Saturday, April 5, 2008

1-15 Inf. Regt. Raid Snatches HVI

By Sgt. 1st Class Scott Maynard
3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division

FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER, Iraq – An early morning raid April 2 in Salman Pak by Company A, 1st Battalion, 15th Infantry Regiment led to the capture of a Multi-National Division - Center high-value individual.

A neighbor of the HVI came forward and helped Coalition forces identify the individual.

The HVI was number two on the 1-15 Inf. Regiment’s list of HVIs, and number four on the MND-C list.

Company A, 1-15 Inf. Regt., 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, from Fort Benning, Ga., has been deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom since March 2007.

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