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Its first operational use was during Operation Allied Force in the Balkans in 1999. JDAM has been used extensively in Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) and Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and most recently in NATO's Operation Unified Protector in Libya. Our View Boeing's Defense Space and Security ...

The Coast Guard didn't make anyone available for this story. David Minsky is a freelance journalist based in California's Central Coast. He is a former sonar technician and a Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom veteran. You can reach him at minskyda@gmail.com. Follow David on ...
With extensive experience in the Middle East, Morrissey served in Operation Desert Storm, Bosnia and Operation Iraqi Freedom. From 2012-14, Morrissey commanded the army's premier defense organization, the 31st Air Defense Artillery Brigade, Garrett said. Given today's multipolar, military world, ...
Barrios says he realizes when people meet him, they are often full of fear -- knowing nothing about the person who may be operating on them. He takes the ... "I dedicated 20 years of my life as a physician to be available to the military and was deployed during Operation Iraqi Freedom," he said. "When ...
Whether Saddam still had proscribed weapons or the material to make them--the ostensible causus belli for Operation Iraqi Freedom--will doubtless be an issue debated by Historians. Although it is now generally believed that Iraq did not have such weapons, it is far from clear. In 2008, John McLaughlin, retired as Acting ...

It was soon evident that the campaign plan for Operation Iraqi Freedom, although delivering as promised in toppling Saddam and his military, did not have a realistic vision for what would follow. Consequently, there were not enough forces on the ground to deal with a post-Saddam Iraq, and that country ...
He was detailed to the U.S. Department of Defense during Operation Iraqi Freedom and served in Iraq and Qatar. He served a second deployment in Iraq while assigned to the U.S. Senate's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations probe into the United Nation's failed oil-for-food Program. James was ...
A decorated pilot with over 2,300 military flying hours (including 400 combat hours) and 3,000 civilian flying hours, Miller has served in Operations Noble Eagle, Enduring Freedom, Iraqi Freedom, New Dawn, Inherent Resolve, and sat Alpha Alert in support of Homeland Defense. Miller said she did live in ...
In 2004 she deployed with her unit in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. While there she served as the mail clerk for 22,000 soldiers. On her first time pulling duty in Iraq, a mortar hit 200 meters in front of her. "Her only reaction was to freeze. She didn't scream or anything. She said her biggest memory ...
He was awarded again in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Roberts list of awards include his 2004 Blue Jacket of the Year award. He was promoted, through the Command Advancement Program, to 3rd Class Petty Officer by the Command Master Chief and Commanding Officer of VFA-143. Roberts also was ...
Command Sgt. Maj. Alonzo Smith has been appointed to the board of directors of the Wounded Warrior Project. He has 33 years of military experience, including deployments serving in combat during Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Among his awards and decorations are the ...
Flores served in the United States Army from 2005-2009 stationed overseas in Schweinfurt, Germany. During his time in service, he was deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom where the vehicle he was in was hit by an improvised explosive device. His unit also received small arms fire in the attack, ...
He served 18 months of active duty in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and received a number of awards including the army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War On Terrorism Service Medal, armed forces Reserve Medal and an Overseas Service Ribbon. He previously ...
With enactment of the FY2014 Consolidated Appropriations Act on January 1, 2014 (H.R. 3547/P.L. 113-73), Congress has approved appropriations for the past 13 years of war that total $1.6 trillion for military operations, base support, weapons maintenance, training of Afghan and Iraq security forces, ...
Following the attacks on 9/11, a penetrating and persistent reconnaissance capability would have been a top priority, and it is widely understood that a similar clandestine aircraft system belonging to Lockheed participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom. This was likely a semi-operational forerunner to the ...
In 2016, Sharon Ledbetter of Lewis Clark Quilts of Valor asked to host the Eyes of Freedom memorial, a series of eight life size portraits of 23 soldiers killed during Operation Iraqi Freedom. The piece made its Idaho debut in November 2016. Ledbetter says, "The pictures keep their memories alive and ...

