June 1, 2008

Iraqi, Coaliton troops work to improve aid

BAGHDAD – Residents of Dehna Village, west of Baghdad, received humanitarian aid on May 29.

June 1, 2008

Marines turn over outpost to Iraqi Army

COP TIMBERWOLF (May 31, 2008) — Marines return their positions to Iraqi troops so they can continue securing Iraq.

June 1, 2008

Medical team inspects remote health clinic

JEGDALAK, Afghanistan (May 31, 2008) – The Jegdalak medical health center serves a remote region of more than 30,000 Afghans.

June 1, 2008

Troops train veterinarians in Ethiopia

DIRE DAWA, Ethiopia (May 30) - U.S. servicemembers provided veterinary aid to several Ethiopian villages.

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 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

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 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 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

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.