Archive: March, 2022

March 29, 2022

US B-52s bring region together through Middle East Presence Patrol

Coalition and regional partner air forces joined a U.S. Air Force B-52 Stratofortress and two F-22 Raptors on a presence patrol mission across the U.S. Central Command area of responsibility March 29.

March 28, 2022

U.S. and Israeli Navy Begin Exercise Intrinsic Defender

U.S. 5th Fleet and the Israeli Navy kicked off a 10-day maritime exercise March 27 that will take place in and off the coast of Israel.

March 26, 2022

Romania Joins Major International Maritime Security Coalition in Middle East

U.S. Naval Forces Central Command (NAVCENT) announced March 26 that Romania has joined a multinational maritime coalition established in 2019 to deter attacks on commercial shipping in the Middle East

March 22, 2022

“That Others May Live”: Partner Nation integrates with U.S. Rescue forces for joint training

1st Expeditionary Rescue Group Airmen recently conducted Exercise Agile Rescue alongside the Royal Jordanian Navy in Aqaba, Jordan, Feb. 27 – March 3.The search and rescue exercise developed and refined rescue agile employment processes, testing the ability of multinational rescue forces to work in unison with USAF Rescue forces to beddown,

March 22, 2022

TF 51/5 Directorate of Logistics is recognized as Logistics Unit of the Year (Small Unit)

The U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Central Command (MARCENT) G-4 and the Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade (TF 51/5) Logistics Directorate were selected as the Marine Corps Logistics Excellence Organization/Team of the Year (small unit). The award recognizes the outstanding achievements of the Corps’ top performing Marines, Civilians, contractors and operational logistics units in the Installations and Logistics community in a small unit. Throughout this year, MARCENT G4 and TF 51/5 Logistics Directorate distinguished themselves through the outstanding performance of logistics support in their contribution to Naval and Joint missions in the U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) theater of operations from October 2020 through September 2021.

March 16, 2022

5 Nations Conduct Multinational Boarding Team Exchange in Gulf of Oman

Forces from five nations formed a multinational boarding team (MNBT) and conducted a subject-matter-expert exchange in the Gulf of Oman during a 17-day period ending March 8.

March 14, 2022

Gulf Nations and U.S. Military launch Eagle Resolve to defend the skies

Gulf Nation representatives from Kuwait, Bahrain and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, along with their U.S. counterparts are participating in exercise EAGLE RESOLVE, a computer based, scenario driven command post exercise (CPX) at Fort Carson, Colorado, March 6-17. The exercise is designed to enhance integration among the U.S. and our Regional Partners in the area of air and missile defense.

March 11, 2022

Fusion of information dishes up threat intelligence

The Intelligence Fusion Cell is a collaboration between local agencies within the 386th Air Expeditionary Wing, such as security forces, intelligence, anti-terrorism and the office of special investigations. Each serves a different function, but works towards the same goal: protection of the base and its resources.

March 10, 2022

U.S. 5th Fleet Hosts Israeli Defense Chief at Bahrain Headquarters

Vice Adm. Brad Cooper, commander of U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, U.S. 5th Fleet and Combined Maritime Forces, hosted Israel’s Chief of the General Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kohavi during a visit to Bahrain, March 10.

March 2, 2022

U.S. Embassy Provides OMON Training Facility Improvements in the Value of $745,000

United States Ambassador John Mark Pommersheim and Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs, Major General of militia Rahmonzoda Saidnakhsh Hakim attended the handover ceremony of a $745,543 construction project for the OMON.