Task Force Able Supporting Operation Iraqi Freedom

Loomey, Chrisiopher J.
July 2004
Engineer;Jul-Sep2004, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p13
Trade Publication
The article briefly summarizes the U.S. 555th Engineer Group's operations and presents some observations. The 555th Engineer Group conducted extensive operations with the 4th Infantry Division's Task Force Ironhorse and ably demonstrated the versatility, flexibility, and agility of modern combat and general engineering forces as it conducted fullspectrum engineer combat operations. As a multicomponent, multifunctional unit, the 555th (known as Task Force Able) benefited from a unique variety of skills and experience. The task force was deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in April 2003.


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