Posts Tagged With: James Lanham

5 October 2007: Attack on the Iraqi Police Station

On October 5 Lima Company at the Iraqi Police Station in Karmah came under a complex attack from multiple directions. Marines and Iraqi police returned fire. Due to low light conditions, illumination and close air support (CAS) was called in. After twenty minutes the enemy fled. One hour later, a CAS mission from HMLA-369 reported receiving fire from two hostile vehicles to the east of Karmah. HMLA conducted a CAS mission and destroyed the two vehicles. Read more »

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3 June 2006: FOB Haqlaniyah Attack

“In the afternoon of June 3, outside the Marines forwarding operating base located in the violent city of Haqlaniyah, three insurgents armed with automatic rifles and wearing face masks opened fire on Marines working in front of the barrier-laden base.The Marines returned fire and two minutes later, another squad of Marines flooded the streets outside the forward operating base… and launched an overwhelming counter-attack that resulted in two of three insurgents dead within 10 minutes.” — Source: 1st Marine Division Press Release

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11 – 18 May 2006: Haqlaniyah Hotel

SAMSUNG DIGIMAX A55WKilo 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

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