Operation Able Rising Force

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Operation Able Rising Force
Part of War on Terrorism,
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Date 8 December 2005 – 9 December 2005
Location Khadisia, Iraq
Belligerents
Flag of the United States.svg United States
Flag of Iraq (1991-2004).svg Republic of Iraq
Iraqi Insurgency

Operation Able Rising Force was a military operation in December 2006 in Iraq by US troops and Iraqi police and troops for purposes of counterinsurgency to locate and detain suspected terrorists.

Operation Details[edit]

The operation was a combined effort between Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 1st Brigade, 4th Iraqi Army Division, local police and troops from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division.

Occurring in Khadisia, about eight kilometers north of Tikrit, Operation Able Rising Force was set up to locate and detain suspected terrorists. Among the 52 detainees were three terrorists wanted for improvised explosive device (IED) attacks against civilians and the military.

Units[edit]

United States Units
  • 1st Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division
Iraqi Units
  • 1st Battalion, 1st Brigade, 4th Iraqi Army Division

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