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Aug. 17, 2018

Face of Defense: Deployed Soldier Produces Beats in Off-Duty Time

Army Spc. Marqueze McGee, a motor transport operator deployed to Kuwait, finds time to work on his dream of becoming a beat music producer.

April 17, 2018

Air Force Squadron Strengthens International Bonds

The 387th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron has increased joint security operations through host nation cooperation in Kuwait, where a large-scale, temporary cargo facility is under construction.

April 6, 2018

Wounded Troops Share Stories, Strength

Eight wounded service members returned to Afghanistan as part of the 24th iteration of Operation Proper Exit, to bring a message of hope and resiliency to soldiers through frank discussions about the best outcomes for some of the worst injuries soldiers face.

April 3, 2018

Kuwaiti, U.S. Ordnance Techs Share Experience, Techniques

Explosive ordnance disposal technicians with the Kuwait Land Forces and the U.S. Army trained together March 22 at Gerber Training Area at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, to improve both countries’ ability to counter improvised explosive devices during terror attacks in cities.

March 6, 2018

Utah Guard Artillery Soldiers Train in Kuwait

Utah National Guard artillery soldiers deployed to Kuwait left their cannon behind during Operation Diamond Strike, a training exercise that tested their combat skills in an urban environment.

Dec. 29, 2017

Mattis Thanks Kuwaiti Defense Minister for Critical Help, Hosting U.S. Troops

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis called the Kuwaiti defense minister to congratulate him on his new position and expressed appreciation for the longstanding strategic partnership between the United States and Kuwait.

Dec. 5, 2017

U.S.-Kuwaiti Partnership Forged in 1991 Liberation Endures, Mattis Says

The relationship forged between the United States and Kuwait during the war for Kuwait’s liberation in 1991 continues to grow, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told reporters traveling with him.

Dec. 5, 2017

Mattis Thanks Kuwaiti Emir for Ongoing Support

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis thanked Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah for his country's ongoing support in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and for Kuwait's hospitality in hosting coalition service members.

Dec. 2, 2017

Mattis Trip Continues South Asia Strategy Dialogue

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis’ trip to the Middle East and Central Asia will continue the dialogue about the South Asia strategy President Donald J. Trump announced in August.

Dec. 1, 2017

Mattis Departs for 5-Day Middle East Trip

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis is in Egypt for meetings with the president and defense minister. It's the first stop on a five-day trip to reaffirm the enduring U.S. commitment to partnerships in the Middle East, West Africa and South Asia.

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