Before joining the Detroit-based company, James completed eight years of active duty military service as a Ranger-qualified aviation officer where he led two Apache platoons in combat operations during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Since his arrival at James Group, its workforce has climbed notably and ...
He served 18 months of active duty in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and received a number of awards including the army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Global War On Terrorism Service Medal, armed forces Reserve Medal and an Overseas Service Ribbon. He previously ...
Following their beliefs, the pair recently opened a completely rehabilitated six-bedroom facility that houses male Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom war veterans. Under the umbrella of CSR, the House of Veterans, consisting of four homes, will provide a safe and stable foundation of ...
A Marine from Heavy Mobile Helicopter Squadron 169, speaks to the copilot of an AH-1 Cobra while refueling at a forward operating base in Iraq April 11 while in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Operation Iraqi Freedom is the multinational coalition effort to liberate the Iraqi people, eliminate Iraq's weapons of mass ...
Taylor Pokorney, 17, stands in front of a tribute to her father, Marine 1st Lt. Frederick Pokorney Jr., who was killed in Operation Iraqi Freedom when she was 2 ... A West Albany high school senior has been named one of 95 semifinalists nationwide for Operation Homefront's 2018 Military child of the Year.
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly said on Wednesday that the California teacher and city councilman who described those in the military as the "lowest of the low" can "go to hell." Last week, Gregory Salcido -- a government teacher at El Rancho high school in Pico Rivera, near Los Angeles -- told his ...
In Afghanistan, Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF) began on Oct. 7, 2001, and ended on Dec. 31, 2014. In Iraq, Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) began on March 20, 2003, and on Sept. 1, 2010, operations there continued under the name Operation New Dawn (OND). To help carry out its charge, the ...
"With that being said, the generation of students that helped are young and don't even know much about 9/11 or even Operation Iraqi Freedom, or Enduring Freedom; not to mention, Desert Storm, Vietnam, Korea, World wars, and all the small conflicts in between!" Bordenkircher said Valley high school's ...
When I served as a commissioned officer in the navy and in Operations Enduring and Iraqi Freedom, we fought battles on three fronts: air, sea and land. Our country is now faced with a fourth battlefront -- one that has already made its way into the private lives of many American citizens: cyber warfare.
American troops faced off against the BRDM-2 in Grenada, where a few were captured and sent back. American troops had a great deal of success against this vehicle during Desert Storm and even more success during Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. As many as 40 countries have operated this vehicle, which is now ...
... of the great things we can achieve when women are seen and treated as equals and given the same chance to contribute to their country," U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth said in a statement. The Democrat from Illinois was among the first army women to fly combat missions during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
DECATUR -- When Tom Willfong returned home nearly 15 years ago after serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom, he found few people in Macon County who were able to understand his experience. Willfong was injured during an attack while on a road march. He broke his arm and now suffers from post ...
According to the lawsuit, Turner served three tours in Afghanistan and Iraq when serving in the United States Army National Guard between 2000 and 2005, serving as a military police specialist in the war in Afghanistan and as military police sergeant, team leader during Operation Iraqi Freedom. In 2009 ...
Before that Hoelz deployed during Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom as the Staff Judge Advocate for Carrier Strike Group 10 aboard USS Harry S. Truman. Hoelz works on laws involving international agreements, rules of engagement and other aspects that he described as the ...
He passed away at the age of 27, while serving in Operation Iraqi Freedom. "It seems like yesterday, all the time," said his father, Mr. Bill McNaughton. "It's just nice to see all the men and women come out. It's nice, and we are here for Jimmy. His way is still helping people. Even though he is not here with us ...
"The district is involved in significant planning, design and construction efforts that address replacement of outdated navigation structures on the Ohio and Kanawha rivers, dam safety measures at operating projects in central Ohio and southern West Virginia, and other significant water resource challenges ...
According to various reports, even though Washington is allegedly still fighting a war on terror, two operations, namely Operation Iraqi Freedom (2003-2011) and Operation Enduring Freedom (2001-2014) account for the vast majority of the costs suffered, amounting to more than 1.3 trillion dollars ...
