Archive: 2008

Jan. 15, 2008

New air traffic control tower to expand TQ’s capabilities

AL TAQADDUM, Iraq, Dec. 5, 2007 - The AN/TSQ-120B is a temporary air traffic control tower used by Marines in expeditionary operations until a more sturdy structure can be built. Although designed for just 90 days of continual use, the one at Al Taqaddum Air Base has seen more than its share of sorties since it was raised during the early stages of

Jan. 15, 2008

Medical engagement a success in Abu Farris

CAMP STRIKER, Iraq (Jan. 14, 2008) — Iraqi army medics and coalition forces from holding a coordinated medical engagement in Abu Farris

Jan. 15, 2008

Soldiers distribute wheelchairs

FORWARD OPERATING BASE RUSTAMIYAH, Iraq (Jan. 12, 2008) — Iraqi and U.S. Soldiers distributed wheelchairs to disabled Iraqi citizens in Schmook Village.

Jan. 14, 2008

Iraqi Forces, U.S. Special Forces Detain suspected Al-Qaeda in Iraq leader

Iraqi Forces, advised by U.S. Special Forces, detained a suspected al-Qaeda in Iraq terrorist cell leader who is believed to command more than 300 terrorists during a raid near Karmah Dec. 11.

Jan. 14, 2008

Coalition forces capture Special Groups leader, disrupt criminal element network

Coalition forces captured a suspected Special Groups leader during operations to disrupt criminal element networks early Monday in the Baghdad area.

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.