U.S. soldier killed near Mosul identified as infantry officer

May 1, 2017

U.S. soldier killed near Mosul identified as infantry officer

A U.S. service member who died when an improvised explosive device detonated while he was on patrol outside the northern Iraqi city of Mosul was identified on Sunday as 1st Lt. Weston Lee. Lee, 25, of Bluffton, Georgia, was an infantry officer assigned to ...

Iraqi forces in Mosul treated for chemical exposure: U.S.

Apr 20, 2017

Iraqi forces in Mosul treated for chemical exposure: U.S.

Several Iraqi troops required medical treatment following a chemical weapons attack by the Islamic State group over the weekend, a US official said Wednesday. Saturdays’ attack saw IS launch some sort of low-level chemical agent at the Iraqis in western Mosul as they worked ...