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Dec. 31, 2014

Obama, Hagel Mark End of Operation Enduring Freedom

After 13 years of combat operations, Operation Enduring Freedom drew to a close Dec. 28 in a ceremony at the International Security and Assistance Force headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Dec. 24, 2014

USCENTCOM commander's holiday message

24 December 2014Teammates,The holidays are a wonderful time of year. They provide a well-deserved opportunity to take a bit of a break, spend some time together with loved ones and friends, and, most importantly, reflect on the true meaning of this season of giving.The past year has been an incredibly busy one for all of us assigned to or

Dec. 20, 2014

Dec. 20: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

December 20, 2014Release # 20141220FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA - U.S. and partner nation military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria Dec. 20 using fighter and bomber aircraft to conduct five airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and partner nation military forces conducted eight airstrikes in Iraq Dec. 20 using fighter, bomber, and

Dec. 8, 2014

‘Job’s Not Over,’ Hagel Tells Troops in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2014 – Meeting with U.S. troops in eastern Afghanistan yesterday, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel thanked them for their sacrifices and reminded them that work remains to be done.

Dec. 8, 2014

ISAF Joint Command in Afghanistan Formally Ceases Operations

KABUL, Afghanistan, Dec. 8, 2014 – International Security Assistance Force Joint Command formally cased its colors during a ceremony today at the command’s headquarters at Kabul International Airport.

Dec. 8, 2014

Hagel: All Troops Bonded by Their Experiences

​WASHINGTON, Dec. 8, 2014 – During a visit yesterday to Forward Operating Base Gamberi in Afghanistan’s Laghman province, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told reporters he’s always felt a special bond with the troops.

Nov. 29, 2014

Nov. 28: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

November 28, 2014 Release # 20141119 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tampa, Fla. - U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria Nov. 26-28 using bomber and remotely-piloted aircraft to conduct two airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and partner nation military forces conducted thirteen airstrikes in Iraq Nov. 26-28 using fighter, attack, and

Nov. 27, 2014

USCENTCOM commander's Thanksgiving message

Teammates,Since the early days of our Republic, Americans have set aside a day of thanksgiving. Then, families, neighbors, and friends gather together and acknowledge the many blessings bestowed upon them and upon the country over the past year. It is a wonderful tradition that has become a cornerstone of our national identity.Here in the U.S., we

Nov. 26, 2014

Nov. 26: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

November 26, 2014RELEASE #20141118FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETAMPA, Fla., Nov. 24, 2014 — U.S. military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria Nov. 24-26 using bomber and fighter aircraft to conduct ten airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and partner nation military forces conducted seven airstrikes in Iraq Nov. 24-26 using attack, fighter and

Nov. 24, 2014

Nov. 24: Military Airstrikes Continue Against ISIL in Syria and Iraq

November 24, 2014Release #20141117FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETAMPA, Fla., Nov. 24, 2014 — U.S. and partner nation military forces continued to attack ISIL terrorists in Syria Nov. 21-24 using fighter and bomber aircraft to conduct nine airstrikes. Separately, U.S. and partner nation military forces conducted fifteen airstrikes in Iraq Nov. 21-24 using