Aug. 22, 2019

‘Flying Tigers’ bound into Eager Lion

By seeking every training opportunity available while supporting U.S. Army Central’s Task Force Spartan, TF Javelin troops have distinguished themselves since arriving to the Middle East in April.

Aug. 20, 2019

Bahrain King Visits Naval Forces Central Command

His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the King of the Kingdom of Bahrain, visited the headquarters of Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT), August 19.

Aug. 19, 2019

Peshmerga forces train to counter IED threat

Zeravani soldiers conducted Counter-Improvised Explosive Device training exercises at Bnaslawa Training Center near Erbil, Iraq, July 25, 2019. An Italian Army C-IED Mobile Training Team trained the soldiers to detect and defeat explosive hazards commonly found on the battlefield.

Aug. 16, 2019

Mine countermeasures ships operation

The mine countermeasures ships USS Sentry (MCM 3), USS Devastator (MCM 6), USS Gladiator (MCM 11), and USS Dextrous (MCM 13) completed operations July 5-18 in the Arabian Gulf.

Aug. 16, 2019

122nd in Afghanistan is there to tell the Guard’s story

Messaging is a key component in winning the hearts and minds of those in the Middle East, as well as ensuring people back home stay informed about what’s happening overseas. On May 30, the 122nd Public Affairs Operations Center of the Washington Army National Guard mobilized for active duty in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Aug. 12, 2019

Agile Lightning demonstrates nimble operations

Directly aligned with the 2018 National Defense Strategy’s call to be strategically predictable but operationally unpredictable, F-35A Lightning IIs from the 4th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron  participated in Exercise Agile Lightning, Aug. 4-7, 2019.“Exercise Agile Lightning is a demonstration of the agile basing concepts practiced by U.S. Air

July 31, 2019

Strike Eagles participate in Joint Integration Exercise with U.S. Navy

U.S. Air Forces Central Command F-15E Strike Eagles, attached to the 336th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, participated in an Air Operations in Maritime Surface Warfare integration exercise with the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command USS Gonzalez (DDG 66), and a P-3 Orion, in the Arabian Gulf, July 24, 2019.

July 30, 2019

Leaning on Partnership

Building on a more than two-and-a-half-decade partnership with the United States, senior leaders of the Kazakhstan Ground Forces visited their military counterparts in the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), July 22-26.

July 30, 2019

U.S.-Egypt Strategic Relationship a Top Priority, Esper Says

Defense Secretary Dr. Mark T. Esper welcomed Egyptian Defense Minister Gen. Mohamed Zaki to the Pentagon for the secretary's first counterpart meeting since taking office.

July 29, 2019

AZ Guard, Kazakh Service Members keep Partnership Rolling

The Arizona National Guard hosted five members of the Armed Forces from the Republic of Kazakhstan for a week-long vehicle maintenance exchange at the Papago Park Military Reservation July 15-19.