Archive: April, 2014

April 25, 2014

Gen. Austin attends ribbon-cutting for new JAHVH Polytrauma and Rehabilitation Center

TAMPA, Fla. - What had been a decades-long dream for the Tampa community finally became a reality for our wounded warriors and their families at the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital (JAHVH).After years of planning, months of construction, weeks of training, and countless hours of preparation, Tampa’s JAHVH opened its doors to the new Polytrauma

April 25, 2014

CENTCOM hosts open house for families

MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – U.S. Central Command leaders opened the doors to the headquarters April 18 to host the families of USCENTCOM during the first ever Family Open House.The event, which drew more than 1,300 family members, gave families the opportunity to find out more about the contributions their USCENTCOM member makes to the command

April 24, 2014

Correction for the Record: Sgt. Bergdahl Recovery Efforts

TAMPA, Fla. – An Associated Press article posted April 24, 2014, included comments by an anonymous U.S. defense official alleging that when Secretary of Defense Hagel's office and U.S. Central Command separately learned about a proof of life video of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in December 2013, there was confusion about who should tell the family.

April 23, 2014

U.S. forces leave Nimroz as ANA stands on its own

After The ANA successfully provided security for the April 5 elections, SFAAT 4-215 transferred FOB Delaram II to the 4th Brigade

April 23, 2014

Air Evac mission critical for patients in Afghanistan

When Service members and Coalition forces around Afghanistan get injured or fall ill, the 455th Expeditionary Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron out of Bagram Airfield transports them

April 22, 2014

SMA visits troops in southern Afghanistan

Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond F. Chandler III recently made a trip to Regional Command (South), with stops at Kandahar Airfield and Forward Operating Bases Apache, Pasab and Masum Ghar.