Sunday, July 16, 2006

MND-B, Iraqi Government Clean up Baghdad

Cleaning Baghdad
Originally uploaded by Sydney Weasel.
By SPC Rodney Foliente 4th Infantry Division Public Affairs Office

BAGHDAD — Multi-National Division – Baghdad Soldiers, in coordination with local Iraqi governments, continue their efforts in Operation Baghdad is Beautiful, which is a joint operation aimed at helping to restore and improve Baghdad through the removal of trash, debris and barrier materials.

A recent milestone in the operation occurred Wednesday with the completion of a month long project to clean up the Karada Peninsula.

The Department of Cleaning for the municipality of Karada played a large role in the process and was primarily responsible for cleaning the main streets of the peninsula, said 1st Lt. Jared Miller, a resident of Asheville, N.C., and effects coordinator, 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, who has been pivotal in efforts to beautify and revitalize the Karada Peninsula. {click on image for details}
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