Iraqi flag is saluted by US soldiers during the transfer ceremony of the JSS Ghaz IV security station
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Ceremony to commemorate end of 'Operation Iraqi Freedom'

A change of command ceremony is being held by the US military in Baghdad to formally mark the end of 'Operation Iraqi Freedom'.

The US combat operations in Iraq will be withdrawn, with 50,000 troops staying on to train and advise Iraqi security forces.

  • 01 Sep 2010