Archive: 2008

May 28, 2008

Civilian reports disrupt Kunar attacks

KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan (May 29, 2008) – Citizens of the Korengal valley came forward to Afghan troops and International Security Assistance Forces with information that lead to the disruption May 27 of an impending insurgent attack in Kunar province.

May 28, 2008

Conference brings key Iraqi energy leaders together

TIKRIT, Iraq, May 29, 2008) – Northern Iraq leaders met for an energy conference May 28 at in Salah ad Din Province.

May 28, 2008

Seabees break ground on well in Kenya

KENYA (May 29, 2008) — Navy Seabees are building wells in Kenya's Garissa district to improve lives for villagers there.

May 27, 2008

Troops lend hand to Ethiopian fire victims

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (May 26, 2008) – Troops gave sleeping bags and pillows to Ethiopians who lost their homes in a fire.

May 27, 2008

'Knights' in armor come to orphans' aid

The “Knights” of 3rd Platoon, Company B, 1st Battalion, 21st Infantry Regiment, “Gimlets,” 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, “Warriors,” 25th Infantry Division, Multi-Nation Division – Baghdad have taken a special interest in the orphanage and its children since their arrival in the area in January.

May 27, 2008

'Operation CARE' helps Afghan children

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (May 28, 2008) – Troops distribute donated items from "Operation CARE" to local children.

May 27, 2008

Daughters of Iraq begin training

BAGHDAD (May 28, 2008) – Several Iraqi women come to thei aid of their country as part of the Daughters of Iraq.

May 26, 2008

Iraqi soldiers assist Sadr City residents

BAGHDAD (May 26, 2008) – Sadr City residents turned out to receive free food packages and medical aid May 24.

May 22, 2008

New Sons of Iraq stand up for their communities

KIRKUK (May 21, 2008) — Sons of Iraq leaders signed three SOI contracts in a ceremony in the Ta’mim Province May 19.

May 22, 2008

Leaders select Rashid reconstruction projects

Yaqoub Yosif Al Bakhaty, Rashid District Council chairman, inspects the Rashid Electrical Sub-Station May 13.(U.S. Army photo by Capt. David Beskow)FOB FALCON, Iraq (May 20, 2008) – Iraqi civil leaders met, May 13, with the Soldiers of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, Multi-National Division – Baghdad, to select and prioritize