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  • U.S. Soldiers Work With Iraqis To Stop Corruption

    Feb 5, 2007

    When the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, deployed last August in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom, leaders saw fit to place the task of providing security for the Bayji Oil Refinery to the paratroopers of Company B, 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, in hopes of preventing corruption and ensuring security.

  • Anti-Insurgent Operations Conducted Throughout Iraq

    Feb 5, 2007

    Coalition and Iraqi security forces killed terrorists and discovered multiple weapons caches throughout Iraq over the last three days.

  • Faces of Battle

    Feb 2, 2007

    Tens of thousands of troops are serving in harm's way. But they are more than just numbers; they are faces.

  • Soldiers Travel Iraq's Dangerous Routes to Deliver Goods

    Feb 1, 2007

    Soldiers of the 15th "Wagonmasters" Sustainment Brigade. These soldiers travel Iraq's most dangerous routes when called upon to transport everything from sheetrock to tracked vehicles.

  • Iraqis Learning to Take the Lead

    Feb 1, 2007

    US Soldiers remain proactive and conduct searches with the Iraqi army, getting weapons off the street. SPC Scott Pittillo reports from Gasaliya, Iraq, that while Iraqi soldiers have come a long way, there are still a few things to learn.

  • Afghanistan Riggers / TX NG Returns

    Feb 1, 2007

    Rugged terrain no challenge for riggers in Afghanistan; Texas National Guard Soldiers return from Sinai Peacekeeping Mission.

  • Rugged Terrain No Challenge for Riggers

    Feb 1, 2007

    Parachute riggers are making outstanding contributions to America's war on terrorism in Afghanistan. That's the word from Sgt. Maj. Mary Brown, the top enlisted soldier at Aerial Delivery and Field Services Department, Quartermaster Center and School.

  • Army Destroys Insurgent Stronghold in Diyala

    Feb 1, 2007

    The U.S. Army concluded a massive, nine-day assault Jan. 13, centered on a series of small villages in the Diyala province that for the past 18 months had been used as a safe haven for insurgents.

  • DoD Official: 'Surge' Won't Leave Troops Ill-Equipped, Unprotected

    Feb 1, 2007

    "We will not send Soldiers who are improperly protected. Every Soldier will get the Army standard for force protection," said Lt. Gen. Stephen Speakes.

  • Cody Awards Medal / Iraqi General Visits

    Jan 31, 2007

    Cody awards medals to Soldier at Center of the Intrepid; Top Iraqi General visits Fort Riley.

  • Winning through Giving

    Jan 31, 2007

    Soldiers in Iraq are offering local residents vaccines for their farm animals. PFC Ashleigh Torres reports from Baghdad on how the new Civil Action Program has troops on their toes.

  • Iraqi Village Builds Women's Center

    Jan 31, 2007

    A woman from the village of Assriya, takes advantage of a new $230,000, 400-square-meter Women's Center. Local residents have sewn dozens of dresses, sold many in the local market, and are now looking to expand their business enterprise.

  • Combing Mahmudiyah

    Jan 31, 2007

    Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division and Iraqi soldiers from the 4th Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division search for terrorists and their weapons in Mahmudiyah.

  • 14th Street Bridge in Iraq

    Jan 30, 2007

    Famous Iraqi bridge inspected for coalition and civilian use by 411th Engineer Brigade.

  • Security Meeting Raises Hopes for Peace

    Jan 30, 2007

    Coalition forces and the Iraqi army met with local leaders of the Karkh District during a security council meeting to discuss security issues that have been highlighted during recent events on Karkh District's Haifa Street.

  • 10th Mountain Extended

    Jan 29, 2007

    3,200 10th Mountain Extension Soldiers tour extended; 2,000 dollar bonus for Soldier referral.

  • Progress Quietly Proceeds in Afghanistan, General Says

    Jan 29, 2007

    "The Taliban have not achieved any of their objectives in the last year," Army Maj. Gen. Benjamin C. Freakley, commander of Combined Joint Task Force 76 and commanding general of the 10th Mountain Division.

  • Medics Administer Aid to Nearby Villages

    Jan 29, 2007

    Iraqi citizens stood in line holding their numbered tickets, and children trudged barefoot through the cold, ankle-deep mud anticipating a chance to be seen by U.S. and Iraqi doctors.

  • Soldiers Free Torture Victims Near Fallujah

    Jan 29, 2007

    Coalition forces discovered an insurgent torture house with blood-stained walls. The Soldiers freed three victims found inside.

