List of United States Military installations in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom (OIF)

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The US Armed Forces had several temporary military bases in Iraq between 2003 and 2011, most a type of forward operating base (FOB).

Depending on their size or utility, the facilities are called : Camp, Forward Operating Base (FOB), Contigency Operating Base (COB), Contingency Operating Site (COS), Combat Outpost (COP), Patrol Base (PB), Outpost, Logistic Base (Log Base), Fire Base (FB), Convoy Support Center (CSC), Life Support Area (LSA) and Joint Security Station (JSS).


  • Camp Abu Naji / FOB Garry Owen (Al Amarah)
  • Camp Adder also known as Tallil Air Base and Ali Air Base located in Nasiriyah
  • Camp Al Adala / Camp Justice / Camp Bonzai (Kadhamiyah / Baghdad)
  • Camp Al Amal / Camp Hope (Baghdad)
  • Camp Al Asad (Al Asad Air Base)
  • Camp Al-Hurya Al-Awal / Camp Freedom I / Camp Warhorse (Baqubah Air Field)
  • Camp Al-Hurya Al-Thani (Green Zone)
  • Camp Al-Isdehar (Al Salam)
  • Camp Al-Istiglal (Baghdad Air Base)
  • Camp Al-Khalis (Rock City F.O.B.)
  • Camp Al-Nasr (Abu Ghurayb)
  • Camp Al Qa'im (Al Qa'im train station, Al Anbar)
  • Camp Al-Saqr (Rasheed Air Base)
  • Camp Al-Sharaf / Camp Honor (Green Zone)
  • Camp Al-Tadamum (Adhamiyah / Baghdad)
  • Camp Al-Tahreer (Abu Ghurayb)
  • Camp Al-Tawheed Al-Awal (Al Sijood)
  • Camp Al-Tawheef Al-Thani (Al Sijood)
  • Camp Al Watani (Green Zone)
  • Camp Anaconda (Balad Air Base)
  • Camp Anah / COP Anah
  • Camp Andaluz (Kufa)
  • Camp Anderson (Diwaniyah)
  • Camp Apache / Camp Gunner Main
  • Camp Arkansas (Al Salam)
  • Camp Arrow (Ad Dawr)
  • Camp Ashraf, also known as Camp New Iraq, located near Khalis
  • Camp Avalanche (Abu Ghurayb)
  • Camp Babylon
  • Camp Baharia (Fallujah)
  • Camp Balad (Bala Air Base)
  • Camp Basilone (Qalat Sikar Air Base)
  • Camp Basrah
  • Camp Bastard / Camp Ellis (near Haqlaniyah / Barwanah ?)
  • Camp Black Jack
  • Camp Blackjack (Abu Ghurayb)
  • Camp Blue Diamond (Ar Ramadi)
  • Camp Bonzai (Kadhamiyah / Baghdad)
  • Camp Boom (Baqubah)
  • Camp Brassfield Mora (Samarra)
  • Camp Bristol (BIAP)
  • Camp Bucca, located near Umm Qasr
  • Camp Buffalo (Tikrit)
  • Camp Bulldog (Baghdad)
  • Camp Bushmaster (Najaf)
  • Camp Bushwaker
  • Camp Buzz
  • Camp Caldwell (Kirkush)
  • Camp Cedar (Tallil Air Base)
  • Camp Cedar II (Tallil Air Base)
  • Camp Champion Main / Camp Hurricane Point
  • Camp Chesty (Kut Air Base)
  • Camp Chindit (As Zubayr)
  • Camp Clairborne(Mosul Air Base)
  • Camp Cobra (Abu Ghurayb)
  • Camp Cold Steel
  • Camp Combat Outpost (Ar Ramadi)
  • Camp Condor (Amarah Air Base)
  • Camp Cooke (Taji Air Base)
  • Camp Cougar (Tikrit)
  • Camp Cropper, part of the Victory Base Complex near Baghdad (Baghdad International Airport)
  • Camp Cuervo (Rasheed Air Base) / Camp Rustamiyah
  • Camp Dahuk
  • Camp Daniels (Samarra)
  • Camp Dakota (Baghdad)
  • Camp Diamondback (Mosul Air Base)
  • Camp Dogwood / FOB Chosin (al-Iskandaryah Air Base)
  • Camp Dracula
  • Camp Dragoon (Baghdad)
  • Camp Dreamland, located in Fallujah, formally known as Camp Baharia
  • Camp Duke (Najaf)
  • Camp Eagle (Baghdad)
  • Camp Eagle III (Najaf)
  • Camp Eden / Camp Hit
  • Camp Edson (Diwaniyah)
  • Camp Endurance / Camp Regulars / Q West Air Field
  • Camp Falcon (Rasheed Air Base)
  • Camp Fallujah, located in Fallujah
  • Camp Fenway (Qalat Sikar Air Field)
  • Camp Ferrin-Huggins (Rasheed Air Base)
  • Camp Freedom (Mosul)
  • Camp Freedom I (Baqubah Air Field)
  • Camp Freedom II (Green Zone)
  • Camp Ganci (Abu Ghraib)
  • Camp Geiger
  • Camp Gilligan (Saddam Canal Bridge provisory camp)
