Archive: August, 2022

Aug. 31, 2022

U.S. Ship Seizes Illegal Narcotics in Gulf of Oman

A U.S. Coast Guard fast response cutter interdicted a fishing vessel smuggling illegal drugs worth an estimated U.S. street value of $20 million while patrolling the Gulf of Oman, Aug. 30.

Aug. 28, 2022

Iraq, Kuwait and U.S. Conduct Joint Patrol in Arabian Gulf

Maritime forces from Iraq, Kuwait and the United States conducted a joint patrol, Aug. 25, in the Arabian Gulf.

Aug. 25, 2022

Bahrain Conducts Fifth Sentinel Shield Exercise with IMSC

Forces from Bahrain and the United States completed a joint exercise in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 23, led by a nine-nation coalition staff based in the Middle East.

Aug. 23, 2022

New Coast Guard Cutters arrive in Bahrain

MANAMA, Bahrain - Two U.S. Coast Guard fast response cutters arrived in Bahrain, Aug. 23, marking the arrival to their ultimate destination after departing Key West, Florida in June.

Aug. 19, 2022

Arizona Guard wraps up combined joint training in Exercise REGIONAL COOPERATION 22

An 11-person Army and Air team from the Arizona National Guard (NG) traveled to Tajikistan to participate in a two-week combined joint training exercise – Exercise REGIONAL COOPERATION 22 (RC22) – with participants from the United States, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Mongolia, Pakistan, and Uzbekistan.

Aug. 19, 2022

A package deal crucial to the mission

Asking what an aircraft would do without an airfield, is like asking what USCENTCOM would do without Airpower. They may manage, but realistically it'd be an emergency landing waiting to happen.

Aug. 15, 2022

NAVCENT Hosts Maritime Course for Regional Partners in Bahrain

MANAMA, Bahrain - U.S. Navy personnel in Bahrain kicked off a weeklong course Aug. 14 for 21 senior military leaders from the United States and 10 partner nations.

Aug. 13, 2022

Joint exercise showcases rapid global mobility in CENTCOM theater

Airmen from the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron recently demonstrated a textbook example of rapid global mobility during a mass movement of military personnel for an Emergency Deployment Rapid Exercise at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, August 10, 2022. At a moment’s notice, 120 U.S. Army Task Force Griz Soldiers from the 1st Combined Arms Battalion, 163rd Cavalry Regiment, were processed, out the door and onto a C-17 Globemaster III flawlessly within a very short amount of time.

Aug. 12, 2022

National Guardsmen participate in Regional Cooperation 22

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan — The annual military exercise “Regional Cooperation 22”, hosted by Tajikistan and National Guardsmen from Arizona, Massachusetts, Virginia and Montana, held its opening ceremony Aug. 10.Participants from Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Mongolia and Pakistan are involved in a six-day command post and field

Aug. 11, 2022

Duluth leaves its mark on PSAB

PRINCE SULTAN AIR BASE, SAUDI ARABIA -- The U.S. Air National Guard’s 148th Fighter Wing, deployed their 179th Fighter Squadron to AFCENT’s area of responsibility in mid-April of 2022. Under the command of the 378th Air Expeditionary Wing, the 179th adopted the expeditionary moniker as they operated out of Prince Sultan Air Base in the heart of the