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March, 2008

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

March 31, 2008

Troops save Iraqi teen injured by bomb

KIRKUK, Iraq (March 30, 2008) — U.S. soldiers helped load an Iraqi teenager injured by an improvised explosive device onto a medical evacuation helicopter

March 28, 2008

USCENTCOM Bids Farewell to Commander

CENTCOM commander Admiral William J. Fallon relinquishes command at a ceremony at MacDill Air Force Base, March 28.MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (March 28, 2008) – Admiral William J. Fallon relinquished command of United States Central Command Friday.Fallon, a 41-year Navy veteran, assumed duties as the commander on March 16, 2007, and was the first

March 28, 2008

Admiral arrives in Pakistan for military talks

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (March 03, 2008) — Navy Adm. Mike Mullen arrived today for his second set of meetings with Pakistani military leaders in a month to discuss U.S.-Pakistani military-to-military relationships

March 26, 2008

Anbar Leaders unite at Camp Fallujah

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq (March 26, 2008) — Anbar provincial and tribal leadership assembled at Camp Fallujah in order to discuss Iraqi issues and challenges

March 26, 2008

Marines, Sailors assist Iraqi refinery employees

HAQLANIYAH, Iraq (March 27, 2008) — Marines and Sailors delivered the first batch of personal protection equipment, valued at $118,000, to employees of the Northern Petroleum Company at the K3 Oil refinery

March 26, 2008

Iraqi PM deserves credit, Pentagon spokesman says

WASHINGTON (March 26, 2008) — Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell said that Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki should be commended for taking the initiative to go after extremists and criminals in Basra