz, Retrieved 31 December 2009. http: www.stripes.com article.asp?section 104&article 56717 , See also Facebook, Groups, In memory of Sergeant Jose Ulloa, Retrieved 31 December 2009. http: www.facebook.com notify-NGB_Splash_Screen?aHR0cDovL3d3dy5mYWNlYm9vay5jb20v# group.php?gid 174381750758 SGT Ulloa's platoon was attached to Battery B as a Convoy Security Platoon at the time of his death. Al-Sadr commands strong support (especially in the Sadr City district in Baghdad, formerly named ''Saddam City'' but renamed after the elder al-Sadr). After the fall of the Saddam government in 2003, Muqtada al-Sadr organized thousands of his supporters into a political movement, which includes a military wing known as the ''Jaysh al-Mahdi'' or Mahdi Army). thumb right 250px M88 of the 11th ACR in Iraq, 2005 (File:M88A1 during Operation Iraqi Freedom.jpg)On 30 January 2005, 1st Squadron left Fort Irwin for Iraq. After spending about three weeks in Kuwait, the Squadron moved to Camp Taji on the outskirts of Baghdad. ''11th ACR Homepage'' Irwin.Army.mil The Squadron was assigned the task of patrolling the Adhamiyah sector of Baghdad, a suburb of Baghdad just north of Sadr City. The Squadron was also assigned the task of training Iraqi Army units to ultimately take over control of the sector. Wester, Matthew. "Cavalry Troops Patrol Sha’ab Neighborhood." Defendamerica.mil. June 18, 2008, the Iraqi Army launched a major operation in Amarah to wrest the city from the control of militias loyal to Moqtada al Sadr and to reduce the flow of weapons and Shiite militants transiting through the city from nearby Iran. The operation, codenamed Promise of Peace (Bashir Al Salem in Arabic), followed significant Iraqi Army operations in Basra, the Sadr City neighborhood of Baghdad, and Mosul in the first half of 2008. Londono, Ernesto and Aahad Ali. "Iraq, US Launch Crackdown." Washington Post, June 20, 2008. ** In addition to Abed Rauf Nabhan, seven Palestinians, including two Palestinian Authority policemen, are reported to have been killed today. A total of 94 Palestinians, about half of whom were civilians, including 18 children, have been killed since Israel began its offensive (Jabalia Offensive) 10 days ago. (ABC News)(BBC) * Conflict in Iraq (Iraqi resistance): A peace agreement is reached in the Baghdad slum of Sadr City between the Iraqi government (Iraq interim government) and local militants loyal to Shia (Shia Islam) cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. The militants will turn in medium and heavy weapons during a five-day grace period, and Iraqi and U.S. (United States of America) forces will then take control of the area. (CNN) * Afghanistan's presidential election (Afghan presidential election, 2004) ends peacefully, but its legitimacy comes into question when all 15 candidates opposing incumbent president (List of leaders of Afghanistan) Hamid Karzai withdraw, alleging that election irregularities had invalidated the vote. (Reuters) (BBC) ** Heavy fighting in Fallujah continues as U.S. tanks blockade the city and insurgent targets are hit by air and artillery. Hospital officials say four civilians, including a child, were killed. (Reuters) (ABC) ** A mortar (Mortar (weapon)) round hits an arms collection depot in the Sadr City suburb of Baghdad shortly before the scheduled visit of Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi, killing two Iraqi National Guard members and a civilian. In Latifiyah (25 miles south of Baghdad), gunmen ambush and kill nine Iraqi policemen who were returning from training in Jordan. (Reuters) (ABC) * About 20,000 protesters march in London, United Kingdom, to demand an end to the "illegal occupation" of Iraq. (Reuters) (The Scotsman) Abu Anas al-Shami was killed by an American missile strike against his car in September 2004 (the exact date is disputed) near Abu Ghraib, The Challenge of Terrorism and Religious Extremism in Jordan, Center for Contemporary Conflict, US Navy (United States Navy) when he had been sent by Zarqawi to the Sadr City area of Baghdad. A eulogy to him was written by Zarqawi's first spiritual mentor, Abu Muhammad Asem al-Maqdisi, and appeared on the Tawhed website which is run by Maqdisi's organisation on behalf of al-Qaeda. In late August 2005, violence occurred in Najaf, Nasiriyah, Diwaniyah, and Sadr City (Baghdad). The Shi'ite infighting was between the supporters of cleric Muqtada al-Sadr and the Badr Organization, who are backed by the Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq (SCIRI). Both sides blame each other for the violence. Some Shi'a National Assembly (National Assembly of Iraq) members and ministers suspended their membership in the council because of the violence. Since Sadr's Mahdi Army were expelled from the city of Najaf, fighting between rival Shi'a groups has ceased. In April–June 2008, two brigades of the Iraqi Army 11th Division, supported by US forces, moved into the southern third of Sadr City. They were tasked to stop rocket and mortar attacks on US bases and the Green Zone. Following the Siege of Sadr City - a month of fighting - the Mahdi Army agrees to let Iraqi forces into the remaining portion of the city. On May 20, troops from the Iraqi Army 3rd Brigade of the 1st (Iraqi Reaction Force) Division (1st Division (Iraq)) and a brigade from the 9th Division move into the northern districts of Sadr City and begin clearing operations. Near the end of his active service, the U.S. invasion of Iraq began. Sheehan re-enlisted, knowing that his unit would be sent there. Cindy Sheehan