An Afghan National Army soldier with 1st Brigade, 215th Corps fires a 122mm howitzer D-30 prior during a live-fire training event at Camp Shorabak, Afghanistan, Dec. 5, 2017. The event concluded an eight-week artillery training course, which brought together more than 25 soldiers from the brigade to enhance their fire support capabilities. Led by U.S. Marine advisors with Task Force Southwest, the students will use their artillery skills to support infantry units during combat operations in Helmand province. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Lucas Hopkins)
An Afghan National Army soldier with 1st Brigade, 215th Corps fires a 122mm howitzer D-30 prior during a live-fire training event at Camp Shorabak, Afghanistan, Dec. 5, 2017. The event concluded an eight-week artillery training course, which brought together more than 25 soldiers from the brigade to enhance their fire ...More
U.S. Army Gen. Joseph Votel, commander, U.S. Central Command, welcomes Armando Varricchio, the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, to U.S. Central Command headquarters, November 30, 2017. Italy is a key contributor to the coalition effort to defeat ISIS.  (Photo by Tom Gagnier)
U.S. Army Gen. Joseph Votel, commander, U.S. Central Command, welcomes Armando Varricchio, the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, to U.S. Central Command headquarters, November 30, 2017. Italy is a key contributor to the coalition effort to defeat ISIS. (Photo by Tom Gagnier)
“To all of our service members, civilians, contractors, and family members, we appreciate your service and sacrifice. You are part of our extended team, and we can’t succeed without you. We wish each of you a happy holiday season, and best wishes for 2018.” 

– Gen. Joseph Votel and CSM Thetford
“To all of our service members, civilians, contractors, and family members, we appreciate your service and sacrifice. You are part of our extended team, and we can’t succeed without you. We wish each of you a happy holiday season, and best wishes for 2018.” – Gen. Joseph Votel and CSM Thetford
171122-N-GC639-0205 MANAMA, Bahrain (Nov. 22, 2017) Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer speaks to Sailors and Marines as part of a visit to the 5th Fleet Area of Operations.  U.S. 5th Fleet conducts maritime operations to deter and counter regional threats, defeat violent extremism and strengthen partner nations’ maritime capabilities in order to preserve the free flow of commerce and promote a secure maritime environment in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class McLearnon/Released)
171122-N-GC639-0205 MANAMA, Bahrain (Nov. 22, 2017) Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer speaks to Sailors and Marines as part of a visit to the 5th Fleet Area of Operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class McLearnon/Released)
A KC-10 Extender from the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, refuels an F-22 Raptor from the 95th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron in support of a new offensive campaign in Afghanistan Nov. 19, 2017. Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) and United States Forces-Afghanistan (USFOR-A) launched a series of ongoing attacks to hit the Taliban where they are most vulnerable: their revenue streams. Together, Afghan and U.S. forces conducted combined operations to strike drug labs and command-and-control nodes in northern Helmand province. These types of strikes represent the highest level of trust and cooperation between ANDSF and USFOR-A.
A KC-10 Extender from the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, refuels an F-22 Raptor from the 95th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron in support of a new offensive campaign in Afghanistan Nov. 19, 2017. Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) and United States F ...More
The “Al Fursan” (The Knights), the United Arab Emirates Air Force aerobatic display team performs during the Dubai Airshow Nov. 13, 2017.The Dubai Airshow, a biennial event, is recognized as the premier aviation and air industry event in the Gulf/Middle East region.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.)