  • Camp Golf / Camp Baker (Najaf)
  • Camp Graceland (Rasheed Air Base)
  • Camp Greywolf (Al Sijood)
  • Camp Griffin (Baghdad International Air Port)
  • Camp Gunslinger (Adhamiyah / Baghdad)
  • Camp Headhunter (Baghdad International Air Port)
  • Camp Honor (Green Zone)
  • Camp Hope (Baghdad)
  • Camp Hope (Diwaniyah)
  • Camp Hotel (Najaf)
  • Camp Hurricane Point (Ar Ramadi)
  • Camp Hurriya, formerly Camp Liberty
  • Camp Husaybah
  • Camp Independence (Baghdad Air Base)
  • Camp India
  • Camp Iron Horse (Green Zone)
  • Camp Ironhorse / FOB Danger (Tikrit)
  • Camp Jennings (Al Amarah)
  • Camp Junction City (Ar Ramadi)
  • Camp Justice / Camp Banzai / Camp Al Adala (Khadamiyah / Baghdad)
  • Camp Kalsu
  • Camp Klecker (BIAP)
  • Camp Knott
  • Camp Korean Village (Ar Rutbah / H-3)
  • Camp Lancer (K2 Air Base)
  • Camp Leader (Mosul)
  • Camp Libeccio (Nasiryah)
  • Camp Liberty, part of the Victory Base Complex (VBC) near Baghdad. Now known as Camp Hurriya
  • Camp Lima (Baghdad)
  • Camp Loki
  • Camp Manhattan / Camp Habbaniyah (Habbaniyah Air Base)
  • Camp Marez (Mosul)
  • Camp Malboro (Sadr City)
  • Camp Mercury / Camp Abu Ghurayb
  • Camp Minden
  • Camp Muleskinner (Rasheed Air Base)
  • Camp C.W. Myler (Baghdad), camp of Naval Special Warfare Squadron One during their deployment in 2004
  • Camp Nakamura (Nippur)
  • Camp Nama, located in Baghdad, operations moved to LSA Anaconda
  • Camp Normandy (Muqdadiyah)
  • Camp Outlaw (Green Zone)
  • Camp Pacemaker (part of LSA Bushmaster near Najaf)
  • Camp Pacesetter (Samarra East Air Field)
  • Camp Paladin
  • Camp Paliwoda (Balad)
  • Camp Packhorse / FOB Remagen
  • Camp Parsons (expansion at Camp Victory)
  • Camp Performance (Mosul)
  • Camp Patriot (Green Zone)
  • Camp Prosperity (Al Salam)
  • Camp Qayyarah (Quyarrah Air Base)
  • Camp Raider / FOB Dagger (Tikrit)
  • Camp Ramadi, located in Ramadi
  • Camp Reasoner II (Sahl Sinjar, Tal Afar)
  • Camp Red Knight
  • Camp Redcatcher (Rasheed Air Base)
  • Camp Redemption (Abu Ghraib)
  • Camp Renegade (Kirkuk Air Base)
  • Camp Ridgeway (Al Taqaddum)
  • Camp Roach / Camp Hadithah
  • Camp Rustamiyah, also known as Camp Cuervo (Rasheed Air Base, in Baghdad)
  • Camp Sather (Baghdad International Air Base)
  • Camp Scania (Nippur)
  • Camp Shield (Baghdad)
  • Camp Slayer, part of the Victory Base Complex (VBC) near Baghdad (Radwaniyah)
  • Camp Smitty
  • Camp Snake Pit (Ramadi)
  • Camp Solidarity (Adhamiyah / Baghdad)
  • Camp Speicher (al-Sahra Air Base)
  • Camp St. Mere (Fallujah)
  • Camp Steel Dragon (Green Zone)
  • Camp Steel Falcon
  • Camp Stone (Sulaymaniyah)
  • Camp Strike (Mosul)
  • Camp Striker, part of the Victory Base Complex (VBC) near Baghdad International Airport (BIAP)
  • Camp Sullivan (Baghdad)
  • Camp Sustainer
  • Camp Sycamore (Al-Sahra Air Base)
  • Camp Taji, also known as Taji Air Base, located near Taji, Iraq
  • Camp Taqaddum (Taqaddum Air Base)
  • Camp Thunder (Baghdad International Air Base)
  • Camp Top Gun (Mosul)
  • Camp Trebil / Camp Gibbons
  • Camp Twin Tower
  • Camp Ultimo (Baghdad)
  • Camp Union I (Al-Sijood)
  • Camp Union II (Al-Sijood)
  • Camp Victory 51 papa (Abu Ghurayb)
  • Camp Victory, primary component of the Victory Base Complex (VBC) near Baghdad
  • Camp Victory North (Abu Ghurayb)
  • Camp Vigilant (Abu Ghurayb)
  • Camp Viper (Jalibah Air Base)
  • Camp Volturno / Camp Baharia
  • Camp Volunteer / Camp Provider (Baghdad)
  • Camp War Eagle (Baghdad)
  • Camp War Horse (Baqubah Air Field)
  • Camp Warrior (Al Sijood)
  • Camp Whitehorse
  • Camp Whitford (Tallil Air Base)
  • Camp Wolf / Camp Miller
  • Camp Wolfpack (Green Zone)
  • Camp Zadan (Zadan)
  • Camp Zaytun (Irbil)
  • Camp Zulu (as Suwayrah)

