Thursday, August 16, 2007

Central Command News, 8/16/07

US CENTCOM Latest News Feed

Coalition Forces Train Iraqi Marines in North Persian Gulf.aspx

Posted: 16 Aug 2007 05:57 AM CDT

NORTH PERSIAN GULF (NNS) - Coalition forces are training Iraqi marines to take over the mission of providing security to Iraqi territorial waters in the North Persian Gulf.

Pool Therapy Keeps Black Jack Soldiers in the Fight.aspx

Posted: 16 Aug 2007 05:51 AM CDT

FORWARD OPERATING BASE PROSPERITY, Iraq - With the opening of Montpetit Pool here last month, Soldiers from the 2nd "Black Jack" Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division, have had a daily escape from the summer heat.

Army Engineers Work to Connect Afghanistan One Road at a Time.aspx

Posted: 16 Aug 2007 05:42 AM CDT

FORWARD OPERATING BASE ORGUN-E, Afghanistan – U.S. Army engineers in Afghanistan are doing their part to restore security and the country’s economy by building roads, bridges and levees to connect Afghanistan’s people.