David M. Hodne
This report will describe the fundamental aspects of the 3rd Squadron, 4th U.S. Cavalry Regiment Squadron Campaign Plan that focused on operating within the tenets of the Security Agreement (SA) and the Strategic Framework Agreement (SFA) in order to build Iraqi capacity in a manner that was acceptable to Iraqi citizens.
Following the implementation of the SA, U.S. military formations operated in an hhunfamiliar construct given perceived constraints on tactical operations.
The agreement requires all military operations to be conducted with the agreement of the Government of Iraq and fully coordinated with Iraqi authorities.
It also mandates that no detention...