June 3, 2008

Hawr Rajab business leaders meet with soldiers

FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq (June 3, 2008) – The Hawr Rajab business association met to revive commerce.

June 3, 2008

Progress stems from key Afghan meeting

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (June 2, 2008) — Local and government officials discuss construction contracting.

June 3, 2008

Troops provide medical care to Iraqis

AVGAHNI, Iraq (June 2, 2008) - Medical care helps bring peace and stability to Iraq.

June 3, 2008

Iraqi Army trains 1st Sadr City Neighborhood Guard recruits

FOB WAR EAGLE, Iraq (June 4, 2008) – The Awakening Movement and Sons of Iraq are playing a crucial stabilizing role.

June 3, 2008

New road brings prosperity to Afghan province

PANJSHIR PROVINCE, Afghanistan (June 3, 2008) - Many attend groundbreaking ceremony for new $6 million road.

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.