War News for March 24, 2004
Bring ‘em on: Two Iraqi civilians killed, two US soldiers wounded during firefight in Fallujah
Bring ‘em on: Green Zone rocketed in Baghdad
. One US contractor wounded.
Bring ‘em on: Two Iraqi civilians killed in mortar attack in Mosul
Bring ‘em on: Two US soldiers wounded in rocket attack near Balad
Bring ‘em on: Three Iraqi policemen wounded by bomb in Mosul
Bring ‘em on: Two Iraqi civilians killed by roadside bomb in Baghdad
Bring ‘em on: Baghdad
Sheraton attacked with rocket fire.
Bring ‘em on: Facility Protection Service officer wounded in ambush near Mosul
One US soldier killed in non-combat related shooting near Mosul
Polish ambassador in Seoul says no place in Iraq is safe for foreign troops
Operation Enduring Bases
Wounded Guardsman loses job over battle wounds
. “But he was back on the job only a few days. The company, after learning secondhand about his injuries, asked him not to return to work until he supplied more information about his health, he said. In particular, Securitas wanted to know more about his diagnosis of post-traumatic stress disorder.” The article says over 3,200 complaints from returning Guardsmen and reservists have been filed with the Department of Labor
Soldier’s widow sounds off
about Lieutenant AWOL’s lies. “’The evidence that's starting to come out now feels like he was misleading us,’ Mrs. Kiehl said. ‘It seems that he did not tell the whole truth. It's almost as though he had things 'fixed' so it would look like he needed go to war. He can claim he was truthful, but the evidence feels like he was misleading us.’”
: “In his three speeches, Bush made no mention of the Iraqis who were permanently defaced. Bush cannot mention them because the invasion had no grounds. Neither weapons of mass destruction nor proof of an imminent threat was found. Bush cannot mention them because he knows a needless invasion was not worth up to 10,000 Iraqi civilians killed by US and British forces. He cannot mention them because it would only bring attention to the paltry and peculiar way the United States pays victims and the families of victims for the injuries and fatalities suffered at our hands.”
: “Somewhat in the same spirit, Worldbeat offers a warning to voters in the United States, as its presidential campaign gathers steam: The prospect of a second victory for George W. Bush is troubling in the extreme. Not just because of his administration's reckless economic program or its divisive management of international alliances. No, the most troubling part of the Bush regime is its penchant for dissembling and its obsession with global score-settling, regardless of its impact on Americans and the rest of us.”
Local story: California
Marine killed in Iraq.
Local story: Pennsylvania
soldier killed in Iraq.
Local story: Texas
soldier dies in Iraq.
Local story: Alabama
soldier wounded in Iraq.
Awards and Decorations
Local story: Washington State
soldier decorated for valor.
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