Press Releases

Archive: February, 2017

Feb. 1, 2017

USCENTCOM Commander's Statement on DoD IG Report

"We appreciate the extensive efforts by the Office of the DoD Inspector General in conducting its investigation.  While the allegations were unsubstantiated, the DoD IG's report did provide thoughtful and helpful recommendations on ways to make improvements within the command and we are taking those and others' recommendations to heart and acting

Feb. 1, 2017

Maintainers ‘push’ AWACS to new levels in fight against ISIS

380th Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Squadron maintainers faced the flight line and stood shoulder-to-shoulder before the departure of an E-3 Sentry. When the aircraft was cleared for takeoff they dropped into push-up position.

Feb. 1, 2017

Exercise Unified Trident brings four nations together to maintain readiness

Naval forces from four allied nations engage in Exercise Unified Trident starting Jan. 31. Unified Trident is a multilateral exercise with the Royal Navy, Royal Australian Navy, French Marine Nationale, and the U.S. Navy that will span the international waters of the Arabian Gulf, incorporate all forms of maritime operations, reinforce relationships with partners and allies, maintain readiness and improve cooperation to ensure the free flow of commerce.

Feb. 1, 2017

Afghan maintainers level up

As the train, advise and assist missions continue in Afghanistan, the Afghan Air Force is taking the lead from Coalition in supporting ground troops through air power.