Fort Stewart soldier killed in Iraq
Fort Stewart soldier killed in Iraq Cpl. Brandon S. Hocking, 24, of Seattle, Wash., died Monday in As Samawah, Iraq, when enemy forces attacked
his unit with an improvised explosive device. He was assigned to the 87th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade, 3rd Infantry
Division, Fort Stewart.
I wanted to post this to show that the US is still in a war in Iraq. It seems that the war has been brushed under the rug, atleast by the media.
I check the icasualties web site occasionally, and the situation is still pretty bad over there. icasualties.org...
Heres a few headlines from March 22 back to March 20, this year.
03/22/11 DoD: Army Casualty Identified
03/22/11 AP: Police officer killed in N. Iraq demonstration (plus 10 others wounded)
03/22/11 Reuters: Bomb wounds 2 at liquor store in central Baghdad
03/22/11 Reuters: Bomb kills policeman in southeast Baghdad
03/22/11 Reuters: Bomb wounds 3 people in central Baghdad
03/22/11 Reuters: Bomb kills Iraqi army lieutenant colonel in southern Baghdad
03/22/11 Reuters: Roadside bomb wounds 2 Iraqi soldiers, 1 civilian in souhern Baghdad
03/21/11 Reuters: Grenade wounds boy in northern Kirkuk
03/21/11 Reuters: Armed men kill Agriculture Ministry official in eastern Baghdad
03/21/11 Reuters: Gunmen kill Interior Ministry colonel in eastern Baghdad
03/21/11 Reuters: Gunmen kill Iraqi Defense Ministry colonel in northwestern Baghdad
03/21/11 Reuters: Gunmen wound police lieutenant in eastern Baghdad
03/21/11 Reuters: Bomb kills civilian, wounds 3 others in Baghdad
03/21/11 Reuters: Bomb kills Iraqi soldier, wounds two near Falluja
03/21/11 Reuters: Gunmen wound Iraqi Major General northeastern Baghdad
03/20/11 Reuters: Three policemen wounded by roadside bomb in central Baghdad
03/20/11 Reuters: Roadside bomb wounds 6 people in central Baghdad
03/20/11 AFP: Roadside bombs kill four in Baghdad (plus 20 wounded)
03/20/11 Reuters: Roadside bomb kills one, wounds four others in central Baghdad
03/20/11 Reuters: Grenades wounds six civilians in central Mosul
Thats only 2 days worth by the way......