  • Military Police Teach Rule of Law, Tolerance to Iraqi Police

    Jan 29, 2007

    A U.S. military police brigade deployed in Baghdad is teaching Iraqi police about democratic principles such as tolerance, in addition to law enforcement skills.

  • 101st Airborne Division Officer Earns Silver, Bronze Stars

    Jan 29, 2007

    A 101st Airborne Division intelligence officer was awarded both a Silver Star and a Bronze Star with Valor for exceptional actions in east Baghdad last year.

  • Baqubah Raid

    Jan 26, 2007

    On Jan. 22, Soldiers from the 12th Infantry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division, along with Iraqi security forces, capture a building used by insurgents in Baqubah.

  • Iraqi Soldiers Lead Cordon and Search

    Jan 26, 2007

    The Emergency Services Unit in Kirkuk, with support from 25th Infantry Division Soldiers, conducted an early morning cordon and search operation Jan 20 outside the city.

  • Afoot with the Artillery

    Jan 26, 2007

    Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division and Iraqi soldiers and police patrol Mahmudiyah, a suburb of Baghdad.

  • Mechanics Put Armor Between Troops, Enemies

    Jan 22, 2007

    For Soldiers traversing the streets of Baghdad, there is no such thing as too much protection. Whether it's safety in numbers, cover from enemy fire or even armor on their vehicles, Soldiers who routinely serve outside the wire have an insatiable appetite for life-saving commodities.

  • Fort Jackson Training Prepares Soldiers for Today's War

    Jan 19, 2007

    Learning to clear a building of insurgents and enemy combatants is an essential skill all Soldiers must master to survive in today's War on Terror.

  • Oil Protection Forces Guard Vital Pipelines

    Jan 17, 2007

    U.S. and Iraqi soldiers make every effort to protect oil facilities and pipelines, as these are critical to Iraq's infrastructure.

  • NATO, U.S., Afghan Forces Battling Taliban in Afghanistan

    Jan 17, 2007

    NATO, U.S. and Afghan forces are preparing to counter an expected Taliban spring offensive.

  • Afghan Army Making Tremendous Progress

    Jan 17, 2007

    The Afghan National Army is making tremendous progress and is a factor on the battlefield.

  • They Rule the Night

    Jan 17, 2007

    Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 8th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division conduct a cordon and search mission near Taji, Iraq, Jan. 8.

  • Patrolling the Euphrates for Insurgents

    Jan 16, 2007

    In Iraq, U.S. troops are navigating the Euphrates River, and conducting searches. PV2 Jon Cano reports that it's a move to stop the growing insurgency.

  • Company shows why Baghdad needs a "Woman's Touch"

    Jan 16, 2007

    Most infantry Soldiers would be a little surprised to see a female Soldier riding with them in their Bradley fighting vehicle through the streets of Baghdad. But Soldiers of 2nd Battalion, 12th Cavalry Regiment, attached to 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, regularly conduct search missions with female Soldiers.

  • Reform Association Works With Coalition to Promote Afghan Reconstruction

    Jan 16, 2007

    Coalition representatives met Jan. 12 with members of the newly formed Khost Reform Association at a forward base in Khost province, Afghanistan, to discuss the group's focus on national unity and reconstruction.

  • Operations in Iraq Net Insurgents, Weapons Caches

    Jan 16, 2007

    In one of several operations in Iraq over the past few days, Iraqi police captured an imam suspected of condoning the killing of civilians through the issuance of fatwas.

  • Casey: Iraqis to Lead New Plan

    Jan 16, 2007

    The first additional U.S. troops who will take part in new security operations in Iraq have arrived in Baghdad.

  • Cave Cache

    Jan 16, 2007

    Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division's Special Troops Battalion located an enemy weapons on the side of a mountain in Mandikowl, Afghanistan, Dec. 23.

  • Afghanistan Briefing

    Jan 9, 2007

    MG Robert Durbin, Commander of Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan, and Abdul Hadir Khalid, First Deputy Minister for Security with the Afghan Ministry of Interior, provide an update on operations in Afghanistan.

  • Soldiers Spruce up Observation Point

    Jan 9, 2007

    Soldiers in Company C, 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment have taken up residence at Observation Point Trotter and have starting giving the rundown facility a much-needed facelift.

  • Saddam Hussein Executed for Crimes Against Humanity

    Dec 30, 2006

    Former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was executed today, according to a statement issued by President Bush.

  • President Bush Statement on Saddam Hussein's Execution

    Dec 30, 2006

    An excerpt from President Bush's response to Saddam Hussein's execution.

