Jan. 14, 2008

ANA deliver infant saving mother, child

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Jan. 14, 2008) — The Afghan National Army’s 207th Kandak, advised by Coalition forces, provided emergency medical assistance to save the lives of a mother and her newborn infant.

Jan. 13, 2008

Church donates school supplies to Djibouti school

DJIBOUTI, Horn of Africa (Jan. 09, 2008) — Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa personnel donated school supplies and apparel to Horsed Private School of English.

Jan. 11, 2008

Corps of Engineers completes al Mahaweel clinic

The Al Mahaweel Primary Healthcare Clinic in Babil Province was recently completed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Gulf Region Division South district.BABIL PROVINCE, Iraq (Jan. 9, 2008) —Work is complete on a primary healthcare center at al Mahaweel in Babil Province.The facility was constructed for about $1 million under two construction

Jan. 11, 2008

CJTF-HOA, Djiboutian officials discuss environment

DJIBOUTI, Horn of Africa (Jan. 11, 2008) — The surgeon cell from Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa met with the Djibouti Ministry of Habitat, Urbanism and Environment, Jan. 8, to tour the base and surrounding area to see first-hand environmental concerns and address sanitation issues.

Jan. 10, 2008

Afghan Commandos graduate Armorer Training Program

POL-E-CHARKI, Afghanistan (Jan. 07, 2008) — Eight Afghan National Army weapons specialists graduates from the first-ever Commando Armorer Training Program.

Jan. 9, 2008

Coalition, Afghan Soldiers save baby girl

AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Jan. 9, 2008) — Afghan National Security Forces and Coalition forces saved the life of a 1-year-old girl after she was badly burned falling into a fire.

Jan. 8, 2008

Iraqis turn explosives cache over to Kazakh soldiers

BAGHDAD, Iraq (Jan. 3, 2008) — A large cache of 1,369 unexploded ordnance was turned over to Coalition Forces by the Iraqis.

Jan. 8, 2008

Coalition troops aid Afghan students in Bagram

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Jan. 08, 2008) — Coalition servicemembers assigned to Bagram Airfield stopped by the Jan Qadam School to visit with children, teachers and village elders, as well as deliver several boxes of school supplies and toys.

Jan. 7, 2008

Coalition Forces treat 450 Afghans during medical outreach

BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan – The towns of Eskandareh and Pacha Khak hide deep within the mountains of the Kohe Safid district in Afghanitan’s Parwan province.Eskandareh is near the head of Tagab Valley, and Pacha Khak has been a stronghold for many armies throughout Afghanistan’s history. Members of 413th Civil Affairs Battalion, accompanied by

Jan. 7, 2008

Guard Film Tells Soldiers' Stories

WASHINGTON  — Like many Soldiers deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan, Soldiers from the Oregon National Guard’s 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry brought their personal cameras to Iraq during their deployment in 2004. They snapped photos of each other firing weapons, shot video of explosives they detonated and logged plenty of footage of their own