Aug. 30, 2017
No range, no problem: Cavalry Troopers conduct live-fire exercise
CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait —
What do you do when you don’t have the range you need? If you’re 215th Brigade Support Battalion “Blacksmiths”, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division you build one.
Aug. 29, 2017
CENTCOM tours USS Nimitz
ARABIAN GULF —
U.S. Army Gen. Joseph Votel, commander of U.S. Central Command, visited the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) to take a tour of the ship and to speak with the crew, Aug. 24.
ANDSF clear insurgents from Nawa district
NAWA DISTRICT, AFGHANISTAN —
Multiple elements of the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces began a clearing operation in the Nawa district of Helmand Province Aug. 17, 2017.
Aug. 28, 2017
Revitalizing the Squadron: Support Squadron enables airpower at KAF
KANDAHAR AIRFIELD, AFGHANISTAN —
A successful air campaign requires more than just aviators and maintainers—it needs Airmen to support every facet of airpower.
Aug. 25, 2017
Cav Soldiers sustain readiness with maneuver training
CAMP BUEHRING, Kuwait —
The rumble of M2A3 Bradley Fighting vehicle tracks and the roar of M1A2 Abrams Main Battle tank engines created a soundtrack that could be heard for miles across the vast desert of the Udairi Range Complex in Camp Buehring, Kuwait.
Aug. 23, 2017
OIR Spokesman: Tal Afar Offensive Could Mean End of ISIS in Northern Iraq
The liberation of Tal Afar and the rest of Nineveh governorate would essentially end the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's military presence in northern Iraq, an Operation Inherent Resolve deputy commander said.
Aug. 22, 2017
Mattis: U.S., Coalition 'Steadfast' With Iraq for ISIS Defeat
The United States and its coalition partners remain unwavering in their commitment to Iraq in defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said while in Baghdad.
Mattis, Jordanian Leaders Discuss ISIS Fight, Common Security
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis met with Jordan's top officials in Amman to discuss the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the defeat-ISIS coalition and security in the Middle East.
Aug. 21, 2017
President Unveils New Afghanistan, South Asia Strategy
President Donald J. Trump unveiled a new strategy that encompasses Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and South Asia during an address to the nation at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall, Va.
RMTC soldiers refine instructing skills; prep for upcoming ORC
CAMP SHORABAK, AFGHANISTAN —
U.S. Marine advisors with Task Force Southwest are developing the teaching skills of Afghan National Army soldiers with the Helmand Regional Military Training Center throughout a four-week train-the-trainer course at Camp Shorabak, Afghanistan.