  • Walking the Streets of Samarra

    Dec 29, 2006

    Soldiers in Samarra, Iraq are patrolling the streets and trying to make a good impression. They're parking their Humvees and walking around on foot with an Iraqi battle-buddy. SSG Eric Pahon followed the patrol and has this story.

  • Operation Beastmaster successful

    Dec 29, 2006

    During Operation Beastmaster, troops from the 4th Battalion, 1st Brigade, 6th Iraqi Army Division cleared three large neighborhoods in the western Baghdad suburb of Ghazaliya.

  • Soldiers deny terrorists access to Siniyah

    Dec 29, 2006

    U.S. and Iraqi forces have cordoned off Siniyah, to prevent terrorists from gaining entry to the city.

  • Coalition forces capture 60 insurgents, kill cell leader

    Dec 29, 2006

    Combined forces captured 60 suspected insurgents and killed one cell leader over the past four days in Iraq.

  • Transforming Afghanistan

    Dec 28, 2006

    Soldiers Radio and Television correspondent Gail McCabe takes a closer look at the role US military forces are playing in the transformation of Afghanistan from a war-torn land to a secure and independent nation.

  • Soldiers Take Pride in Transferring Supplies

    Dec 28, 2006

    While most soldiers are asleep, a small contingent of the 15th Brigade Support Battalion carries out the mission of supplying the rest of the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.

  • Five Iranians detained in Baghdad raids

    Dec 28, 2006

    Several Iranian nationals were detained in recent coalition raids conducted in Baghdad.

  • Iraqi forces prove eager to help, become more capable

    Dec 28, 2006

    Iraqi military and police forces are eager to help find solutions for the challenges facing their country.

  • Iraq Roundtable

    Dec 27, 2006

    Coverage of Multi-National Force-Iraq spokesman MG William Caldwell speaking with reporters in Baghdad to provide an update on ongoing operations in Iraq.

  • Chefs do Battle in Afghanistan

    Dec 26, 2006

    In Afghanistan, a battle of another kind has US troops pitted against their own. Soldiers put down their weapons and picked up their best recipe for the title of Iron Chef. Marine CPL Aron Harrity has more from Bagram.

  • A Different Story in Baghdad

    Dec 26, 2006

    Bomb blasts killing US troops is the most common war story you see in the news these days. But a lot more goes on for the Soldiers who live in the war-torn country. The man you're about to meet is casting a new light on what troops do when they're not battling the insurgency. SPC Charlie Maib has more from Baghdad.

  • Soldiers enjoy holiday festivities in 'Green Zone'

    Dec 26, 2006

    On Christmas Day civilian and military personnel who live in the International Zone gathered in the U.S. Embassy dining facility to eat a traditional Christmas dinner.

  • Mahmudiyah takes pride in market renovation

    Dec 26, 2006

    One of the top priorities for the mayor of Mahmudiyah is rebuilding his city's downtown market. The Army Corps of Engineers is helping.

  • Clearing Rusafa

    Dec 26, 2006

    Soldiers from the 6th Iraqi Army Division took the lead in clearing insurgents from the Rusafa area of Baghdad Dec. 17. Soldiers from the 3rd Stryker Brigade Combat Team provided backup.

  • 'Santa's Helper' delivers gifts to foreign nationals at Taji

    Dec 26, 2006

    One of the toughest times during a Soldier's deployment is the holidays, but Soldiers are not the only ones who are homesick and miss their loved ones.

  • Embedded trainers tell Gates they're pleased with Iraqi army progress

    Dec 26, 2006

    Defense Secretary Gates learned that Iraqi units are gaining confidence in their abilities and are doing more to empower noncommissioned officers.

  • Coalition forces kill senior Taliban leader

    Dec 26, 2006

    A coalition air strike Dec. 19 in Afghanistan's Helmand Province killed a senior member of the Taliban's inner circle.

  • Soldiers Work 24/7 to Keep Supplies Flowing in Iraq

    Dec 22, 2006

    "We're like the combat Wal-Mart," said Warrant Officer Dempster Upshaw, a Soldier involved with logistics in Iraq. "What you can get at Wal-Mart, you can get here."

  • Holiday spirit

    Dec 22, 2006

    As Soldiers worldwide continue to fight the war on terror, they also are celebrating the holidays and are being treated to holiday meals and gifts, as well as USO celebrity tours.

  • Iraqi National Police, Cavalry calming tensions in al Doura

    Dec 22, 2006

    Cavalry Soldiers work with Iraqi National Police to calm tensions in Baghdad's south-central al Doura neighborhood.

