Monday, November 10, 2003

Happy 228th Birthday to the United States Marine Corps! War News for November 10, 2003 Bring ‘em on: US soldier killed in RPG ambush near Iskandariya. Bring ‘em on: US troops under small arms fire in Baghdad. Bring ‘em on: Mortar attack in Baghdad. Bring ‘em on: US troops mortared in Mosul. Bring ‘em on: Three US soldiers wounded in patrol ambush near Fallujah. Bring ‘em on: US headquarters in central Mosul again attacked with small arms fire. Bring 'em on: US troops fighting Kurdish PKK guerrillas in northern Iraq. Bring 'em on: US soldier shoots and kills head of the district's U.S.-appointed municipal council during "altercations" in Sadr City. Iraqis demonstrate against US in Sadr City. Unemployment in Iraq increases instability and insecurity. Bremer’s decision to disband Iraqi Army was sheer folly with permanent damages. Fashion maven L. Paul Bremer warns of rising militancy in Iraq. “Mr. Bremer also warned the problem will continue to grow worse, unless intelligence in Iraq improves.� Replacing Bremer with a competent administrator would be a good start. Local newspapers in military towns are paying attention to the war. US 1st Cavalry Division prepares for deployment to Iraq. “Every Friday, Capt. Timothy Tyson lines his soldiers on the pavement in the Army motor pool and tells them straight up what to expect when they eventually deploy to Iraq. His most effective method: reading aloud the details surrounding new deaths of U.S. troops.� Casualty Reports Local story: Michigan soldier killed in Iraq. Local story: Colorado soldier wounded in Iraq. Local story: Iowa soldier killed in Iraq.


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