- MEK Compound (Fallujah, Iraq)
Infobox Military Structure
name= Camp Fallujah
caption= Camp Fallujah Insignia
type= Expeditionary base
used= February 2004 — present
United States Marine Corps
I Marine Expeditionary Force
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Operation Vigilant Resolve
Operation Phantom Fury
The MEK Compound in
Fallujah, Iraq(also known as Camp Fallujah) is a large military compound that, as of May 2008, is home to United States Marine Corpsforces. The camp was once occupied by the Iranian dissident group the Mujahideen-e-Khalq (MEK) however, after the Mujahideen-e-Khalq surrender on May 11, 2003, U.S. forces 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 (also known as "Dreamland").
U.S. Operational Names
3d Armored Cavalry Regiment- "MEK Compound"
82nd Airborne- "FOB St. Mere"
United States Marine Corps- "Camp Fallujah"
History of the United States Marine Corps
List of United States Marine Corps installations
* [http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/world/iraq/mek.htm Camp Fallujah @ globalsecurity.org]
* [http://www.emailsfromiraq.org/id6.html Photos from Camp Fallujah]
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