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Iraqis put proud face on budding businesses at Joint Base Balad

Rear Adm. Katherine Dussault, commander of Joint Contracting Command, Iraq, Mr. Hashim Abd Al-Amir Mahdi, owner of the Miran Company and Capt. Robert Yates, contracting officer cut a cake celebrating the opening of the Joint Base Balad Container Repair Facility. Mr. Hashim is the owner of Miran Company and won the contract to operate the facility. Thousands of large shipping containers throughout the Iraqi theater are in need of regular maintenance. The Miran Company will hire Iraqi workers and train them to maintain the containers



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This work, Iraqis put proud face on budding businesses at Joint Base Balad [Image 3 of 3], by SSG Les Newport, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:08.28.2008

Date Posted:08.28.2008 12:46

Photo ID:111553

VIRIN:080828-A-#####-001

Resolution:448x293

Size:113.33 KB

Location:BALAD, IQGlobe

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Iraqis put proud face on budding businesses at Joint Base Balad

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