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Ceremony Opens New Life-Support Facilities at Camp Mejid

Multi-National Force-Iraq

Saturday, 12 September 2009

Multi-National Security Transition Command – Iraq
Public Affairs Office, Phoenix Base
APO AE 09348

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Release No. 090912-01

Sept. 12, 2009

Contact: pao@iraq.centcom.mil
DSN: 318-852-1332
IRAQNA: 0790-194-0270

Ceremony Opens New Life-Support Facilities at Camp Mejid

CAMP MEJID, Iraq -- Al Asad Location Command here opened an $8 million improvement to its life-support facilities in a Sept. 10 ceremony.

The 10-month construction effort improved the location command and 7th Iraqi Army Division sustainment capacity with the addition of three barracks, a fire station and a distribution facility for petroleum, oil & lubrication products.

The commanding general of 7th IA Division and the commander of the location command toured the complex after a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

The barracks will house location command soldiers. The fire station will provide the camp with its first firefighting capability. The POL distribution facility will provide the 7th
IA DIV increased fuel capacity.

The United States Army Corps of Engineers-Gulf Region South provided excellent quality control during the project, and ensured the Iraqi Army received quality facilities.

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