  • Gates meets with troops over breakfast in Baghdad; asks their advice

    Dec 22, 2006

    Defense Secretary Robert Gates listened to enlisted Soldiers in Iraq, as he formulates a way-forward strategy for the region.

  • Hauling the Mail in Iraq

    Dec 21, 2006

    Holiday cheer is delivered to troops in Iraq in different shapes and sizes, but reaction to mail is almost always the same when you're at war. PFC Ashleigh Torres reports from Baghdad.

  • Village Blocks Insurgents; Gains Jobs, Revenue

    Dec 21, 2006

    Reconstruction brings life to Iraqi economy

  • Patrolling Adhamiya

    Dec 21, 2006

    Soldiers from 5th Battalion, 20th Infantry Regiment provide security for Iraqi soldiers during a patrol in Adhamiya. The purpose of the patrol is to decrease sectarian violence and insurgency activity.

  • Engineers Improving Oil Export

    Dec 21, 2006

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working on various projects to ramp up oil production for the newly democratic country and help improve Iraq's economy.

  • Earning Spurs

    Dec 21, 2006

    It's a rite of passage, on and off the battlefield. SGT Eric Pahon reports on a military time honored tradition that puts Soldiers in spurs.

  • Iraqis Graduate from Police Academy

    Dec 20, 2006

    New recruits, who graduated from the Transition Integration Police Academy on Dec. 17, will join Iraqi police stations throughout the 37 districts of the province to help make the Kirkuk area safer.

  • Removing weapons from Landikheyl

    Dec 20, 2006

    Soldiers from the 10th Mountain Division and the Connecticut Army National Guard discover weapons caches in Landikheyl, Afghanistan, in November.

  • Dempsey: Iraqi forces will improve dramatically

    Dec 20, 2006

    The improvements in the Iraqi security forces over the next six months will be dramatic, said Lt. Gen. Martin Dempsey, commander, Multinational Security Transition Command Iraq.

  • Reconciliation proceeds as Iraqi forces strengthen

    Dec 20, 2006

    The Iraq national reconciliation conference is an important step that the prime minister has taken, said Maj. Gen. William Caldwell, coalition spokesman.

  • Making Contacts in Baghdad

    Dec 19, 2006

  • Soldiers can depend on cooks to come through with a hot meal

    Dec 19, 2006

    The 2nd Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment Soldiers at Forward Operating Base Brassfield-Mora enjoy good food thanks to their great cooks.

  • Providing cover

    Dec 19, 2006

    Cpl. Sean Mckenrick (left) and a fellow Soldier provide security as their platoon searches a house during a raid in Al Saab Bour, Iraq, Dec. 1. The Soldiers are from the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division (Light).

  • Eye in the sky

    Dec 19, 2006

    Chief Warrant Officer Mike Zanders, from the 17th Cavalry Regiment, conducts a preflight inspection on the thermal imaging sensor of an OH-58D Kiowa Warrior helicopter at Forward Operating Base Sykes, Iraq, on Dec. 3.

  • Iraqi Shiite national police help displaced Sunni Muslims

    Dec 19, 2006

    Iraq's predominantly Shiite national police force presented the Red Crescent with three truckloads of clothing to be distributed among the nearly 1,500 displaced Sunni Muslims living in the Samarra area.

  • Mailroom Gears Up for Holidays

    Dec 18, 2006

    The troops of the 747th Adjutant General Company Postal, a reserve unit from Helena, Mont., sort and distribute the mail to 23 units on FOB Warrior and other surrounding forward operating bases.

  • Training Iraqi police

    Dec 18, 2006

    The Iraqi government decreed 2006 the "Year of the Police" in Iraq. As the year comes to a close, coalition forces continue to recognize the importance of building a competent police force with the confidence of the Iraqi people.

  • Explosive ordnance disposal teams play vital role in Iraq

    Dec 18, 2006

    Explosive ordnance disposal teams in Iraq and the Soldiers who escort them in convoys, work hard at keeping the roads clear of IEDs and protecting Soldiers and civilians.

  • Feel the beat

    Dec 18, 2006

    Staff Sgt. Meghan Groth, a veterinary technician from Third Army, U.S. Army Central, shows a Yemeni animal worker how a stethoscope is used to listen to heartbeats during a veterinary civil action program.

  • U.S. to Increase Role of Military Transition Teams

    Dec 16, 2006

    To speed the development of Iraqi security forces, the United States is accelerating its use of military, police and border transition teams, a coalition spokesman in Baghdad said today.

