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Monday, June 11, 2007

Article from Stars and Stripes

Problems stacked against Iraqi power plant
Soldiers conduct security and share compound with crippled electric works

FORWARD OPERATING BASE ISKANDARIYAH, Iraq — The struggle for power throughout Iraq motivates militias and crowds morgues. But as this U.S. military-controlled base on the Euphrates River south of Baghdad has found, the struggle for power can create a tiny oasis. The Musayyib Power Plant sits in the midst of the home of the 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment at Iskandariyah...
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