Operation Iraqi Freedom: Theater Air and Missile Defense History

Howard B. Bromberg
Content Type
Working Paper
Center for Defense Information
Although we did not fully realize it at the time, our planning for Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF) and our role in the Global War on Terrorism actually started within minutes after the attack on the World Trade Center. On September 11, 2001, the command began assuming roles in three major operations which culminated over nineteen months later with the Coalition victory in removing the Regime of Saddam Hussein and freeing the Iraqi people and the region from his threats.
Defense Policy, Arms Control and Proliferation, War
Political Geography
United States, Iraq, Middle East