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2017

Jan. 25, 2017

Iraqi Forces Free Eastern Mosul From ISIL, OIR Commander Says

Iraqi security forces liberated eastern Mosul from more than two years of Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s control, the commanding general of Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command Operation Inherent Resolve said.

Jan. 25, 2017

Airmen, Soldiers test their fighting skills

Former General of the Army Gen. Douglas MacArthur once said, “On the fields of friendly strife are sown the seeds that on other days, on other fields will bear the fruits of victory.”

Jan. 25, 2017

Afghan Military Police Guard Command Training Exercise

The Afghan Military Police Guard Command (MPGC) conducted an emergency action drill exercise, Jan. 17, 2017, at the Afghanistan National Detention Facility Prison - Parwan (ANDFP-P).

Jan. 24, 2017

For my home, my homeland

Cpl. Ali J. Mohammed, a supply Marine from Headquarters and Service Company, 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command, is serving as a translator with an SPMAGTF Advise and Assist team that supports Iraqi forces as they fight to oust ISIL from their country.

Jan. 24, 2017

Task Force Southwest Marines prep for Afghanistan deployment

Approximately 300 Marines assigned to Task Force Southwest are preparing for an upcoming deployment to Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

Jan. 24, 2017

Romanian Military Police Detachment Provides Bagram Airfield Security

Romanian and U.S. military police Soldiers have patrolled side-by-side for the last six months providing force protection assets, first responders for any and all emergencies, and enforcing the law, regulations, and standards on Bagram Airfield (BAF).

Jan. 24, 2017

ISIL on Run in Eastern Mosul, Pentagon Spokesman Says

Iraqi security forces are finishing clearing operations in eastern Mosul while Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters have ceased fighting and are on the run, Pentagon Press Operations Director Navy Capt. Jeff Davis said today.

Jan. 23, 2017

389th Engineer Company Soldiers build new MEDEVAC facility

The MEDEVAC facility at Bagram Air Field in northern Afghanistan has seen better days. Its shattered windows, leaning walls, and peeling paint serve as evidence of the building’s lengthy history.

Jan. 23, 2017

Stratofortress flies strong, exceeds expectations after 50 years of service

Early in the morning of Jan. 5, the 96th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron and the 96th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Unit launched their 201st sortie, breaking the record for the highest B-52 Stratofortress “sortie streak” during a flight supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

Jan. 23, 2017

GHWB Carrier Strike Group to Depart for Deployment

Nearly 6,000 Sailors attached to the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWBCSG) will depart Norfolk and Mayport, Florida, Jan. 21, for a regularly-scheduled deployment. Led by Commander, Carrier Strike Group 2, Rear Adm. Kenneth R. Whitesell, the GHWBCSG is comprised of the staff of CSG-2; USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77); the nine squadrons and staff of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8; Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 22 staff and guided-missile destroyers USS Laboon (DDG 58) and USS Truxtun (DDG 103); and Mayport-based guided missile cruisers USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) and USS Hue City (CG 66).