April 9, 2008

Village of Hope gives Iraqis new perspective

FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq (April 8, 2008) — Four months after al-Qaeda in Iraq fled from a community, buisness is starting to flourish once more

April 7, 2008

Soldiers remove terrorist chokehold in Samarra

SAMARRA (April 8, 2008) — The people of this northern-Iraqi city of Samarra can breathe again, thanks to recent Coalition operations.

April 7, 2008

Afghan police graduate first trauma assistance personnel

Students with the Afghan National Police Trauma Assistance Personnel course treat a fellow policeman’s simulated wounds during the inaugural course at the ANP Central Training Center in Kabul, Afghanistan.KABUL, Afghanistan (April 3, 2008) – The Afghan National Police Central Training Center graduated 24 police officers today from the first course

April 3, 2008

Joint team provides medical aid in Africa

Navy Capt. Michael Curran, a medical officer at Camp Lemonier’s medical clinic, is deployed from Bethesda Naval Medical Center, Md., examines and treats local villagers for minor and acute illnesses. (Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Scott Cohen)CAMP LEMONIER, Djibouti (April 3, 2008) – In many underdeveloped countries access to even the most

April 2, 2008

Engineer Infrastructure Battalion graduates in Taji

TAJI, Iraq (April 2, 2008) – About 700 soldiers from the Iraqi Army Engineer Infrastructure Battalion celebrated the completion of their training during a graduation ceremony here Apr. 2.The battalion was created in October 2007 and these soldiers have gone through six months of training in various areas to include specific training in electrical

April 1, 2008

15 caches, IED factory discovered in northern Iraq

TIKRIT, Iraq (April 2, 2008) – Iraqi Army and Coalition force Soldiers discovered 15 weapons caches and an improvised explosive device factory in northern Iraq April 1.The weapons and ammunition discovered included one 155mm and three 120mm rounds, one 122mm Illumination round, 14 107mm rockets, 58 82mm and 12 60mm mortars, along with other

March 31, 2008

Afghan school gets new library, science lab

BAGRAM AIRBASE, Afghanistan (March 28, 2008) — A school with 1,200 students recieved a new library and science lab

March 31, 2008

Iraqi troops contain violence in Hillah

HILLAH, Iraq (March 30, 2008) – A combined Iraqi Police and Iraqi Army force stopped an organized attack in Hillah March 25.

March 31, 2008

Water facility reopens, clean water flows

CAMP STRIKER, Iraq (March 30, 2008) — A water treatment plant opened, benefiting thousands of area residents

March 31, 2008

Medical programs top priority for Zabul women’s affairs director

KABUL, Afghanistan (March 30, 2008) — Zabul Province’s director worked with the Zabul Provincial Reconstruction Team to create a class offering birth attendant training to women throughout the province