iraq

Fort Hood Soldier Dies in Iraq
The Department of Defense announced Tuesday that a Fort Hood Soldier died Monday, February 20, in Al Anbar Province, Iraq from a non-combat related incident while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.
Obama to Meet with Allies on Militant Fight
JULIE PACE, AP White House Correspondent
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and his military commanders are meeting with defense chiefs from more than 20 nations participating in the fight against the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq.
Anniversary Attacks
Tuesday’s 10th anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq was marked by a dozen bomb blasts throughout Baghdad and a police base in a neighboring Shiite town just south of the capital.
A series of coordinated car bombs and roadside blasts began near the heavily fortified Green Zone around 8 AM, tar…