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By Salvatore Anthony Esposito Jr.

In March 2003 the us army introduced an invasion of Iraq. Months afterwards rumors all started circulating approximately human rights violations in army criminal amenities all through occupied Iraq. In January 2004, a military MP serving in Abu Ghraib criminal left a disc containing pictures of prisoner abuse at the mattress of an army investigator. the pictures have been notorious the instant they got here to public consciousness, and the face of the Iraq struggle was once re-drawn to be that of sadistic American infantrymen. despite the fact that, infantrymen have lived and bled and died preserving the human rights of detainees at Abu Ghraib. the current paintings information the braveness, get to the bottom of, and mercy of the warriors of the 344th wrestle help health facility, military reservists from ny who have been additionally current on the dual Towers scene on September eleven, 2001.

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Sporadic lighter attacks occurred during the remainder of the night and were repelled. S. personnel in FOB Abu Ghraib on April 2. There were numerous minor injuries and incidents and the destruction of several detainee housing facilities. Soldiers and personnel resupplied ammunition to defenders in towers and on the walls, evacuated casualties, delivered water to entrenched soldiers, and held various defensive positions throughout the base. The group effort thwarted the nightmarish idea that the FOB could be overrun.

All eyes went her way. A fellow female officer went and sat beside her. Nothing over the last ninety days had fazed Captain Terry. The soldiers grouped and talked in low voices, curious as to what had broken her. The female officer and Captain Terry came out ten minutes later. They walked past us like we were not there and headed towards the hospital. Captain Terry hung on her arm, staring down, encumbered by an exquisite aura of pain. Tears streamed from her suffering blue eyes onto the ground. There is a miracle in crying a fellow medic once said while we were in between training seminars.

The estimate of seventy killed insurgents does not take into account the associated diversionary attacks against the air field in Fallujah, Camp Victory and the ambushes placed along the access roads. I couldn’t help but speculate whether that if they would again attack Abu Ghraib, more aggressively, more successfully, when we arrived. The enemy proved formidable in battle, and apparently off the battlefield. The war in Iraq is fought under fixed eyes and significant attacks like the one on FOB Abu Ghraib are magnified by the megaphone of the global media.

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