US strikes on Kata'ib Hizballah facilities in Western Iraq, December 29, 2019.
US Military Crisis Response to Baghdad Embassy Protests
U.S. Army AH-64 Apache helicopters from 1st Battalion, 227th Aviation Regiment, 34th Combat Aviation Brigade, conduct overflights of the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, Dec. 31, 2019. The helicopters launched flares as a show of presence while providing additional security and deterrence against protestors. (U.S. Army video)