July 26, 2017

Expeditionary Maintenance Units Keep Al Udeid Tankers on Schedule

The 340th and 22nd Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Units work together around the clock at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, to inspect, repair, service, launch and recover the fleet of KC-135 Stratotanker aerial refueling tankers.

July 26, 2017

Cavalry reconfigures time-tested tactics for 21st century battlefields

Visible waves of intense heat radiated off of the sand at the Udairi Range Complex as teams maneuvered the lanes, scanned their sectors, communicated among each other, and engaged targets.

July 26, 2017

2nd Kandak, 4th Brigade completes operational readiness cycle

As the war against insurgency continues in Helmand Province, hundreds of Afghan National Army soldiers with 2nd Kandak, 4th Brigade, 215th Corps graduated from an operational readiness cycle at the Helmand Regional Military Training Center July 24, 2017.

July 25, 2017

Centcom: U.S. Ship Fires Warning Shots as Iranian Vessel Makes 'Unsafe' Approach

An Iranian vessel approached within 150 yards of the coastal patrol ship USS Thunderbolt and did not respond to repeated attempts to establish radio communications as it approached.

July 25, 2017

CENTCOM's top logistics officer: APS-5 'the epitome of strength'

CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait -- U.S. Central Command's top logistics officer visited Army Prepositioned Stocks-5 facilities here, July 20, to get a closer look at how modernization and combat configuration of APS-5 equipment is progressing. Army Maj. Gen. Edward Dorman, J-4 (logistics), CENTCOM, toured an APS-5 warehouse and spoke with 401st Army Field Support Brigade leadership and subject matter experts about how the brigade is improving speed of issue on a large scale.

July 25, 2017

Sustaining the Victory for Mosul

During a three-year occupation of Mosul, Iraq, ISIS terrorized tens of thousands of Iraqi men, women and children, while also destroying many of the city’s religious and cultural treasures, including the al-Nuri Mosque. In the fight against ISIS and the liberation of Mosul, the Army Reserve’s 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) has been spearheading the sustainment effort.

July 25, 2017

USARCENT strengthens partnerships through Multinational NCO Symposium

For the third year in a row and for the first time in the city of Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. Army Central hosted the Multinational Noncom-missioned Officer Symposium July 10-13.

July 24, 2017

Iraqi Forces Control Mosul, Fighting Continues in Raqqa

A Pentagon spokesman said Iraqi forces now control all parts of Mosul, Iraq, while tough fighting against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria continues in Raqqa, Syria.

July 24, 2017

Task Force Saber exploits the initiative in the fight against ISIS

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi declared victory against ISIS in the city of Mosul, July 9, 2017. Supporting the fight against ISIS is the 29th Combat Aviation Brigade’s 4th Squadron, 6th Cavalry Regiment. Organized as Task Force Saber, the 4th Sqdn., 6th Cav. Regt. provides reconnaissance, surveillance, logistical support and offensive strike capabilities while supporting partner forces in both Iraq and Syria.

July 24, 2017

Ammo builds the boom

SOUTHWEST ASIA -- F-15E Strike Eagle pilots and weapon systems officers assigned to the 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing fly sorties around the clock conducting air-to-air and deep interdiction missions to combat ISIS and bring stability to the region.