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Abu Ghraib (أبو غريب, Abū Ghurayb) is a city in the Baghdad Governorate of Iraq, located just west of Baghdad's city center, or northwest of Baghdad International Airport.
Al-Adhamiyah (الأعظمية, al-aʿẓamiyyah; BGN: Al A‘z̧amīyah), also Azamiya, is a neighborhood and east-central district of the city of Baghdad, Iraq.
The AK-47, or AK as it is officially known, also known as the Kalashnikov, is a gas-operated, 7.62×39mm assault rifle, developed in the Soviet Union by Mikhail Kalashnikov.
Al Anbar Governorate (محافظة الأنبار; muḥāfaẓat al-’Anbār), or Anbar Province, is the largest governorate in Iraq by area.
Ayn al-Asad Airbase is an Iraqi Armed Forces and United States armed forces base located in the Al Anbar Governorate of western Iraq.
Al Khalis (Khalis or Al Khales) (الخالص) is a town in Iraq, roughly 15 kilometers (9 mi) northwest of Baqubah.
Al Tarmia or Tarmiyah (Arabic: الطارمية) is a town in the Saladin Governorate of Iraq.
Al Zaidon is a rural area south of the city of Fallujah in Al Anbar Province, Iraq.
Al-Karmah, also sometimes transliterated as Karma, Karmah, or Garma (Arabic: الكرمة), is a city in central Iraq located 16 km northeast of Fallujah in the Al Anbar province.
Al-Qa'im (القائم) is an Iraqi town located nearly 400 km northwest of Baghdad near the Syrian border and situated along the Euphrates River, and located in the Al Anbar Governorate.
Al-Qaeda (القاعدة,, translation: "The Base", "The Foundation" or "The Fundament" and alternatively spelled al-Qaida, al-Qæda and sometimes al-Qa'ida) is a militant Sunni Islamist multi-national organization founded in 1988.
Al-Qurnah (Qurna) is a town in southern Iraq about 74 km northwest of Basra, within the town of Nahairat.
Al Rusafa (Arabic: الرصافة) or Rasafa is the half of Baghdad, Iraq, on the eastern side of the river Tigris.
An American-led intervention in Iraq started on 15 June 2014, when President Barack Obama ordered United States forces to be dispatched to the region, in response to offensives in Iraq conducted by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).
Amman (عمّان) is the capital and most populous city of Jordan, and the country's economic, political and cultural centre.
Ammunition (informally ammo) is the material fired, scattered, dropped or detonated from any weapon.
Anti-Americanism, anti-American sentiment, or sometimes Americanophobia, is dislike of or opposition to the governmental policies of the United States, especially regarding the foreign policy, or the American people in general.
Ar-Rutbah (الرطبة, also known as Rutba, Rutbah, Rutbah Wells, or Ar-Rutba) is an Iraqi town in western Al Anbar province, completely inhabited with Sunni Muslims.
Arkansas is a state in the southeastern region of the United States, home to over 3 million people as of 2017.
The Army National Guard (ARNG), in conjunction with the Air National Guard, is a militia force and a federal military reserve force of the United States.
Ayad Allawi (إياد علاوي.; born May 31, 1944) is an Iraqi politician.
Ba'athism (البعثية, al-Ba'athiyah, from بعث ba'ath, meaning "renaissance" or "resurrection") is an Arab nationalist ideology that promotes the development and creation of a unified Arab state through the leadership of a vanguard party over a progressive revolutionary government.
Babylon (KA2.DIĜIR.RAKI Bābili(m); Aramaic: בבל, Babel; بَابِل, Bābil; בָּבֶל, Bavel; ܒܒܠ, Bāwēl) was a key kingdom in ancient Mesopotamia from the 18th to 6th centuries BC.
Baghdad (بغداد) is the capital of Iraq.
Baghdad International Airport, previously Saddam International Airport (مطار بغداد الدولي), is Iraq's largest international airport, located in a suburb about west of downtown Baghdad in the Baghdad Governorate.
Baiji (بيجي; also spelled Bayji) is a city of about 200,000 inhabitants in northern Iraq.
Balad Ruz (بلدروز) is an Arab city in the Diyala province of Iraq.
Balad (بلد), also transliterated Beled or Belad, is a city in the Salah ad Din Governorate, Iraq, north of the national capital, Baghdad.
Baqubah (ܒܰܩܽܘܒܰܐ, بعقوبة; BGN: Ba‘qūbah; also spelled Baquba and Baqouba) is the capital of Iraq's Diyala Governorate.
Basra (البصرة al-Baṣrah), is an Iraqi city located on the Shatt al-Arab between Kuwait and Iran.
A battalion is a military unit.
The Battle of Al Qaim (code-named Operation Matador) was a military offensive conducted by the United States Marine Corps, against insurgent positions in Iraq's northwestern Anbar province, which ran from 8 May 2005 to 19 May 2005.
The Battle of Al Rumaythah (26 September 2006) was fought during the morning in the Iraqi town of Al Rumaythah in Al Muthanna province between Australian forces of the Overwatch Battle Group (West) and unidentified Iraqi insurgents.
The Battle of Amarah took place from October 19 to October 20, 2006, between the Mahdi Army and police, who were largely members of the Badr Organization.
The Battle of Baghdad, also known as the Fall of Baghdad, was a military invasion of Baghdad that took place in early April 2003, as part of the invasion of Iraq.
The Battle of Baqubah II (March–August 2007) took place during the Iraq War in the capital of the Iraqi province Diyala, to the north-east of Baghdad.
The Battle of Debecka Pass (Dibagah, Dibege, دیبهگه) on 6–7 April 2003, sometimes known as the Battle of Debecka Ridge or Debecka Crossroads, or otherwise referred to as the Alamo of the Iraq War, was a successful operation launched by U.S. Special Forces to secure a major crossroads near the village of Debecka (Dibege, دیبهگه in Kurdish), between Mosul and Kirkuk in northern Iraq.
The Battle of Diwaniya took place in Al Diwaniyah, 180 kilometers south of Baghdad, on 28 August 2006 between the Mahdi Army and the Iraqi Army.
The Battle of Donkey Island was a skirmish that occurred on 30 June and 1 July 2007 between elements of the U.S. Army Task Force 1-77 Armor Regiment, the 2nd Battalion 5th Marines and a numerically superior force of al-Qaeda in Iraq insurgents on the banks of a canal leading from Ramadi to Lake Habbaniyah in the Al-Anbar province of Iraq.
