Archive: April, 2017

April 5, 2017

Chairman’s Senior Enlisted Advisor Visits U.S. Troops, Syrian Democratic Forces

Chairman’s Senior Enlisted Advisor Visits U.S. Troops, Syrian Defense Forces

April 5, 2017

Gold Star Spouses Day: Honoring spouses of fallen service members April 5

While many Americans were hunting Easter eggs or enjoying holiday brunch, Inge Colton was getting the most devastating news of her life.On Easter Sunday, April 11, 2004, she and her 11-year-old stepson, Lance, learned that her husband, Chief Warrant Officer 2 Lawrence "Shane" Colton, an attack helicopter pilot assigned to the Army's 1st Battalion,

April 5, 2017

Dunford: Iraqis, Coalition Have Adapted, Continue Attacking ISIS

Iraqi and coalition forces will learn from the civilian casualty incident of March 17 and continue to support Iraqi forces taking the fight to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria in Mosul, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

April 4, 2017

Dunford, Kushner Visit U.S., Iraqi Forces Near Mosul

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Jared Kushner, senior advisor to President Donald J. Trump, received briefings from American and Iraqi service members during a visit to a base 10 miles from the front line in Mosul.

April 3, 2017

1000 and counting: deployed maintainers fight ISIS with Global Hawk consistency

A 380th Air Expeditionary Wing EQ-4 Global Hawk, carrying a communications enhancing payload, completed 1000 continuous sorties without occurring a single maintenance cancellation while supporting Operation Inherent Resolve here.