Thursday, December 06, 2007

Central Command News (12/6/07)

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Guard Film Tells Soldiers' Stories.aspx

Posted: 05 Dec 2007 12:44 PM CST

WASHINGTON - Like many Soldiers deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan, Soldiers from the Oregon National Guard's 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry brought their personal cameras to Iraq during their deployment in 2004. They snapped photos of each other firing weapons, shot video of explosives they detonated and logged plenty of footage of their own commentaries intermixed with Soldier humor.

Air Force engineers improve Marine quality of life in Iraq.aspx

Posted: 05 Dec 2007 12:27 PM CST

AL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq (AFPN) - Airmen are improving the lives and operating conditions of Marines by constructing more than $9.8 million in aircraft shelters, taxiways and temporary shelters at Al Asad Air Base.

New air traffic control tower to expand TQ’s capabilities.aspx

Posted: 05 Dec 2007 12:06 PM CST

AL TAQADDUM, Iraq - The AN/TSQ-120B is a temporary air traffic control tower used by Marines in expeditionary operations until a more sturdy structure can be built. Although designed for just 90 days of continual use, the one at Al Taqaddum Air Base has seen more than its share of sorties since it was raised during the early stages of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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Posted: 05 Dec 2007 12:57 PM CST