Archive: 2008

July 6, 2008

Citizen's tip leads to large weapons find

CAMP STRIKER, Iraq (July 7, 2008) – Iraqi and Coalition soldiers acted on the tip and found numerous weapons near Baghdad.

July 2, 2008

Funding improves Iraqi economy, infrastructure

FOB ISKAN (July 3, 2008) — Coalition forces continue to help Iraq revitalize itself through infrastructure projects.

July 2, 2008

Troops give shoes, toys to Djibouti orphans

DJIBOUTI (July3, 2008) – Troops distributed shoes and toys to children June 28 at the Saint Francis of Notre Dame Orphanage.

June 30, 2008

Colonel: Enemy neutralized in east Anbar

WASHINGTON (July 1, 2008) — The enemy in eastern Anbar province has been neutralized, the Coalition commander in the area said June 30.

June 29, 2008

Medics vaccinate Afghan villagers in Parwan

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (June 30, 2008) – Afghan doctors and Coalition medics hosted a village medical outreach June 26.

June 29, 2008

New course prepares Afghan police for field work

KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan (June 30, 2008) – Sixty Afghan men were recently trained by the Kunar provincial reconstruction team.

June 29, 2008

Ambassador Crocker cites positive changes in Iraq

WASHINGTON (June 30, 2008) – Iraq is enjoying political and economic progress and better security, Ambassador Ryan Crocker told CNN.

June 29, 2008

Students keep water flowing to farms

FOB KALSU, Iraq (July 2, 2008) – Students of the Village of Hope in Hawr Rajab began cleaning irrigation canals June 26.

June 28, 2008

Troops treat 870 Iraqi civilians

FALLUJAH, Iraq (July 1, 2008) – Two two Cooperative Medical Engagements provided medical care to more than 870 Iraqis, June 24 and 25.

June 26, 2008

Troops offer medical care to Iraqis

FOB ISKAN, Iraq (June 25, 2008) – Some 280 Iraqis received medical care June 21 at the Al Herea School in Farisiyah.