  • Baghdad Counts on Local Improvements

    Dec 15, 2006

    Baghdad is facing some challenging times and for the situation to get better, most officials believe local residents need to see that their government is working and improvements are taking place.

  • Ready for homework

    Dec 15, 2006

    Sgt. William Barber hands out notebooks to Iraqi children walking to school in Khan Dari. Barber is from the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division.

  • Iraqis Receive Medical Care

    Dec 14, 2006

    It's something we often take for granted, until the moment we need it. PV2 Jon Cano takes a closer look at how U.S. and Iraqi forces are providing a basic need to the people of Iraq.

  • Iraqi Security Force improving, gaining responsibility

    Dec 14, 2006

    Commanders on the ground say transition teams are greatly enhancing the overall effectiveness of the Iraqi security forces.

  • Ready on the flightline

    Dec 14, 2006

    The 36th Combat Aviation Brigade is the first fully transformed Army National Guard aviation brigade. Here are the Soldiers in Iraq who keep their aircraft flying.

  • Joint operations bringing peace in Diyala

    Dec 13, 2006

    Joint U.S.-Iraqi operations bringing peace in Diyala.

  • Sling Load

    Dec 13, 2006

    Package about Soldiers airlifting humanitarian aid via Chinook helicopters to Pakistan. Specialist Christina Mee reports from Bagram, Afghanistan.

  • Visiting Zafaraniyah

    Dec 13, 2006

    In November 2006, Soldiers from the 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division visited the east Baghdad neighborhood of Zafaraniyah, bringing goodwill and keeping a sharp eye out for trouble.

  • All clear

    Dec 13, 2006

    Sgt. Ramiro Molina, from 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, looks for signs of trouble while on patrol in Taji, Iraq.

  • Flight Surgeons Certify Afghan Army Aviators

    Dec 12, 2006

    The partnership between the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade and Afghan National Army Air Corps was strengthened Nov. 20 when the staff of the Camp Albert Aid Station initiated flight physicals for 20 Afghan aviators.

  • Local Child Inspects U.S. Army Patch

    Dec 12, 2006

    A local child looks at a patch on the uniform of U.S. Army 1st Lt. Robert Walls in Al Hamzah, Iraq, Dec. 5, 2006.

  • Practice Makes Perfect

    Dec 11, 2006

    Staff Sgt. Brent Briggs (foreground) of the Special Police Transition Team teaches an Iraqi Police Officer proper breathing techniques during a live fire range conducted at Patrol Base Olson in Samarra, Iraq.

  • Army Provides Engineer Instruction in Iraq

    Dec 11, 2006

    Twenty-four Gulf Region South District Iraqi engineers joined six of their American counterparts in the U. S. Army Corps of Engineer's Construction Contract Administration class.

  • Humanitarian Mission in Sheikh Hammaud, Iraq

    Dec 11, 2006

    U.S. Army 2nd Lt. Adam Napier hands out water during a humanitarian mission coordinated by U.S. Army Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment in Sheikh Hammoud, Iraq.

  • Two Armies, One Goal

    Dec 8, 2006

    U.S. and Iraqi forces are working side-by-side as they continue to build a strong foundation for the war-torn country to stand on. SFC Ken Baer has more from Camp Taji, Iraq.

  • U.S. Soldier and Iraqi soldier talk during family day

    Dec 8, 2006

    U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brock Hutzler, from Multi-National Division - Central South (MND-CS), talks with an Iraqi army soldier prior to the beginning of family day at the 8th Iraqi Army Division headquarters in Diwaniyah, Iraq, Dec. 4, 2006.

  • Providing security in Al Saab Bour, Iraq

    Dec 8, 2006

    U.S. Army Cpl. Sean Mckenrick provides security as fellow Soldiers search a house during a raid in Al Saab Bour, Iraq. The Soldiers are with the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division (Light).

  • Iraqi troops respond to explosion

    Dec 7, 2006

    Iraqi soldiers responded to a vehicle bomb explosion near Baghdad Dec. 7, 2006, and Iraqi and coalition troops have detained several suspects and found numerous weapons caches over the past few days.

  • A moment to remember

    Dec 7, 2006

    An Iraqi child holds hands with Staff Sgt. Bryanjay Tashima during a dismounted patrol with Iraqi police at the 2nd Street marketplace in Kirkuk. Tashima is from Company B, 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment.

  • Cautious advance

    Dec 7, 2006

    1st Lt. Jeff Harris, a platoon leader from A Troop, 1st Squadron, 40th Cavalry Regiment, takes cover during a cordon and search mission for IED bomb makers in the Hawr Rajab section of Baghdad.

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