However, as my regular readers know, apparently the terrorists trying to kill our troops didn't get that memo. Every day, our troops are in combat mode, rounding up the bad guys. For those who need to stay informed, get the FACTS, there are daily reports.
THIS is just today's:
Combined Force Detains Suspects, Seizes Bomb Materials
Compiled from International Security Assistance Force Joint Command News Releases
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2011 – An Afghan-led combined security force detained several suspected insurgents and confiscated roadside bomb materials while searching for a Taliban facilitator in the Khugyani district of Afghanistan’s Nangarhar province yesterday, military officials reported.
The facilitator assists numerous roadside bomb cells in the district and acts as an information liaison to Taliban leadership. One roadside bomb was confiscated and safely destroyed during the operation.
In other Afghanistan news yesterday:
-- A combined Afghan and coalition force detained one suspect while searching for a Taliban leader in the Daman district of Kandahar province. The leader is responsible for attacks against the Afghan army.
-- In the Zurmat district of Paktiya province, an Afghan-led force captured a Haqqani network leader and one of his associates during an overnight security operation. The detained leader coordinated attacks, kidnappings, and provided intelligence for Haqqani operations in the district.
-- A combined Afghan and coalition force discovered a weapons cache in the Sangin district of Helmand province. The cache contained 408 pounds of homemade explosive, two rifles, 800 7.62 mm rounds, one 40 mm grenade, five mines, 19 blasting caps, four fuses, 65 pressure plates, four directional fragmentation charges, two rocket propelled grenade propellants and materials used in making improvised explosive devices...
War, what war? THIS Global War, and you can find more here.