22 July 2010: ‘Dealer 54’ Crash
An AH-1 Cobra from HMLA-369 was shot down while in support of India Company during Operation THRESHER, killing the two pilots. The operation was suspended one day for a Tactical Recovery of Aircraft and Personnel mission. Read more
22 – 30 July 2009: Recovery of Capt. Scott Speicher
The battalion, operating as part of Task Force Personnel Recovery, located the remains of missing Navy pilot Michael “Scott” Speicher.
14 June 2006: India Company Firefight in Haditha
A joint India Company-Iraqi Army patrol was attacked in Haditha, resulting in one Marine killed. — Source: Regimental Combat Team 7 Press Release
22 May 2006: FOB Haqlaniyah IED Attack
Enemy forces set off an IED near the entrance to FOB Haqlaniyah, resulting in two Marine fatalities.
11 – 18 May 2006: Haqlaniyah Hotel
Kilo Company engaged a group of insurgents in an abandoned hotel in Haqlaniyah; after a several hour firefight, the hotel was destroyed by precision-guided munitions dropped by aircraft. — Source: 1st Marine Division Press Release