Archive: 2010

Nov. 1, 2010

Jordanian, American fighters refuel in the skies above Jordan

Jordan (Oct. 21, 2010) – Four Royal Jordanian Air Force F-16 pilots received invaluable training Oct. 20 as they went through aerial refueling beside four of their American brethren.

Nov. 1, 2010

Pakistan Air Force receives three new F-16s from U.S.

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (Oct. 30, 2010) – The Pakistan Air Force received three new F-16 aircraft from the United States during an induction ceremony today at Shahbaz Air Base near Jacobabad, Pakistan.

Oct. 28, 2010

Coalition of 48 countries continues to be integral in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (Oct. 27, 2010) — The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), a 48-nation coalition, continues to be an integral part to bringing a lasting peace and stability back to Afghanistan.

Oct. 22, 2010

Afghan soldiers train to defeat unseen killer

CAMP LEATHERNECK, Afghanistan (Oct. 22, 2010) — Afghan soldiers are learning to deter the threat of Afghanistan's most deadly and often unseen killer.

Oct. 21, 2010

Marines keep crafty enemy off balance in Afghanistan

NAWA, Afghanistan (Oct. 21, 2010) — The men of India Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, have spent enough time in Afghanistan to understand the workings of the Taliban presence there.

Oct. 19, 2010

Lynn: cyberspace is new domain of warfare

WASHINGTON (Oct. 18, 2010) — With the creation of the U.S. Cyber Command in May and last week’s cybersecurity agreement, cyberspace joins sea, land, air and space as the latest domain of warfare.

Oct. 18, 2010

Mullen: nation must recognize troop sacrifices

WASHINGTON (Oct. 16, 2010) — Americans must recognize the sacrifices of today's troops and their families and work harder to reintegrate them, the nation's top military officer said Oct. 16.

Oct. 15, 2010

Clinton, Gates voice support for Afghan reconciliation

BRUSSELS, Belgium (Oct. 14, 2010) —Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates expressed support for the Afghanistan government’s efforts to reconcile with high- and mid-level Taliban members.

Oct. 14, 2010

Iraqis build for own country’s defense

BAGHDAD (Oct. 13, 2010) — Iraqi professionals and trade workers are busy building the $19 million Iraqi Army M1A1 Abrams tank fielding facility, secured storage site and living space area at the Besmaya Combat Training Center.

Oct. 13, 2010

Afghanistan shows progress on economic, governance fronts

KABUL, Afghanistan (Oct. 12, 2010) — Several achievements in September demonstrate Afghanistan’s progress in economic and governance development, according to a NATO International Security Force news release.