Archive: March, 2008

March 26, 2008

Anbar Leaders unite at Camp Fallujah

CAMP FALLUJAH, Iraq (March 26, 2008) — Anbar provincial and tribal leadership assembled at Camp Fallujah in order to discuss Iraqi issues and challenges

March 25, 2008

Soldiers become American citizens in Africa

DJIBOUTI (March 16, 2008) — Seven Soldiers supporting the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa mission became U.S. citizens during a Military Naturalization Ceremony at the U.S. Embassy

March 25, 2008

Streets return to life as Iraqi market gears up

ADHAMIYAH, Iraq (March 25, 2008) — Security consisting of joint dismounted patrols with the Iraqi army has led to the awakening of the market on Chem Street

March 23, 2008

Medics support dentists in Narhwan

FOB HAMMER, Iraq (March 20, 2008) – Medics of the 203rd Brigade Support Battalion and 3rd Brigade Combat Team visited the Narhwan dental clinic, March 18.

March 23, 2008

Coalition troops, Iraqis conduct medical engagement

FORWARD OPERATING BASE KALSU, Iraq (March 23, 2008) — Soldiers of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division and Sons of Iraq conducted a combined medical engagement in Arab Jabour

March 23, 2008

Iraq strategy process well under way, Pentagon spokesman says

WASHINGTON (March 21, 2008) — Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates spent part of the morning today discussing the way forward in Iraq with the Joint Chiefs of Staff

March 20, 2008

ISAF hosts Afghan leaders for Now Ruz dinner

KABUL, Afghanistan (March 20, 2008) – Outgoing and incoming International Security Assistance Force troops broke bread with Governor Mohideen Baluch and the provincial government line directors at the Farah Provincial Reconstruction Team.The dinner celebrated Now Ruz, the Afghan New Year, and served as an introduction of incoming PRT leaders to

March 20, 2008

Naval forces halt illegal shipping

MANAMA, Bahrain (March 20, 2008) – Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) operations in the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Aden, have succeeded in disrupting the transit of contraband, narcotics and alcohol in recent weeks.

March 20, 2008

Security forces cooperate along Afghanistan-Pakistan border

NANGAHAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan (March 20, 2008) – As part of their ongoing effort to enhance communication and cooperation, Afghan and Pakistani border security forces at Torkham Gate met Feb. 28 with the 173rd Airborne Brigade’s Special Troops Battalion commander to address security and communication issues and the upcoming opening of the Khyber

March 20, 2008

Village of Hope lives up to its name

HAWR RAJAB, Iraq (March 20, 2008) — Members of the 557th Expeditionary Red Horse Squadron, headquartered at Balad Air Base, Iraq, paid out nearly $10,000 to 120 students at the Red Horse Village of Hope March 13.