May 19, 2015
Exercise Eager Lion 2015: a demonstration of Navy-Marine Corps integration
U.S. Navy and Marine Corps used this year’s Eager Lion exercise to experiment with a new evolution of sea-to-land command.
May 18, 2015
Strategy to defeat ISIL is working, CJTF-OIR says
The coalition and Iraqi security forces strategy to defeat and dismantle the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant extremist group is clear and on track.
Special operations troops conduct raid in Syria
Defense Secretary Ash Carter announced in a statement Saturday that U.S. special operations forces Friday conducted an operation in Syria.
US, Jordanian servicemembers express solidarity through Exercise Eager Lion
Jordanian and U.S. forces are training shoulder-to-shoulder.
May 15, 2015
Commentary: Exercise serves up fresh, hot FRIES
Special Forces Air Operations Field Manual describes the FRIES method as one employed specifically in situations where the terrain restricts an aircraft from landing.
May 14, 2015
US Marines train with Jordanian, British military during Eager Lion 2015
U.S. Marines from Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, kicked off Exercise Eager Lion 15.
Saudi, US leaders discuss defense issues
Secretary of Defense Ash Carter met with Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia.
NATO announces transition to civilian-led mission in Afghanistan
At the end of the current Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan, NATO’s presence in the country will transition to an organization led by civilians.
May 13, 2015
Logistics keeps the 'Lion' going
Logistics is often considered the motor of military exercises and operations.
Computers harness language translation, aid medical care in Afghanistan
The situation is better for medical trainers because of statistical machine translation methods that cut down on the Army's reliance on human translators in projects that require massive amounts of translation.