Thursday, September 20, 2007

Central Command News, 9/20/07

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CENTCOM commander visits 380th AEW Airmen.aspx

Posted: 20 Sep 2007 01:30 AM CDT

SOUTHWEST ASIA (AFPN) -- The commander of U.S. Central Command visited Airmen from the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing Sept. 17 at their forward deployed location in Southwest Asia.

Army well drillers receive visit from Army senior enlisted leader.aspx

Posted: 20 Sep 2007 01:15 AM CDT

ASSAMO, Djibouti – National Guardsmen assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa were visited by the senior enlisted leader for the National Guard Bureau for three days.

Afghan NCOs Take Lead at Basic Warrior Training.aspx

Posted: 20 Sep 2007 12:57 AM CDT

KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghans lead best when in the lead and in the Basic Warrior Training Course at the Kabul Military Training Center, this responsibility falls on the shoulders of Afghan drill sergeants.

Brick by Brick Ironhorse Brigade Assisting Villagers Rebuild Their Lives.aspx

Posted: 20 Sep 2007 12:44 AM CDT

FALAHAT, Iraq – Soldiers from “Dagger” Troop D, 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st “Ironhorse” Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division joined with members of the brigade’s Embedded Provincial Reconstruction Team and Company A, 492nd Civil Affairs Battalion to assist local tribal sheiks and villagers with several construction projects, Sept. 16.

Air Traffic Controllers Manage Flights.aspx

Posted: 20 Sep 2007 12:09 AM CDT

AL QAIM, Iraq— Just like a guide dog helps a blind person or a ground guide assists a heavy equipment operator, air traffic controllers are on the ground to help pilots. Wherever there are Marine Corps aircraft flying, there are air traffic controllers ensuring that the pilots know when they can take off or land, how to approach the airfield, or what is in the airspace.

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Posted: 19 Sep 2007 11:57 AM CDT