War in Iraq

Transporting Guard soldiers, equipment is no easy task

Minnesota National Guard soldiers charged with transporting thousands of soldiers and their equipment have already been working for more than half a year on logistics for the upcoming deployment by the First Brigade Combat Team, 34th Infantry Division to Kuwait.

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Document U.S. Service Member Dies In Blast Outside Mosul
Saturday's death is the second American fatality since the Mosul operation to drive out ISIS began.
Document Time To Consult Congress Over Use Of Force Against ISIS, Lawmakers Say
The U.S. has relied on legislation from 2001 to justify its use of force against ISIS. But a bipartisan group of representatives say it's outdated, and argue it's time for a debate.
Document As Iraqi Forces Encircle Mosul, ISIS Unleashes New Level Of Brutality On Civilians
More than 300,000 civilians are still trapped in northern Iraq's Mosul. ISIS has kept them there as human shields to prevent the U.S. and Iraq from launching airstrikes and mortars against them.
Document Survivors Describe Aftermath Of U.S. Airstrike On Mosul
An investigation into U.S.-launched airstrikes targeting ISIS and killing an estimated 150 civilians last month is underway. Survivors say families were forcibly packed into houses by ISIS fighters.
Document Survivors Describe Devastation After U.S. Airstrike On Mosul
Survivors of last month's U.S. airstrike on the Iraqi city of Mosul, which targeted ISIS but is suspected of killing scores of civilians, talk about why they were in the houses that collapsed on them.

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