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Iraqi-Based Industrial Zone service center opens at Balad

Col. Courtney P. Carr (left), Commander of the 76th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, talks to (from middle to right) Maj. Albert Augustine, Maj. Joel Compeggie and Master Sgt. Steven Blue of the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command, civil affairs team at the opening of the Iraqi-Based Industrial Zone Service Center on June 17 at Joint Base Balad, Iraq. The center was selected as the first of several initiatives to provide local Iraqi business leaders with opportunities to tap into valuable military contracts, and provide a secure environment to grow their business. The civil affairs team was an integral part of the IBIZ initiatives supporting the 76th IBCT throughout all phases of the program.



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This work, Iraqi-Based Industrial Zone service center opens at Balad [Image 10 of 10], by SSG Les Newport, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:06.17.2008

Date Posted:06.22.2008 16:43

Photo ID:96187

VIRIN:080622-A-#####-001

Resolution:2464x1632

Size:2.02 MB

Location:BALAD, IQGlobe

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