Archive: 2018

March 8, 2018

P-8A Poseidon supports missions in U.S. 5th Fleet

A P-8A Poseidon from the 'Mad Foxes' of Patrol Squadron (VP) 5 supported maritime operations in U.S. 5th Fleet under Commander, Task Force (CTF) 57, Feb. 24 to March 3. The first time a P-8A had deployed to U.S. 5th Fleet since 2016, the aircraft conducted missions spanning the area of operation in the Arabian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, Gulf of Oman, Red Sea and Arabian Sea.

March 6, 2018

Intel chiefs tell Senate committee of dangers to America

These are dangerous times, and the threat of war is greater now than at any time since the end of the Cold War, the director of National Intelligence told the Senate Armed Services Committee.

March 6, 2018

Emerging security threats in the central region

Directors of Military Intelligence (DMI) from all seven Central and South Asia (CASA) nations and a cross section of America’s intelligence and academic community experts on Central and South Asia gathered at U.S. Central Command headquarters, Feb. 21-23.

March 1, 2018

Run with a purpose

U.S. Army Maj. Lisa Abel, U.S. Central Command Chief of Strength Management, provides human resource management to over 50 General Officers and Flag Officers from all branches of the military service.

Feb. 27, 2018

U.S. Central Command undertaking realignment to meet future concerns

U.S. Central Command is undergoing an operational alignment and rebalancing effort to achieve three specific goals based on military progress against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Centcom's commander told the House Armed Services Committee.

Feb. 22, 2018

Iraqi Air Force Air Academy reopening

AL UDEID AIR BASE, Qatar -- In support of the Government of Iraq’s reopening of the Iraqi Air Force Air Academy at Balad Air Base, Feb 21, 2018, the Coalition Aviation Advisory and Training Team will provide mentorship on topics ranging from aviation safety and flight discipline, to officer professional development and familiarity with aircraft technical orders to its first class of cadets.

Feb. 20, 2018

Thunderbird pilot perseveres

U.S. Central Command recognizes the service and sacrifices of African Americans during times of war, from the American Revolution to present day conflicts.

Feb. 20, 2018

Exercise Khunjar Haad Concludes

The U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, Royal Navy of Oman, United Kingdom’s Royal Navy and French Marine Nationale concluded Exercise Khunjar Haad, Feb. 8.

Feb. 13, 2018

Mattis Hails Strong Collaboration in Defeat-ISIS Coalition

The coalition to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria continues to grow while remaining resolute in its focus to the mission, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said following a defeat-ISIS meeting in Rome.

Feb. 13, 2018

As Emphasis Shifts to Sustaining Military Gains, Progress To Defeat ISIS Continues

Significant progress in the fight to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has resulted in a shift in focus to sustaining military gains in Iraq, the commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command said.