As Sayliyah Army Base

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Coordinates: 25°11′18″N 51°24′49″E / 25.188399°N 51.413527°E / 25.188399; 51.413527

US Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld during a town meeting at As Sayliyah Army Base in 2002

As Sayliyah Army Base (Arabic:قاعدة السيلية العسكرية) is a United States Army base located in Al Sailiya, a suburb outside Doha, Qatar. U.S. Central Command uses the base to preposition material bound for use in Iraq and Afghanistan. It stores enough equipment for a U.S. Army armored brigade.[1] The base was established in the year 2000.[2]

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  1. ^ des Roches, David (June 8, 2017). "A Base is More than Buildings: The Military Implications of the Qatar Crisis". War on the Rocks. A second military facility, not generally discussed, is also present in Qatar – Camp as Sayliyah. This is a forward positioning logistics facility. It has the equipment for an entire U.S. Army armored brigade, and a number of warehouses. It was essential to American operations in Iraq in 2003.
  2. ^ "Camp As Sayliyah"

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