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June 5, 2017

CENTCOM EOD teams link up for joint service field training

Explosive ordnance disposal teams from across the U.S. Air Forces Central Command area of responsibility participated in a weeklong joint field training exercise recently at an undisclosed location in Southwest Asia. The 386th Explosive Ordnance Disposal flight coordinated and hosted the joint training operation that brought together EOD teams from

June 2, 2017

Iraqi sniper training assisted by coalition

In the midst of operations by Iraqi security forces to liberate the city of Mosul from ISIS, U.S. Army Paratroopers, deployed in support of Combined Joint Task Force - Operation Inherent Resolve, have been leveraging their skills to assist the Iraqis with their new Federal Police sniper training program.

June 2, 2017

Combat Training to Combat Troops – The Advise and Assist Mission of Task Force Al-Taqaddum

U.S. Marines, Soldiers, Airmen and Sailors with Task Force Al-Taqaddum come together with one common mission – advising and assisting the Iraqi security forces of the Anbar Operations Command.

June 2, 2017

US Army Central hosts “gathering” in honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

U.S. Army Central’s equal opportunity directorate invited guests to a “family gathering” during an observance for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month at Patton Hall May 24.

June 1, 2017

Spokesman Reports on Progress in Effort to Defeat ISIS

Iraqi forces are closing in on the final terrorist-held areas in western Mosul, while partnered forces in Syria are just a few kilometers from the key city of Raqqa, the spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve said.

June 1, 2017

U.S. Central Command and Tajikistan review security cooperation

On May 22-24, 2017, military officers from CENTCOM and the Republic of Tajikistan Ministry of Defense held the 2017 combined Tajikistan-U.S. consultative staff talks (CST).

June 1, 2017

Resolute Support leadership visits blast site, stands with emergency responders

After a deadly terrorist attack on innocent civilians here today, General John Nicholson, commander of Resolute Support, visited the blast site to survey the damage and support emergency responders.

May 31, 2017

CNAL Visits GHWB

ARABIAN SEA (NNS) -- Sailors aboard aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush (CVN 77) (GHWB) welcomed aboard Rear Adm. Bruce Lindsey, commander, Naval Air Forces Atlantic (CNAL), and Force Master Chief Bill Smalts, May 21.

May 30, 2017

Resolute Support commander leads solemn Memorial Day service

Challenging all present to be worthy of them, General John Nicholson, Resolute Support commander, paid tribute today to those who have lost their lives in the Afghanistan war.

May 29, 2017

Trump Leads Nation’s Remembrance on Memorial Day

President Donald J. Trump, along with his top defense leaders, paid the nation’s respects to those lost in war during Memorial Day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery.