July 10, 2008

Attacks in Iraq drop to four-year low

BAGHDAD (July 10, 2008) — Iraq experienced the lowest number of acts of violence in more than four years last week.

July 9, 2008

Czech soldiers train Afghan police

FOB SHANK, Afghanistan (July 10, 2008) — Czech soldiers mentored and trained cadets at an Afghan national police compound recently.

July 8, 2008

Maternity hospital set to open doors

BAGHDAD (July 8, 2008) — Al Karkh Maternity Hospitalrecently received two large truckloads of much needed medical equipment.

July 8, 2008

Iraqi police distribute food in Zuwarijat

FOB DELTA, Iraq – Iraqi police distributed bulk food products to citizens of the Zuwarijat district of al Kut July 3.

July 7, 2008

Vocational center means job training in Hawr Rajab

CAMP STRIKER (July 7, 2008) — The second Village of Hope training center class graduated in Hawr Rajab, Iraq, July 3.

July 7, 2008

Joint Chiefs chair gets firsthand look at Sadr City progress

Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, received a glimpse of the success that has seen attack levels in Iraq fall to their lowest in four years — a 90 percent decline in attacks during the past year alone. The progress in security has allowed coalition forces to focus more on other issues, military officials in Baghdad said.

July 7, 2008

Admiral: Success breeding success in Iraq

WASHINGTON (July 7, 2008) – Success is building on success in Iraq, a senior military official said Sunday in Baghdad.

July 6, 2008

Citizen's tip leads to large weapons find

CAMP STRIKER, Iraq (July 7, 2008) – Iraqi and Coalition soldiers acted on the tip and found numerous weapons near Baghdad.

July 2, 2008

Troops give shoes, toys to Djibouti orphans

DJIBOUTI (July3, 2008) – Troops distributed shoes and toys to children June 28 at the Saint Francis of Notre Dame Orphanage.

July 2, 2008

Funding improves Iraqi economy, infrastructure

FOB ISKAN (July 3, 2008) — Coalition forces continue to help Iraq revitalize itself through infrastructure projects.