Archive: 2017

Nov. 27, 2017

SECNAV visits Bahrain

Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer met with leadership and spoke to service members aboard Naval Support Activity Bahrain as part of a multinational tour of the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility Nov. 21.

Nov. 27, 2017

Winter is coming: ANDSF resupply forces in Marjah during Maiwand 8

With winter in full swing, the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces continued offensive operations to expand the security belt around Lashkar Gah and ensure their personnel have what they need to continue to fight through the winter.

Nov. 27, 2017

Strikes target Taliban drug labs: 455th AEW plays key role

The 455th Air Expeditionary Wing played a pivotal role in the combined operations against Taliban revenue streams, Nov. 19-22, Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

Nov. 20, 2017

U.S., Afghan forces target Taliban drug labs, hit ‘where it hurts’

U.S. and Afghan forces conducted a series of strikes against Taliban drug labs, to target the revenue streams of the terrorists, the commander of the Resolute Support mission and U.S. Forces Afghanistan said.

Nov. 15, 2017

High praise for bravery, determination of Afghan forces

The NATO secretary general praised the bravery, determination and increasing capability of the Afghan National Defence and Security Forces at a press conference here Tuesday.

Nov. 14, 2017

Defeat-ISIS campaign deprives enemy of safe havens, OIR official says

The U.S.-led coalition to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria continues to support Syrian partners with surveillance and combat advice, as well as precision strikes, an Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said.

Nov. 14, 2017

Master Driver to steer RSSB

Five days on two different platforms of mine-resistant, ambush-protected (MRAP) all-terrain vehicles, and two days on mine rollers: this is what it takes to qualify a master driver to the operator level.

Nov. 11, 2017

NATO plus-up will give Afghan forces an offensive boost, Nicholson says

With an increase in troops, the U.S. and NATO strategy in Afghanistan has a good chance of enabling Afghan security forces to do more to secure their country, the Resolute Support mission commander said during a news conference in Brussels.

Nov. 8, 2017

AFSBn-Kuwait maintenance experts bolster readiness through quality assurance

Maintenance experts assigned to the Army Field Support Battalion-Kuwait are an essential part of equipping the warfighter with the best and most reliable equipment available.

Nov. 8, 2017

Vietnam era VMA-225 Marines visit USCENTCOM

Vietnam era Marines and their spouses from Marine Attack Squadron (VMA) 225 visited MacDill Air Force Base and U. S. Central Command headquarters during a reunion, November 3, 2017.