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Archive | Iraq (2002-2011)

All military operations within Iraq during the time period between March, 2002 until December 2011.

WW2 10th Air Force personnel with bomb

Christmas and War in the U.S. Armed Forces

America’s fighting men and women have endured the hardships of combat for almost 250 years. However, those hardships haven’t prevented Soldiers, Marines, Sailors and Airmen from celebrating the Holy holiday. CombatTales.com presents a look at American war fighters celebrating Christmas during times of war. (more…)

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Was Iraq Worth It?

President Obama finally gave his speech stating that all American troops will be out of Iraq by the end of 2012. It has been nine years since we first stepped foot on the “Fertile Crescent” (at least since the start of the war) and it is about time that our troops come home. I spent […]

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Navy Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor Citation: Michael A. Monsoor

Rank and Organization: Master-At-Arms Second Class (Sea, Air And Land), United States Navy Citation: For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty as automatic weapons gunner for Naval Special Warfare Task Group Arabian Peninsula, in support of Operation IRAQI FREEDOM on 29 September 2006. As […]

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