"“We have lent a huge amount of money to the U.S. Of course we are concerned about the safety of our assets. To be honest, I am definitely a little worried.” "

Chinese premier Wen Jiabao 12th March 2009

""We have a financial system that is run by private shareholders, managed by private institutions, and we'd like to do our best to preserve that system."

Timothy Geithner US Secretary of the Treasury, previously President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.1/3/2009

Thursday, July 05, 2007

See folks killed in Air Strike - new video out - Contact "2 through the heart and 1 through the mind" at OIF Baghdad - Len waits your call

RELEASE No. 20070704-15
July 4, 2007
MND-B aircrews thwart rocket attack on IZ
Multi-National Division – Baghdad PAO

BAGHDAD — Multi-National Division-Baghdad attack helicopter crews engaged a group of terrorists attempting to fire a rocket toward the International Zone at approximately 10 p.m. July 2 in eastern Baghdad.

Apache crews from 1st “Attack” Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, were conducting aerial reconnaissance when they spotted terrorists emplacing a rocket in the eastern Baghdad Sadr City District aimed toward the International Zone. The Apache crews gained positive identification of 10-15 terrorists who dispersed as the Apache crews closed in on their position.

The Apache crews got clearance to fire from the ground unit and engaged a van and two sedans in which the terrorists fled the site. The crews also fired on the rocket system. The engagement resulted in three enemy vehicles and a rocket system destroyed.

NOTE – Video ‘B-Roll’ depicting this engagement in Sadr City July 2 is available upon request from the Digital Video and Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS) by calling (678) 421-6604.

For more information about this advisory, contact SGM Len Harris, by email len.harris@mnd-b.army.mil This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .

- The video begins with insurgents gathered around a rocket tube pointed at the International Zone in a location just north of Sadr City, where recent indirect fire attacks have originated. The video then shows the rocket, aimed at the IZ. After emplacing the rocket system, insurgent get into a van and begin driving away from the location. Coalition Force attack aviation assets engage the van, destroying it.

- In the next sequence, attack aviation assets re-engage the rocket system, destroying it. The rocket can be seen “cooking off.”

- Two other vehicles, sedans, were engaged and destroyed in the next sequence.
FOR QUERIES, CONTACT MULT-NATIONAL DIVISION - BAGHDAD PUBLIC AFFAIRS, MNDB_PAO_CIC@MND-B.ARMY.MILThis e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it OR BY PHONE AT COMMERCIAL (914) 822-8174 OR IRAQNA 011-964-890-192-4674.

UPDATE 5/7/07

Chuckee ( see comments) has introduced us to 3rdID8487 who joined You Tube March 15, 2007 - he describes himself ....

News and video from the men and women of our military! I am former 3rd Infantry Division, 981st MP Co myself and love our men and women of the military. I have started this channel as a tribute to them and their mission.
What you will see here are military videos released to the public but not seen on media outlets. Videos from various sources at DOD and other official sites.

Consequently you can view / get your rocks off on the 2 videos described above here described as - MND-B Aircrews Thwart Rocket Attack on IZ

If you use Blinkx (recommended here ) and search on the above tag you will find OPn ero has posted it here on Live Leak and military spot has posted it on Google Video here
and it is also available embedded in his/her website here http://www.militaryspot.com/videos/iraq11.htm
along with lots more of the same sort of stuff that the ex military seem to enjoy. Nothing like the smell of some dead sand niggers in the morning ...

Lotsa donut munchers about it seems Chuckee...we prefer Bath Olivers.


chuckee said...

Re:RELEASE No. 20070704-15

"You are not authorised to view this resource.
You need to login"

I suspect this gives us a clue that the Postman really sails under a false flag and occasionally eschews the donut for victoria buns in the tea houses of Cheltenham.

Shutter said...

"Merde" ..unmasked.

(C) Very Seriously Disorganised Criminals 2002/3/4/5/6/7/8/9 - copy anything you wish