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  • Face of Defense: Soldier Keeps Base Clean, Functioning

    01/14/2009 3:35:01 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 269+ views
    Face of Defence ^ | Sgt. Whitney Houston, USA
    FORWARD OPERATING BASE WAR EAGLE, Iraq, Jan. 14, 2009 – A Carbondale, Ill., native serving in Multinational Division Baghdad leads an Iraqi work force here that ensures daily maintenance and improvement for soldiers and others occupying the small northeastern Baghdad base. Army Spc. Joseph Cook marks a checklist of tasks to be done daily throughout Forward Operating Base War Eagle, Iraq, Jan. 12, 2009. U.S Army photo by Sgt. Whitney Houston   (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. “My day usually starts out with a handful of work orders that come into the mayor’s cell from throughout the FOB,...
  • Baqubah Still Functioning, Military Commander Reports

    11/30/2006 5:12:30 PM PST · by SandRat · 8 replies · 329+ views
    BAQUBAH, Iraq, Nov. 30, 2006 -- The city of Baqubah is fully operational despite media reports to the contrary, the senior coalition forces commander for Iraq’s Diyala province said here today. “The erroneous reports are clearly an effort by some individuals to paint a picture of disarray and hysteria to destabilize the province,” Army Col. David W. Sutherland, commander of 3rd Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, said. The city’s government center is open and most of the ministries are present for work, as are the city workers, the health care providers, and ambulances, Sutherland said. "The mosques...
  • The Islamist Challenge to American Security

    10/19/2004 5:21:38 AM PDT · by stevejackson · 4 replies · 495+ views
    netWMD - The War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | October 19, 2004 | Frank J. Gaffney
    Frank J. Gaffney is founder and president of the Center for Security Policy in Washington, DC. He earned his AM in international studies from John's Hopkins University. A former deputy assistant secretary of defense for international security policy, Mr. Gaffney's articles have appeared in Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, New Republic, Newsday, New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post. He is a contributing editor to National Review Online. Mr. Gaffney addressed the Middle East Forum in Philadelphia on September 22, 2004. The threat of terror is the most direct challenge to the stability of...