Feb. 11, 2008

Third Army now U.S. Army Central

TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 11, 2008) — Since the end of World War I, nearly 90 years ago, the circled A shoulder patch has been associated with Third Army.  The proud heritage of the famous unit continues on today, but under a new name and with an expanded role for the 21st century.No longer designated as Third Army, the unit nicknamed "Patton’s Own" is now

Feb. 8, 2008

Afghan doctors, Coalition troops assist villagers

FARAH PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Feb. 06, 2008) — Afghan health officials assisted by coalition forces provide free medical care to more than 400 villagers a week at a clinic near a military outpost in Farah province

Feb. 8, 2008

Coalition disrupts al-Qaeda in central Iraq; eight terrorists killed, 12 detained

BAGHDAD, Iraq (Feb. 8, 2008) – Coalition forces killed eight terrorists and detained 12 suspects Thursday and today during operations to disrupt al-Qaeda networks operating in central Iraq. East of Samarra Thursday and today, Coalition forces conducted coordinated operations targeting the al-Qaeda in Iraq senior leader of the network in the city

Feb. 6, 2008

ANA conduct emergency humanitarian mission in Herat

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Feb. 04, 2008) — The Afghan National Army’s 207th Kandak, assisted by Coalition forces, conducted an emergency humanitarian aid mission to Familia village in the Shindand District of Herat Province

Feb. 5, 2008

Troops connect children with medical program

A baby girl watches as Maj. Jason Davis, battalion surgeon for 1st Battalion, 21st Stryker Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, discusses treatment options for her heart defect with her parents at a public health clinic in the village of Nasr Wa Salam, west of Baghdad. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Jerome Bishop)NASR WA SALAM (Feb. 3, 2008) — As

Feb. 4, 2008

Doctors treat Afghan villagers

KABUL, Afghanistan (Jan. 31, 2008) — ISAF and Afghan National Army doctors visited villages in the Herat province to provide medical care.

Jan. 31, 2008

Virginian troops train Kuwaiti National Guardsmen

Kuwaiti National Guardsmen practice riot control during training. (U.S. Army photo)KUWAIT CITY (Jan. 21, 2008) - Training is not anything new to Soldiers. It’s something they do almost everyday, but when you are training a whole other army, that’s totally different than your average grenade throwing, rifle marksmanship, driving your Humvee

Jan. 30, 2008

ANA, ANP bring security to Oruzgan Province

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (Jan. 27, 2008) — Afghan National Army’s 1st Company, 201st Kandak and Afghan National Police, advised by Coalition forces, conducted a security patrol in the Shahidi Hasas District of Oruzgan Province, Afghanistan.

Jan. 30, 2008

CENTCOM commander addresses media in Tajikistan

Press Briefing Hall, Presidential Palace, Dushanbe, Tajikistan, January 22, 2008Adm. William Fallon, commander, U.S. Central Command, addresses the media during his trip to Tajikistan Jan. 22. (U.S. Embassy photo)Admiral Fallon:  Thank you very much, it is a pleasure to be back in Tajikistan.  I wanted to stop and see President Rahmon to exchange

Jan. 24, 2008

Afghan students prepare for future through education

KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Jan. 23, 2008) — Task Force Saber Paratroopers helps provide Afghan children with pens, pencils, paper, chalk, notebooks and also pen-pals.