Archive: June, 2017

June 14, 2017

Coalition partner nations pledge CJTF-OIR mission assets

USCENTCOM personnel and coalition representatives from over 40 nations held a force generation conference June 7 - 9.

June 12, 2017

The Value of a Great Relationship

Maj. Gen. Flem B. Walker Jr., the commanding general of the 1st Sustainment Command (Theater) (TSC), met with Mohammed bin Nasser Al Rasbi, the Secretary General (SECGEN) of the Ministry of Defense for Oman, in Muscat, Oman, on June 7, 2017.

June 12, 2017

A long way from home: Guam sentinels serve in Afghanistan

With their deployment almost over and anticipating going back home, the soldiers keep their rifle sights firmly focused on the mission.

June 9, 2017

386 AEW Honor Guard braves the elements, honors the past

“The level in which I perform will never be dictated by the type of ceremony, the severity of the temperature, nor the size of the crowd.” This, the fifth line of the honor guard creed, takes on a significant meaning in a location where triple-digit heat is common. It was the stern reminder used by 386th Air Expeditionary Wing Honor Guard lead

June 8, 2017

Afghan soldiers take essential communication skills to battlefield

Communicating is an essential function for professional militaries.

June 8, 2017

George H. W. Bush CSG Conducts Strikes from Mediterranean

NAVAL SUPPORT ACTIVITY NAPLES, Italy (NNS) -- The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWBCSG) resumed strike missions in support of Operation Inherent Resolve (OIR) from the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, June 6. The GHWBCSG entered the Mediterranean Sea June 5, after conducting operations in support of OIR and maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations.

June 8, 2017

Afghan Interpreter Earns Elite Title as U.S. Marine

While some children grow up with aspirations to become scientists, professional athletes or actors, Mohammad Nadir’s goal was to become a United States Marine, stemming from an early childhood amid a strong military presence

June 6, 2017

CENTCOM Commander: APS-5 'a powerful, ready stock of equipment'

U.S. Central Command Commanding General, Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel toured an Army Prepositioned Stocks-5 warehouse managed by the 401st Army Field Support Brigade here, June 3.

June 6, 2017

NSA Bahrain Hosts Battle of Midway Commemoration

Marking the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Midway, Active duty, retired service members and civilians celebrated the victory of the Battle of Midway with a commemoration ceremony at Naval Support Activity (NSA) Bahrain, June 5.

June 5, 2017

Bagram welcomes new commander: Baker takes helm of the 455th AEW

Brig. Gen. Craig Baker took command of the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing during a change of command ceremony June 3, 2017, at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.