March 3, 2008

Airmen spearhead ANA women’s seminar

KABUL, Afghanistan (Feb. 26, 2008) — In an effort to help promote change in the male-dominated society of Afghanistan, two Airmen are currently heading a weekly women’s seminar for female Afghan national army soldiers and female ANA civilian workers

March 3, 2008

Iraqi fish farmers discuss future of industry

FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq (Feb. 26, 2008) — Thirty-one fish farm owners interested in rebuilding the fish farming industry in North Babil, Iraq, met with various organization representatives

March 3, 2008

IA, Rakkasans find caches in Owesat, Yusufiyah

CAMP STRIKER, Iraq (Feb. 27, 2008) — Rakkasan Soldiers and Soldiers of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division uncovered one of the largest caches found since the brigade’s arrival last October

March 2, 2008

Troops give micro-grants to struggling store owners

First Lt. Otis Ingram watches as a customer buys eggs at a shop in Husseiniya. Ingram talked to the store owner about a micro-grant program designed to help business owners improve their shops. (U.S. Army photo by Pfc. April Campbell)HUSSEINIYA, Iraq (March 2, 2008) — As the door opened, the shop owner momentarily halted his conversation with the

Feb. 29, 2008

Arab Jabour citizens turn in weapons

FOB KALSU, Iraq (Feb. 29, 2008) – Citizens in the Arab Jabour region turned in multiple weapons caches to Coalition Forces, Feb. 26.Sons of Iraq brought soldiers from Company B, 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, sixty-one 57 mm projectiles and 129 105 mm empty shell casings.Several area residents

Feb. 28, 2008

IP find more than 500 munitions in cache

FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq (Feb. 26, 2008) — Iraqi police manning a checkpoint near Jurf as Sakhr, Iraq, discovered a large weapons cache with more than 500 munitions

Feb. 28, 2008

Marines get to know Djiboutians through soccer

GRAND DOUDA, Djibouti (Feb. 26, 2008) — U.S. Marines stationed in Djibouti take time after work to enjoy a friendly game of soccer with the locals

Feb. 28, 2008

Tampa Mayor addresses Coalition partners

TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 26, 2008) Pam Iorio, mayor of Tampa, Fla. visited U.S. Central Command for an audience of Coalition Senior National Representatives

Feb. 27, 2008

CJTF-HOA aids in Ethiopian school construction

DIRE DAWA, Ethiopia (Feb. 26, 2008) — Construction for a new three-room school building was completed on behalf of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa

Feb. 26, 2008

Troops provide ton of aid to Kandahar

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Feb. 24, 2008) — Afghan national security forces, assisted by coalition forces, provided medical treatment to 210 patients and provided more than one ton of humanitarian aid for 400 Afghans