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Encyclopedia > Camp Fallujah

The MEK Compound in Fallujah, Iraq (also known as Camp Fallujah) is a large military compound once occupied by the Iranian disident group the Monafiqeen-e-Khalq, however after the surrender on May 11, 2003, U.S. forces in took control of the compound and now utilize it as the main base for U.S. forces operating in and around Fallujah. It is adjacent to the other major U.S. base in Fallujah, the former Baathist resort Camp Baharia. This article is about the city of Fallujah in Iraq. ... MKO Logo The Peoples Mujahedin of Iran (PMOI, also MEK, MKO) (Persian: سازمان مجاهدين خلق ايران sazmaan-e mujahedin-e khalq-e Iran) is a militant political party that advocates overthrowing the government in the Islamic Republic of Iran and replacing it with its own leadership. ... Combatants United States Monafiqeen-e-Khalq (Peoples Mujahedin of Iran) Casualties None 6000 Captured After the 2003 American invasion of Iraq, Monafiqeen-e-Khalq (MEK) camps were bombed by coalition forces because of their alliance with Saddam Hussein. ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (132nd in leap years). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

U.S. Operational Names of the MEK Compound:
3d Armored Cavalry Regiment - MEK Compound
82nd Airborne - FOB St. Mere
Marines - Camp Fallujah




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