June 30, 2015
Preparing for future with tomorrow’s leaders
Cadets from the United States Air Force Academy traveled to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia as part of a summer program to obtain hands-on training prior to entering the operational Air Force.
82nd Airborne Division takes command of CJFLCC-I
The 82nd Airborne Division took command of the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command – Iraq, from the 1st Infantry Division during a transfer of authority ceremony in Baghdad, Iraq, June 28.
June 29, 2015
Carter Praises U.S. Troops in Germany for Deterring Aggression
Defense Secretary Ash Carter yesterday thanked U.S. troops stationed at Grafenwoehr, Germany, and told them their presence is important to the way of life that people in America and in Europe enjoy.
June 25, 2015
NATO defense ministers confirm enduring support for Afghanistan
NATO defense ministers confirmed their enduring support for Afghanistan.
US, Canadian defense leaders discuss anti-ISIL collaboration
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Canadian Defense Minister Jason Kenney met Wednesday.
General discusses anti-ISIL efforts during Facebook town hall meeting
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff discussed the threats facing the United States and its allies during his fifth Facebook town hall meeting Wednesday.
June 24, 2015
NATO mission helps Afghan interior ministry hire critical human capital, add expertise
Assisting Afghans in building their capability and capacity is a top priority for Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan, and a subject matter expert, or SME, program does just that for Afghanistan's Ministry of Interior.
June 23, 2015
UK increases support for anti-ISIL efforts
The British defense secretary Monday announced that, at the request of the Kurdish Regional Government, the U.K. will provide another $1 million of supplies to Kurdish Peshmerga forces.
June 22, 2015
Unit supports airlift mission vital to US, coalition forces in Afghanistan
Airmen of the 8th Expeditionary Air Mobility Squadron, or EAMS, have the responsibility of getting cargo and personnel moved in and out of Afghanistan using C-5 and C-17 aircraft, doing their best every day to live up to the unit motto of “You Need It….WE MOVE IT!”
Afghanistan, coalition partners discuss strategy for budget requirements, transparency
Coalition partners from 17 donor nations convened the fourth ambassador-level Oversight and Coordination Body at the Ministry of Finance here June 16.