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  • Fort Carson locked down after shooting incident [Colorado]

    09/22/2014 10:01:25 PM PDT · by blueplum · 11 replies
    ABC News - The Denver Channel ^ | September 22, 2014 9:20pm | Wayne Harrison
    (no print outlets covering at this time cannot exerpt TV station) Summary: Shots were reportedly fired on Fort Carson, Colorado this evening at approx 8pm. Base is on partial lockdown. Entry allowed with ID, exit prohibited. Gate 1, Filmore and (downtown) Colorado Springs are involved. Ambulance at gate 1 but no reports of injuries. No active shooter reported at this time. Traffic snarled. El Paso County Sheriff and Colorado Springs scanners were/are down. Developing...
  • Iraqi Memoorial

    02/16/2007 9:35:25 AM PST · by Shellback Chuck · 6 replies · 278+ views
    This statue currently stands outside the Iraqi palace, now home to the 4th Infantry division. It will eventually be shipped home and put in the memorial museum in Fort Hood , TX
  • Operation Dealer Daze

    01/22/2006 1:13:53 PM PST · by SCPatriot77 · 1 replies · 487+ views
    Jan 22, 2006 | J. Vanzant
    Operation Dealer Daze Written by J. Vanzant On or about 8 January, 2006, the enemy in AO Dealer thought they held the upper hand in the fight for control in the new Iraq. The 1st Battalion 67th Armored Regiment "Dealers", 4th Infantry Division from Fort Hood, Texas were about to prove them wrong. In the first full-scale combat operation conducted by the Dealers, Alpha, Bravo, and Charlie company teams bloodied the nose of our enemy in a joint operation involving well trained Iraqi Army Soldiers, skilled Iraqi Police, and combat power from across the well-stocked arsenal of the United States...
  • Memorial to Honor Fallen Task Force Ironhorse Troops

    02/21/2004 2:52:57 PM PST · by Calpernia · 20 replies · 596+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Feb. 20, 2004 | By Donna Miles
    A bronze statue of a soldier mourning a fallen comrade traveled from Tikrit, Iraq, to Fort Hood, Texas, this week to become the focal point of a memorial to the soldiers of Task Force Ironhorse who have died during Operation Iraqi Freedom. The statue arrived at Fort Hood's Robert Gray Army Airfield Feb. 16, along with the first 60 soldiers in the task force to redeploy from Iraq, said Capt. Charles Armstrong, secretary of the general staff for the rear detachment. Armstrong said the statue will be moved today to a 4th Infantry Division storage site as preparations for the...
  • DefendAmerica Web Site Delivers Valentine's Wishes

    02/13/2004 10:36:49 AM PST · by Calpernia · 8 replies · 364+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Feb. 13, 2004 | By Donna Miles
    With 114,000 service members deployed to Iraq and another 11,000 in Afghanistan supporting the war on terror, Cupid's arrow is going to have to travel a few extra miles this Valentine's Day. The 4th Infantry Division reported a slight increase in the number of "care packages" arriving for soldiers at its headquarters in Tikrit, Iraq. And division spokesman Lt. Col. Bill McDonald said many soldiers are using the Internet to send flowers and candy to loved ones at home. The cyber-waves are expected to overflow Feb. 14 with Valentine's Day wishes between deployed troops and their "special some ones." Already,...
  • Myers Wishes Guard Brigade 'Godspeed' in Iraqi Deployment

    02/12/2004 6:23:32 PM PST · by Calpernia · 10 replies · 221+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Feb. 12, 2004 | By Jim Garamone
    "We'll be good. … We'll be careful, and we'll be back," was what Army Brig. Gen. Danny H. Hickman promised the thousands of family members gathered at the Crown Coliseum here today. Hickman will lead the 30th Heavy Separate Brigade – a part of the North Carolina National Guard – to Iraq next month. The brigade is the first complete National Guard combat brigade to deploy since the end of World War II. The brigade also has soldiers from West Virginia, New York, Minnesota, Maryland, Illinois, Alabama, Texas and California. It will be part of the 1st Infantry Division, which...
  • Rocket Attack Kills 1 Soldier, Injures 12

    02/02/2004 10:50:32 AM PST · by Calpernia · 4 replies · 216+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Feb. 2, 2004 | Media Center
    One 4th Infantry Division soldier was killed and 12 others were wounded during a rocket attack on Logistics Support Area Anaconda near Balad, Iraq, Feb. 1. The injured soldiers were taken to the 31st Combat Support Hospital for treatment. A Combined Joint Task Force 7 news release today said two of the soldiers were in serious condition, six were in stable condition and four were treated for superficial wounds and returned to duty. One soldier was killed and two others were injured Feb. 1 when their humvee rolled over near the town of Haditha. The injured soldiers were evacuated to...
  • Defense Officials Identify Army Casualties

