Ar Ramadi


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Ar Ramadi

(är rämä`dē), town, provincial capital, central Iraq, on the Euphrates River. It is the eastern terminus of a highway across the desert from the Mediterranean Sea. The town was founded in 1869. The British won an important victory over the Turks there in 1917. The name also appears as Ramadie or Rumadiya. The town was a center of Sunni insurgent resistance following the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003, and later was attacked (2014) and then (2015) held by Islamic StateIslamic State
(IS), Sunni Islamic militant group committed to the establishment of an Islamic caliphate that would unite Muslims in a transnational, strict-fundamentalist Islamic state.
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 Sunni militants. Much of the city was destroyed or damaged in the fighting.
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Ar Ramadi in central Iraq was the scene of heavy fighting, a place where the resistance concentrated.
On another occasion, when our squad was pulling security at the gates of ar Ramadi's biggest hospital, we came across a young man with what looked like a machete wound that extended from between the thumb and index finger of his right hand all the way up to his elbow.
In Ar Ramadi, the Iraqi brigade was partnered with a U.S.
"Ar Ramadi is one of the most dangerous areas in Iraq and here I was, an airman, right in the middle of the action."
Currently, I am on active duty in the United States Marine Corps serving with the 2nd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment in AR Ramadi, Iraq.
He was on a convoy in Ar Ramadi, Iraq, and the group got caught in some heavy traffic.
At LSA Anaconda, four CROWS were issued to 2nd Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division from Ar Ramadi and the 155th Brigade Combat Team on FOB Kalsu.
SGT Amanda Snyder and SPC Leslie Montemayor of the Oklahoma Army Army National Guard help assemble troop housing units at Camp Ar Ramadi. National Guard Soldiers were joined in the construction project by members of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 14 from Jacksonville, Fla.
Troops found them in a vehicle at a control point between Ar Ramadi and Al Assad.
Upon completion of these preparations, the 44th conducted a tactical convoy to its FOB in Ar Ramadi, the provincial capital of Al Anbar Province, located west of Fallujah and Baghdad along the Euphrates River.
In November 2004, Gae received a thank-you letter from the Office of the Adjutant at Camp Ar Ramadi, Iraq.
Nur-ud-Din's 20,000-man XVIII Corps to retreat (February 24); advanced past Ctesiphon to Baghdad, where the Turks attempted a stand; after a brief battle, Maude captured the city (March 11); resuming his advance after reorganizing, he captured Samarra (April 23) and beat off a Turkish counterattack; forced to suspend operations in the 120-degree heat of the Mesopotamian summer, he resumed operations after four months; he drove up the Euphrates River (Ar Ramadi) and soon captured Ramadi (September 27-28); transferring most of his troops back to his original route up the Tigris River, he captured Tikrit (November 2), but shortly after contracted cholera and died in Baghdad (late November).