Theodore's World: In Country With Our Troops ~ Various Stories

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March 21, 2007

In Country With Our Troops ~ Various Stories

In Iraq, approximately 270 km of village roads have been completed. These projects are directly contracted with local firms and assist in the economic development of smaller communities. The Village Roads program is expected to be completed in July 2007 and will provide 424 km of improved roads.

Tuesday, 20 March 2007 Coalition forces nabbed 18 suspected terrorists, discovered a weapons cache and killed a potential suicide bomber in Iraq over the past few days.

During operations targeting the al Qaeda in Iraq network and foreign fighter facilitators in Baghdad this morning, coalition forces detained 11 suspected terrorists. One detainee is an alleged improvised-explosive-device maker, military officials said.

Elsewhere in Iraq today, coalition forces captured three suspected terrorists in Ramadi, including another alleged IED maker responsible for attacks against coalition forces.

Packing for an Air Drop • Engineers Provide Drinking Water Watch Video

This is a wonderful video and it is not on You Tube and can be seen on your windows media player.

ISKANDARIYAH, Iraq – Paratroopers from Company D, 3rd Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division discovered a weapons cache March 18 south of Baghdad.

While on patrol, the Paratroopers discovered the cache which consisted of 400 tank rounds, 50 130mm mortars and three 60 mm mortars.

The cache was secured, the site was marked and an explosive ordnance disposal team was notified for the demolition of the cache.

Prayers for our troops and their loved ones. Thank you for all you do.

Posted by Wild Thing at March 21, 2007 12:47 AM


I, too, thank and support all our members of the military and what they do, whether it's combat or peace keeping missions. (And there are alot of peace keeping missions that the media doesn't deem worthy of a mention.)

Posted by: yankeemom at March 21, 2007 01:16 PM

If the politicians only functioned with the dignity and honesty of out

Posted by: TomR at March 21, 2007 01:40 PM

What happened? That was supposed to be; if politicians only functioned with the dignity and honesty of our troops.

Posted by: TomR at March 21, 2007 01:42 PM

Yankeemom, your right, oh how I wish the media was different then it is. It would be so awesome if they backed our troops. Totally awesome.

Posted by: Wild Thing at March 21, 2007 05:57 PM

Tom, hahaha I have no idea what happened, that is funny though. It is like it hicupped. ( not sure of spelling of hicup) hahaha

I agree with you, politicans could learn a lot from our troops.

Posted by: Wild Thing at March 21, 2007 05:59 PM