April 27, 2008

Wasit reconstruction team empowers Iraqi farmers

BAGHDAD (April 23, 2008) – U.S.-led development programs for Iraq’s Wasit province provide farmers with tools and knowledge.

April 27, 2008

Cuscatlan Battalion delivers wheelchairs, gives hope

FOB DELTA, Iraq (April 24, 2008) – Soldiers from El Salvaror distribute 125 wheelchairs to disabled children and adults.

April 27, 2008

Iraqi lieutenant gets prosthetic limb

FOB KALSU, Iraq (April 25, 2008) – At about 12:46 p.m., Jan. 10, everything changed for one Iraqi Army special forces platoon leader.

April 27, 2008

Mahmudiyah radio station ready for first broadcast

CAMP STRIKER, Iraq – Coalition forces provided training on April 24 to local citizens employed at the new radio station on the Iraqi army compound in Mahmudiyah.

April 27, 2008

Construction improves Sayafiyah

The Sayafiyah Community Center will be complete by the end of April. An Iraqi construction worker carries materials to the roof of the center.FOB KALSU, Iraq (April 28, 2008) – Construction on numerous community buildings in Sayafiyah is nearing completion. A health clinic, middle school, elementary school and community center will be completed by

April 27, 2008

ISF improve security in Tarmiyah

CAMP VICTORY, Iraq (April 28, 2008) – The citizens of Tarmiyah have seen a substantial reduction in violence lately.

April 23, 2008

Reward program leads to more insurgent weapons finds

Afghan and Coalition troops uncovered 109 Chinese and Russian 82mm mortars and 150 107mm rockets. The Small Rewards Program monetarily compensates Afghans for giving Coalition forces information that leads to the location or destruction of weapons caches. (U.S. Army photo)BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (April 20, 2008) – An Afghan man assisted

April 23, 2008

School renovation under way in Mahmudiyah

First Lt. Jason Potter, a civil military operations officer with Battery A, 3-320th FA, 3rd BCT, 101st Abn. Div. (AASLT), goes over plans for the Omah al-Mukhtar Girls’ School in the Qadasiyah Apartments with the project contractor April 17. (U.S. Army photo by Pvt. Christopher McKenna)FOB MAHMUDIYAH (April 20, 2008) — In conjunction with Operation

April 23, 2008

Microgrants keep Arab Jabour clinic open

FOB KALSU, Iraq (April 22, 2008) – Coalition forces are helping an Arab Jabour physician’s assistant care for the people of his village.

April 23, 2008

Soldiers create 'Daughters of Iraq' program

WASHINGTON (April 22, 2008) — Soldiers of the 101st Airborne Division are working with Iraqi army troops to help create a Daughters of Iraq program to complement the work done by the Sons of Iraq.