Oct. 18, 2021

NAVCENT Volunteers in Bahrain Community

Personnel assigned to U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) participated in a community support event at Bahrain Mobility International (BMI) in Isa Town, Bahrain, Oct. 16.

Oct. 18, 2021

Task Force Phoenix CEMA cell in the fight against adversary unmanned aerial systems

Coalition forces are countering adversary unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in the U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) area of operations with a rapidly evolving set of tools and training.

Oct. 7, 2021

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month: Meet Sgt. 1st Class Gilberto Camacho

Every year the Department of Defense (DoD) joins the Nation in celebrating and honoring the cultures and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans. This year’s theme is: “Esperanza: A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage and Hope.”

Oct. 7, 2021

Task Force Phoenix passes halfway point on 9-month Middle East mission

The Soldiers of Task Force Phoenix have endured intense heat with highs reaching above 120-degrees for nearly four months straight while conducting operations in five Middle Eastern nations.

Sept. 30, 2021

USS Essex ARG, 11th MEU Conduct Kuwait Training

Marines and Sailors from the Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) are conducting sustainment training aboard multiple U.S. military installations and off the coast of Kuwait, Sep. 27. The exercise will enable the 11th MEU to train together as a Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) to sustain its proficiency in

Sept. 30, 2021

Austin, Milley: No Debate About Courage, Commitment of Americans Who Served in Afghanistan

How the Afghanistan conflict ended must not obscure the pride Americans should have for the men and women who fought there, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III told the Senate Armed Services Committee today. "As a veteran of the war, I am personally reckoning with all of that," the secretary said during testimony about the war's last days and the evacuation of 124,000 people from Kabul. "But I hope … that we do not allow a debate about how this war ended to cloud our pride in the way that our people fought it."

Sept. 30, 2021

Austin Gives Senate Hard Truths of Lessons From Afghanistan

"We helped build a state, but we could not forge a nation," Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III told the Senate Armed Services Committee today, encapsulating America's 20-year involvement in Afghanistan.

Sept. 29, 2021

F-16s practice ACE capabilities during Sky Shield III

PRINCE SULTAN AIR BASE, KSA – A contingent of aircraft and personnel assigned to the 378th Air Expeditionary Wing traveled to Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, to participate in Exercise Shy Shield III, a bilateral defensive counter air and combat search and rescue exercise, July 31 – Aug 5, 2021.In addition to integrating U.S. operations with the Qatar

Sept. 23, 2021

French Navy frigate seizes $5.2 Million worth of Narcotics

French Marine Nationale frigate FS Languedoc, operating in support of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), seized more than 1,600 kg of illegal drugs during a maritime counter-narcotics operation in the Indian Ocean, Sept. 20.

Sept. 23, 2021

U.S. Navy, Bahrain Commit to Advance New Unmanned Systems Efforts

During a visit to the U.S. Navy installation in Bahrain, Sept. 23, Bahraini leaders committed to partnering with U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) to accelerate integration of new unmanned systems into regional maritime operations.