Monday, August 06, 2007

Central Command News, 8/6/07

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HMH-464 aircraft maintainers keep aircraft mission-ready.aspx

Posted: 06 Aug 2007 06:53 AM CDT

Aircraft maintainers for Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron-464 at Camp Lemonier, Djibouti, were able to see the fruits of their labor in the air July 29 when three of the four CH-53E Super Stallion transport helicopters were airborne at the same time.

Airmen play key role in developing Iraqi police.aspx

Posted: 06 Aug 2007 06:29 AM CDT

CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE SPEICHER, Iraq (AFPN) - Airmen roll out of the gates from here in armored Humvees and drive dangerous roads into Tikrit and the surrounding areas five days a week to do their part in helping Iraq transition to a peaceful democracy.

Diyala Tribal Leaders Continue Reconciliation Efforts.aspx

Posted: 06 Aug 2007 05:51 AM CDT

TIKRIT, Iraq - Eighteen paramount tribal leaders representing 14 of the major tribes in Diyala province, Iraq, swore on the Quran and signed a peace agreement unifying the tribes in the battle against terrorism during a meeting at the Baqubah Government Center August 2.