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  • Once haven for insurgents, rural Iraqi town recovers

    10/23/2007 6:12:02 PM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies · 63+ views
    Marine Corps News ^ | Sgt. Stephen M. DeBoard
    Children mass in the doorway of their Zaidon, Iraq, classroom Oct. 22 after receiving school supplies from Iraqi Police and Marines from Company I, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 6. The supply run served the dual purpose of both helping schoolchildren by providing much-needed pens, pencils and bookbags, in addition to introducing the city's new mayor, Iraqi Police Lt. Col. Ishmael, to the people. “The relationship between us and the IPs is absolutely critical. Lt. Col. Ishamel established the IPs, and they have made it possible for the kids to come back to school after four...
  • Tripoli sees clashes as Beirut recovers (Hezbollah Strikes! Day 1: 3 dead, more than 170 injured)

    01/24/2007 12:39:57 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies · 390+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 1/24/07 | Hussein Dakroub -ap
    BEIRUT, Lebanon - Pro- and anti-government factions clashed for a second day in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Wednesday, a day after violence nationwide claimed three lives and injured more than 170 people. Tripoli, the country's second largest city, saw some of the heaviest fighting on Tuesday, when a general strike called by the Hezbollah-led opposition sparked clashes with government supporters in Beirut and other parts of Lebanon. The violence gave a frightening glance into the turmoil that could result from the long power struggle between pro-Iranian Hezbollah and the U.S.-backed govenrment of Prime Minister Fuad Saniora. In...
  • Coalition Recovers Weapons Caches in Afghanistan; Makeshift Bomb Found

    08/25/2006 1:41:47 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 251+ views
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2006 – Coalition forces recovered three weapons caches Aug. 23 while searching three compounds in Afghanistan’s Paktika province, U.S. military officials reported. The caches consisted of rifles, a machine gun and ammunition, rocket-propelled grenade ammunition, a mine detector and a Taliban banner and literature. Serviceable equipment will be turned over to the Afghan security forces for their use, and an explosive ordnance disposal team will deal with the unserviceable equipment, officials said. Marijuana also was found in one of the compounds. "The weapons found in Paktika will no longer be a threat to the lives of Afghan...
  • New Orleans Area Military Recruiting Mission Recovers

    03/10/2006 4:28:47 PM PST · by SandRat · 2 replies · 284+ views
    WASHINGTON, March 10, 2006 – The military's recruiting mission in and around New Orleans is slowly recovering in the aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, local recruiting officials reported. Jacob Cristina, of Metairie, La., recites the Navy's oath of enlistment, given by Cmdr. Charles Schug, commanding officer of Navy Recruiting District New Orleans, during a Jan. 25 enlistment ceremony at the command's headquarters. Cristina was NRD New Orleans' first applicant to be sworn in at the headquarters since Hurricane Katrina caused it to be moved. Cristina signed up to become an aviation structural mechanic and ships out...
  • Airman Recovers from Bomb Blast, Hopes to Continue to Serve

    03/01/2006 3:15:38 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 263+ views
    Defend America News ^ | Michael Briggs
    U.S. Army Capt. James Watt, an occupational therapist, (right) helps Senior Airman Dan Acosta through some prosthetic arm warm-up drills Feb. 23 in the amputee rehabilitation clinic at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio. U.S. Air Force photo by Steve White U.S. Air ForceSenior Airman Dan Acosta Airman Recovers from Bomb Blast, Hopes to Continue to Serve By Michael Briggs 12th Flying Training Wing Public Affairs RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas, March 1, 2006 — He stirs every few minutes as he sits talking in the living room of his base housing unit. He doesn't show it with...
  • Singapore SARS Man Recovers But Mystery Remains

    09/12/2003 3:47:55 PM PDT · by blam · 9 replies · 234+ views
    New Scientist ^ | 9-12-2003 | Shaoni Bhattacharya
    Singapore SARS man recovers but mystery remains 13:12 12 September 03 NewScientist.com news service A Singapore man, who was confirmed on Tuesday as the world's first SARS case since the deadly outbreak was declared over in July, is recovering. The 27-year-old postdoctoral student has had no fever for five days and could leave hospital early next week, though he will be quarantined for 14 days more, says Esther Wong, spokeswoman of the Ministry of Health, according to Reuters. "He's recovering fast," says Wong. "He'll be monitored for a couple of days more and if he's without fever he would be...
  • Lebanon Recovers L300M Of Saddam's Stash

    05/14/2003 3:55:08 PM PDT · by blam · 189+ views
    Ananova ^ | 5-14-2003
    Lebanon recovers £300m of Saddam's stash Lebanon's central bank has located and secured £307 million in Iraqi funds, a Treasury official said. David Aufhauser, general counsel in the Treasury Department, said the disclosure by Lebanon was a sign of the progress being made in the worldwide search for Saddam's assets. Aufhauser told the House Financial Services oversight subcommittee that the assets in Lebanon apparently came from Iraq's central bank and other sources. The United States has stressed that all recovered assets will be used to help the people of Iraq and rebuild the country. Much of the money was taken...