The Battle of Haditha was a battle fought between U.S. forces and Ansar al-Sunna in early August 2005 on the outskirts of the town of Haditha, Iraq, which was one of the many towns that were under insurgent control in the Euphrates River valley during 2005.
The Battle of Haifa Street was a battle fought during January 2007 for the control of Haifa Street, a two-mile-long street in downtown Baghdad, Iraq, pitting American and Iraqi Army forces against various Sunni insurgent forces between January 6 and January 9, 2007 (phase one), and then two weeks later on January 24 when US forces launched a second attempt to clear Haifa Street of insurgents once and for all.
The Battle of Husybah was fought in the spring of 2004 at the same time as the First Battle of Fallujah.
The Battle of Karbala began on the night of 27 August 2007 and involved fighting between the Mahdi Army, who provided security for the pilgrims, and police (who were largely members of the Badr Organization) in Karbala, Iraq.
The Battle for Mosul was a battle fought during the Iraq War in 2004 for the capital of the Ninawa Governorate in northern Iraq that occurred concurrently to fighting in Fallujah.
The Battle of Najaf was fought between United States and Iraqi forces on one side and the Islamist Mahdi Army of Muqtada al-Sadr on the other in the Iraqi city of Najaf in August 2004.
The Battle of Nasiriyah was fought between the US 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade and Iraqi forces from the 23rd March to 2nd April 2003 during the US-led invasion of Iraq.
The Battle of Ramadi was fought in the spring of 2004, during the same time as the First Battle of Fallujah.
The Battle of Ramadi in 2006 (sometimes referred to as the Second Battle of Ramadi) was fought during the Iraq War from April 2006 to November 2006 for control of the capital of the Al Anbar Governorate in western Iraq. A combined force of U.S. Soldiers, U.S. Marines, U.S. Navy SEALs, and Iraqi Security Forces fought insurgents for control of key locations in Ramadi, including the Government Centre and the General Hospital. Coalition strategy relied on establishing a number of patrol bases called Combat Operation Posts throughout the city. U.S. military officers believe that insurgent actions during the battle led to the formation of the Anbar Awakening. In August, insurgents executed a tribal sheik who was encouraging his kinsmen to join the Iraqi police and prevented his body from being buried in accordance with Islamic laws. In response, Sunni sheiks banded together to drive insurgents from Ramadi. In September 2006, Sheik Abdul Sattar Abu Risha formed the Anbar Salvation Council, an alliance of approximately 40 Sunni tribes. U.S. Navy SEAL Michael A. Monsoor was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for actions during the battle. On September 29, 2006, he threw himself upon a grenade which threatened the lives of the other members of his team. Monsoor had previously been awarded the Silver Star in May for rescuing an injured comrade in the city. The battle also marked the first use of chlorine bombs by insurgents during the war. On October 21, 2006, insurgents detonated a car-bomb with two 100-pound chlorine tanks, injuring three Iraqi policemen and a civilian in Ramadi.
The Battle of Route Bismarck was a series of military engagements fought between Australian forces from Overwatch Battle Group (West) 2 in southern Iraq, and Anti-coalition insurgents over the period 23–24 April 2007.
The Battle of Tal Afar also known as Operation Restoring RightsDenning, Jeffrey, Warrior SOS: Military Veterans' Stories of Faith, Emotional Survival and Living with PTSD, 2015, Cedar Fort, Inc.
CIMIC-House was the British Army-led Multi-National Division (South-East)'s centre of Civil-Military Co-operation activities in the Iraqi town of Al Amarah.
The Battle of the Palm Grove (10-13 September 2010) took place during the Iraq War when elements of the Second Advise and Assist Brigade (Stryker Brigade Combat Team), 25th ID of the US Army and 512th Military Police Company US Army supported 200 Iraqi Army and Iraqi Police in a search and sweep operation against 15-25 insurgents planting IEDs in Hudaidy, Diyala Province.
The Battle of Turki, also known as Operation TURKI BOWL I, was a battle fought over 40 hours near the town of Baquba, Iraq, on the outskirts of the village of Turki in Diyala province between American paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division and well trained insurgent forces in November 2006.
The Battle of Umm Qasr was the first military confrontation in the Iraq War.
A black market, underground economy, or shadow economy is a clandestine market or transaction that has some aspect of illegality or is characterized by some form of noncompliant behavior with an institutional set of rules.
Estimates of the casualties from the conflict in Iraq (beginning with the 2003 US invasion of Iraq, and the ensuing occupation and insurgency) have come in many forms, and the accuracy of the information available on different types of Iraq War casualties varies greatly.
The term "coalition" is the denotation for a group formed when two or more persons, faction, states, political parties, militaries etc.
The Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA; سلطة الائتلاف المؤقتة) was a transitional government of Iraq established following the invasion of the country on 19 March 2003 by the U.S.-led Multinational Force (or 'the coalition') and the fall of Ba'athist Iraq.
The word contraband, reported in English since 1529, from Medieval French contrebande "a smuggling," denotes any item that, relating to its nature, is illegal to be possessed or sold.
A dawr (Arabic: دور or الدور; plural: adwar, أدوار; also spelled dour) is a genre of Arabic vocal music sung in regional or colloquial Arabic.
The Dewaniya, commonly called Diwaniya, has existed in Kuwait since time immemorial.
Diala is a genus of sea snails, marine gastropod mollusks in the family Dialidae.
Diyala Governorate (محافظة ديالى) or Diyala Province is a governorate in eastern Iraq.
Dohuk (دهۆک,; ܢܘܗܕܪܐ.; دهوك) is the capital of Dohuk Governorate in Iraq, it is a city with a population of approximately 300 000 inhabitants, consisting mostly of Kurds and then Assyrians.
The DShK 1938 (ДШК, for Дегтярёва-Шпагина Крупнокалиберный, Degtyaryova-Shpagina Krupnokaliberny, "Degtyaryov-Shpagin Large-Calibre") is a Soviet heavy machine gun firing the 12.7×108mm cartridge.
Marshall Bruce Mathers III (born October 17, 1972), known professionally as Eminem (often stylized as EMINƎM), is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, record executive, and actor.
The Euphrates (Sumerian: Buranuna; 𒌓𒄒𒉣 Purattu; الفرات al-Furāt; ̇ܦܪܬ Pǝrāt; Եփրատ: Yeprat; פרת Perat; Fırat; Firat) is the longest and one of the most historically important rivers of Western Asia.
