Iraq deputy PM appeals for more help

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first_img Milstead says best way to stop wrong-way incidents is driving sober New Valley school lets students pick career-path academies Comments   Share   The jihadi group’s conquest last week of Ramadi essentially completes its takeover of the key province of Anbar, whose other main city, Fallujah, fell over a year ago.Al-Mutlaq said allowing Islamic State “to expand in Anbar is unacceptable and the capacity of the Iraqis is very limited.”Copyright © The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. How Arizona is preparing the leader of the next generation Top Stories Ex-FBI agent details raid on Phoenix body donation facilitycenter_img Former Arizona Rep. Don Shooter shows health improvement SOUTHERN SHUNE, Jordan (AP) — Iraq’s deputy prime minister is appealing for greater international help in fighting the Islamic State group, saying its recent takeover of the key city of Ramadi was a “big disaster” and that the country’s own forces could not adequately fight back.Saleh al-Mutlaq, speaking to AP at a regional conference of the World Economic Forum in Jordan on Friday called for a “new strategic plan” for Iraq and for international coalition forces to “terminate” the Islamic State group in Iraq. Sponsored Stories Early signs of cataracts in your parents and how to help Top ways to honor our heroes on Veterans Daylast_img

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first_imgJack Hagan, American Legion; Bernadette Gizelbach, Ocean City Home Bank; Post Commander Robert Marzulli, American Legion; Tricia Ciliberto, Ocean City Home Bank; Tom Tumelty, American Legion. Just a few months ago, the distinctive Walk for the Wounded souvenir T-shirts served as an opportunity for Operation First Response to raise money for wounded soldiers and their families.Now, even the shirts that did not sell at the event have a chance to help the dedicated members of the military. Ocean City Home Bank has donated the extra Walk for the Wounded shirts to the American Legion Morvay-Miley Post 524’s T-shirt drive for troops serving overseas.“Donating the extra Walk for the Wounded T-shirts to the American Legion was an easy decision. It’s a chance to help a great organization that works tirelessly on behalf of our nation’s heroes,” said Steven Brady, president and chief executive officer of Ocean City Home Bank. “It’s also a chance to send our soldiers unique messages of support. Whenever they see the Walk for the Wounded logo on the shirts, we hope they’ll be reminded of the individuals and organizations that come together each year in their honor.”In addition to T-shirt donations, the American Legion sends care packages each month to troops serving overseas. Those who would like to help the organization purchase items for care packages can send a financial contribution to American Legion, Morvay-Miley Post #524, P.O. Box 363, Ocean City, NJ 08226.— News release from Ocean City Home Banklast_img

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first_imgArmy veteran Jason Bruce and his family were among those who were given a free weeklong vacation in Ocean City as part of the American Legion Post 524 Rest and Relaxation program. (Photo courtesy Doug Otto) Ocean City American Legion Post 524 is seeking a one-week donation of an island condominium to honor a visiting military family.The Legion’s Rest & Relation Program, now in its seventh year, welcomes service men and women annually to America’s Favorite Family Resort as a way to say “Thank you” for their service and sacrifices.“Whenever military personnel are deployed, their families also share in that deployment and we support their efforts as well,” said Jerry Bonner, Chairman of the R&R Committee.“Many of these military personnel have spent time in the hotspots of the world, and the least we can do is honor their commitment to our country and the protection they provided us,” Bonner added.The Legion’s weeklong expression of thanks to a military family begins with a police and firefighter escort onto the island. The family is given the use of a free condo for the week.During a reception at Post 524, the guest military family receives donations of products and services from many Ocean City merchants, such as tickets to boardwalk amusement centers, dinners at local restaurants, groceries from food markets and admission to the Aquatics and Fitness Center.Anyone with a potential condo to donate should contact Jerry Bonner at (609) 525-0258 or [email protected]last_img

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