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IS group releases audio message purportedly from leader

...Crusaders we will not hurt you," he said using a derogatory term to refer to Shiites. He called on Sunni members of the Iraqi police and army to repent because "when the hands of the mujahideen get you no repentance will be accepted."He praised...
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Alaska's Stryker Brigade halfway through its Iraq mission

...terrain better and are therefore better suited to defeat the insurgency. To date, the 172nd has helped train 5,000 Iraqi police and has transferred authority for counterinsurgency operations to five of the nine Iraqi army battalions it's working...
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...Corporal Dustin Berg, an Indiana National Guard soldier, pleaded guilty to negligent homicide in the death of an Iraqi police officer (he was later sentenced to 18 months in military prison). Four adult Boy Scout leaders were killed in an...
Fort Wainwright Stryker Brigade to remain in Iraq

...been to provide security training to the Iraqi army and Iraqi police in the northern town of Mosul. Since being sent in Baghdad, U.S. troops would be teamed with Iraqi police and army units and make virtually every operation in...
Army makes clearer how soldier died

...first reports to come from Iraq, Maj. Kirk Gohlke, an Army spokesman in Alaska, said Tuesday. Also killed were four Iraqi police and eight insurgents, including three who blew themselves up with explosives, according to officials. Webster said...
Former Juneau cop trains Iraqi police in Red Zone

...commanders, 2006 was the beginning of an effort to allow troop reductions by replacing U.S. soldiers with a viable Iraqi police force. Lichtenberger was halfway through his tour at the famous academy when a failed $75 million project that left...
Northwest Digest

...of another Fort Richardson paratrooper, killed Monday when his unit was hit with indirect fire while working at an Iraqi police station in Karmah, Iraq. That soldier's identity has not been released. Geese signal spring in Delta Junction FAIRBANKS...
Northwest Digest Fort Richardson in Anchorage in May 2005. Spohn died when his unit was hit with indirect fire while working at an Iraqi police station in Karmah, Iraq, the Army said. Three other paratroopers were injured in the incident. Two were listed as...
Sorry troops, Iraq mission not accomplished just yet

...because of the improved capacity and skills of our 500,000-strong police force. After the U.S. troop withdrawals, Iraqi police will take charge of security in most major population centers, including 70 percent of Baghdad. The Interior Ministry...
Fort Wainwright MP company deploys to Iraq Monday

...their goodbyes Monday to relatives and friends. The 140 MPs are headed to Iraq for the next year to train and support Iraqi police. To prepare for the deployment the 472nd trained for a month last fall at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin...


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