The execution of Saddam Hussein took place on Saturday, 30 December 2006.
FallujahSometimes also transliterated as Falluja, Fallouja, or Falowja (الفلوجة, Iraqi pronunciation) is a city in the Iraqi province of Al Anbar, located roughly west of Baghdad on the Euphrates.
The First Battle of Fallujah, also known as Operation Vigilant Resolve, was an operation to root out extremist elements of Fallujah as well as an attempt to apprehend the perpetrators of the killing of four U.S. contractors in March 2004.
FOB Grizzly (formerly FOB Spartan, FOB Red Lion and FOB Barbarian) was a U.S. Army Forward Operating Base located within Camp Ashraf, Iraq.
Ghazaliya (Arabic: الغزالية) is a neighborhood in the western outskirts of Baghdad, Iraq, in the city's Mansour district.
Guerrilla warfare is a form of irregular warfare in which a small group of combatants, such as paramilitary personnel, armed civilians, or irregulars, use military tactics including ambushes, sabotage, raids, petty warfare, hit-and-run tactics, and mobility to fight a larger and less-mobile traditional military.
Gunpowder, also known as black powder to distinguish it from modern smokeless powder, is the earliest known chemical explosive.
Al Habbaniyah or Habbaniya (الحبانية) is a city in Al-Anbar Province, in central Iraq.
Haditha (حديثة, al-Haditha) is a city in the western Iraqi Al Anbar Governorate, about northwest of Baghdad.
Al-Haqlaniyah (Arabic: الحقلانية) is an Iraqi town on the Euphrates River in Al-Anbar province.
Hīt, also spelled Heet (هيت), ancient name Is, is an Iraqi city in Al-Anbar province.
An improvised explosive device (IED) is a bomb constructed and deployed in ways other than in conventional military action.
The Independent High Electoral Commission (المفوضية العليا المستقلة للانتخابات; IHEC) is Iraq's electoral commission.
An insurgency is a rebellion against authority (for example, an authority recognized as such by the United Nations) when those taking part in the rebellion are not recognized as belligerents (lawful combatants).
The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) was a NATO-led security mission in Afghanistan, established by the United Nations Security Council in December 2001 by Resolution 1386, as envisaged by the Bonn Agreement.
Iraq (or; العراق; عێراق), officially known as the Republic of Iraq (جُمُهورية العِراق; کۆماری عێراق), is a country in Western Asia, bordered by Turkey to the north, Iran to the east, Kuwait to the southeast, Saudi Arabia to the south, Jordan to the southwest and Syria to the west.
Iraq actively researched and later employed weapons of mass destruction from 1962 to 1991, when it destroyed its chemical weapons stockpile and halted its biological and nuclear weapon programs.
The Iraq WarThe conflict is also known as the War in Iraq, the Occupation of Iraq, the Second Gulf War, and Gulf War II.
The Iraqi Armed Forces are the military forces of the Government of Iraq.
The Iraqi Army, officially the Iraqi Ground Forces, is the ground force component of the Iraqi Armed Forces, having been active in various incarnations throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.
Iraqi Civil Defense Corps was an Iraqi armed formation created by the Coalition Provisional Authority (CPA) which existed in 2003–2004.
An insurgency began in Iraq after the 2003 US-led invasion, and lasted throughout the ensuing Iraq War (2003–2011).
Elections for the National Assembly of Iraq were held on January 30, 2005 in Iraq.
The Iraqi Police (IP) is the uniformed police force responsible for the enforcement of civil law in Iraq.
Al-Iskandariya or Alexandria (الإسكندرية, also given as Iskandariyah, Iskanderiyah, Iskanderiya, Iskanderiyeh or Sikandariyeh or Al Askandariyah) is an ancient city in central Iraq, one of a number of towns in the Near East named after Alexander the Great (Al-Iskandar in Arabic).
James Longstreet (January 8, 1821January 2, 1904) was one of the foremost Confederate generals of the American Civil War and the principal subordinate to General Robert E. Lee, who called him his "Old War Horse." He served under Lee as a corps commander for many of the famous battles fought by the Army of Northern Virginia in the Eastern Theater, and briefly with Braxton Bragg in the Army of Tennessee in the Western Theater.
Karbala (كَرْبَلَاء, Karbalā’, Persian: کربلاء) is a city in central Iraq, located about southwest of Baghdad, and a few miles east of Lake Milh.
Karkh or Al-Karkh (Arabic: الكرخ) is historically the name of the western half of Baghdad, Iraq, or alternatively, the western shore of the Tigris River as it ran through Baghdad.
The Katyusha multiple rocket launcher (a) is a type of rocket artillery first built and fielded by the Soviet Union in World War II.
Kirkuk (كركوك; کەرکووک; Kerkük) is a city in Iraq, serving as the capital of the Kirkuk Governorate, located north of Baghdad.
The Kurds (rtl, Kurd) or the Kurdish people (rtl, Gelî kurd), are an ethnic group in the Middle East, mostly inhabiting a contiguous area spanning adjacent parts of southeastern Turkey (Northern Kurdistan), northwestern Iran (Eastern Kurdistan), northern Iraq (Southern Kurdistan), and northern Syria (Western Kurdistan).
Al-Kūt (الكوت Al Kūt), also spelled Kut al-Imara or Kut El Amara, is a city in eastern Iraq, on the left bank of the Tigris River, about south east of Baghdad.
Lake Tharthar (also Therthar), and known in Iraq as Buhayrat ath-Tharthar (بحيرة الثرثار), is an artificial lake opened in 1956, situated 100 kilometers northwest of Baghdad between the Tigris and the Euphrates rivers.
This is a list of coalition (Multi-National Force – Iraq) military operations of the Iraq War.
Mahmoudiyah (المحمودية) (also transliterated Al-Mahmudiyah, Al-Mahmoudi, or Al-Mahmudiya, prefixed usually with Al-) is a rural city south of Baghdad.
Al Mansour district (المنصور، بغداد) is one of the nine administrative districts in Baghdad, Iraq.
Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton is the major West Coast base of the United States Marine Corps.
Marines, also known as a marine corps or naval infantry, are typically an infantry force that specializes in the support of naval and army operations at sea and on land, as well as the execution of their own operations.
The Ministry of Health of Iraq was founded in the middle of previous century.
Miqdadiyah (المقدادية) (also transliterated Al-Miqdadiyah, Miqdadia, Muqdadiyah).