The “Al Fursan” (The Knights), the United Arab Emirates Air Force aerobatic display team performs during the Dubai Airshow Nov. 13, 2017.The Dubai Airshow, a biennial event, is recognized as the premier aviation and air industry event in the Gulf/Middle East region. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson J ...More
St. Petersburg, FL - U.S. Army Gen Joseph L. Votel, commander, U.S. Central Command, talks with U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer  (Ret.) Romulo “Romy” Camargo during the Patriot Day Memorial Breakfast, October 20, 2017. Votel was guest speaker at the event held to remember, honor and support Tampa bay area veterans, wounded warriors, first responders and the families of the fallen. The Patriot Day event in St. Petersburg, Fl. was rescheduled due to Hurricane Irma. Patriot Day is an annual observance on Sept. 11 to remember those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001.(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Dana Flamer)
St. Petersburg, FL - U.S. Army Gen Joseph L. Votel, commander, U.S. Central Command, talks with U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer (Ret.) Romulo “Romy” Camargo during the Patriot Day Memorial Breakfast, October 20, 2017. Votel was guest speaker at the event held to remember, honor and support Tampa bay area veterans, wou ...More
A Para-Commando of the United States Special Operations Command Parachute Team drops in over MacDill Air Force Base, October 13, 2017. The Para-Commandos are the U.S. Special Operations Command's premier aerial parachute demonstration team. (Department of Defense photo by Tom Gagnier)
A Para-Commando of the United States Special Operations Command Parachute Team drops in over MacDill Air Force Base, October 13, 2017. The Para-Commandos are the U.S. Special Operations Command's premier aerial parachute demonstration team. (Department of Defense photo by Tom Gagnier)
MacDill AFB, Fla. - U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis is greeted by U.S. Army Gen Joseph L. Votel, commander, U.S. Central Command, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., October 12, 2017. While at MacDill, the secretary will meet with leadership at U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command to discuss support to global operations. (Department of Defense photo by U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Dana Flamer)
MacDill AFB, Fla. - U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis is greeted by U.S. Army Gen Joseph L. Votel, commander, U.S. Central Command, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., October 12, 2017. While at MacDill, the secretary will meet with leadership at U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command to discuss sup ...More
Secretary of Defense James Mattis and U.S. Army Gen. Joseph Votel, the commander of U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM), talk during his visit to MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., October 12, 2017. (Department of Defense photo by U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Dana Flamer)
Secretary of Defense James Mattis and U.S. Army Gen. Joseph Votel, the commander of U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM), talk during his visit to MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., October 12, 2017. (Department of Defense photo by U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Dana Flamer)
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis testifies during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Oct. 3, 2017. Mattis testified alongside U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, about the political and security situation in Afghanistan. (DoD Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. James K. McCann)
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis testifies during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Oct. 3, 2017. Mattis testified alongside U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, about the political and security situation in Afghanistan. (DoD Photo by U.S. Army Sg ...More
M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank crews assigned to Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division engage targets at the conclusion of the culminating joint live-fire exercise of Exercise Bright Star 2017 at Mohamed Naguib Military Base, Egypt, Sept. 20. Bright Star is a bilateral exercise between U.S. Central Command and the Arab Republic of Egypt during which about 200 U.S. personnel participated in a command-post exercise, a field training exercise and a senior leader seminar to promote and enhance regional security and cooperation. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick)
M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank crews assigned to 2-7 CAV engage targets at the conclusion of the culminating joint live-fire exercise of Exercise Bright Star 2017 at Mohamed Naguib Military Base, Egypt, Sept. 20. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick)
MANAMA, Bahrain (Sept. 19, 2017) Gen. Joseph L. Votel, commander of U.S. Central Command, speaks at the Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT)/U.S. 5th Fleet/Combined Maritime Forces change of command ceremony. NAVCENT conducts maritime operations to deter and counter regional threats, defeat violent extremism and strengthen partner nations’ maritime capabilities in order to preserve the free flow of commerce and promote a secure maritime environment in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christina Brewer)
MANAMA, Bahrain (Sept. 19, 2017) Gen. Joseph L. Votel, commander of U.S. Central Command, speaks at the Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT)/U.S. 5th Fleet/Combined Maritime Forces change of command ceremony. NAVCENT conducts maritime operations to deter and counter regional threats, defeat violent extremism and stre ...More
An Afghan National Army soldier with 1st Brigade, 215th Corps fires a 122mm howitzer D-30 prior during a live-fire training event at Camp Shorabak, Afghanistan, Dec. 5, 2017. The event concluded an eight-week artillery training course, which brought together more than 25 soldiers from the brigade to enhance their fire support capabilities. Led by U.S. Marine advisors with Task Force Southwest, the students will use their artillery skills to support infantry units during combat operations in Helmand province. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Lucas Hopkins)
U.S. Army Gen. Joseph Votel, commander, U.S. Central Command, welcomes Armando Varricchio, the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, to U.S. Central Command headquarters, November 30, 2017. Italy is a key contributor to the coalition effort to defeat ISIS.  (Photo by Tom Gagnier)
“To all of our service members, civilians, contractors, and family members, we appreciate your service and sacrifice. You are part of our extended team, and we can’t succeed without you. We wish each of you a happy holiday season, and best wishes for 2018.” 

