Archive: February, 2008

Feb. 29, 2008

Arab Jabour citizens turn in weapons

FOB KALSU, Iraq (Feb. 29, 2008) – Citizens in the Arab Jabour region turned in multiple weapons caches to Coalition Forces, Feb. 26.Sons of Iraq brought soldiers from Company B, 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, sixty-one 57 mm projectiles and 129 105 mm empty shell casings.Several area residents

Feb. 28, 2008

IP find more than 500 munitions in cache

FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq (Feb. 26, 2008) — Iraqi police manning a checkpoint near Jurf as Sakhr, Iraq, discovered a large weapons cache with more than 500 munitions

Feb. 28, 2008

Tampa Mayor addresses Coalition partners

TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 26, 2008) Pam Iorio, mayor of Tampa, Fla. visited U.S. Central Command for an audience of Coalition Senior National Representatives

Feb. 28, 2008

Marines get to know Djiboutians through soccer

GRAND DOUDA, Djibouti (Feb. 26, 2008) — U.S. Marines stationed in Djibouti take time after work to enjoy a friendly game of soccer with the locals

Feb. 27, 2008

CJTF-HOA aids in Ethiopian school construction

DIRE DAWA, Ethiopia (Feb. 26, 2008) — Construction for a new three-room school building was completed on behalf of Combined Joint Task Force – Horn of Africa

Feb. 26, 2008

Troops provide ton of aid to Kandahar

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Feb. 24, 2008) — Afghan national security forces, assisted by coalition forces, provided medical treatment to 210 patients and provided more than one ton of humanitarian aid for 400 Afghans

Feb. 25, 2008

Police grads bring 'hope and peace' for Afghan people

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Feb. 21, 2008) — 259 members of the Afghan National Police from Zabul province graduated from a eight week training initiative at the Regional Training Center

Feb. 22, 2008

Vets treat hundreds of animals in Kenya

MANDA BAY, Kenya (Feb. 16, 2008) — A Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa civil affairs team worked side by side with host nation veterinarians and other locals to vaccinate and treat over 400 animals for various ailments

Feb. 22, 2008

Iraqis rebuild power line towers in Sayafiyah

FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq (Feb. 20, 2008) — With assistance from coalition troops and Iraqi security forces, ministry of electricity workers are rapidly reconstructing three high-tension power line towers in Sayafiyah

Feb. 21, 2008

Joint operation helps displaced families return home

BAQUBAH, Iraq (Feb. 20, 2008) — Families displaced from a town near Baqubah, Iraq, were escorted back to their homes by the Iraqi army and coalition force Soldiers