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2008

March 13, 2008

Afghan troops give aid to villagers

Afghan troops hand out supplies to villagers in Tangay Pass March 7. (CJTF-82 photo)BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (March 12, 2008) — Afghan National Security Forces provided medical and humanitarian assistance to villagers in Tangay Pass, Oruzgan Province, March 7. The ANSF also assessed dried-up wells and a clinic for future projects with

March 13, 2008

Afghan forces improve national communication flow

Afghan national police 2nd Lt. Rayab Khan Shinghar, ANP representative for the Joint Regional Coordination Center briefs other representatives during a daily battle update brief in Ghazni province, Afghanistan, March 4. (U.S. Army photo)GHAZNI PROVINCE, Afghanistan (March 12, 2008) — With the growth of Afghan National Security Forces since the

March 13, 2008

Police in Wasit gaining security responsibility

BAGHDAD (March 12, 2008) — Police in Iraq’s Wasit province are gaining the trust of the local populace while assuming more responsibility for security, a senior U.S. military officer in Iraq said Wednesday.“As far as security, I’m very, very encouraged,” Army Col. Peter Baker said during a conference call with civilian military analysts.Baker, an

March 12, 2008

‘Village of Hope’ aims to boost economy

FOB KALSU, Iraq (March 10, 2008) — Courses at a vocational school designed to teach Hawr Rajab residents the basics of construction are taught to rebuild the economy in the district

March 12, 2008

ANSF secure Khak-e Safid, Farah

KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (March 10, 2008) — In response to a plea from elders for assistance, Afghan National Army troops advised by coalition forces, provided humanitarian and medical aid to Afghan citizens and drove out the insurgents

March 12, 2008

Judges Return to Salman Pak

FORWARD OPERATING BASE HAMMER, Iraq (March 11, 2008) — After being relocated from Salman Pak because of danger in the area, Iraqi judges are returning to the area once more

March 12, 2008

International Women’s Day Brings Unity, Call for Peace

QALAT, Afghanistan (March 11, 2008) — Afghan women gathered together to celebrate International Women’s Day in Zabul province

March 11, 2008

Paratroopers inspect hydro project

BAGRAM, Afghanistan (March 10, 2008) — Third Platoon, Able Company, 2-503rd Parachute Infantry Regiment conducted a reconnaissance mission at the Dag micro-hydro project near the Dag Village.After inspecting the micro-hydro project, the Paratroopers went into the Dag village to discuss future projects. During the meeting with village elders, some

March 11, 2008

Troops conduct remote medical training

BAGRAM, Afghanistan (March 10, 2008) — Recently, Task Force Med, out of Bagram’s Craig Hospital, conducted an experimental remote medical training program.The goal of the training was to build the capacity of Afghan health care providers through lectures and live training all conducted via video teleconference.Medics and doctors from 2-508th

March 11, 2008

Arab Jabour power lines nearly complete

BAGHDAD (March 10, 2008) – Reconstruction of three 132-kilovolt high-tension power line towers in the region of Arab Jabour are near completion.Iraqi Ministry of Electricity employees began work on the towers March 1. Once complete, another link of the southern Baghdad power belt will be fixed.With the exception of occasional route clearance teams