June 19, 2017

Building Partnerships through Subject Matter Expert Exchange

U.S. Marines with Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, exchange gifts with Saudi Arabian Naval Special Forces at the end of a subject matter expert exchange while forward deployed in the Middle East, May 18, 2017. The exchange proved to be an enhancing opportunity for both the U.S. and Saudi forces. Deploying U.S. Marines into the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility to conduct combined military training with our partner nations’ security forces strengthens our vital relationships with partners in this important region.

June 15, 2017

Bahrain King Visits Naval Forces Central Command

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the king of the Kingdom of Bahrain, visited the headquarters of Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT), June 12.

June 15, 2017

Task Force Southwest supports ANDSF Maiwand Three operations

U.S. Marine advisors with Task Force Southwest continue to support their Afghan National Defense Security Forces partners during offensive operations throughout Helmand Province. Known as Operation Maiwand Three, The Afghan National Army 215th Corps’ 1st and 3rd Brigades are clearing the Nad-e Ali and Marjah districts of enemy presence while also resupplying Kandaks in the area.

June 14, 2017

ISIS Defeat in Mosul 'Inevitable,' Ground Forces Commander Says

The commander of Operation Inherent Resolve's Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command said Iraqi security forces are making progress every day against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in west Mosul, with the defeat of the enemy inevitable.

June 14, 2017

President Gives Mattis Authority to Set U.S. Troop Strength in Afghanistan

President Donald J. Trump has delegated authority to manage the number of U.S. troops sent to Afghanistan to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.

June 14, 2017

Coalition partner nations pledge CJTF-OIR mission assets

USCENTCOM personnel and coalition representatives from over 40 nations held a force generation conference June 7 - 9.

June 12, 2017

The Value of a Great Relationship

Maj. Gen. Flem B. Walker Jr., the commanding general of the 1st Sustainment Command (Theater) (TSC), met with Mohammed bin Nasser Al Rasbi, the Secretary General (SECGEN) of the Ministry of Defense for Oman, in Muscat, Oman, on June 7, 2017.

June 12, 2017

A long way from home: Guam sentinels serve in Afghanistan

With their deployment almost over and anticipating going back home, the soldiers keep their rifle sights firmly focused on the mission.

June 9, 2017

386 AEW Honor Guard braves the elements, honors the past

“The level in which I perform will never be dictated by the type of ceremony, the severity of the temperature, nor the size of the crowd.” This, the fifth line of the honor guard creed, takes on a significant meaning in a location where triple-digit heat is common. It was the stern reminder used by 386th Air Expeditionary Wing Honor Guard lead

June 8, 2017

Afghan soldiers take essential communication skills to battlefield

Communicating is an essential function for professional militaries.