Archive: 2013

June 26, 2013

CTF 56 holds change of command ceremony

MANAMA, Bahrain - Commander, Task Force (CTF) 56 held a change of command ceremony aboard U.S. Naval Support Activity Bahrain, June 24.Capt. Joseph A. DiGuardo Jr. relieved Capt. Daniel M. Colman as commodore of CTF 56.CTF 56 plans and executes expeditionary combat support throughout the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. The task force

June 21, 2013

CENTCOM, MacDill service members pay tribute to fallen Soldier

Army Lt. Col. Jason Kerr, headquarters commandant for U.S. Central Command, gives tribute to his fallen soldier, Staff Sgt. Kristi N. Phifer, who was killed in a motorcycle accident June 3.

June 18, 2013

ISAF Commander congratulates Afghan people on Milestone 2013

The following is a statement by General Joseph F. Dunford, Commander of International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)

June 13, 2013

Multinational friendship jump highlights cooperation at Eager Lion 2013

As the sun cascaded across the Jordanian desert, paratroopers dotted the sky as they floated to the ground carrying the seeds of cooperation with them as part of a friendship jump during Exercise Eager Lion 2013.

June 12, 2013

U.S. Military, Jordanians partner for Exercise Eager Lion 2013

Throughout the past week, more and more tan-colored uniforms appeared on Camp Titin – located in southern Jordan – as U.S. Marine Corps Forces Central Command prepared for their part of Exercise Eager Lion 2013.

June 11, 2013

Florida Governor, USCENTCOM commander pay tribute to Gen. Schwarzkopf

Florida Governor Rick Scott and the Commander of U.S. Central Command, Gen. Lloyd J. Austin III, recognized a former USCENTCOM commander in a ceremony here, highlighting his selfless service and contributions to the state of Florida.

June 10, 2013

Press Conference Kicks Off Exercise Eager Lion 2013

This year 19 countries are gathering in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan for the annual military training Exercise Eager Lion which serves to increase the capabilities and partnerships of the participating countries from June 9 to 20.

June 7, 2013

Senior Pakistani officer honored with thesis award at Naval Postgraduate School

Pakistani Air Force Air Commodore Shahid Latif Bajwa will graduate with outstanding thesis honors during the Naval Postgraduate School’s upcoming Summer Graduation Ceremony.

May 29, 2013

IMCMEX 13: Mine countermeasures exercise concludes

International Mine Countermeasures Exercise 2013 concluded at U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, after two weeks of seminars and training operations designed to protect international commerce and trade.

May 28, 2013

ISAF, Pakistani leaders discuss shared regional goals

Gen. Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, chief of Army Staff, Pakistani Army, and Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, commander of the International Security Assistance Force, recently met as part of the continuing effort to strengthen cooperation and regional stability.