Monday, March 19, 2007

Paratroopers Find Large Weapon Cache

The 509th is one of Sam's sister regiments.
Monday, 19 March 2007
Multi-National Corps – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Camp Victory

ISKANDARIYAH, Iraq – Paratroopers from Company D, 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division discovered a weapons cache March 18 south of Baghdad.

While on patrol, the Paratroopers discovered the cache which consisted of 400 tank rounds, 50 130mm mortars and three 60 mm mortars.

The cache was secured, the site was marked and an explosive ordnance disposal team was notified for the demolition of the cache.

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