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.

June 30, 2008

Colonel: Enemy neutralized in east Anbar

WASHINGTON (July 1, 2008) — The enemy in eastern Anbar province has been neutralized, the Coalition commander in the area said June 30.

June 29, 2008

New course prepares Afghan police for field work

KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan (June 30, 2008) – Sixty Afghan men were recently trained by the Kunar provincial reconstruction team.

June 29, 2008

Ambassador Crocker cites positive changes in Iraq

WASHINGTON (June 30, 2008) – Iraq is enjoying political and economic progress and better security, Ambassador Ryan Crocker told CNN.

June 29, 2008

Medics vaccinate Afghan villagers in Parwan

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (June 30, 2008) – Afghan doctors and Coalition medics hosted a village medical outreach June 26.

June 29, 2008

Students keep water flowing to farms

FOB KALSU, Iraq (July 2, 2008) – Students of the Village of Hope in Hawr Rajab began cleaning irrigation canals June 26.