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January 26, 2004
Release Number: 04-01-67


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


IRAQI IMPROVEMENTS CONTINUE WITH HELP FROM TF "ALL AMERICAN"

RAMADI, Iraq - The 82nd Airborne Division and its subordinate units continued missions Jan. 25 to bring peace and prosperity to the residents of the Al Anbar province.

Civil affairs personnel from the 3rd Brigade Combat Team dispensed $18,700 in Commander's Emergency Relief funding for renovations on three primary schools and a highway clean-up program in Nassir Wa Al Salaam. These efforts will impact more than 600 Iraqi students and employ more than 250 Iraqis. These initiatives provide Iraqis employment, safe highways and schools conducive to learning for the 150,000 Iraqi students in the Al Anbar province.

Civil affairs personnel with 1st Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, dispensed $27,500 in funding for renovations of four health clinics in Ar Ramadi. The renovations will improve the ability of 13 health care providers who serve more than 60,000 patients in the area.

Task Force "All American" is supporting these initiatives by continuing to fund civil projects and providing the needed equipment and training for the Iraqi security forces, which will lead to the ultimate goal of a safe and stable Iraq.


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