July 13, 2016
Carter Discusses 3 Major U.S. Decisions Regarding Afghanistan
Defense Secretary Ash Carter discussed three major decisions that the United States has made regarding Afghanistan during a news conference with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in the Afghan capital of Kabul.
July 6, 2016
Obama: 8,400 U.S. Troops to Remain in Afghanistan through January
President Barack Obama said remaining U.S. service members will "continue to provide tailored support to help Afghan forces continue to improve.”
June 15, 2016
Carter Announces More U.S. Support for Afghan Forces
U.S. forces in Afghanistan now will be able to boost support for Afghan conventional forces with more firepower and by accompanying and advising them on the ground and in the air, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said in Brussels.
June 6, 2016
Sailor Arrested on Okinawa for DUI, Journalist Killed in Afghan Ambush
Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook expressed regrets following an alleged drunken-driving accident that injured two people, and also talked about the ambush deaths of two reporters in Afghanistan.
June 1, 2016
Afghan Forces Make Slow, Steady Gains, Resolute Support Official Says
From Kabul, Afghanistan, Army Brig. Gen. Charles H. Cleveland said the Afghan National Defense and Security Forces are making slow and steady progress, giving them momentum for an expected tough fight ahead.
May 21, 2016
DoD Conducts Airstrike Against Taliban Leader Mullah Mansur
The Department of Defense conducted an airstrike targeting Taliban leader Mullah Mansur in a remote area of the Afghanistan-Pakistan border region.
May 20, 2016
'Strong Commitment from NATO' in Afghanistan, Dunford Says
ABOARD A MILITARY AIRCRAFT —
Joint Chiefs Chairman Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford said he detects among allied nations "a strong commitment to finish what they started" in Afghanistan.
May 18, 2016
NATO Military Committee Will Lay Groundwork for Warsaw Summit
NATO military representatives are meeting in Brussels to discuss operations in Afghanistan, the challenges from Russia, operations in the Mediterranean, the threat of terrorism, cyberdefense and numerous other issues facing the alliance.
May 10, 2016
U.S. Special Ops Forces, Afghan Commandos Rescue Hostage
KABUL, Afghanistan —
U.S. special operations forces and Afghan commandos rescued Ali Haider Gilani, son of former Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, during a partnered raid in Afghanistan.
May 5, 2016
Senior Official Outlines U.S. Forces’ Missions in Afghanistan
Army Brig. Gen. Charles H. Cleveland, the Resolute Support mission’s deputy communications chief, addressed Pentagon media by teleconference to describe ongoing U.S. missions in Afghanistan.