Forward Operating Bases (FOB)

Type Name Neighborhood District Governorate Opened Closed Fate Notes
FOB Abu Ghraib Abu Ghraib Baghdad 2004 September 2006
FOB Aggie Hammam Al Allil Mosul Nineveh
FOB Al Asad Al Anbar 2003 December 31, 2011 Closed down
FOB Al Kut
FOB Al-Tawheed Al-Thalith Baghdad
FOB Animal Baghdad
FOB Arrow Ad Dawr
FOB Attack Baghdad
FOB Atlas
FOB Baharia
FOB Bandit Island Baghdad
FOB Beast Samarra
FOB Bernstein Sulaymaniyah 2003 Tuz Khurmatu Air Base
FOB Blue Diamond Ramadi Al Anbar
FOB Black Fallujah Al Anbar
FOB Blickenstaff Mosul Nineveh
FOB Brassfield-Mora Samarra Saladin
FOB Broomhead Baghdad
File:FOB Broomhead Iraq.jpg
Photo of FOB Broomhead by SGT Fyfe during the Hajj 2003.
FOB Bulldog
FOB Byers Baghdad
FOB Caldwell Kir Kush 2003 April 3, 2010 Dissolved into the Kirkush Military Training Base
FOB Callahan Closed down
FOB Carpenter Salman Pak 2003
FOB Champion Main
Camp Blue Diamond
Ramadi Al Anbar
FOB Chosin Iskandariya Al-Musayab Babil 2003 2005 Renamed
FOB Iskandariyah
Located on the grounds of the Musayyib Power Plant
FOB Cobra Jalula Diyala 2003 Transferred to Iraqi Control
FOB Comanche Abu Sayada
FOB Constitution Baghdad
FOB Cooke Baghdad
FOB Courage Mosul Nineveh
FOB Corregidor
FOB Crossbow
FOB Dagger
FOB Danger Tikrit Saladin May 2004 2005 Formerly FOB Ironhorse
FOB Daniels
FOB David Najaf Najaf
FOB Delta Kut Air Base
FOB Duke Najaf Najaf 2004 October 1, 2006 Transferred to Iraqi Control
FOB Dibbis
Dibis Camp
Camp Dibis
FOB Eagle Balad Saladin 2003 2004 Renamed FOB Paliwoda
FOB Echo ad Diwaniyah Al-Qādisiyyah
FOB Eden Hīt Al Anbar
FOB Edge
FOB Endurance
(Quyarrah Air Base)
FOB Falcon Baghdad 2003
FOB Fallujah
FOB Faylok Al-Muqdadiya Diyala
FOB Ferrin-Huggins Rasheed AB
FOB Fortitude Mosul Nineveh Faisaliyah District
FOB Freedom
FOB Fulda
FOB Funston
FOB Gabe Ba'quba Diyala
FOB Gaines Mills Kirkuk Kirkuk
FOB Garry Owen
FOB Ghost Erbil n/a Arbil
FOB Givens
FOB Glory Mosul Nineveh
FOB Gold Fallujah Al Anbar
FOB Grant (Tal Ashtah AB)
FOB Grizzly Al Khalis Diyala formerly FOB Spartan, FOB Red Lion, and FOB Barbarian
FOB Guardian City (Al Taqaddum AB)
FOB Gunner (Taji AB)
FOB Hammer Besmaya 2007 Besmaya Range Complex
formerly known as FOB Shakoosh
FOB Hawk Baghdad
FOB Headhunter (Baghdad AB)
FOB Hellhound
FOB Honor Green Zone
FOB Hopping
FOB Hotel Najaf Najaf
FOB Hunter
FOB Hurricane Ramadi Al Anbar
FOB India Mosul Nineveh
