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April, 2008

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.

April 23, 2008

PRT, military leaders brief Wasit council on progress

Wade Weems, the former Wasit PRT team leader, greets members of the Wasit Provincial Council. Weems and Col. Peter Baker, the 214th FB commander, briefed the Wasit Provincial Council on projects Coalition forces and the PRT have completed in the province. (Photo by James O’Gara)FOB DELTA (April 23, 2008) — The Wasit Provincial Reconstruction Team

April 23, 2008

Calm descends on Bayji during medical engagement

A long line of Bayji citizens extends out of the hospital where medical care was given to those in need. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Richard Rzepka)BAYJI, Iraq (April 23, 2008) – More than 550 people were provided with much needed medical care at the Bayji hospital in the Hai al Asry neighborhood of the restive city of Bayji Apr. 15.A lengthy line of

April 23, 2008

Warij residents become Sons of Iraq

Sons of Iraq in Warij stand guard at a checkpoint on April 22. The Warij SoI program is composed of both Sunni and Shia residents. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jason Stadel)FOB KALSU, Iraq (April 23, 2008) – One hundred and fifty residents of Warij volunteered to become Sons of Iraq on April 12.On April 20, the new SoI began guarding a stretch of the

April 23, 2008

White House nominates Petraeus for top CENTCOM job

Gen. David Petraeus speaks to reporters in Sab al Bor, Iraq, in March. Petraeus has been nominated to lead United States Central Command. (U.S. Army photo)WASHINGTON (April 23, 2008) – The White House will nominate Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, currently commander of Multinational Force Iraq, to be the next U.S. Central Command commander, Defense

April 23, 2008

Soldiers create 'Daughters of Iraq' program

WASHINGTON (April 22, 2008) — Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division are working with Iraqi army troops to help create a Daughters of Iraq program to complement the work done by the Sons of Iraq.