Press Releases

Archive: 2008

June 8, 2008

Iraqi-funded projects boost economy

FOB ISKAN, Iraq (June 8) – Residents of Iraq received almost $2.5 million from their government to fund projects.

June 6, 2008

Al-Kut agricultural union headquarters reopen

FORWARD OPERATING BASE DELTA, Iraq (June 5, 2008) – Agricultural union headquarters reopened after refurbishment.

June 6, 2008

General credits lull in Iraq violence to better security, citizen help

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 5, 2008) — Last month marked the fewest attacks in Iraq in four years.

June 6, 2008

South Baghdad economy booming again

FOB KALSU, Iraq (June 5, 2008) – The economy of South Baghdad is flourishing in a variety of ways.

June 4, 2008

Navy docs extend treatment to local village

AL ANBAR PROVINCE, Iraq (June 3, 2008) – Navy and Marine personnel participate in a cooperative medical engagement.

June 4, 2008

U.S. Military and Iraqis complete Baghdadi Bridge

BAGHDADI, Iraq (June 4, 2008) – The Baghdadi Bridge, a new way of crossing the Euphrates, is now open to traffic.

June 4, 2008

Medics provide health care to Kamaliyah citizens

FORWARD OPERATING BASE LOYALTY, Iraq (June 3, 2008) – Iraqis receive high-quality health care from U.S. Army medics.

June 4, 2008

Mullen meets with Pakistani military leaders

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (June 4, 2008) – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff met with his Pakistani counterparts.

June 3, 2008

Hawr Rajab business leaders meet with soldiers

FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq (June 3, 2008) – The Hawr Rajab business association met to revive commerce.

June 3, 2008

Progress stems from key Afghan meeting

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (June 2, 2008) — Local and government officials discuss construction contracting.