Mosul (الموصل, مووسڵ, Māwṣil) is a major city in northern Iraq. Located some north of Baghdad, Mosul stands on the west bank of the Tigris, opposite the ancient Assyrian city of Nineveh on the east bank. The metropolitan area has grown to encompass substantial areas on both the "Left Bank" (east side) and the "Right Bank" (west side), as the two banks are described by the locals compared to the flow direction of Tigris. At the start of the 21st century, Mosul and its surrounds had an ethnically and religiously diverse population; the majority of Mosul's population were Arabs, with Assyrians, Armenians, Turkmens, Kurds, Yazidis, Shabakis, Mandaeans, Kawliya, Circassians in addition to other, smaller ethnic minorities. In religious terms, mainstream Sunni Islam was the largest religion, but with a significant number of followers of the Salafi movement and Christianity (the latter followed by the Assyrians and Armenians), as well as Shia Islam, Sufism, Yazidism, Shabakism, Yarsanism and Mandaeism. Mosul's population grew rapidly around the turn of the millennium and by 2004 was estimated to be 1,846,500. In 2014, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant seized control of the city. The Iraqi government recaptured it in the 2016–2017 Battle of Mosul. Historically, important products of the area include Mosul marble and oil. The city of Mosul is home to the University of Mosul and its renowned Medical College, which together was one of the largest educational and research centers in Iraq and the Middle East. Mosul, together with the nearby Nineveh plains, is one of the historic centers for the Assyrians and their churches; the Assyrian Church of the East; its offshoot, the Chaldean Catholic Church; and the Syriac Orthodox Church, containing the tombs of several Old Testament prophets such as Jonah, some of which were destroyed by ISIL in July 2014.
The Multi-National Force – Iraq (MNF–I), often referred to as the coalition forces, was a military command during the 2003 invasion of Iraq and much of the ensuing Iraq War, led by the United States of America (Operation Iraqi Freedom), United Kingdom (Operation TELIC), Australia, Spain and Poland, responsible for conducting and handling military operations.
Muqtada al-Sadr (Muqtadā ṣ-Ṣadr; born 12 August 1973) is an Iraqi Shia cleric, politician and militia leader.
Najaf (اَلـنَّـجَـف; BGN: An-Najaf) or An Najaf Al Ashraf (النّجف الأشرف) is a city in central-south Iraq about 160 km (100 mi) south of Baghdad.
According to a hadith, there are at least 99 names of God in Islam, known as the (Beautiful Names of God).
The National Guard of the United States, part of the reserve components of the United States Armed Forces, is a reserve military force, composed of National Guard military members or units of each state and the territories of Guam, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia, for a total of 54 separate organizations.
Nineveh (𒌷𒉌𒉡𒀀 URUNI.NU.A Ninua); ܢܝܼܢܘܹܐ was an ancient Assyrian city of Upper Mesopotamia, located on the outskirts of Mosul in modern-day northern Iraq.
The North Dakota National Guard consists of the.
The Northrop Grumman E-8 Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) is a United States Air Force Airborne ground surveillance, battle management and command and control aircraft.
Operation Able Rising Force was a military operation in December 2006 in Iraq by US troops and Iraqi police and troops for purposes of counterinsurgency to locate and detain suspected terrorists.
Operation Able Warrior was conducted by Task Force Baghdad soldiers in the early-morning hours of 4 August 2005 to defeat terror cells operating west of the Baghdad International Airport.
Operation Airborne Dragon was a part of Operation Northern Delay in the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
Operation Alljah was an operation launched by Coalition forces in Iraq, mainly U.S. Marines, in June 2007 to secure the neighborhoods of Fallujah.
Operation Aloha is the first and only album released by a supergroup of 14 musicians of the same name.
Operation Arbead II was an operation of the Iraq War.
Operation Ardennes was part of the Iraq War.
Operation Augurs of Prosperity (Arabic: Bashaer al-Kheir) was an Iraqi operation against insurgents in Diyala, north-east of Baghdad.
Operation Badlands was part of the Iraq War that began in 2003.
Operation Bayonet Lightning was a military operation during the early stages of the Iraq War, that was held to capture weapons, materials, and people who posed a threat against coalition forces.
Operation Black Eagle is an operation in which U.S. and Polish troops battled gunmen loyal to anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in the town of Al Diwaniyah, which is the capital of Iraq's Al-Qādisiyyah Governorate, for control of the city.
Operation Bull Run was a 48-hour-long military operation during the occupation of Iraq that began on 24 June 2007 in Al Dura'iya.
Operation Bulldog Mammoth was a brigade-sized cordon and search of an Abu Ghurayb apartment complex, northwest of Baghdad on 4 December 2003 during the American-led 2003 invasion of Iraq.
Operation Commando Eagle was a 2007 military operation of the Iraq War.
Operation Dagger was a 2005 operation of the Iraq War.
Operation Defeat Al Qaeda in the North or OP DAN was an operation conducted by Marines, A co.
Operation Desert Scorpion was a major U.S.operation to identify and eliminate anti-coalition forces while simultaneously delivering humanitarian aid.
In post-invasion Iraq, Operation Desert Thrust was the name given by the First Brigade 1st Infantry Division to their operations in Iraq beginning on their arrival in October 2003.
Baghdad Soldiers and Iraqi Security Forces moved clearing operations into the East Rashid security district of southern Baghdad 26 May 2007, detaining three suspected insurgents and finding two weapons caches.
Iraqi and U.S. Soldiers nabbed 46 men suspected of involvement with the al Qaeda network 12 July 2007 under the cover of darkness, east of Lutifiyah, Iraq.
Without a single shot being fired, more than 3,000 members of the Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) and Bastogne Soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division, detained 154 terror suspects and seized more than 350 semi-automatic and automatic rifles, a variety of pistols and mortar rounds, as well as a large number of materials used to make Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) during Operation Gaugamela (gaw'guh-MEE-luh), a search for suspected al-Qaeda terrorists in the cities and areas surrounding Hawija and Riyadh, just west of Kirkuk, Iraq.
Operation Guardian Tiger IV was an operation conducted by Marines from the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment and Iraqi Police in the Haditha Triad area in 2006.
Operation Iron Hammer was a joint operation between the US Army, US Air Force and Iraqi Civil Defense Corps with the objective of preventing the staging of weapons by anti-coalition forces, and preemptively destroy enemy operating bases and fighters in Baghdad.
