When the U.S. troops found & captured S. Hussaın were thery compensated from the reward on his head ?

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  • mumtaz
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago
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    no they could not take the money, they are soldiers. if they get out alive, they maybe be able to get the private rewards, like Bruce Willies's(Sp). but who knows.

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  • 1 decade ago

    No, the Soldiers that participated in operation "Red Dawn" did not receive any monetary reward for the capture of Saddam.

    Federal Law prohibits Soldiers from receiving monetary rewards, because it was their job. The reward was paid to an Iraq man that provided Saddam's location.

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  • ?
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    That reward was given out but it wasn't to a soldier. We captured him on intel provided by someone.

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  • Dave F
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    1 decade ago

    IN MOST CASES A REWARD IS FOR THE GENERAL PUBLIC----IF FOUND BY THE MILITARY BY CHANCE ---IT'S CONSIDERED A NORMAL COURSE OF MILITARY ACTION--A REWARD WOULD NOT BE PAID IN THIS CASE----UNLESS INFO WAS GIVEN BEFOREHAND TO THE MILITARY IN WHICH CASE THE REVEALER WOULD BE PAID ONLY---------

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  • ed
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago

    Military is not eligible for those rewards.

    Same as law enforcement officers.

    This is their job.

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  • m c
    Lv 5
    1 decade ago

    no, they were not compensated from the reward on his head, they were doing their job.

    Source(s): Dad is Major in Iraq.
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  • 1 decade ago

    Yeah they got some extra t-rations at chow the next day. Oh and some m&m's from an M.R.E.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Yes, they were rewarded with multiple extended tours.

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  • 1 decade ago

    It is their job.

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