The attack involved as many as 30 rockets fired at the Iraqi military compound near Kirkuk.
A U.S. contractor and an Iraqi federal police officer were wounded in a rocket attack.
"We've lost more guys to suicide than we lost in the battle," said Jake Edwards, a former lance corporal.
The company is accused of vastly overcharging for components of vehicles used by troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The effort to build a National Desert Storm Memorial on the National Mall passed a significant milestone last week.
Sgt. John Peck credits his "Marine mentality" with giving him the drive to push for new opportunities.
The planned pardons are the first in the state since 2010.
A federal judge on Thursday greatly reduced the sentences of three former Blackwater security contractors.
We had a sniper problem.