Operation Iron Hammer, also called Operation Matraqa Hadidia, was a military undertaking by the United States Armed Forces, and the New Iraqi Army, which was conducted east of Hīt, Iraq, from 30 November, to 3 January 2006, during the Iraq War, against the Iraqi insurgency.
Soldiers from the U.S. 1st Armored Division’s 3rd Brigade Combat Team struck at insurgent elements in the Al Mansor district on the west side of Baghdad on 7 December 2003, according to U.S. Central Command officials.
Operation Ivy Blizzard, occurred on 17 December 2003, during the 2003 invasion of Iraq was a counterinsurgent sweep of the Iraqi town of Samarra (part of the Sunni Triangle).
Operation Larchwood 4 was an operation launched by B squadron of the British 22nd Special Air Service Regiment supported by US forces to attack an Al-Qaeda-occupied farmhouse in Yusufiyah, Baghdad Province, Iraq.
Operation Law and Order was an Israeli military operation against a Hezbollah base in the village of Maydoun.
The ring leader of a cell responsible for conducting improvised explosive device attacks on the people and security forces of North Babil was captured by paratroopers south of Mahmudiyah, 11 July 2007.
Operation Marlborough was the code name of a mission carried out by M Squadron Special Boat Service.
Operation Marne Avalanche was a US military operation that occurred in southern Baghdad in July 2007 as part of Operation Phantom Thunder.
Operation Marne Torch refers to two operations launched by Coalition forces in 2007 against al-Qaeda in Iraq in the Arab Jabour area of Babil province.
Operation Mawtini was launched on 15 July 2007 by the Regimental Combat Team 2, located in western Al Anbar province, to neutralize attempts by anti-Iraqi Forces to re-establish a presence in key urban areas along the Euphrates River valley.
After the handover of sovereignty, Operation New Market was a sweep of an area near Haditha in western Iraq conducted by one thousand coalition and Iraqi Security Forces to rid the Euphrates river bank of anti-coalition forces.
On 10 December 2003, paratroopers from 3rd Brigade, 82d Airborne Division with the assistance of Iraqi police conducted Operation Panther Squeeze. The operation was part of the Iraq War.
Operation Peninsula Strike was a series of raids conducted by American troops from 9 to 13 June 2003 as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Operation Phantom Phoenix was a major nationwide offensive launched by the Multinational Force Iraq (MNF-I) on 8 January 2008 in an attempt to build on the success of the two previous corps-level operations, Operation Phantom Thunder and Operation Phantom Strike and further reduce violence and secure Iraq's population, particularly in the capital Baghdad.
Operation Phantom Strike was a major offensive launched by the Multi-National Corps - Iraq on 15 August 2007 in a crackdown to disrupt both the al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq and Shia insurgent operations in Iraq.
Operation Phantom Thunder began on 16 June 2007, when Multi-National Force-Iraq launched major offensive operations against al-Qaeda and other extremist terrorists operating throughout Iraq.
During Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Planet X was a US Army mechanized raid conducted on a village near Ad Dawr and Al Dur, north of Tikrit on the night of 15 May 2003 by elements of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, U.S. 4th Infantry Division and Task Force Ironhorse in search of Ba'ath party members and militants.
A midnight mission by combined U.S. and Iraqi army forces resulted in 12 men being detained for questioning on suspicion of terrorist activity.
Baghdad Soldiers, working together with Iraqi Army troops, discovered two caches totaling approximately 700 lbs.
Operation Red Dawn was an American military operation conducted on 13 December 2003 in the town of ad-Dawr, Iraq, near Tikrit, that led to the capture of Iraqi president Saddam Hussein.
Operation River Falcon was a military operation in the Iraq War.
Operation Saber Guardian was a joint operation between 3rd Battalion, 3rd Brigade, 5th Iraqi Army soldiers, local concerned citizens, and 6-9 Armored Reconnaissance Squadron, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.
Operation Scorpion was a joint U.S-Iraqi air assault offensive targeting insurgents near Kirkuk, Iraq.
Operation Sledgehammer (2007) was a military search operation during the 2003 Iraq war.
After the handover of sovereignty, Operation Squeeze Play was a combined U.S./Iraqi sweep of the western suburbs of Baghdad launched on 22 May 2005.
Operation Stampede 3 was a U.S. military operation conducted in Baghdad, Iraq, in July 2007 to try to correct the security situation.
Operation Steel Curtain (Arabic: الحجاب الفولاذي Al Hejab Elfulathi) was a military operation executed by coalition forces in early November 2005 to reduce the flow of foreign insurgents crossing the border and joining the Iraqi insurgency.
Operation Swarmer was a joint U.S-Iraqi air assault offensive targeting insurgents in Salahuddin province, near the central city of Samarra, Iraq.
Operation Tiger Hammer was part of the Iraq War that began in 2003.
Operation Together Forward, also known as Forward Together (Arabic: عملية معاً إلى الأمام, Amaliya Ma’an ila Al-Amam), was an unsuccessful security plan in Iraq to significantly reduce the violence in Baghdad which had seen a sharp uprise since the mid-February 2006 bombing of the Askariya Mosque, a major Shiite Muslim shrine, in Samarra.
Operation Valiant Guardian began in 2007 and was part of the Iraq War.
Operation Warrior's Rage was a United States and Iraqi Army cordon-and-search operation during the US occupation of Iraq.
Overwatch Battle Group (West) was an Australian Army battlegroup that represented Australia's largest contribution to the Multinational force in Iraq.
The Peace Companies (سرايا السلام, translit. Sarāyā al-Salām), frequently mistranslated as Peace Brigades in US media, are an Iraqi armed group linked to Iraq's Shia community.
The politics of Iraq place in a framework of a federal parliamentary representative democratic republic.
Propane is a three-carbon alkane with the molecular formula C3H8.
The pun, also called paronomasia, is a form of word play that exploits multiple meanings of a term, or of similar-sounding words, for an intended humorous or rhetorical effect.
Ramadan (رمضان,;In Arabic phonology, it can be, depending on the region. also known as Ramazan, romanized as Ramzan, Ramadhan, or Ramathan) is the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, and is observed by Muslims worldwide as a month of fasting (Sawm) to commemorate the first revelation of the Quran to Muhammad according to Islamic belief.
Ramadi (الرمادي Ar-Ramādī; also formerly rendered as Rumadiyah or Rumadiya) is a city in central Iraq, about west of Baghdad and west of Fallujah.
