Locals, IPs celebrate better security in Aqur Quf

By Pfc. April Campbell, 27th Public Affairs DetachmentDecember 18, 2007

CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - Iraqi Police Maj. Jasem Muhammed, the commanding officer of the Iraqi Police in the town of Aqur Quf, in the Abu Ghraib district near Baghdad, speaks at a ceremony outside the recently-built police station Dec. 12. The Iraqi Police gathered with local leaders and the Coalition Forces who work in the area to celebrate the success they had securing Aqur Quf in the last six months.
1 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - Iraqi Police Maj. Jasem Muhammed, the commanding officer of the Iraqi Police in the town of Aqur Quf, in the Abu Ghraib district near Baghdad, speaks at a ceremony outside the recently-built police station Dec. 12. The Iraqi Police gathered with local leaders and the Coalition Forces who work in the area to celebrate the success they had securing Aqur Quf in the last six months. (Photo Credit: Pfc. April Campbell, 27th Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - Local leaders in Aqur Quf, a town in the Abu Ghraib district near Baghdad, listen to key speakers outside the Iraqi Police station during a ceremony celebrating the reintegration of the Iraqi Police into the area on Dec. 12. Much of the recent success in securing the area came through the cooperation of local leaders, the Iraqi Police and Coalition Forces.
2 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq - Local leaders in Aqur Quf, a town in the Abu Ghraib district near Baghdad, listen to key speakers outside the Iraqi Police station during a ceremony celebrating the reintegration of the Iraqi Police into the area on Dec. 12. Much of the recent success in securing the area came through the cooperation of local leaders, the Iraqi Police and Coalition Forces. (Photo Credit: Pfc. April Campbell, 27th Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL
CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq – San Jose, Cal. native Lt. Col. Kurt J. Pinkerton, commander of the 2nd Squadron, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, greets a local sheik before a ceremony at an Iraqi Police station in Aqur Quf, a town in the Abu Ghraib district near Baghdad Dec. 12. Local leaders and the Iraqi Police along with Coalition Forces who operated in the area gathered to celebrate the recent success in securing the area.
3 / 3 Show Caption + Hide Caption – CAMP LIBERTY, Iraq – San Jose, Cal. native Lt. Col. Kurt J. Pinkerton, commander of the 2nd Squadron, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, greets a local sheik before a ceremony at an Iraqi Police station in Aqur Quf, a town in the Abu Ghraib district near Baghdad Dec. 12. Local leaders and the Iraqi Police along with Coalition Forces who operated in the area gathered to celebrate the recent success in securing the area. (Photo Credit: Pfc. April Campbell, 27th Public Affairs Detachment) VIEW ORIGINAL