Has an Agenda, ''American Chronicle'' Sheehan's division, the First Cavalry Division (1st Cavalry Division (United States)), was sent to Iraq. On March 19, 2004, Sheehan's Battery C, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, arrived at FOB (Forward Operating Base) Camp War Eagle in Sadr City. On April 4, 2004, Sheehan was killed in action after volunteering to be part of a Quick Reaction Force to rescue American troops. For example, the 23 November 2006 Sadr City bombings killed at least 215 people and injured hundreds more in the Sadr City district of Baghdad, sparking reprisal attacks, or the 3 February 2007 Baghdad market bombing which killed at least 135 and injured more than 300, while the co-ordinated 2 March 2004 Iraq Ashura bombings (including car bombs, suicide bombers and mortar (Mortar (weapon)), grenade and rocket attacks) killed at least 178 people and injured at least 500. GSFP founding members * Cindy and Patrick Sheehan (Cindy Sheehan) - parents of Army Spc. Casey Sheehan, KIA (Killed in action) in Sadr City, Baghdad on April 4, 2004) Joshua Frank, An Interview with Cindy Sheehan, CounterPunch, October 3, 2005. * Jane and Jim Bright - mother and stepfather of Army Sgt. Evan Ashcraft, KIA in Mosul, Iraq on July 24, 2003 '''Camp War Eagle''' was the name of the United States Army camp located at the Northeast corner of the Baghdad slum known as Sadr City. It was established in May 2003 by 1st Squadron 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment (2nd Cavalry Regiment (United States)) (known as the War Eagles) and B Company 2nd Battalion 37th Armor Regiment (37th Armor Regiment (United States)) which is an element of 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division (1st Armored Division (United States)). Some of the first battles with the Mahdi Army were fought out of this camp in early 2004. ideology Shi'a (Shia Islam) Islamism Iraqi nationalism Religious nationalism Conservatism (Conservatism#Religious conservatism) headquarters Sadr City, Baghdad, Iraq international Following the fall of Baghdad (2003 invasion of Baghdad), the majority-Shi'a suburb of Saddam City was unofficially but popularly renamed to Sadr City in his honor. Sadr City was the first part of Baghdad to overthrow the Baath Party in 2003. Mohammad al-Sadr's son, Muqtada al-Sadr, is currently the leader of the Sadr-ist movement and bases his legitimacy upon his relationship to his father. Muqtada al-Sadr led a guerilla uprising against U.S. Troops in the Iraq War from 2003 to 2006. ** 36 male corpses have been found in a shallow river near the town of Kut, Iraq. (BBC) ** Violence occurs in Najaf, Nasiriyah, Diwaniyah and Sadr City (Baghdad). Cleric Muqtada al-Sadr calls for an end to violence between his followers engaging a rival Shiite group, the Badr Organizations (backed by the Supreme Council for the Islamic Revolution in Iraq (SCIRI). Both groups blame the other, while some Shia National Assembly (National Assembly of Iraq) members and ministers suspend their membership in the council because of the violence. (CNN) (Standard) (New Kerala) * The German Constitutional Court (Federal Constitutional Court of Germany) rules that early elections on September 18 (German federal election, 2005) may go ahead. (BBC) * Conflict in Iraq: **At least four Shia Muslims, believed to be members of the Mahdi Army are killed by US soldiers in a gunfight following a U.S. (United States) raid into Sadr City, eastern Baghdad. (BBC) ** Nine people die following a bomb attack on a police station in Hilla. (BBC) * Reports claim that a post-mortem examination has found that former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milošević died from heart failure. (Channel 4 News) * Six car bombs explode in Sadr City, a neighborhood in Baghdad, killing at least forty-six people. (CNN) * In Malta, the Malta Labour Party makes a big victory in the Local Council Elections (Maltese local council elections, 2006) (Times of Malta) Raddatz began her tenure at ABC News in 1999 as the network's State Department (U.S. State Department) correspondent and became ABC's senior national security correspondent in May 2003, reporting extensively from Iraq. From 1993 to 1998, Raddatz covered the Pentagon (Pentagon (building)) for National Public Radio. Prior to joining NPR in 1993, Raddatz was the chief correspondent at the ABC News Boston (Boston, Massachusetts) affiliate WCVB-TV. She is also the author of the New York Times bestseller (New York Times Best Seller list) ''The Long Road Home'', a book about the war (Iraq war) in Sadr City, Iraq. A suicide bomber exploded a truck bomb in the crowded Al-Ula market in Sadr City (w:Sadr City) in Baghdad (w:Baghdad) on Saturday, killing 66 people and injuring over a 100. At a separate news-conference, US (United States) military spokesperson Major General William Caldwell said the security plan is showing signs of progress. "The murders and executions have come down by over 50 percent," Caldwell said. He did acknowledge that reduced violence in Baghdad's Sadr City (w:Sadr City) neighborhood may be linked to the absence of anti-American Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr (w:Muqtada al-Sadr), who he said was still in neighboring Iran as of 24 hours ago. Two explosions occurred within quarter of an hour of each other in the late afternoon in Sadr City (w:Sadr City). The bombings hit a restaurant and a flea market. A third vehicle in the area laden with bombs was discovered and defused (w:bomb disposal) without incident by police.