FOB Independence
FOB Ironhorse Tikrit Saladin April 2003 May 2004 Renamed FOB Danger
FOB Iskandariyah Iskandariya Al-Musayab Babil 2005 2009 FOB Dismantled, Power Plant returned to civilian control Located on the grounds of the Musayyib Power Plant
FOB Junction City Ramadi Al Anbar
FOB Justice
FOB Kalsu Al-Musayab Babil May 2003 2009 Renamed COS Kalsu
FOB Latham
Al Walid
FOB Laurie Fallujah Al Anbar
FOB Loyalty Baghdad 2003 2011
FOB Lion (Balad Air Base)
FOB Manhattan (Habbaniyah AB)
FOB McHenry Hawija Al-Hawija District Kirkuk Governorate
FOB MacKenzie Samarra Saladin Formerly FOB Pacesetter
FOB Marez Mosul Nineveh 2004
FOB Melody Sadr City Baghdad
FOB Mercury Fallujah Al Anbar
FOB Miller
FOB Morgan Baghdad International Airport
FOB Muleskinner Rasheed AB
FOB Musan Sinjar District Nineveh
FOB Nimur
FOB Normandy Al-Muqdadiya Diyala March 2003
FOB Omaha Tikrit Saladin
FOB O'Ryan
FOB Pacesetter Now MacKenzie
FOB Packhorse Tikrit Saladin
FOB Paliden Base Ramadi Al Anbar
FOB Paliwoda 2004 2009 Transferred to Iraqi Control and renamed Balad Joint Coordination Center. Formerly FOB Eagle
FOB Pasab
FOB Patriot
FOB Phoenix Dohuk Dohuk
FOB Prosperity Baghdad 2003 Transferred to Iraqi Control Located at As-Salam
FOB Q-West Just outside Mosul Nineveh Formerly FOB Endurance
FOB Quinn
FOB Raider Tikrit Saladin
FOB Reaper
FOB Red Lion Renamed FOB Grizzly
FOB Regulars
FOB Remagen Tikrit Saladin 2003 August 2006 Transferred to Iraqi Control Tikrit South Air Base
FOB Ridgeway
Al Taqaddum AB
FOB Roundtop
Round Top
Diana Soran
FOB Rough Rider Balad Ruz Diyala
FOB Rustamiyah (former Camp Cuervo)
FOB Sabre Ramadi Al Anbar
FOB Scania
FOB Saint Mere Fallujah Al Anbar
FOB Saint Michael
Al Mahmudiyah
Mahmudiya Baghdad
FOB Shakoosh
FOB Shield
FOB Spartan Renamed FOB Grizzly
FOB Speicher 2003 Renamed COB Speicher al-Sahra AB
FOB Steel Dragon Green Zone
FOB Stone
PB Andrea
FOB Sykes Tel Afar Nineveh
FOB Summerall
Baiji Saladin
FOB Sword
FOB Taji
FOB Tash Ramadi Al Anbar Joint Security Station erected around an old Iraqi police station
FOB Tiger Al-Qa'im Al Anbar
FOB Tinderbox
FOB Trojan Horse Green Zone
FOB Trotter
FOB Union III Green Zone
FOB Vanguard Baghdad
FOB Volturno Fallujah Al Anbar
FOB War Eagle Baghdad
FOB Warhorse (Baquba Air Field)
FOB Warrior Kirkuk AB
FOB Webster Al Asad AB
FOB Wilson Ad Dawr
FOB Wyatt Balad AB
FOB Yankee
FOB Yusufiyah
FOB Zulu