Before he could retire, though, Mr. Reamer was called back into service, deployed to Kuwait to work supply chain management during Operation Iraqi Freedom in the mid-2000s. He returned home, finished his career as a union administrator and retired as a sergeant first class. Brent said his father taught ...
The state and Clyborne -- a combat veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, where she received the Bronze Star -- emphasized in the news release that her top priority will be resolving ongoing issues with the Minnesota Licensing and Registration System (MNLARS). Clyborne "made clear today her strong ...
... the Russo-Georgia war, the fighting in Chechnya, and in Operation Iraqi Freedom, among others. During Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom, it came out second-best when rated against the Bradley. In response, the Russians began development of the BMP-3, which replaced the wire-guided missiles with a 100mm gun.
The NSA's voice recognition technology was used during Operation Iraqi Freedom to verify deposed leader Saddam Hussein as the voice in recorded media, and the Intercept traces NSA voice recognition use back to at least 2003. In addition to alleged Spies and foreign targets, the documents suggest that ...
He was deployed by the United States Army four times, once to Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom, and three times to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. "Sgt. Golin was a loving son and father who will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and fellow soldiers," said Governor Chris ...
The Democrat from Illinois was among the first army women to fly combat missions during Operation Iraqi Freedom. In 2004, Duckworth was deployed to Iraq as a Black Hawk pilot for the Illinois Army National Guard when it was struck down by a rocket-propelled grenade. She lost her legs and partial use of ...
... for a master's degree in aerospace engineering, followed by the University of Bristol in England for a master's degree in international relations. McClain was also an officer in the U.S. Army in 2002 and earned her wings as a Kiowa Warrior pilot in 2005. She served 15 months in Operation Iraqi Freedom, ...
Abadi's new allies included Qais al-Khazali, who, backed by Iran, was involved in killing Americans during Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and spent three years in US detention. According to this Washington source, that alliance--although it proved short-lived--has significantly increased pressure from ...
Maintainers work on an A-10 Thunderbolt II at a desert air base in the Arabian gulf region during Operation Iraqi Freedom.The Air Force has set up a team to look into hypoxia and other unexplained physiological events that have affected pilots flying A-10s and other aircraft. (Master Sgt Stefan Alford/Air ...
CSM Troxell is the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs Of Staff and has served over 30 years in numerous units throughout his military career. He has seen five combat tours of duty in Panama, Operation Desert Shield/Storm in Iraq, two tours in Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation ...
Captain Shealy joins following four successful sea tours with the United States Navy, including support for Operation Desert Shield, Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Joint Task Force Liberia. As a logistician, he was commander of the Defense Logistics Agency Distribution Center ...
He later deployed as the emergency medicine physician in charge of resuscitative medicine in Taqaddum, Iraq, as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. A year after that, while Jackson was still in Iraq, the George W. Bush administration selected him to be a White House physician under Air Force Brigadier ...
He was part of Operation Joint Forge, the NATO peace-keeping operation in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Operation Allied Force during the Kosovo ... as a project crew leader, attached to Air Det Company for Operation Iraqi Freedom where he served in Balad, Baghdad, ar-Ramadi and Fallujah in 2004.
He commanded 1st Supply Company in Somalia for Operation Restore Hope, Marine Wing Support Squadron 371 in Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2005, and Combat logistics Regiment 17. He was the Team Leader and Senior advisor to the 7th Iraqi Infantry Division as it assumed responsibility for ...
of musical Projects with Harris co penning a song on every GENEVA CD. In early 2003 after the release of their first Rock CD Produced. by Jones; GENEVA was picked to be the First Act to Perform on a USO Tour of the Middle East after Operation Iraqi Freedom. This garnered. the Band National Exposure ...
Afghanistan >> Ten years ago, on Christmas Day 2007, then-FBI special agent Brian Fitzpatrick was deployed to Iraq as an al-Qaeda Interrogator as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom. A decade later to the day, Congressman Brian Fitzpatrick (PA-08) returned to the region to spend Christmas Day with ...


 

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