Archive: November, 2021

Nov. 30, 2021

Son Carries on Father's Legacy, Commands Same Unit While Deployed

Many fathers can only dream that their children will follow in their footsteps. But for Col. Robert J. Kincaid Jr., he turned this dream into a reality for his dad. Kincaid Jr., the current commander of the 111th Theater Engineer Brigade, is in the exact same spot that his father was 18 years ago – commanding the 111th while deployed to the Central Command Area of Operations.

Nov. 28, 2021

U.S. Navy Ship Rescues Iranian Mariners in Gulf of Oman

A U.S. Navy vessel rescued two Iranian mariners Nov. 27 from a fishing vessel after it was adrift for eight days in the Gulf of Oman.

Nov. 22, 2021

U.S. Navy, Jordan Partner on New Unmanned Systems Integration

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) briefed the head of Jordan’s navy on U.S. 5th Fleet efforts to integrate new unmanned systems during a visit to U.S. Naval Support Activity Bahrain, Nov. 18.

Nov. 11, 2021

U.S. and Partner Aircrews Conduct Presence Patrol

Two U.S. Air Force B-1B Lancers flew a presence patrol mission in the Central Region that included several coalition and partner nation air forces today.

Nov. 7, 2021

U.S. Navy Conducts Annual Live Fire Missile Exercise in Arabian Gulf

U.S. Navy patrol coastal ships conducted a live-fire exercise with the MK-60 Griffin guided-missile system in the Arabian Gulf, Nov. 4-6, to test crew proficiency and system functionality.

Nov. 5, 2021

ASAB Steps Up Tactical Airlift Abilities with Upgraded C-130 Model

The 779th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron was redesignated as the 61st EAS this week, ushering in the C-130J Super Hercules to replace the legacy H models that have operated at Ali Al Salem Air Base.

Nov. 3, 2021

266th FISC brings counter threat finance techniques to the enemy

Financial management technicians deployed here with the 266th Finance Support Center are employing cutting-edge counterterrorism techniques to provide commanders new avenues through which to combat their adversaries.