Hero Stories for March 2009

FREE TICKETS to all veterans and active service women and men

Cleveland Movie Premier of "Brothers at War" on March 11th and 12th offering FREE TICKETS to all veterans and active military FREE TICKET OFFER - "Equal Honor for All" is privileged to offer FREE TICKETS to all veterans and active service women and men. All others interested in viewing the Premier Showing of ‘BROTHERS at WAR’, are asked to express their support for our veterans and military with a tax deductible donation of $10.00 per person when purchasing tickets at the ticket distribution ...

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Teaching the art of war

BAGHDAD - Not long after the announcement that American forces would end their combat mission in Iraq in August of 2010, Multi-National Division-Baghdad Soldiers returned to training the troops who will remain on the streets of Baghdad long after the departure of Coalition Soldie

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Largest school in Mahmudiyah re-opens

BAGHDAD - Multi-National Division-Baghdad Soldiers from 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 63rd Armor Regiment, joined their Iraqi Army partners from the 2nd Battalion, 25th Brigade, 17th Iraqi Army Division, for the re-opening ceremony of the Althaira school in the village of Althaira, Mahmudiyah Qada, March

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Army Reserve Iraq role to continue despite Afghanistan mission, General says

WASHINGTON - As the Army Reserve prepares to deploy more troops to Afghanistan, its top officer said he anticipates no decrease, at least in the near term, in the need for Army reservists in Ira

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Clearing the Tangi: Task Force in Afghanistan takes troubled valley

Flexing for the first time the massive military muscle now deployed to this area, coalition forces cleared one of its most troubled insurgent hotspots, sending a forceful message to insurgent fighters here that the coalition will go wherever, whenever it want

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Army's top medic visits 'Lifeline' crew in Iraq

With top leaders in the U.S. Army naming 2009 as the "Year of the Noncommissioned Officer," the Army's senior medic flew from Fort Sam Houston, Texas, to Camp Liberty to meet with Multi-National Division-Baghdad's Army Medical Corps enlisted leaders and Soldie

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Patrick A. Devoe II

Pfc. Patrick A. Devoe II, 27, of Auburn, New York, died March 8, 2009, in Kandau Kalay, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when his vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device. Pfc. Devoe was assigned to the40th Cavalry Regiment,4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, Fort Richardson, Alaska.<

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Prepare for troop reduction: Iraqis discuss training, equipment

BAGHDAD - As security stabilizes, the Iraqi Army engineers are asking questions that only a year ago seemed far from anyone's though

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Daniel B. Hyde

1st Lt. Daniel B. Hyde, 24, of Modesto, California, died March 7, 2009, in Samarra, Iraq, of wounds sustained in Tikrit when an explosive device struck his unit vehicle. 1st Lt. Hyde was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 35th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.<

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Iraqis invest in future at Balad economic seminar

Coalition forces and members of the Balad Provincial Reconstruction Team hosted the first Iraqi banking and finance conference here for Iraqi business investors, future entrepreneurs and local government leaders Tuesday.

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