Dec. 19, 2019

Griffin Missile Exercise 2019

U.S. Navy coastal patrol ships and U.S. Coast Guard patrol boats conducted an annual test of the MK-60 Griffin guided-missile system in the Arabian Gulf Dec. 10-14. The annual exercise was conducted with the improved Griffin Missile System (GMS) to test ship interoperability, weapon tactics employment, and new system upgrades.

Dec. 13, 2019

Coordination and continuty key to military assistance program

Building relationships in Southwest Asia require in-person meetings, growing knowledge, continued partnerships and security cooperation. "Continuing our relationship with the Royal Jordanian Air Force was our main focus with this visit. In the future, we will be coordinating efforts and sharing knowledge, leading to a continuous, consistent relationship deepening relationships within both forces," said Col. Mark Brozak, Task Force Spartan Aviation Director.

Dec. 10, 2019

Female Peshmurga instructors graduate

Milestones mark a journey and Kurdish security forces continued to move forward in November with the graduation of their first female military instructors in the region. More than a dozen women in the Peshmerga are now certified to teach their fellow soldiers various skills and classes, including weapons, basic first aid, the law of armed conflict and preventing gender-based violence.

Dec. 9, 2019

Syrian Logistics Cell – Supporting the Warfighter

The 103rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command (ESC), the Syrian Logistics Cell (SLC), located in Erbil, Iraq, is composed of a small team of Soldiers who pack a big punch when it comes to supporting the warfighters in Syria.

Dec. 6, 2019

USCENTCOM hosts 16th Coalition International Night

The U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) Coalition hosted their 16th annual Coalition International Night in Hangar 5 at MacDill Air Force Base (AFB), Dec. 5, 2019.

Dec. 4, 2019

U.S. Forces reset in Syria, ISIS struggles to re-form

U.S. forces are reset and repostured in Eastern Syria and have restarted operations with the Syrian Democratic Forces aimed at defeating ISIS, Army Lt. Gen. Robert White, the commander of Combined Joint Operation Inherent Resolve, said last week in Baghdad.

Nov. 27, 2019

Nearly 5,000 turkeys to feed overseas troops this Thanksgiving

Deployed Soldiers will get a taste of home this Thanksgiving after months of planning by logistics personnel to deliver tons of meat and fixings for the traditional meals.

Nov. 26, 2019

USCENTCOM commander addresses maritime security

U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Kenneth F. McKenzie Jr., commander, U.S. Central Command, addressed maritime security in the Middle East at the 15th Regional Security Summit of the IISS Manama Dialogue, Nov. 23, 2019.

Nov. 26, 2019

Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group supports Operation Inherent Resolve

The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (ABECSG) began air operations in support of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR), Nov. 22.

Nov. 25, 2019

Readout of Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Milley’s Meeting with Jordanian Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Maj. Gen. Yousef Huneiti

Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark A. Milley met with Jordanian Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Maj. Gen. Yousef Huneiti yesterday in Amman, Jordan.