Abu Ghazwan was behind numerous attacks in the Tarmiyah region, including a bombing that seriously wounded the leader of the Sons of Iraqi who helped restore the peace.
US troops accompany Tarmiyah’s local security forces during patrols in the city.
Tarmiyah’s Sons of Iraq provide a crucial component to securing the one-time al Qaeda in Iraq stronghold.
The US administers the payment of the local security forces in Tarmiyah. The strategy is paying dividends.
The Sons of Iraq, US soldiers, and Iraqi troops work together to secure Tarmiyah, a former al Qaeda stronghold in Salahadin province.
US Soldiers transform an austere outpost in the heart of Tarmiyah into a mini-forward operating base. The outpost serves as a constant reminder of remaining vigilant.
The US took risk with a local Iraqi leader’s release, but it made a difference in fight against al Qaeda in Tarmiyah.
The Sunni auxiliary police units are asserting themselves in the former al Qaeda in Iraq stronghold north of Baghdad.
Nathan Webster is embedded with the 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment in Tarmiyah, Iraq. The Iraqi Army, with the help of the Sons of Iraq, is securing a city that was an al Qaeda haven just one year ago.
Nathan Webster is embedded with the 1st Battalion, 14th Infantry Regiment in Tarmiyah, Iraq. The US soliders destroy a hut that served as a al Qaeda weapons depot owned by an al Qaeda emir.