Archive: October, 2010

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.

Oct. 7, 2010

Iraqi SWAT teams learn to train own

BASRAH, Iraq (Oct. 7, 2010) — Ten Iraqi SWAT team members went to the Normandy Range Complex to practice training their fellow Iraqis on close quarters combat tactics, Oct. 3.

Oct. 6, 2010

Helmand province sees improvements

WASHINGTON (Oct. 5, 2010) — Britain’s senior representative in southern Afghanistan said today that she sees “significant progress” in the former Taliban stronghold of Helmand province.