What happens if the ground offensive is stalled and they are not able to retake fallujah or Tikrit?
They initially said little, only that fallujah needed to be rebuilt—and that they would help.
Medics carried him into fallujah Surgical for an immediate tracheotomy.
A sniper shot him in the upper left arm, at sunrise, just outside fallujah.
After fallujah, Marine gunner Roman Baca writes about how he found his way back to the world of dance.
Even Sheik Hamza Abbas al Isaawi, the grand mufti of fallujah, had to leave his spiritual home, like a pope banished from Rome.
For a time—a long time—between 2003 and 2009, fallujah was our fight.
At the end of March that year, there had been roughly 750 security incidents in fallujah and the surrounding countryside.
In some ways the pending battle of fallujah is reminiscent of the U.S. led counter-insurgency campaign in Iraq known as the surge.
There he served alongside U.S. Marines and other service members in fallujah, Khost, Sadr City, and Helmand.