Archive: November, 2018

Nov. 29, 2018

U.S. and French Navies Display Interoperability in Recent Training Evolution

MANAMA, Bahrain -- U.S. Navy and Coast Guard vessels partnered with a French frigate for a three-week interoperability training in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations, Oct. 15 – Nov. 9. USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109), USCGC Wrangell (WPB 1332), USCGC Maui (WPB 1304), USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196) and French frigate FS Courbet (F712) partnered for the training, led by U.S. 5th Fleet’s Task Force (TF) 55, which was designed to assess interoperability in a controlled environment and continue to strengthen the U.S.-French maritime relationship.

Nov. 29, 2018

October summary highlights partnerships, airpower contributions

Today, U.S. Air Forces Central Command published its October Airpower Summary outlining airpower operations in the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility. “Our mission is to deliver decisive air and space power on behalf of U.S. Central Command for the security and stability of the region. We do this mission proudly, alongside our

Nov. 27, 2018

U.S. setting up observation posts in Syria to keep ISIS from entering Turkey

U.S. forces are establishing observation posts in Northeast Syria to further deny escape routes to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the spokesman for Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve told Pentagon reporters.

Nov. 18, 2018

Dunford Reiterates that Reconciliation is Only Viable Path in Afghanistan

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford reiterated that reconciliation is the only way forward in Afghanistan and that political, economic, religious and military pressure must be maintained on the group.

Nov. 16, 2018

US Participates in Bahrain International Airshow 18

U.S. Central Command aviation was on display Nov. 14-16 during the Bahrain International Airshow (BIAS) at Sakhir Airbase, Bahrain.

Nov. 13, 2018

New enlistees answer the call to serve

On November 11th, Veterans Day, more than 130 future service members marched onto the field at halftime to take the Oath of Enlistment in front of thousands of football fans during the Tampa Bay Buccaneers home game against the Washington Redskins at Raymond James Stadium.

Nov. 8, 2018

HM15 and Puller Team Up for Training

An MH-53E Sea Dragon assigned to the “Blackhawks” of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron (HM) 15 embarked the expeditionary sea-base platform ship USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB 3) for the first time in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations for interoperability training, Oct. 28-Nov. 7.