OIF 05-07

Slouching Towards Haditha

Kilo Marines and EOD detonating an IED in Haqlaniyah, May 2006.

Kilo Marines and EOD detonating an IED in Haqlaniyah, May 2006.

While most of the posting I’ve done so far is related to the 2004-2005 deployment, the main reason is because those are the only records I have available.  I’m still continuing my search for more recent command chronologies, but otherwise the next on my list will have to be the battalion’s 2006 deployment to the Haditha Triad in Iraq.

I am not looking forward to it. Read more »

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23 October 2006: Change of Command

LtCol. Nathan Nastase (L), SgtMaj William Stables (C), LtCol Norm Cooling (R). Marine Corps Base Hawaii. October 2006.

LtCol. Nathan Nastase (L), SgtMaj William Stables (C), LtCol Norm Cooling (R). Marine Corps Base Hawaii. October 2006.

“The outgoing Battalion Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Norman C. Cooling, conducted a change of command ceremony with incoming Battalion Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Nathan I. Nastase.” — Source: 3/3 Command Chronology for the Period 01 October to 31 December 2006 Read more »

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19 – 20 October 2006: Battalion Memorial Services

061020-M-0000C-005“The Battalion conducted a Memorial Service at the Base Chapel to remember and honor the fallen Marines from the deployment to Iraq in support of OIF.” — Source: 3/3 Command Chronology for the Period 01 October to 31 December 2006 Read more »

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13 – 17 October 2006: Company Change-of-Commands

“On 13 October Weapons and Lima Company conducted their Change of Command Ceremonies at Dewey Square. On 17 October Kilo and H&S Company conducted their Change of Command Ceremonies in the field behind the armory.” — Source: 3/3 Command Chronology for the Period 01 October to 31 December 2006 Read more »

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1 – 5 October 06: Homecoming

lies “The Battalion Main Body redeployed to the Marine Corps Base Hawaii from Kuwait.”  Source — 3/3 Command Chronology for the Period 01 October to 31 December 2006 Read more »

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