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One Mission at a Time

Operation Marne Huskey is taking the fight to al Qaeda in the Tigris River Valley.

12:00 AM, Sep 5, 2007 • By JEFF EMANUEL
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Operation Marne Huskey consists of dozens of such missions, all driven by intelligence and all aiming to both capture and kill the enemy and build new information sources and allies in areas that have not seen a great deal of coalition presence in recent years. Both of these objectives are vital to Coalition progress and success in Iraq, and both are being accomplished, one mission at a time, by the troops both in the air and on the ground.

Jeff Emanuel, a special operations veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, is a columnist and a director of He is currently embedded with the U.S. military in Iraq, and his reports--which are supported by reader donations--can be found at