    01/23/2004 12:23:04 PM PST · by Calpernia · 6 replies · 86+ views
    US DoD WOT ^ | Jan. 22, 2004 | Media Releases DoD
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2004 — Defense Department officials announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom. The 4th Infantry Division soldiers were killed in a mortar attack on a forward operating base near Ba'qubah the evening of Jan. 21. Killed were: Spc. Gabriel T. Palacios, 22, of Lynn, Mass. and Pfc. James D. Parker, 20, of Bryan, Texas. Both soldiers were assigned to the 588th Engineer Battalion (Heavy), 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. This incident is under investigation.
  • Mortar Attack Kills 2 Soldiers; Raids Continue to Get Results

    01/22/2004 9:00:33 PM PST · by Calpernia · 3 replies · 181+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Jan. 22, 2004 | By John D. Banusiewicz
    Two U.S. soldiers were killed and another was injured in a Jan. 21 mortar and rocket attack on a 4th Infantry Division base near Baqubah, Iraq. The wounded soldier was treated immediately and was evacuated to the 21st Combat Support Hospital, according to a Combined Joint Task Force 7 news release. The soldier was reported to be in critical, but stable, condition. Officials are withholding the soldiers' names until their families are notified. At a coalition press conference in Baghdad today, Army Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt, deputy operations director for CJTF 7, updated recent military activity in Iraq. Kimmitt. The...
  • Resistance Elements 'Brought to Their Knees,' Odierno Says

    01/22/2004 11:27:19 AM PST · by Calpernia · 9 replies · 142+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Jan. 22, 2004 | By Jim Garamone
    Former regime elements have been "brought to their knees" in the 4th Infantry Division area of Iraq, the division commander said in a news conference today. Speaking with Pentagon reporters here in a video conference from Tikrit, Iraq, Army Maj. Gen. Raymond T. Odierno said capture of Saddam Hussein was a major defeat for the enemy. The most important result of the capture, he added, was the increase in intelligence coming from Iraqis on anti-coalition activities. The general said attacks on the coalition are down, and the intensity is less than last month. The intelligence allows division soldiers to conduct...
  • GOTTA SEE THIS-WarEndur.Freedom 12/15/03-Saddam's Kitchen,Bedroom,Hole

    12/15/2003 9:36:38 AM PST · by Diogenesis · 97 replies · 9,975+ views
    Yahoo, AP, Reuters, and the usual suspects | 12/15/03 | The Armies of Good against the Axis of Evil
    GOTTA SEE THIS - War for Enduring Freedom 12/15/03 -Tikrit, Iraq -Saddam's Farm, Kitchen, Bedroom, and Rat-hole BREAKING: Tikrit, Iraq - Saddam's Farm, Kitchen, Bedroom, Hole BREAKING: Tikrit, Iraq - Heroes of the U.S Army's 4th Infantry Division (Task Force Ironhorse) QFN ==== YE OLDE QUAGMIRE-FREE NEWS Exclusive to FReerepublic Want to take a ride? Here is Saddam's keep. Thanks to TaxRelief for some of the links. ========= Tikrit ========= The area where tyrant-murderer Saddam Hussein was captured by the 600 heroes of 4th ID, at 8 PM on 12/13/03. In Tikrit, Iraq, the farm where Saddam was "living" on...
  • Twas Two Weeks Before Christmas

    12/15/2003 6:08:53 AM PST · by BellStar · 34 replies · 188+ views
    Twas Two Weeks Before Christmas T'was two weeks before Christmas, And all through Iraq, The people still worried that Saddam would be back. The soldiers went out on their nightly patrol, Capturing the bad guys was always their goal! With raids seeming endless in the triangle Sunni, We hoped that not all of Iraq was so looney! We gathered the tribe of Saddam, in Tikrit, And suddenly now they all started to snit! They told of a farm where Hussein just might be Odierno then called on our boys- from the great 4th ID!More rapid than Baathists our soldiers they...
  • Army Briefing Slides of Saddam Capture

    12/15/2003 4:30:22 AM PST · by GreyFriar · 1 replies · 150+ views
    U.S. Army Home Page (Army Public Affairs) ^ | 15 December 2004 | U.S. Army
    Go to the Army Home page: 4th ID captures Saddam WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2003 — With three words – “We got him” – Ambassador L. Paul Bremer III announced at a press briefing in Baghdad today that U.S. forces had captured Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein near his hometown of Tikrit. View Full Story • DoD Briefing Transcript • DoD Briefing Slides