Combat Outpost (COP)

Type Name Neighborhood District Governorate Opened Closed Fate Notes
COP Amanche Baghdad
COP Anah
COP Annihilator Unused trade school in Ameriya
COP Apache
COP Assassin Diyala Baghdad 2007 Location 33.308677, 44.617434 Former Truck Depot
COP Attack West Al Rashid Baghdad
COP Ayres
COP Aztec South of Baghdad International Airport Baghdad [1]
COP Bama Diyala
COP Banchee
COP Battle Al Rashid Baghdad
COP Beretta
COP Blackfoot (central Diyala province, in Khalis a.k.a. Al Khalis)
COP Blickenstaff Mosul Nineveh
COP Blue Babe Bridge / Georgian Bridge (Route Blue Babe, across the Diyala River)
COP Bone Zulu South Tahrir
COP Cahill Mada'in Qada 2007 2011
COP Callahan Adhamiyah Baghdad
COP Carver Salman Pak 2008 2011 Baker Boys: Inside the Surge
COP Cashe
COP Cashe South Baghdad 2007 July 2010 Left to Iraqi Police
COP Casino (previously COP Wildcard) Ghaziliyah
COP Chaos Ba'quba Diyala
COP Cleary 2007
COP Corregidor (near Haswah, Al Yusufiyah) 2007
COP Dragon
COP Ellis
COP Falcon Ramadi Al Anbar
COP Ford Adhamiyah Baghdad
COP Gator Baghdad Nestled in the Dora market
COP Grant Ramadi Al Anbar
COP Haditha Dam
COP Hatoon Ba'quba Diyala
COP Hawas Al Anbar Province MSR Golden, Northeast of Lake Thar Thar Dam and Canal
COP Hutal / COP Rath
COP Iron Ramadi Al Anbar
COP Khatoon Ba'quba Diyala
COP Meade
COP Murray Northern Arab Jibor n/a Baghdad
COP Old Mod Old Ministry of Defense Building
COP North Al-Qa'im Al Anbar
COP Norris Baghdad
COP Ocotal / Ocotol Anah Al Anbar
COP Old Baqubah Ba'quba Diyala
COP Old Mob
COP Rabiy Mosul Nineveh
COP Rawah
COP Remagan (/ Renagan ?)
COP Resolve
COP Rock
COP Romeo Ba'quba Diyala
COP Ruger
COP Salie (Nahrawan)
COP San Juan Southwest of Baghdad International Airport Baghdad 2007 Abandoned Bombed out garage/barracks destroyed. Remnants of tower remain.
COP Sedgwick Al Anbar Turned over to Iraqi Army in August 2009 Downgraded from a FOB sometime between 2008 & 2009


COP Shan Mosul Nineveh
COP South Al-Qa'im Al Anbar
COP Shocker Zurbatiyah Wasit 2007 30 July 2011
COP Spear Ramadi Al Anbar
COP Summers
COP Tampa Mosul Nineveh
COP Tehrir / Tarear / Tahrir Ba'quba Diyala
COP Texas Sadr City Baghdad
COP Tripoli
COP War Eagle
COP Wildcard Ghaziliyah Baghdad later known as COP Casino
COP 102 Rusafa Baghdad
COP 402
COP 727
COP 742
COP 821 southwestern neighborhood of Saidiyah Baghdad

Other nomenclatures


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