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IraqMapTIKRIT, Iraq – The Iraqi Special Weapons and Tactics unit, advised by U.S. forces, arrested a suspected terrorist leader under the authority of a warrant issued by the Government of Iraq Nov. 21.

Published in Press Releases - Iraq
Monday, 23 November 2009 09:52

US Airmen Prep Iraqi Pilots to Stand Alone

IraqFlagKIRKUK — Lt. Col. Chris Spigelmire defines success as, "The better we do our jobs, the fewer people they'll send to replace us until we don't have to be here at all."

Published in Feature Stories

Killeen, Texas native, Sgt. Chester Temple, unloads water filters during the stocking of a humanitarian aid warehouse on Camp Taji, Nov. 21. The unit, along with their counterparts from the 37th Brigade, 9th Iraqi Army Division, will distribute water filters and blankets to Iraqi residents in the coming months. Photo by Pfc. Adam Halleck, 1st Cavalry Division.
CAMP TAJI — In an effort to provide local Iraqi residents with supplies and extra comforts during the winter months, U.S. Soldiers here are stocking warehouses full of humanitarian aid items.
Published in Feature Stories
Monday, 23 November 2009 08:56

Army Engineers Tackle Kirkuk Road Projects

U.S._Army_Corp_of_EngineersKIRKUK — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Gulf Region District, Kirkuk Resident Office is seriously delving into the road construction business.

Published in Feature Stories
Friday, 20 November 2009 08:35

New Civil Air Routes Opened Over Iraq

Air Force Lt. Col. Tom Schmidt, Air Component Coordination Element airspace planner, observes while Iraq Civil Aviation Authority members discuss the new Iraqi airway structure, Nov. 18. Photo by Tech. Sgt. Johnny Saldivar, U.S. Air Forces Central, Baghdad Media Outreach Team.

BAGHDAD — The Iraq Civil Aviation Authority (ICAA) opened several new north to south routes within Iraqi air space, Nov. 18.

Published in Daily News
Sunday, 22 November 2009 08:10

School Assessed During Supply Visit

Students at Al Soonobar School greet Soldiers with the 36th Sustainment Brigade out of Temple, Texas, Nov. 18, in Jaber Mohamed Village, Iraq. Photo by Spc. Lisa A. Cope, 13th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary).
COL ADDER — U.S. Soldiers here delivered supplies and stuffed animals to students at the Soonobar School in Jaber Mohamed Village, Nov. 18.
Published in Daily News
Wednesday, 18 November 2009 07:40

Schwarzenegger Visits California Troops

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger talks with Spc. Ferrell Mapp, a resident of Richmond, Calif., and a member of the California National Guard, 49th Military Police Brigade, during a breakfast event held on Camp Victory, Baghdad, Nov. 17. At right is Brig. Gen. Donald Currier, commander of the 49th, and close aide to the governor in his civilian job. Photo by Sgt. Kenneth Bince, 49the Military Police Brigade.
BAGHDAD — California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger shared breakfast and conversation with his State’s Soldiers during a visit here to Camp Victory, Nov. 17.
Published in Daily News
Thursday, 19 November 2009 07:26

First Females Graduate Police College

One of the first-ever female Iraqi Police officers to attend and complete training at the Baghdad Police College proudly poses for a photo following the BPC’s latest graduation ceremony, Nov. 9. Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Edwin L. Wriston, Joint Combat Camera Center - Iraq.
BAGHDAD – Fifty female Iraqi Police (IP) officers became the first women to graduate from the Baghdad Police College here, Nov. 9.
Published in Daily News
Wednesday, 18 November 2009 13:06

Engineer Soldiers Teach Carpentry to IA

Sgt. James Glomski, of Alpena, Mich., with the 1434th Engineer Company, observes Iraqi Pfc. Omar Khodair Abbas making his first cut using a circular saw during a "train the trainer" carpentry course for the Iraqi Army in Baghdad, Nov. 14. Photo courtesy of the 16th Engineer Brigade.
BAGHDAD — Iraq Soldiers here ended two days of basic carpentry training with a practical exercise of building dormitory-style rooms in the old Ministry of Defense, Nov. 14.
Published in Feature Stories
Wednesday, 18 November 2009 13:00

Iraqis Seek Out, Arrest 11 Criminal Suspects

IraqFlagWASHINGTON — Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) arrested 11 terrorism suspects in operations over the last two days, military officials reported.

Published in Feature Stories
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