As U.S. forces are pulling out of Iraq, American occupied bases are returning to Iraqi control. During these ceremonial hand-offs, inventory is accounted for, the conditions of the buildings are noted and agreements are signed.
UAF Journalism’s Jessica Hoffman was present for the 9th installation closure in Diyala.
As well, here's our weekly update of web coverage of our embedded journalists:
Anchorage Daily News (multiple stories from their dedicated Short Timers section):
Alaska Dispatch also has updated their dedicated section: