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1/2 conducts cordon-and-searches in Haswa, Iraq

9 Sep 2004 | Sgt. Zachary A. Bathon and Lance Cpl. Caleb J. Smith 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit

Marines from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, operating in support of Iraqi security forces, conducted a cordon-and-search mission through neighborhoods in the town of Haswa, Iraq, Sep. 9. The Marines from Battalion Landing Team 1st Battalion, 2nd Marines, assisted their counterparts in searching houses and talking to local residents about any suspicious activity in the area.The 24th MEU is currently conducting security and stability operations in Northern Babil Province.