    12/14/2003 3:35:42 AM PST · by section9 · 59 replies · 345+ views
    The Usual Suspects ^ | 12/14/2003 | Me, just me
    Congratulations to the Officers and Men of the U.S. 4th Infantry Division, "Ivy", and their comrades in the Kurdish Peshmergha, on the event of the capture of Saddam al-Hussein. Well done, gentlemen. Cigars all around. Be Seeing You, Chris
  • U.S. (Army Black Hawk) helicopter crashes in Iraq

    11/06/2003 11:29:55 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 74 replies · 554+ views
    AP | Friday, November 7, 2003
    <p>BAGHDAD, Iraq -- An Army Black Hawk helicopter crashed Friday near the north-central city of Tikrit, the U.S. military said. The crash came a day after Poland suffered its first combat death since the aftermath of World War II and two American soldiers died in attacks near Baghdad and along the Syrian border.</p> <p>It was not known whether the Black Hawk helicopter went down due to mechanical failure or hostile fire.</p>
  • Blackhawk down in Iraq, six US soldiers killed

    11/07/2003 5:59:21 AM PST · by archy · 13 replies · 318+ views
    AFP via Yahoo ^ | Fri, Nov 07, 2003 | AFP
    World - AFP Blackhawk down in Iraq, six US soldiers killed 11 minutes ago Add World - AFP to My Yahoo! TIKRIT, Iraq (AFP) - Six US soldiers were killed when a Blackhawk helicopter was "forced down" outside a US military base near Saddam Hussein (news - web sites)'s hometown of Tikrit. Fri Nov 7, 8:33 AM ET A US soldier holds his pistol as he asks people to go inside during a weapons search in Fallujah. Six US soldiers were killed when a US Blackhawk helicopter was 'forced down' outside a US military base near the northern Iraqi town...
  • Defense Secretary Rumsfeld Comments On A Northern Front In Iraq

    03/28/2003 9:19:02 AM PST · by Stand Watch Listen · 158+ views | March 27, 2003 | Tony Capaccio
    Washington -- The following are comments by Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld on the importance of opening a northern front in Iraq. About 1,000 paratroopers from the 173rd Aviation Brigade last night took control of an airfield at Bashur, in a Kurdish-controlled area of northern Iraq. Their arrival may clear the way for the entry of more U.S. troops who will attack the Iraqi military from the north. The jump into Iraq was necessary because Turkey refused to allow U.S. troops to use Turkish bases.Rumsfeld spoke at a congressional hearing and to reporters after the hearing.On Turkey's role and a northern...
  • U.S. 4th Infantry Division Heading for Gulf

    03/26/2003 3:09:43 PM PST · by green team 1999 · 5 replies · 178+ views
    reuters ^ | march-26-2003 | By Charles Aldinger
    U.S. 4th Infantry Division Heading for Gulf By Charles Aldinger WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will fly its high-tech 4th Infantry Division and other units totaling more than 30,000 troops to the Gulf within days to join the invasion of Iraq (news - web sites), the military said on Wednesday. Troops from the division, based at Fort Hood, Texas, and considered one of the most modern forces in the military, will begin flying to the Gulf on Sunday to join its tanks and equipment now approaching Kuwait on ships, defense officials said. The division, with a total of 16,000...
  • US deploys 30,000 more troops

    03/26/2003 11:15:51 AM PST · by Guardian_John · 43 replies · 246+ views
    Washington has announced it is flying another 30,000 troops from the US to the war zone. The announcement came after Saddam Hussein's elite Republican Guard was ordered on the offensive and a column of 1,000 vehicles was sent from Baghdad to confront US troops in central Iraq. The US is flying its high tech 4th Infantry Division and other units to the Gulf - raising fears the American forces have become overextended in their race to the southern approaches to Baghdad
  • US 4th Infantry Division heading for Gulf

    03/26/2003 8:17:14 AM PST · by kattracks · 109 replies · 363+ views
    Reuters | 3/26/03
    US 4th Infantry Division heading for Gulf WASHINGTON, March 26 (Reuters) - The United States is flying its high-tech 4th Infantry Division and other units totaling more than 30,000 troops to the Gulf to join the invasion of Iraq, the military said on Wednesday. Troops from the division, based at Fort Hood, Texas, and considered one of the most modern fighting forces in the military, will begin flying to the Gulf region in coming days to join its heavy armor and equipment, a spokesman at Fort Hood told Reuters. The division, with a total of 16,000 troops at Fort Hood...