April 11, 2017

Day Zero: Journey to earn Air Assault wings

Hundreds of Soldiers, Airmen and Marines came from miles away to fulfill a dream. Their journey is not easy, it requires a keen eye for detail and the ability to handle heavy equipment, while under duress. Thus, upon successful completion of day zero, candidates can then call themselves ‘Air Assault Students.’

April 10, 2017

Greywolf Troopers train with international partners, build interoperability

The Greywolf Brigade spent the last two weeks embracing international interoperability during their nine-month deployment to Kuwait.

April 10, 2017

Ross, Porter Commanding Officers Receive Phone Calls from President Trump

On April 9, the commanding officers of Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Ross (DDG 71) and USS Porter (DDG 78) received phone calls from President Donald J. Trump.

April 7, 2017

U.S. Strike Designed to Deter Assad Regime’s Use of Chemical Weapons

The Syrian airbase targeted in the U.S. missile strike is believed to be where Syrian President Bashar Assad regime aircraft took off for a deadly chemical attack against civilians, senior military officials told reporters at the Pentagon.

April 7, 2017

Partner Nations and U.S. Show Off Special Forces Ability

Part of 77th Combat Aviation Brigade’s mission, throughout the nine-month deployment to the Middle East, involves the continued development and fostering of relations with partner nations' helicopter units for U.S. Army Central Command. Operation Eagle Resolve is, in part, a culmination of those efforts.

April 6, 2017

Trump Orders Missile Attack in Retaliation for Syrian Chemical Strikes

The United States fired Tomahawk missiles into Syria in retaliation for the regime of Bashar Assad using nerve agents to attack his own people.

April 6, 2017

Residents Returning to Normal Lives in Eastern Mosul, OIR Spokesman Says

Thousands of residents of eastern Mosul have returned home and “the Iraqi government is working hard every day to improve the quality of life," the Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said.

April 6, 2017

US and Gulf Cooperation Council elite special operations forces simulate raid on hijacked tanker

Elite military special forces from the Gulf Cooperation Council, and the U.S. conducted a simulated rapid response to the hijacking of the motor tanker, or oil tanker, the Hadiyah, April 3, in Kuwait territorial waters.

April 5, 2017

Mattis, Egyptian President Discuss Mideast Security Issues

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis highlighted Egypt’s importance in promoting stability in the Middle East during a Pentagon meeting with Egyptian President Abdul Fattah el-Sissi.

April 5, 2017

Terrorist attacks and active shooters: US and Gulf Cooperation Council military practical drills during exercise Eagle Resolve

Military and civilian personnel from the Gulf Cooperation Council nations conducted tactical counterterrorism drills as part of exercise Eagle Resolve, March 28, 2017, near Kuwait International Airport.