May 11, 2008

U.S., Iraqi engineers discuss reference project

BAGHDAD (May 9, 2008) – U.S. military engineers met with Iraqi government surveyors to discuss a geospatial reference project.

May 11, 2008

Doctors plan fight against disease in Afghanistan

BAGRAM, Afghanistan (May 9, 2008) — Medical leaders gathered to discuss infectious diseases that plague the Afghan population.

May 11, 2008

Basra comes back to life

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq (May 12, 2008) - The security environment in Basra has improved dramatically since the 1st Iraqi Army Quick Reaction Force fought their  way into the city on April 1.Criminal elements had taken over parts of the city from local Iraqi Security Forces, and imposed their own rule on a city that hadonce been a cultural and

May 8, 2008

Iraqi troops seize IEDs in east Mansour

BAGHDAD (May 8, 2008) – Iraqi troops prevented potential bombings when they stopped a vehicle used to transport IEDs.

May 8, 2008

200 graduate from Iskandariyah tech school

FOB KALSU, Iraq (May 8, 2008) – About 200 students graduated from the vocational-technical school in Iskandariyah May 4.

May 8, 2008

Transition team teaches Iraqi Army soldier skills

Sgt. Angel Otero teaches Iraqi soldiers sector sketching at Camp Falcon, Iraq, on May 5. (U.S. Army photo by Pvt. Christopher McKenna)FOB FALCON, Iraq (May 8, 2008) – A mlitary transition team here plays a rigorous and important role in rebuilding Iraq’s capacity to keep the peace.The MiTT helps the Iraqi army to operate in an optimal manner, said

May 7, 2008

Market opening spurs return of prosperity in Basra

BASRA, Iraq (May 7, 2008) – The opening of a market demonstrates a return of peace and prosperity to Basra.

May 7, 2008

Iraqi women’s committee reps meet in Mahmudiyah

FOB KALSU (May 7, 2008)— Representatives from four local women’s committees in the Rasheed Nahia met in Mahmudiyah May 5.

May 7, 2008

'Sisters' are doing it for themselves

FALLUJAH, Iraq (May 8, 2008) – Female Marines join the “Sisters of Fallujah” to make the city of Fallujah a safer place.

May 6, 2008

Chalabi tribe returning to village

FOB KALSU (May 4, 2008) — About 120 men of the Chalabi tribe returned to their homes a year after being driven out by extremists.