May 12, 2008

Shukrega greenhouse project begins

CAMP STRIKER, Iraq (May 13, 2008) – Officials gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony for the Shukrega greenhouse May 10.

May 12, 2008

Iraqi judges get computers, legal software

FOB KALSU (May 12, 2008) — Several judges and court administrators received new laptops and a judicial software program.

May 12, 2008

Iraqi Police performance improving

FOB DELTA (May 12, 2008) — Iraqi Police have made significant gains in recent months to improve security for citizens of Iraq.

May 12, 2008

Agreement may quell Sadr City violence

BAGHDAD (May 12, 2008) – U.S. military officials in Iraq expressed optimism Monday that a truce being worked out between the Iraqi government and Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr’s militia will help reduce violence in Baghdad’s Sadr City section.“We welcome an end to violence and putting an end to criminal activity, so we are obviously in support of

May 12, 2008

Corps of Engineers helps rebuild Basra

BASRA, Iraq (May 12, 2008) – Army engineers are at work on more than 40 projects design to rebuild Basra, in southern Iraq.

May 11, 2008

Basra comes back to life

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq (May 12, 2008) - The security environment in Basra has improved dramatically since the 1st Iraqi Army Quick Reaction Force fought their  way into the city on April 1.Criminal elements had taken over parts of the city from local Iraqi Security Forces, and imposed their own rule on a city that hadonce been a cultural and

May 11, 2008

Doctors plan fight against disease in Afghanistan

BAGRAM, Afghanistan (May 9, 2008) — Medical leaders gathered to discuss infectious diseases that plague the Afghan population.

May 11, 2008

U.S., Iraqi engineers discuss reference project

BAGHDAD (May 9, 2008) – U.S. military engineers met with Iraqi government surveyors to discuss a geospatial reference project.

May 11, 2008

Coalition troops patrol with Iraqi soldiers

FOB ISKAN, Iraq (May 11, 2008) – Coalition troops conduct patrols with the Iraqi army throughout North Babil.

May 11, 2008

Petraeus praises Iraqi police performance

BAGHDAD (May 12, 2008) — U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus said the courage of the Iraqi police and the Iraqi Security Forces while working together helped drive down the level of violence and level of civilians deaths in Iraq in the last 15 months at the Baghdad Police Summit last week.