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May, 2008

May 29, 2008

Soldiers bring clean water to farmers

FOB KALSU, Iraq (May 29, 2008) – Iraqi farmers received new means to irrigate their fields and provide clean water.

May 29, 2008

Business owners display wares at expo

BAGHDAD (May 28, 2008) – More than 70 Iraqi business owners gathered in the Babylon Hotel on the Karadah Peninsula in southeastern Baghdad for the inaugural Rebuilding Karadah Expo and Conference, May 23-24.

May 29, 2008

Iraq violence at 4-year low

WASHINGTON (May 28, 2008) – Last week, Iraq experienced the lowest level of “security incidents” since March 2004, a reduction that military officials attribute in part to improvements in Iraqi security forces.

May 28, 2008

Seabees break ground on well in Kenya

KENYA (May 29, 2008) — Navy Seabees are building wells in Kenya's Garissa district to improve lives for villagers there.

May 28, 2008

Conference brings key Iraqi energy leaders together

TIKRIT, Iraq, May 29, 2008) – Northern Iraq leaders met for an energy conference May 28 at in Salah ad Din Province.

May 28, 2008

Civilian reports disrupt Kunar attacks

KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan (May 29, 2008) – Citizens of the Korengal valley came forward to Afghan troops and International Security Assistance Forces with information that lead to the disruption May 27 of an impending insurgent attack in Kunar province.

May 27, 2008

Daughters of Iraq begin training

BAGHDAD (May 28, 2008) – Several Iraqi women come to thei aid of their country as part of the Daughters of Iraq.

May 27, 2008

'Operation CARE' helps Afghan children

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (May 28, 2008) – Troops distribute donated items from "Operation CARE" to local children.

May 27, 2008

'Knights' in armor come to orphans' aid

The “Knights” of 3rd Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, “Gimlets,” 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, “Warriors,” 25th Infantry Division, Multi-Nation Division – Baghdad have taken a special interest in the orphanage and its children since their arrival in the area in January.

May 27, 2008

Troops lend hand to Ethiopian fire victims

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (May 26, 2008) – Troops gave sleeping bags and pillows to Ethiopians who lost their homes in a fire.