BAGHDAD — “I think education is the greatest weapon in the people’s hands,” said Buad Abdul Sadr, the senior engineer in charge of refurbishing the Jawala’la school in Sadr City.
Schools are now in session in Sadr City, an area that six months ago was home to some of the fiercest fighting here. The rooms that [...]
05/31/2008 - A group of Iraqi children look on as a U.S. Soldier from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 6th Infantry Division, assigned to Task Force Regulars practices balancing a plate of bread on his head in the Jameela market area of the Sadr City district of Baghdad, Iraq, May 31, 2008. DoD photo by Tech. [...]
Capt. Erik Oksenvaag, a Seattle native, talks with 1st Lt. Ryan Poole, a Pasadena, Calif., native, during a mission in the Thawra 2 neighborhood of the Sadr City district of Baghdad May 11. Oksenvaag commands Company C, Task Force 1st Battalion, 6th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division which is currently attached [...]
Iraqi troops capture mid-level AQI leader, six other suspects
Posted: 05 May 2008 09:40 AM CDT
BAGHDAD (May 4, 2008) – Soldiers with the 5th Iraqi Army Division and a Muqdadiyah Special Weapons and Tactics team, advised by U.S. Special Forces, detained a mid-level al-Qaeda in Iraq leader and detained six other suspected terrorists in an operation [...]
Local citizens fend off AQI attack
Posted: 29 Apr 2008 08:54 AM CDT
TIKRIT, Iraq (Apr.28, 2008)- Local citizens in the Diyala Province fended off an attack from al Qaeda in Iraq terrorists April 28.
AWT, MND-B tank crew kill seven criminals
Posted: 29 Apr 2008 08:45 AM CDT
BAGHDAD (Apr. 28, 2008)- An aerial weapons team and an M1A2 [...]
The Main Stream Media will publish some good news occurring in Iraq and Afghanistan, but as we've noted previously, it will be next to that '85 Chevy Pick-Up that's for sale!