Press Releases

Archive: 2022

Oct. 18, 2022

Total Force Protection

At Prince Sultan Air Base one uniform dawns all that stand sentry at the U.S. gates. Where American Airmen and Soldiers defend side by side united under one flag and distinguished only by their emblems and some thread. Watching the air from windowless towers and patrolling the land in steel packs. The 378th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron and the 1-182nd Infantry Regiment‘s Task Force Americal mark the divide between AFCENT and ARCENT, yet among them three factions blend indistinguishably together in PSAB’s shield.

Oct. 17, 2022

CYBERCOM executed global cyberspace defensive operation

CYBERCOM executed global cyberspace defensive operation

Oct. 11, 2022

U.S. Coast Guard Ship Seizes $48 Million in Drugs in Middle East

A U.S. Coast Guard fast response cutter seized an estimated $48 million worth of drugs from a fishing vessel while patrolling the Gulf of Oman, Oct. 10.

Oct. 9, 2022

U.S. Coast Guard Ships Visit Pakistan

Two U.S. Coast Guards ships visited Karachi, Pakistan, for a scheduled port call Oct. 6-9.

Oct. 9, 2022

UK Frigate Seizes $45 Million Illegal Drug Shipment

A frigate from the United Kingdom Royal Navy seized 870 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine worth an estimated $45 million from a fishing vessel in the Middle East, Oct. 2.

Oct. 7, 2022

U.S., UK Navies Conduct Unmanned Exercise in Arabian Gulf

Naval forces from the United States and United Kingdom conducted a bilateral exercise in the Arabian Gulf, Oct. 7, which featured the use of unmanned systems and artificial intelligence to enhance maritime monitoring by crewed ships and operators ashore.

Oct. 6, 2022

CMF Hosts Maritime Security Conference in Bahrain

Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) hosted senior military leaders from 38 nations during a four-day maritime security conference in Bahrain, Oct. 3-6.

Oct. 4, 2022

Joint Force firepower

At Prince Sultan Air Base, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the U.S. Air Force has an agreement letter with the Royal Saudi Air Force, allowing the 378th Expeditionary Security Force Squadron to utilize the firing range three days a week. So instead of forcing the U.S. Army to get their own letter, the sister services agreed, they’ll not only work together but train together and defend PSAB as an interoperable Joint Force.

Oct. 4, 2022

U.S. Airmen, Soldiers, and Kuwait volleyball teams compete in exhibition games for International Day of Peace

U.S. Airmen and Soldiers from Ali Al Salem Air Base, Camp Buehring, and Camp Arifjan competed alongside volleyball players from the Kuwait Sports Club Women’s Volleyball Team in an all-female coalition team exhibition of women’s strength and empowerment for the International Day of Peace at the Kuwait Sports Club, Kuwait, October 1, 2022. After months of practice and partnership between each nation, the arena was packed with dozens of spectators cheering on each of the six teams for a day centered around celebration and peace.

Sept. 29, 2022

U.S. Navy Warship Seizes $10 Million in Drugs in Gulf of Oman

A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer seized 7,200 kilograms of hashish worth an estimated $10 million from a fishing vessel transiting international waters in the Gulf of Oman, Sept. 28.