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Salem-News.com (Dec-11-2008 07:54)
Interview With Afghan War Pilot Serving in Iraq (VIDEO)Tim King Salem-News.com
Tim King interviews an Oregon Guard pilot serving in Iraq who flew numerous missions in the war in Afghanistan.
(BALAD, Iraq) - Countless Americans in uniform are serving repeated combat tours in Afghanistan and Iraq. Captain John Hoffman is one of the people from the Oregon National Guard aviation unit that I was embedded with in Iraq this past summer. In fact, John was my contact person with the squadron.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Nov-15-2008 16:20)
Interview with Interpreter Based with Marines in Iraq (VIDEO)Tim King Salem-News.com
A Jordanian interpreter who works with the Marines in Iraq's Anbar Province gives a candid interview about his experience.
(ANBAR PROVINCE, Iraq) -
I met a gentleman named Jakope Al Salim in Iraq while spending time with the Marines at the Al Asad Air Base in the Anbar Province. These Marines normally work on airplanes, but in Iraq where there is a shortage of personnel, they have been pulling infantry and military police duty and operating the base entrances and exits.
Salem-News.com (Oct-30-2008 10:50)
Oregon Guard Night Crew Mission in Iraq (VIDEO)Tim King Salem-News.com
Oregon Guard soldiers assigned to an aviation support mission for the next year gain confidence in their roles.
(BALAD, Iraq) -
Soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan have a seven day a week job with few exceptions. Members of an Oregon National Guard aviation support group stationed at Camp Anaconda at Balad, Iraq, are a shining example of those whose operation never rests.
Salem-News.com (Oct-18-2008 18:42)
Iraqis Who Worked With Americans Killed by Masked GunmenTim King Salem-News.com
The killing times out with a call by radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr for Americans to end the military occupation of Iraq.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Oct-14-2008 08:43)
An Iraq War Veterans` Welcome Home to Remember (SLIDESHOW)Tim King Salem-News.com
Salem-News.com photojournalist Tim King has returned from Iraq, where he spent several weeks embedded with an Oregon Guard unit. Along the way he witnessed a hero's welcome at the Dallas/Ft. Worth Airport for soldiers and Marines returning home from Iraq.
(DALLAS, Tx.) -
It isn't often that a legacy can change.
Salem-News.com (Oct-13-2008 03:25)
Marine Military Police Beat at Al Asad Air Base, Iraq (VIDEO)Tim King Salem-News.com
Marine Corps Military Police have their hands full with a never ending list of tasks necessary for war zone security.
(Al Asad, Iraq) -
Marine Corps military police in Iraq have a never ending yet ever changing job description. In one day here at the Al Asad Air Base in the Anbar Province, I will see these Marine MPs search base housing units of foreign employees, inspect commercial trucks that deliver supplies here, operate a traffic check point, and even search a FedEx jet delivering supplies to Iraq.
Salem-News.com (Oct-07-2008 16:15)
Iraqi Village Recovers From Deadly Car Bomb Attack (VIDEO)Tim King Salem-News.com
After a car bomb kills 30 people in this village, the U.S. Army and Iraqi Police formulate plans to increase patrols.
(AL DUJAIL, Iraq) -
American soldiers enter this town cautiously today. Just days earlier, a VBID- Vehicle Borne Explosive Device, ripped through a supermarket, killing 32 people and injuring as many as 50.
Salem-News.com (Oct-06-2008 00:49)
Unusual Observations From the War in IraqTim King Salem-News.com
A list of unexpected and offbeat sights and sounds from the Iraq war theater.
(BALAD, Iraq) - Most of the people I have met who are serving in Iraq at this time are professional and on task. They perform their roles without complaint and almost all work long and hard hours, regardless of what they do.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Oct-03-2008 11:20)
Vietnam War Pilot Serving in Iraq Has Seen Many Changes (VIDEO)Tim King Salem-News.com
An Oregon National Guard officer talks about his life as a Vietnam War helicopter pilot still serving in the military, currently deployed in Balad, Iraq in an air support role.
(BALAD, Iraq) - The world was different in 1969 when Barry Brown enlisted in the U.S. Army with a goal of flying helicopters. His dream was realized, and it led to Barry serving ten months as a Huey pilot in Vietnam.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Sep-30-2008 07:00)
Could Removal of U.S. Support Shift Iraq`s Peaceful Balance? (VIDEO)Tim King Salem-News.com
Inside Iraq: Lessons in what happens when a nation stops paying its former enemies.
(ABU FADOOZ, Iraq) -
Today's patrol will lead us to a village called Abu Fadooz, an Iraqi community that has become more stable in recent months, thanks largely most agree, to the money the United States began providing for Iraqi militias, to conduct security checkpoints referred to here in Iraq as CLC's.