Troops of Operation LAFIYA DOLE on patrol yesterday Wednesday September 28th came across some elements of Boko Haram terrorists at Bulabulin. They engaged them in a fire fight that lasted for an hour. The troops killed 9 Boko Haram terrorists and wounded several others. They also captured 2 AK-47 Rifles 2 Hand Grenades 1 Improvised Explosive Device 5 Jerrycans of Premium Motor Spirit and 9 motorcycles. However the troops hand held radio was badly damaged during the encounter. A statement…
Army Spc. Charles A. Kaufman Died June 26, 2005 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 20, of Fairchild, Wis.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 128th Infantry Regiment, Wisconsin Army National Guard, Arcadia, Wis.; killed June 26 when a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated near his Humvee in Baghdad.
Improvised Explosive Devices , the technology and materials to construct the current generation of such devices our boys are getting hit by. Description from freedomsphoenix.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Army Pfc. Daniel A. Fuentes Died April 6, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom 19, of Levittown, N.Y.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 28th Infantry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kan.; died April 6 in Baghdad of wounds sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.
Army PFC William E. Thorne, 26, of Hospers, Iowa. Died August 24, 2006, serving during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Assigned to 1st Squadron, 10th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division, Fort Hood, Texas. Died of injuries sustained when an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle during combat operations in Baghdad, Iraq.