The 143rd In Iraq

Middlefield, CT

This is the story of an Army National Guard Military Police Company deployed to western Baghdad in 2003/2004. The unit was involved in over 100 combat situations during the course of the year and sustained over 22 wounded or injured soldiers out of the 151 who deployed. It details the positive attitude and fighting spirit that made the unit successful in spite of all the obstacles placed in their path. These problems and achievements were not just those of the 143rd but of many units, especially those from the National Guard who served in Iraq.

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