Archive: 2017

April 12, 2017

Removing barriers through capabilities visit

The acting assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, visited with the ALT team at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, April 11.

April 11, 2017

Mattis: ‘No Doubt’ Syrian Regime Responsible for Chemical Attacks on Citizens

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he personally reviewed the intelligence on the Syrian regime’s chemical attack on its own people and in response to the attack, the U.S. government began a deliberate process to recommend diplomatic and military options to the president.

April 11, 2017

From the farm to the skies

U.S. Army Pfc. Michael Sellers graduated high school on May 23rd, 2015, and saw two choices, join the military and pursue his passion for aviation or become a farmer.

April 11, 2017

Task Force Spartan Visits Air Defense Artillery Site

Members of Task Force Spartan’s 29th Infantry Division recently toured a Patriot Air Defense Artillery Site here to obtain an on-the-ground capabilities briefing of Air Defense Artillery capabilities.

April 11, 2017

Shaping the information war: Military information combats propaganda

In their quest to impose their will on others with malicious and destructive intent, ISIS have exerted their negative messages continuously through the use of media platforms like radio, television, newspapers, magazines and the internet.

April 11, 2017

Day Zero: Journey to earn Air Assault wings

Hundreds of Soldiers, Airmen and Marines came from miles away to fulfill a dream. Their journey is not easy, it requires a keen eye for detail and the ability to handle heavy equipment, while under duress. Thus, upon successful completion of day zero, candidates can then call themselves ‘Air Assault Students.’

April 10, 2017

Greywolf Troopers train with international partners, build interoperability

The Greywolf Brigade spent the last two weeks embracing international interoperability during their nine-month deployment to Kuwait.

April 10, 2017

Ross, Porter Commanding Officers Receive Phone Calls from President Trump

On April 9, the commanding officers of Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Ross (DDG 71) and USS Porter (DDG 78) received phone calls from President Donald J. Trump.

April 7, 2017

U.S. Strike Designed to Deter Assad Regime’s Use of Chemical Weapons

The Syrian airbase targeted in the U.S. missile strike is believed to be where Syrian President Bashar Assad regime aircraft took off for a deadly chemical attack against civilians, senior military officials told reporters at the Pentagon.

April 7, 2017

Partner Nations and U.S. Show Off Special Forces Ability

Part of 77th Combat Aviation Brigade’s mission, throughout the nine-month deployment to the Middle East, involves the continued development and fostering of relations with partner nations' helicopter units for U.S. Army Central Command. Operation Eagle Resolve is, in part, a culmination of those efforts.