Archive: May, 2015

May 29, 2015

CAPS does its part, keeps CENTCOM in the fight

Having more than 390,000 items in stock daily makes the airmen of the 379th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron's CAPS a valuable part of flight line.

May 29, 2015

Maj. Gen. Nagata and Special Envoy Rubinstein meet with Syrian Opposition Leaders in Turkey

Training and equipping program for the Syrian opposition

May 28, 2015

American adviser mentors Afghans on rule of law

The train, advise and assist mission under NATO's Resolute Support focuses on eight key areas called "essential functions"

May 27, 2015

Australians assist Afghan military with counter IED training

It takes bravery to tackle explosives, and Australian military experts are continuing to help their Afghan allies to take the blast out of the fight.

May 27, 2015

U.S. commander discusses unit’s experience with Iraqi forces

Col. John Reynolds III, commander of the 1st Infantry Division's 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, or 1st ABCT, talked about his unit’s experiences.

May 26, 2015

ISF clears pathway to Bayji Oil Refinery

May 22, 2015Release # 20150522FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESOUTHWEST ASIA – Iraqi Security Forces and Federal Police, enabled by the Coalition, have successfully cleared and established a ground route into the Bayji Oil Refinery. Reinforcement and resupply of the ISF within the Refinery is on-going. Ground forces, supported by Coalition airstrikes,

May 26, 2015

Coalition United to Defeat Daesh

Military leaders representing member states of a Combined Joint Task Force met to discuss the mission to dismantle and ultimately defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

May 26, 2015

Recent setbacks will not deter anti-ISIL coalition, CJTF-OIR says following conference

Though there have been recent tactical-level setbacks in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

May 26, 2015

Advisers say Afghan air force advancing, continuing to grow capability

Advisers to the Afghan air force say they see their host-nation counterparts assuming more and more responsibility as their capabilities grow.

May 21, 2015

CENTCOM spokesman 'confident’ Iraqi forces will recover Ramadi

The loss of Ramadi is a setback, but U.S. Central Command officials are confident Iraqi security forces will take back the city.