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Military Friends of NewsBlaze originated these stories, sending them directly to us from Iraq, some from Afghanistan and some in the USA.

Iraqi Contractors go From Dollars to Dinar

Iraqi contractors supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom are now counting dinar instead of dollars on payday.

Operation River Gate Update – October 10 2005

Iraqi Security Forces and Marines, Soldiers and Sailors from Regimental Combat Team 2 continued Operation Bawwabatu Annaher (River Gate) in the cities of Haditha, Haqlaniyah and Barwana.

Operation River Gate Update, October 6th 2005

Security Forces were attacked with a roadside bomb in Haditha, with wiring from inside Qaryat al Khadfah mosque. Artillery rounds, ready for use as roadside bombs, were hidden on the mosque grounds.

U.S. Army colonel receives Distinguished Service Cross

'Under heavy fire, he moved from Commando to Commando, looking each in the eye and using hand and arm signals to demonstrate what he wanted done,' the citation said.