Archive: 2015

July 6, 2015

Arizona Corpsman deploys to Middle East

Since June 17, 1889, sailors of the U.S. Navy Hospital Corps have been providing lifesaving care to the men and women of the U.S. Marine Corps. Marines have no medical services organic to their branch, but Navy Corpsmen have fought in every clime and place, right along their sides.

July 1, 2015

Iraqi Security Forces reach graduation milestone

Iraqi Security Forces have reached the milestone of 10,000 trained soldiers with the Iraqi army’s 73rd Brigade, 16th Division, graduation at the Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve building partner capacity site Camp Taji, Iraq, June 28.

June 30, 2015

82nd Airborne Division takes command of CJFLCC-I

The 82nd Airborne Division took command of the Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command – Iraq, from the 1st Infantry Division during a transfer of authority ceremony in Baghdad, Iraq, June 28.

June 30, 2015

Preparing for future with tomorrow’s leaders

Cadets from the United States Air Force Academy traveled to an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia as part of a summer program to obtain hands-on training prior to entering the operational Air Force.

June 29, 2015

Carter Praises U.S. Troops in Germany for Deterring Aggression

Defense Secretary Ash Carter yesterday thanked U.S. troops stationed at Grafenwoehr, Germany, and told them their presence is important to the way of life that people in America and in Europe enjoy.

June 25, 2015

General discusses anti-ISIL efforts during Facebook town hall meeting

The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff discussed the threats facing the United States and its allies during his fifth Facebook town hall meeting Wednesday.

June 25, 2015

US, Canadian defense leaders discuss anti-ISIL collaboration

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Canadian Defense Minister Jason Kenney met Wednesday.

June 25, 2015

NATO defense ministers confirm enduring support for Afghanistan

NATO defense ministers confirmed their enduring support for Afghanistan.

June 24, 2015

NATO mission helps Afghan interior ministry hire critical human capital, add expertise

Assisting Afghans in building their capability and capacity is a top priority for Combined Security Transition Command - Afghanistan, and a subject matter expert, or SME, program does just that for Afghanistan's Ministry of Interior.

June 23, 2015

UK increases support for anti-ISIL efforts

The British defense secretary Monday announced that, at the request of the Kurdish Regional Government, the U.K. will provide another $1 million of supplies to Kurdish Peshmerga forces.