– Gen. Joseph Votel and CSM Thetford
171122-N-GC639-0205 MANAMA, Bahrain (Nov. 22, 2017) Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer speaks to Sailors and Marines as part of a visit to the 5th Fleet Area of Operations.  U.S. 5th Fleet conducts maritime operations to deter and counter regional threats, defeat violent extremism and strengthen partner nations’ maritime capabilities in order to preserve the free flow of commerce and promote a secure maritime environment in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class McLearnon/Released)
A KC-10 Extender from the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, refuels an F-22 Raptor from the 95th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron in support of a new offensive campaign in Afghanistan Nov. 19, 2017. Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) and United States Forces-Afghanistan (USFOR-A) launched a series of ongoing attacks to hit the Taliban where they are most vulnerable: their revenue streams. Together, Afghan and U.S. forces conducted combined operations to strike drug labs and command-and-control nodes in northern Helmand province. These types of strikes represent the highest level of trust and cooperation between ANDSF and USFOR-A.
The “Al Fursan” (The Knights), the United Arab Emirates Air Force aerobatic display team performs during the Dubai Airshow Nov. 13, 2017.The Dubai Airshow, a biennial event, is recognized as the premier aviation and air industry event in the Gulf/Middle East region.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Anthony Nelson Jr.)
St. Petersburg, FL - U.S. Army Gen Joseph L. Votel, commander, U.S. Central Command, talks with U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer  (Ret.) Romulo “Romy” Camargo during the Patriot Day Memorial Breakfast, October 20, 2017. Votel was guest speaker at the event held to remember, honor and support Tampa bay area veterans, wounded warriors, first responders and the families of the fallen. The Patriot Day event in St. Petersburg, Fl. was rescheduled due to Hurricane Irma. Patriot Day is an annual observance on Sept. 11 to remember those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001.(U.S. Air Force photo by Tech Sgt. Dana Flamer)
A Para-Commando of the United States Special Operations Command Parachute Team drops in over MacDill Air Force Base, October 13, 2017. The Para-Commandos are the U.S. Special Operations Command's premier aerial parachute demonstration team. (Department of Defense photo by Tom Gagnier)
MacDill AFB, Fla. - U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis is greeted by U.S. Army Gen Joseph L. Votel, commander, U.S. Central Command, at MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., October 12, 2017. While at MacDill, the secretary will meet with leadership at U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command to discuss support to global operations. (Department of Defense photo by U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Dana Flamer)
Secretary of Defense James Mattis and U.S. Army Gen. Joseph Votel, the commander of U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM), talk during his visit to MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., October 12, 2017. (Department of Defense photo by U.S. Air Force Tech Sgt. Dana Flamer)
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis testifies during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Oct. 3, 2017. Mattis testified alongside U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, about the political and security situation in Afghanistan. (DoD Photo by U.S. Army Sgt. James K. McCann)
M1A2 Abrams Main Battle Tank crews assigned to Charlie Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division engage targets at the conclusion of the culminating joint live-fire exercise of Exercise Bright Star 2017 at Mohamed Naguib Military Base, Egypt, Sept. 20. Bright Star is a bilateral exercise between U.S. Central Command and the Arab Republic of Egypt during which about 200 U.S. personnel participated in a command-post exercise, a field training exercise and a senior leader seminar to promote and enhance regional security and cooperation. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Leah R. Kilpatrick)
MANAMA, Bahrain (Sept. 19, 2017) Gen. Joseph L. Votel, commander of U.S. Central Command, speaks at the Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT)/U.S. 5th Fleet/Combined Maritime Forces change of command ceremony. NAVCENT conducts maritime operations to deter and counter regional threats, defeat violent extremism and strengthen partner nations’ maritime capabilities in order to preserve the free flow of commerce and promote a secure maritime environment in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christina Brewer)

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U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Dec. 14, 2017) – Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51, 5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (TF 51/5) announced the commencement of a bilateral amphibious combat rehearsal in international waters off the coast of Djibouti, Africa, yesterday.