Rashad is a surname and a given name which may refer to: Surname.
Rawa (راوة) or Rawah is an Iraqi town on the Euphrates river.
Riyadh (/rɨˈjɑːd/; الرياض ar-Riyāḍ Najdi pronunciation) is the capital and most populous city of Saudi Arabia.
A rocket-propelled grenade (often abbreviated RPG) is a shoulder-fired anti-tank weapon system that fires rockets equipped with an explosive warhead.
Sa'dah (صعدة) is the capital city of Saada Governorate in north-western Yemen at an elevation of about 1,800 meters.
Saddam Hussein Abd al-Majid al-Tikriti (Arabic: صدام حسين عبد المجيد التكريتي; 28 April 1937 – 30 December 2006) was President of Iraq from 16 July 1979 until 9 April 2003.
Sadr City (مدينة الصدر), formerly known as Al-Thawra (الثورة) and Saddam City, is a suburb district of the city of Baghdad, Iraq.
The Saladin or Salah ad Din Governorate (صلاح الدين, Ṣalāḥ ad-Dīn) is a governorate in Iraq, north of Baghdad.
Salman Pak (سلمان باك) is a city approximately 15 miles south of Baghdad near a peninsula formed by a broad eastward bend of the Tigris River.
Samuel Shepard Rogers III (November 5, 1943 – July 27, 2017), known professionally as Sam Shepard, was an American actor, playwright, author, screenwriter, and director whose body of work spanned half a century.
Sāmarrāʾ (سَامَرَّاء) is a city in Iraq.
As Saqlāwīyah (الصقلاوية) is a city in Al Anbar Governorate, in central Iraq.
The Second Battle of Fallujah—code-named Operation Al-Fajr (Arabic: الفجر "the dawn") and Operation Phantom Fury—was a joint American, Iraqi, and British offensive in November and December 2004, considered the highest point of conflict in Fallujah during the Iraq War.
Between 2006 and 2008, Iraq experienced a high level of sectarian violence.
Sectarianism is a form of bigotry, discrimination, or hatred arising from attaching relations of inferiority and superiority to differences between subdivisions within a group.
Shia (شيعة Shīʿah, from Shīʻatu ʻAlī, "followers of Ali") is a branch of Islam which holds that the Islamic prophet Muhammad designated Ali ibn Abi Talib as his successor (Imam), most notably at the event of Ghadir Khumm.
Sinjar, also known as Shingal (Şengal/Şingal/Şingar/شنگار/ شنگال., Ancient: Singara) is a town in Shingal District, Nineveh Province, Iraq near Mount Shingal.
Smuggling is the illegal transportation of objects, substances, information or people, such as out of a house or buildings, into a prison, or across an international border, in violation of applicable laws or other regulations.
The Special Air Service (SAS) is a special forces unit of the British Army.
The Special Boat Service (SBS) is the special forces unit of the United Kingdom's Royal Navy.
Kolno was a cargo ship that was built in 1936 as Nordcoke by Lübecker Flenderwerke AG, Lübeck, Germany.
Sulaymaniyah (Iraqi:السليمانية, as-Sulaymāniyyah), also called Slemani, is a city in Iraqi Kurdistan.
Sunni Islam is the largest denomination of Islam.
The Sunni Triangle is a densely populated region of Iraq to the northwest of Baghdad that is inhabited mostly by Sunni Muslim Arabs.
Syria (سوريا), officially known as the Syrian Arab Republic (الجمهورية العربية السورية), is a country in Western Asia, bordering Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Turkey to the north, Iraq to the east, Jordan to the south, and Israel to the southwest.
Taji (التاجي) is a rural district north of the city of Baghdad, within Baghdad Province and Saladin Province.
Tal Afar (تلعفر,, Telafer) is a city and district in the Nineveh Governorate of northwestern Iraq, 63 km west of Mosul, 52 km east of Sinjar.
Tanzim Qaidat al-Jihad fi Bilad al-Rafidayn (TQJBR; (Jihad's Base in Mesopotamia", tanẓīm qā‘idat al-jihād fī bilād ar-rāfidayn), also referred to as Al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) or Al-Qaeda in Mesopotamia, was an Iraqi Sunni Islamic Jihadist organization affiliated with al-Qaeda.
Terrorism is, in the broadest sense, the use of intentionally indiscriminate violence as a means to create terror among masses of people; or fear to achieve a financial, political, religious or ideological aim.
Tikrit (تكريت Tikrīt, ܬܓܪܝܬ) sometimes transliterated as Takrit or Tekrit, is a city in Iraq, located northwest of Baghdad and southeast of Mosul on the Tigris River.
The tonne (Non-SI unit, symbol: t), commonly referred to as the metric ton in the United States, is a non-SI metric unit of mass equal to 1,000 kilograms;.
Tuz Khurmatu (طوزخورماتو, Tuzhurmatu also spelled as Tuz Khurma and Tuz Khormato or just Khurmatu) is the central city of Tooz District in Saladin Province, Iraq, located 55 miles south of Kirkuk.
Ukraine (Ukrayina), sometimes called the Ukraine, is a sovereign state in Eastern Europe, bordered by Russia to the east and northeast; Belarus to the northwest; Poland, Hungary, and Slovakia to the west; Romania and Moldova to the southwest; and the Black Sea and Sea of Azov to the south and southeast, respectively.
The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial and space warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Armed Forces are the military forces of the United States of America.
The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy.
This article lists the United States's military dead, wounded, and missing person totals for wars and major deployments.
Wasit (واسط) is a place in Wasit Governorate, south east of Kut in eastern Iraq.
A weapon, arm or armament is any device used with intent to inflict damage or harm.
Yusufiyah (اليوسفية; also transliterated as Yusafiyah, Youssifiyah or Yusifiyah, occasionally prefixed with Al-) is a regional township in the country of Iraq, located in Baghdad Province.
Zahedan (زاهدان, Balochi: زاهدان) also Romanized as Zāhedān, Zahidan, and Zaidān; also known as Zāhedān-e Yek; formerly known as Dowzdāb (دوزداب), Duzdāb (دزداب), and Duzdāp (دزداپ) and renamed Zahedan by Reza Shah Pahlavi in the late 1920s is a city and capital of Sistan and Baluchestan Province, Iran.
The 101st Airborne Division ("Screaming Eagles") is an elite modular specialized light infantry division of the US Army.
The 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (13th MEU) is one of seven Marine Expeditionary Units currently in existence in the United States Marine Corps.
