May 22, 2008

New Sons of Iraq stand up for their communities

KIRKUK (May 21, 2008) — Sons of Iraq leaders signed three SOI contracts in a ceremony in the Ta’mim Province May 19.

May 21, 2008

Odierno speaks to Senate at confirmation hearing

Lt. Gen. Ray Odierno, Commander, III Corps and Fort Hood, May 22, 2008. Odierno has been nominated to become the next commander of Multi-National Force - Iraq.

May 20, 2008

First class graduates from Ashraf police academy

ASHRAF, Iraq (May 20, 2008) — Hundreds of new Iraqi police officers graduated from the new police academy in Ashraf, Iraq.

May 20, 2008

Troops, State Dept. aid Iraqi mill owner

FOB KALSU, Iraq (May 20, 2008) — A Sayafiyah mill owner received a State Department micro-grant to get his business going.

May 19, 2008

Iraqi soldiers, police clear Karadah

FOB LOYALTY, Iraq (May 19, 2008) – Iraqi police and soldiers conducted a clearance mission in the Karadah Security District.

May 19, 2008

Iraqis turn in weapons at 'amnesty drop'

BAGHDAD (May 19, 2008) – Residents turned in a variety of munitions to Iraqi soldiers in the New Baghdad District May 17.

May 18, 2008

President meets Iraqi leaders in Egypt

WASHINGTON (May 18, 2008) – President Bush discussed progress with Iraqi Vice President Abd al-Mahdi Sunday in Egypt.

May 18, 2008

Democracy taking hold in Arab Jabour

FOB KALSU, Iraq, May 19, 2008) — After years of war citizens of Arab Jabour are learning to trust the path of democracy.

May 18, 2008

Iraqi soldiers, police find weapons

FOB LOYALTY, Iraq – Iraqi soldiers and police partnered to conduct a multi-day joint operation in the eastern Baghdad.

May 15, 2008

General: Iran aiding terrorists in Iraq

BAGHDAD (May 15, 2008) — Terrorists operating in Iraq apparently are receiving training, arms and funding from Iranian sources.