Bowe Bergdahl

of being 'ashamed' to be an American in emails publisher Fox News date 3 June 2014 accessdate 5 June 2014 Some sources say he left an explanatory note (#Last communication with platoon) before leaving, though this was denied. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey said: "The questions about this particular soldier's conduct are separate from our effort to recover ANY U.S. service member in enemy captivity" and that the military will investigate how


United States Department of War

enable the President to lead the nation effectively. As of July 29, 2011, the White House Communications Agency is commanded by COL Clinton Bigger (United States Army) and the Agency's Senior Enlisted Service member is CSM Willie Clemmons (United States Army). When the United States of America declared war on Germany on 6 April 1917, many in Britain hoped this event would solve all these problems. The two men directly responsible for British tank production, Eustace Tennyson d'Eyncourt


Oman

parallel north 10 degrees north latitude and west of 68 degrees east (68th meridian east) longitude, as well as the total land areas of Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. To be eligible, 578.131 Kuwait Liberation Medal--Kuwait a service member must have been:


Qatar

, Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. To be eligible, 578.131 Kuwait Liberation Medal--Kuwait a service member must have been: Air Force Personnel Center Kuwait Liberation Medal--Kuwait :(1) attached to or regularly serving for one or more days with an organization participating in ground shore


Bahrain

that lies north of 10 degrees north (10th parallel north) latitude and west of 68 degrees east (68th meridian east) longitude, as well as the total land areas of Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. To be eligible, 578.131 Kuwait Liberation Medal--Kuwait a service member must have been:


Gibraltar

. Secret Intelligence Service member Krystyna Skarbek (''nom de guerre'' Christine Granville) was a founder member of SOE and helped establish a cell of Polish spies in Central Europe. She ran several operations in Poland, Egypt, Hungary (with Andrzej Kowerski) and France, often using the staunchly anti-Nazi Polish expatriate community as a secure international network. Non-official cover agents Elzbieta Zawacka and Jan Nowak-Jezioranski perfected the Gibraltar


Afghanistan

Afghanistan, may receive the Afghanistan Campaign Medal regardless of the number of days spent within the country. The medal is also awarded posthumously to any service member who dies in the line of duty within Afghanistan, including from non-combat injuries such as accidents and mishaps. "DoD Announces Criteria for Two New Campaign Medals" United States Department of Defense 07 April 2005 http

on Terrorism . On January 9, 2002 "Raider 04" from VMGR-352, crashed into a mountainside in Pakistan killing all seven crewmembers. One of the Marines killed was Sergeant Jeannette L. Winters. She was the first female service member to die in the war on terror. Location The Allai valley is bounded by Kohistan (Kohistan District (Pakistan)) on the north and east, by the Kaghan valley, Nandhiarh and Deshi of Deshiwals on the south, and by the Indus river


White House

and cryptographic aides in the White House and at Shangri-La, now known as Camp David. The mission of the WHSD was to provide a premier communication system that would enable the President to lead the nation effectively. As of July 29, 2011, the White House Communications Agency is commanded by COL Clinton Bigger (United States Army) and the Agency's Senior Enlisted Service member is CSM Willie Clemmons (United States Army). Wyatt was already divorced from Toby Ziegler


Saudi Arabia

and west of 68 degrees east (68th meridian east) longitude, as well as the total land areas of Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. To be eligible, 578.131 Kuwait Liberation Medal--Kuwait a service member must have been: Air Force Personnel Center Kuwait Liberation


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