Hope Through Learning

Mateo, Lek
September 2005
Soldiers;Sep2005, Vol. 60 Issue 9, p32
The article reports on the Iraqi Ministry of Education's partnership with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), the Iraqi army and Texas Army National Guard Soldiers from the 36th Infantry Division to construct several schools in southern Iraq. According to Richard Riley, a project engineer for the USACE Gulf Region Southern District, the project aims to build schools to replace dilapidated schoolhouses in several rural villages. USACE is also involved in several major public works projects in Iraq as part of the reconstruction and relief efforts in the country.


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