Three KIA, Three WIA in Rocket Attack

Three KIA, Three WIA in Rocket Attack

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    Three KIA, Three WIA in Rocket Attack

    On 30 June 2011 my little camp in the middle of the desert near the border with another country was struck by 3-4 IRAM's (Improvised Rocket Assisted Munitions) scoring direct hits on the Command Tent, TOC and housing area.

    This occured approx. 10-15 minutes after the Base Closure Ceromony where the Iraqi's were given the camp and the military unit was leaving.

    Three were killed and three seriously wounded which comprised virtually the entire command staff and the contractor heading up base life support.

    Please take a moment to say a prayer for these brave men and leave a message on the memorial page on facebook.

    The wounded are now in Germany.

    Thanks in advance.
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    Thoughts and prayers to all involved. I have said it before and I will say it again, you keep our country safe and there is no greater sacrafice then the one all of you make when you put on our countries uniform. Stay safe, and thank you.

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    Sorry for your loss tacman. All of you will be in my thoughts and prayers. Stay safe!

    BTW the facebook link didn't work for me.
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    Sorry to hear this...added to my DC list.
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    Sorry to hear man. I hope the wounded recover well and those we lost rest in peace.

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    Hey tacman, prayers sent for killed, their families and their fellow troops, hope injured recover quickly.
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