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If it doesn't bleed, I guess it's not worth telling us about.
In Iraq, Iraqi's are moving to take things over, one item at a time:
The Iraqi military has begun the next phase in the security turnover process to assume responsibility for the Khawr Al Amaya and Al Basrah oil terminals, ..................
?(The Iraqis) are part of the task force,? said Gilmore. ?They are not being placed alongside coalition units, they are replacing coalition units.?
Full story: http://www.defendamerica.mil/articles/jul2005/a071405dw1.html
In Afghanistan, US soldiers doiing other than 'trigger pulling', as a full time duty:
A new road is under construction which will link the cities of Orgun-E and Sharana, where it can there link up to the ring road system - the major trade roads in Afghanistan that form a loop by connecting major cities.
Engineers from Company B, 864th Engineer Combat Battalion (Heavy) and 391st Higher Headquarters Company Engineers started the project July 5 and are expected to finish the 64-kilometer road some time around December 15.
The current road linking the two cities more resembles a series of trails, which makes travel difficult and slow for the ?jingle trucks? that carry supplies and goods in the area.
Full story: http://www.defendamerica.mil/articles/jul2005/a071505dw1.html