Nov. 27, 2017
Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 11 strikes consisting of 36 engagements Nov. 24 and 25, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
Nov. 24, 2017
U.S., Chinese Troops Attend Disaster Management Exchange
Hosted by U.S. Army Pacific, the 13th annual U.S.-China Disaster Management Exchange and Practical Field Exchange allows hands-on and side-by-side interaction between the U.S. Army and the People's Liberation Army on humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations, and enables sharing of lessons learned.
Cameroon’s Troops Learn About Counter-Bomb Operations
DOUALA, Cameroon —
A handful of explosive ordnance disposal soldiers from the 764th Ordnance Company from Fort Carson, Colorado, went to Cameroon at the request of U.S. Army Africa during Counter Improvised Explosive Device-Defeat Phase I training, designed to help Cameroonian troops learn more about IEDs and how to dispose of them safely.
Airmen, Other Troops Receive President’s Thanksgiving Greetings
INCIRLIK AIR BASE, Turkey —
President Donald J. Trump visited a Florida Coast Guard station and also made calls to airmen serving in Turkey, telling them that they and other service members serving the nation are “very, very special people to me, and to everybody in this country.”
Face of Defense: Soldier Helps Others in Hurricane Maria’s Aftermath
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico —
A Puerto Rico Guardsman is assisting in recovery efforts on the island territory following Hurricane Maria, and with his unit, has assisted in helping rescue more than 300 residents.
Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
Nov. 22, 2017
Marshall Center Hosts Security Policy Seminar for Romanian Parliamentarians
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany —
Romanian parliamentarians discussed how to effectively spend public money for defense programs to protect their fellow citizens during a two-day seminar at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
Poly Trauma Department Doctors Celebrate 10 Years of Caring for Patients
The Naval Medical Center San Diego’s Comprehensive Combat and Complex Casualty Care, or C5, one of three hospitals in the Defense Department providing rehabilitation care to service members who are severely injured or ill, celebrated its 10th anniversary in October.
Battle of Cambrai Remembered 100 Years Later for Combined Arms Use
The first American units saw action in World War I during the battle of Cambrai, France, in late 1917. That battle showcased the first large-scale effective use of combined arms, marking an evolution in warfare.
From Puppy to Protector: How the Air Force Raises Military Working Dogs
CANNON AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. —
Candy is a military working dog with six deployments under her collar, and she was able to rest her paws when she was presented the Air Force Commendation medal and officially retired from military duty during a ceremony at Cannon Air Force Base, N.M.