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Defense Secretary James N. Mattis walks with the Minister of Defence for Kuwait Mohammad Khalid Al Hamad Al Sabah following a meeting with the Emir of Kuwait, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Kuwait City, Kuwait on Dec. 5, 2017. Secretary Mattis is traveling to Egypt, Jordan, Pakistan and Kuwait to re-affirm the enduring U.S. commitment to partnerships in the Middle East, West Africa and South Asia. (DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith)
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An Afghan National Army soldier with 1st Brigade, 215th Corps fires a 122mm howitzer D-30 prior during a live-fire training event at Camp Shorabak, Afghanistan, Dec. 5, 2017. The event concluded an eight-week artillery training course, which brought together more than 25 soldiers from the brigade to enhance their fire support capabilities. Led by U.S. Marine advisors with Task Force Southwest, the students will use their artillery skills to support infantry units during combat operations in Helmand province. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Lucas Hopkins)
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Defense Secretary James N. Mattis speaks with the media during a flight to Kuwait from Aqaba, Joran, Dec. 3, 2017. (DoD photo by Army Sgt. Amber I. Smith)
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U.S. Army Gen. Joseph Votel, commander, U.S. Central Command, welcomes Armando Varricchio, the Ambassador of Italy to the United States, to U.S. Central Command headquarters, November 30, 2017. Italy is a key contributor to the coalition effort to defeat ISIS.  (Photo by Tom Gagnier)
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MacDill AFB, Fla. - Army Gen. Joseph Votel, commander, U.S. Central Command, welcomes, Badr Bin Saud Harib Al-Busaidi, the Minister Responsible for Defense Affairs, Oman, to U.S. Central Command headquarters, November 30, 2017. Oman is a key partner in the coalition effort to defeat ISIS. (Photo by Tom Gagnier)
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MacDill AFB, Fla. – (Nov. 29, 2017) Retired U.S. Navy Master Chief and USCENTCOM civilian employee, Timothy Vickers discusses Kiowa culture during a presentation at U.S. Central Command headquarters. Vickers’ Kiowa tribal heritage stems from the line of Chief Satanta (White Bear), one of the best known, and last, of the Kiowa war chiefs. USCENTCOM celebrates National American Indian Heritage Month every November to recognize the contributions made by American Indian and Alaska Native people.
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Retired U.S. Navy Master Chief and USCENTCOM civilian employee, Timothy Vickers performs a song during a presentation of Kiowa culture at U.S. Central Command headquarters. Vickers’ Kiowa tribal heritage stems from the line of Chief Satanta (White Bear), one of the best known, and last, of the Kiowa war chiefs. USCENTCOM celebrates National American Indian Heritage Month every November to  recognize the contributions made by American Indian and Alaska Native people.
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Brig. Gen. Safi, the Helmand Province Chief of Police, weighs-in during a security shura at Bost Airfield, Afghanistan, Nov. 16, 2017. The Afghan National Defense and Security Force key leaders talked about Maiwand seven, eight, and future operations, all with a goal to increase stability throughout the province in preparation for the elections in 2018. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Justin T. Updegraff)
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An F-16 fighting falcon assigned to the 77th Fighter Squadron, takes off Nov. 21, 2017 at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. The launch was used in support of a new offensive campaign. Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) and United States Forces-Afghanistan (USFOR-A) launched a series of ongoing attacks to hit the Taliban where they are most vulnerable: their revenue streams. Together, Afghan and U.S. forces conducted combined operations to strike drug labs and command-and-control nodes in northern Helmand province. These types of strikes represent the highest level of trust and cooperation between ANDSF and USFOR-A. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Divine Cox)
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171122-N-GC639-0205 MANAMA, Bahrain (Nov. 22, 2017) Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer speaks to Sailors and Marines as part of a visit to the 5th Fleet Area of Operations.  U.S. 5th Fleet conducts maritime operations to deter and counter regional threats, defeat violent extremism and strengthen partner nations’ maritime capabilities in order to preserve the free flow of commerce and promote a secure maritime environment in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class McLearnon/Released)
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“To all of our service members, civilians, contractors, and family members, we appreciate your service and sacrifice. You are part of our extended team, and we can’t succeed without you. We wish each of you a happy holiday season, and best wishes for 2018.” 

– Gen. Joseph Votel and CSM Thetford
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An F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 77th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan prepares to be refueled by a KC-135 Stratotanker from the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron Det 1 over the skies of Afghanistan. F-16s  are used to provide vital air support to Afghan and coalition forces on the ground.(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sean Martin) (Released)(U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Sean Martin)
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A KC-10 Extender from the 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron, Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, refuels an F-22 Raptor from the 95th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron in support of a new offensive campaign in Afghanistan Nov. 19, 2017. Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) and United States Forces-Afghanistan (USFOR-A) launched a series of ongoing attacks to hit the Taliban where they are most vulnerable: their revenue streams. Together, Afghan and U.S. forces conducted combined operations to strike drug labs and command-and-control nodes in northern Helmand province. These types of strikes represent the highest level of trust and cooperation between ANDSF and USFOR-A.
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171109-N-OW019-114 U.S 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (Nov. 09, 2017) A landing craft, air cushion, operated by Sailors assigned to Assault Craft Unit 5, prepares to depart the well deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52). Pearl Harbor is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations designed to reassure allies and partners, and preserve the freedom of navigations and the free flow of commerce in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Logan C. Kellums/Released)
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A U-2 Dragon Lady pilot prepares to land on the runway at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 16, 2017. The U-2's are based at the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, Beale Air Force Base, California, but are rotated to operational detachments worldwide. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Colton Elliott)
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