March 19, 2008

Farmers union comes through for Arab Jabour

FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq (March 18, 2008) — Money provided by the U.S. Agency for International Development and Coalition Forces purchased 40 tons of fertilizer and delivered the goods to needy farmers

March 19, 2008

U.S. officials condemn Iraq suicide bombing

WASHINGTON (March 18, 2008) – The U.S Embassy in Baghdad and Multinational Force Iraq condemned the attack in Karbala that targeted civilians on their way to worship Monday.“We join the Iraqi people in expressing our condolences to the families of the victims in this barbaric attack, which bears all the markings of having been carried out by al

March 18, 2008

New police station brings in new era of law

CAMP TAJI, Iraq (March 18, 2008) — A new era of law was ushered in with the cutting of a ribbon at a ceremony opening the new Iraqi Police station in Shat al Taji

March 17, 2008

Adwaniyah’s needy children receive clothing

FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq (March 17, 2008) — U.S. Soldiers, local leaders and women’s representatives showed support through gifts of clothing for widows and children of Sons of Iraq who sacrificed for their country

March 17, 2008

Chicken farms operational, face challenges

FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq (March 17, 2008) — Dialogue has begun with the owners on how to increase production of chicken farms

March 17, 2008

Medics nurse starving child back to health

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (March 18, 2008) — A malnourished two-year-old girl, weighing merely seven pounds, was nursed back to health by Afghan National Security and Coalition forces medics

March 17, 2008

Iraqi troops recover weapons cache in Al-Iskandariyah

BALAD, Iraq (March 15, 2008) — A Hillah Iraqi Special Weapons and Tactics team recovered a weapons and munitions cache in Al-Iskandariyah as the result of a tip from a local citizen

March 17, 2008

Afghan citizen turns in IED cache in Oruzgan

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (March 14, 2008) — Afghan National Security Forces, assisted by Coalition forces, conducted a security patrol that found and disarmed an improvised explosive device cache turned in by a local Afghan citizen

March 17, 2008

Running a city in southern Iraq

CAMP BUCCA, Iraq (March 16, 2008) — A National Guard unit from Oklahoma tells the story of running a city-sized facility in Iraq

March 16, 2008

$34 mil in water projects approved for Mada’in Qada

FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER, Iraq (March 13, 2008) — U.S. military and civilian leaders met with local Iraqi leaders to discuss upcoming projects and the needs of the Mada’in Qada