April 29, 2008

Sons of Iraq help secure Fuhail village

PATROL BASE YATES (April 29, 2008) — As part of their commitment to keeping insurgents away, members of the Sons of Iraq built a checkpoint on a narrow stretch of road through Fuhail Mujeer Village, 25 kilometers southwest of Baghdad, April 25.

April 28, 2008

Admiral: ISF fight well in Basra, Baghdad battles

BAGHDAD (April 28, 2008) – Iraqi security forces fought and performed well during recent battles against insurgents in the Iraqi cities of Baghdad and Basra, a senior U.S. military officer posted in Iraq said Monday.

April 28, 2008

Marines open up 'Road to Peace'

KARMA, Iraq (April 28, 2008) – Marines and local Iraqi security forces and community officials celebrated the opening of al-Tareq Ela al-Salaam, which translates to “The Road to Peace,” here, April 14.

April 28, 2008

Iraqi Security Forces clear Hyyaniyah

BASRA (April 29, 2008) — As part of ongoing operations to secure the Hyyaniyah district in Basra, Iraq, Iraqi Security Forces searched the area of criminals and weapons caches last week.

April 27, 2008

ISF improve security in Tarmiyah

CAMP VICTORY, Iraq (April 28, 2008) – The citizens of Tarmiyah have seen a substantial reduction in violence lately.

April 27, 2008

Construction improves Sayafiyah

The Sayafiyah Community Center will be complete by the end of April. An Iraqi construction worker carries materials to the roof of the center.FOB KALSU, Iraq (April 28, 2008) – Construction on numerous community buildings in Sayafiyah is nearing completion. A health clinic, middle school, elementary school and community center will be completed by

April 27, 2008

Mahmudiyah radio station ready for first broadcast

CAMP STRIKER, Iraq – Coalition forces provided training on April 24 to local citizens employed at the new radio station on the Iraqi army compound in Mahmudiyah.

April 27, 2008

Iraqi lieutenant gets prosthetic limb

FOB KALSU, Iraq (April 25, 2008) – At about 12:46 p.m., Jan. 10, everything changed for one Iraqi Army special forces platoon leader.

April 27, 2008

Cuscatlan Battalion delivers wheelchairs, gives hope

FOB DELTA, Iraq (April 24, 2008) – Soldiers from El Salvaror distribute 125 wheelchairs to disabled children and adults.

April 27, 2008

Wasit reconstruction team empowers Iraqi farmers

BAGHDAD (April 23, 2008) – U.S.-led development programs for Iraq’s Wasit province provide farmers with tools and knowledge.