The 14th Brigade Engineer Battalion is a Combat Engineer Battalion of the United States Army based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington.
The 1st Armored Division—nicknamed "Old Ironsides"—is a combined arms division of the United States Army.
The 1st Cavalry Division ("First Team") is a combined arms division and is one of the most decorated combat divisions of the United States Army.
The 1st Infantry Division is a combined arms division of the United States Army, and is the oldest continuously serving in the Regular Army.
The 1st Marine Division (1st MARDIV) is a Marine infantry division of the United States Marine Corps headquartered at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.
The 2006 al-Askari Shrine bombing occurred at the al-Askari Shrine in the Iraqi city of Samarra, on February 22, 2006, at about 6:44 a.m. local time (0344 UTC).
On 19 March 2011, a multi-state NATO-led coalition began a military intervention in Libya, ostensibly to implement United Nations Security Council Resolution 1973.
The 25th Infantry Division (nicknamed "Tropic Lightning") is a United States Army division based at Schofield Barracks in Hawaii.
The 39th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, formerly called the 39th Infantry Brigade (Separate) – nicknamed the Arkansas Brigade or the Bowie Team – is a infantry brigade combat team of the United States Army made up of soldiers from the Arkansas Army National Guard.
The 3rd Cavalry Regiment, formerly 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment ("Brave Rifles") is a regiment of the United States Army currently stationed at Fort Hood, Texas.
The 44th Air Defense Artillery Regiment is an Air Defense Artillery regiment of the United States Army, first constituted in 1918 in the Regular Army.
The 4th Infantry Division is a division of the United States Army based at Fort Carson, Colorado.
The 504th Infantry Regiment, originally the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment (504th PIR), is an airborne forces regiment of the United States Army, part of the 82nd Airborne Division, with a long and distinguished history.
The 5th Separate Mechanized Brigade was a formation of the Ukrainian Ground Forces sent to Iraq in August 2003.
The 7th Marine Regiment is an infantry regiment of the United States Marine Corps based at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California.
The 82nd Airborne Division is an airborne infantry division of the United States Army, specializing in parachute assault operations into denied areas.
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Bastogne, Operation Beach Yellow, Operation Bear, Operation Beastmaster, Operation Bell Hurriyah, Operation Belleau Wood, Operation Benefit Day, Operation Bethel, Operation Big Dig, Operation Black Eagle City, Operation Black Eagle II, Operation Black Shark, Operation Black Typhoon, Operation Block Party, Operation Block Party II, Operation Blue Tiger, Operation Bold Action, Operation Bonebreaker, Operation Boothill, Operation Bow Country, Operation Bowie, Operation Brown Hawk, Operation Bruins, Operation Brutus, Operation Bull Dawg Chariot, Operation Cajun Mousetrap II, Operation Cajun Mousetrap III, Operation Castine, Operation Cave Dweller, Operation Centaur Fast Gas, Operation Centaur Rodeo, Operation Centaur Showdown, Operation Centaur Strike II, Operation Centaur Strike III, Operation Chalons, Operation Chamberlain, Operation Chepultepec, Operation Choke Hold, Operation Church, Operation Clean Sweep, Operation Clear Area, Operation Clear Decision, Operation Clothes, Operation Clothes for Kids, Operation Cobra Strike, Operation Cobra Strike (2007), Operation Cobra Sweep, Operation Cobweb (MND-CS, Operation Cobweb (MND-CS), Operation Comanche Swarm II, Operation Combined Justice, Operation Commando Dive, Operation Commando Hunter, Operation Constitution Hammer, Operation Coolspring VIII, Operation Copperas Cove, Operation Cougar, Operation Cowpens, Operation Crayon, Operation Crimson Shogun, Operation Dallas, Operation Danger Fortitude, Operation Dealer, Operation Demon Digger, Operation Desert Snowplough, Operation Destroyer Strike, Operation Devil Clinch, Operation Devil Siphon, Operation Devil Thrust, Operation Dirty Harry, Operation Disarm, Operation Dixon, Operation Diyala Border Police Audit, Operation Diyala Sunrise, Operation Doctor, Operation Dragon Fox, Operation Dragon Hammer, Operation Dragon Talon II, Operation Dragon Victory, Operation Dragons Breath, Operation Duke Fortitude, Operation Duke Fury, Operation Dunlap, Operation Eagle Chickmauga, Operation Eagle Claw XI, Operation Eagle Curtain, Operation Eagle Dive I, Operation Eagle Dive II, Operation Eagle Liberty, Operation Eagle Liberty 3, Operation Eagle Lightning, Operation Eagle Shiloh III, Operation Eagle Sweep, Operation Eagle Talon, Operation Eagle Thunder III, Operation Eagle Venture IV, Operation Eagle Watch, Operation Eagles, Operation East Lansing, Operation Eastern Fury, Operation El Toro Loco, Operation Elfin Cove, Operation Enduring Education, Operation Falcon Freedom, Operation Falcon Fury, Operation Falcon Fury II, Operation Falcon Sweep, Operation Falkirk, Operation Final Cut, Operation Firecracker, Operation Flea Flicker, Operation Fontana, Operation Gator Run, Operation Gecko, Operation Gecko III A, Operation Geronimo Strike, Operation Geronimo Strike I, Operation Geronimo Strike II, Operation Gimlet Crusader, Operation Gimlet Silent Sniper, Operation Gimlet Victory, Operation Giuliani, Operation Gladiator, Operation Glory Light, Operation Gold Digger, Operation Golden Eagle II, Operation Great Lakes, Operation Green Angel, Operation Green Trident, Operation Grey Wolf II, Operation Greywolf Hammer II, Operation Grizzly Forced Entry, Operation Guardian Tiger, Operation Gun Barrel City, Operation Haifa Street, Operation Harvest Lights, Operation Hedgehog, Operation Helping Hands, Operation Hermes, Operation Hickory View, Operation Hit and Run, Operation Hoplite, Operation Hudson, Operation Hunter, Operation Hurricane II, Operation I CAN, Operation Industrial Revolution, Operation