Col. J.D. Alford (3/6) Col. S.W. Davis (RCT-2): Abu Musab al-Zarqawi
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Operation Steel Curtain official photos – with news updates below Colonel Stephen W. Davis, commanding officer, Regimental Combat Team 2, prepares to board a helicopter at Al Asad Airbase in Operation Steel Curtain.
Operation Steel Curtain and Iron Fist. 397 likes. This is a page for those who served in Operations Steel Curtain and Iron Fist from October 2005 – March
Operation Steel Curtain: A Little-Known But Deadly Battle Oct 13, 2011 Gunnery Sergeant Michael D. Fay, a combat artist and Gulf War veteran, was embedded with Company F, 2d Battalion, First Marine Regiment during Operation Iraqi Freedom in late 2005.
Operation Steel Curtain began a new phase on Nov 14th, when Soldiers and Sailors from Regimental Combat Team-2 paired with Iraqi Security Forces moved in to secure the town of Ubaydi on the banks
Jun 06, 2010 · Patrol stop along Euphrates River, west of Ubaydi, Iraq; Operation Steel Curtain, November 14, 2005. For two long days, the 14th and 15th, the insurgents had tried to make a stand in the streets of New Ubaydi against a full Marine battalion.
The Steel Curtain was the defensive line of the 1970s American football team Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League (NFL). The line was the backbone of the Steelers dynasty, which won four Super Bowls (IX, X, XIII, and XIV) in six years.
Steel Curtain is a subordinate operation to Hunter, whose objective is to bolster the U.S. and Iraqi presence in the western Anbar region from Qaim to Haditha and deny al Qaeda in Iraq the ability to establish safe havens in the region.
Oct 25, 2010 · Codenamed Operation Steel Curtain, its aim was to prevent foreign fighters and weapons entering Iraq from Syria. It was touted as a successful assault when it ended after 17 days.
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What was a limited Coalition presence in the Al Qa’im region in March of 2005 has now transformed into a major presence of Coalition forces, and allowed for the successful execution of Operation Steel Curtain.
Operation Steel Curtain (Arabic: الحجاب الفولاذي Al Hejab Elfulathi) was a military operation executed by coalition forces in early November 2005 to reduce the flow of foreign insurgents crossing the border and joining the Iraqi insurgency.The operation was important in that it was the first large scale deployment of the New Iraqi Army.