Monday, May 17, 2010

Iraqi Police and U.S. forces Recovered a disabled U.S. helicopter

A joint team of Iraqi Police from the 6th Emergency Response Unit and U.S. forces secured and recovered a disabled U.S. helicopter today after it was forced to make a precautionary landing Saturday.A team of Iraqi and U.S. forces were able to secure the landing site and repair the aircraft before U.S. pilots flew it back to Tallil Air Base.

“We would like to thank our Iraqi partners for their outstanding assistance,” said Col. James Rainey, commander, 3rd Brigade, 4th Infantry Division at Contingency Operating Base Adder. “The quick response from the 6th Emergency Response Unit was instrumental in the success of the recovery operation.”.......................Read More


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