Industrial Sweep, Operation Iraqi Heart, Operation Iraqi Home Protector, Operation Iron Arrow, Operation Iron Arrow II, Operation Iron Blitz, Operation Iron Bullet, Operation Iron Fist II, Operation Iron Force, Operation Iron Fury, Operation Iron Fury II, Operation Iron Grip, Operation Iron Harvest, Operation Iron Promise, Operation Iron Resolve, Operation Ithaca, Operation Ivy Cyclone, Operation Ivy Cyclone II, Operation Ivy Lightning, Operation Ivy Needle, Operation Ivy Serpent, Operation Jalil, Operation Jaws V, Operation Joint Venture, Operation Justice League, Operation Justice Reach, Operation K(Iraq), Operation Kennesaw Dragon, Operation Keystone Sweep, Operation King Tut, Operation Knockout, Operation Koa Canyon, Operation Kodiak, Operation Lancer Fury, Operation Lancer Lightening, Operation Lancer Lightning, Operation Lanthonid, Operation Liberty Express, Operation Lightning Blitz, Operation Lightning Hammer, Operation Lightning Hammer II, Operation Lion, Operation Lion Cub, Operation Lion Hunt, Operation Lion Hunt II, Operation Lions, Operation Lions Paw, Operation Little Man, Operation Lofty Summit, Operation Longhorn, Operation Longstreet, Operation Machete Harvest, Operation Mandarin Squeeze, Operation Mandarine Squeeze, Operation Marne, Operation Marne Anvil, Operation Marne Husky, Operation Marne Thunderbolt, Operation Mayfield Sweep III, Operation Minotaur, Operation Money Worth, Operation Moon, Operation Moon River Dragon, Operation Moonlight, Operation Mountaineers, Operation Moving Forward, Operation Mustang Flex, Operation Mustang Socko, Operation Muthana Strike, Operation Mutual Security, Operation National Unity, Operation Neighborhood Watch, Operation New Blue, Operation New Day, Operation Nijmegen, Operation Nijmegen II, Operation Nijmegen III, Operation Northern Forge, Operation Northern Venture, Operation Northwestern Shoulder, Operation O.K. Coral, Operation O.K. Corral, Operation OK Corral, Operation Olympus, Operation Open Window, Operation Option North, Operation Outlaw Destroyer, Operation Overcoat, Operation Panther Backroads, Operation Panthers, Operation Passage, Operation Patriot Strike, Operation Pegasus Bridge, Operation Peninsula (MND-CS), Operation Pericles, Operation Phoenix (Iraq 2007), Operation Pitbull, Operation Pitchfork, Operation Polar Black Diamond, Operation Polar Charade, Operation Polar Dive, Operation Polar Scrum, Operation Polar Valor, Operation Post Hawk, Operation Powder River, Operation Powerline, Operation Punisher III, Operation Quarterhorse Rides, Operation Quickstrike, Operation Raging Bull, Operation Raider Harvest, Operation Ramadan Roundup, Operation Rams, Operation Rapier Thrust, Operation Rat Trap, Operation Red Bull, Operation Red Eagle, Operation Red Light II, Operation Regular Justice, Operation Resolute Sword, Operation Restoring Rights, Operation Rifle Sweep, Operation Rifles Blitz, Operation Rifles Fury, Operation Rifles Scorpion, Operation Ripper Sweep, Operation River Blitz, Operation River Gate, Operation River Walk, Operation Roaring Tiger, Operation Rock Bottom, Operation Rock Drill, Operation Rock Hammer, Operation Rock Slide, Operation Rocketman, Operation Rocketman II, Operation Rocketman III, Operation Rogue Stomp, Operation Rogue Thunder, Operation SOUK, Operation Saber Boss, Operation Saber Turner II, Operation Safety and Security, Operation Salm, Operation Saloon, Operation San Juan, Operation Sandstorm, Operation Santa Strike, Operation Saratoga, Operation Scales of Justice, Operation School Supplies, Operation Scimitar, Operation Scorpion Sting, Operation Scrimmage, Operation Shadyville, Operation Shank, Operation Shillelagh, Operation Sidewinder, Operation Silverado, Operation Skinner, Operation Slim Shady, Operation Smokewagon, Operation Snake River, Operation Soccor Ball, Operation Soda Mountain, Operation Soprano Sunset, Operation Southern Scimitar, Operation Spartan Scorpian, Operation Spartan Scorpion, Operation Spider Web, Operation Spring Clean-up, Operation Spring Cleanup, Operation Stallion Run, Operation Sterling, Operation Strategic Separation, Operation Street Sweeper II, Operation Striker Hurricane, Operation Striker Tornado, Operation Student to Student, Operation Suicide Kings, Operation Swamp Fox, Operation Swashbuckle, Operation Sweeney, Operation Sweeny, Operation Swift Sword, Operation Sword, Operation Tacoma III, Operation Talon (Iraq), Operation Tangerine Pinch, Operation Tangerine Squeeze, Operation The Iron Hammer, Operation Therapist, Operation Three Swords, Operation Thunder, Operation Thunder Cat, Operation Thunderstruck, Operation Tiger Care, Operation Tiger Clean Sweep, Operation Tiger Fury, Operation Tigers, Operation Tinto, Operation Tobruk, Operation Tomahawk (Iraq), Operation Tomahawk Strike 11, Operation Tomahawk Strike 12, Operation Tombstone Piledriver, Operation Trailblazer, Operation Trident IV, Operation Trifecta, Operation Triple Play, Operation Tropical Lightning, Operation True Grit, Operation Turki Bowl, Operation Turki Bowl II, Operation Tuwaitha Sunrise, Operation Tyr (Iraq), Operation Uhasar, Operation Unforgiven, Operation Unified Fist, Operation United Front, Operation Vacant City, Operation Valdez, Operation Vanguard Thunder, Operation Viking Clampdown III, Operation Viking Snatch, Operation Viking Squeeze, Operation Vipers Bite, Operation Warhorse Whirlwind, Operation Warmup, Operation Warrior, Operation Warrior Resolve, Operation Waterfront, Operation White Rockets, Operation White Shield, Operation Whitehouse, Operation Wickersham, Operation Wickersham II, Operation Wickersham III, Operation William Wallace, Operation Windy City, Operation Winston-Salem, Operation Wolf Stalk 2, Operation Wolfhound Fury, Operation Wolfhound Fury II, Operation Wolfhound Jab, Operation Wolfhound Power, Operation Wolfhound Trap II, Operation Wolfpack Crunch, Operation Wolverine, Operation Wolverine Alesia, Operation Wolverine Feast, Operation Woodshed, Operation Woodstock, Operation Yellow Stone, Operation Yukon River, Operation rifle's fury, Operation slim shady, Operation spring clean up, Operation woodshed.