Archive: July, 2015

July 16, 2015

US returns to Iraq hundreds of artifacts stolen by ISIL

Hundreds of cultural heritage objects stolen by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant were returned to Iraq during a ceremony here Wednesday.

July 15, 2015

NATO advisers provide medical evacuation training; command also provides medical supplies to police

NATO forces here work every day with their Afghan counterparts to forge a professional and capable aviation force.

July 14, 2015

US defense official stresses whole-of-government approach to ISIL

The campaign in Syria and Iraq against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant is a whole-of-government approach, the undersecretary of defense for policy stressed Monday during a Center for International Studies military strategy forum here.

July 14, 2015

US defense policy chief notes progress during Afghan fighting season

Although the fighting season in Afghanistan has been tough this year, with Afghan forces taking 60 percent more casualties than they did last year, progress has continued there, the undersecretary of defense for policy said here Monday.

July 13, 2015

U.S. Marine from Iraq deploys in support of Operation Inherent Resolve

A U.S. Marine originally from Baghdad whose family was driven from Iraq by extremists is now back in the home country supporting coalition efforts against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

July 13, 2015

Engineering, installations team keeps missions running at airfield in Afghanistan

Airmen deployed here with the 455th Expeditionary Communications Squadron ensure all network systems impacting missions from intelligence to NATO force communications remain active.

July 10, 2015

Effort to train Afghan security forces continues, as 80 graduate police course

A ceremony here Wednesday marked the graduation for 80 members of the Afghan National Army’s Military Police Guard Command, or MPGC, who have been training to provide outside-the-wire security for the airfield and prison here as well as the people of Parwan.