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Syrian Democratic Forces Make Gains in Raqqa Against ISIS

6 hours 6 min ago
A Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said in its 53rd day of coalition operations to liberate Raqqa, Syria, from Islamic State of Iraq and Syria control, the Syrian Democratic Forces have about 45 percent of the city under its control.

U.S., Eastern European Partners Conduct Training in Bulgaria

7 hours 33 min ago
The Shabla Multinational Joint Live Fire Exercise ran July 14-18 and featured U.S. Army units together with air force, army, and naval units from Bulgaria, Serbia, and Ukraine. It was one of several training exercises taking place this month in conjunction with Saber Guardian 2017, an annual exercise that U.S. European Command and several European partner nations participate in each year together under U.S, European Command's Joint Exercise Program.

U.S., European Partners Participate in Novo Selo Training Exercise

8 hours 33 min ago
U.S. soldiers participated in a combined arms live-fire exercise at Bulgaria's Novo Selo Training Area with forces from Georgia, Bulgaria, and Greece, part of a 25,000-participant multinational training exercise involving the United States and 21 other nations.

U.S., European Partners Building 'More NATO-Centric' European Defense Force

9 hours 28 min ago
The U.S. military has stood guard in Europe and supported European security since the end of World War II, and that's evolving as the role of European partner nations in regional defense preparedness grows,defense officials said.

Coalition Announces Death of ISIS Leaders

9 hours 46 min ago
Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials said coalition airstrikes killed several senior Islamic State of Iraq and Syria propagandists and facilitators in Iraq and Syria.

Soldiers Learn Critical Lessons Through Exercises in African Bush

10 hours 18 min ago
More than 230 soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division's 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry Regiment, are participating in the bilateral exercise along with about 300 South African soldiers, 100 U.S. and South African Marines, and 50 soldiers from U.S. Army Africa headquarters.

Special Ops Competition Brings Teams Together, Southcom Commander Says

11 hours 13 min ago
The commander of U.S. Southern Command said Fuerzas Comando special operations forces competition, hosted by Paraguay this year, brought competitors and key leaders together as families, partners and friends.

Total Force Airmen Maximize Refueling Capacity in Europe

12 hours 28 min ago
In a long-standing total force partnership between Air Force Reserve Command and U.S. Air Forces in Europe, members of the 507th Air Refueling Wing are augmenting the 100th Air Refueling Wing to provide KC-135R Stratotanker air refueling support to the European theater of operations.

U.S., Coalition Continue Strikes Against ISIS in Syria, Iraq

14 hours 48 min ago
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.

Face of Defense: Airman Mentors Civil Air Patrol Cadets

14 hours 52 min ago
A noncommissioned officer assigned to Hill Air Force Base, Utah, served as commandant of cadets during the Utah Wing of the Civil Air Patrol's Desert Hawk 15 encampment at Wendover Historic Airfield. Air Force Staff Sgt. Tim Everhard, a weather forecaster assigned to the 75th Operations Support Squadron, has been associated with the CAP for nine years.

Giant Schnauzer Excels as Air Force Military Working Dog

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 12:13
On a recent assignment to Germany, military working dog Brock was part of the security detail for President Donald J. Trump’s visit to the G20 Summit in Hamburg, where he worked hand-in-hand -- or rather, paw-in-paw -- with the Secret Service dog teams.

Expeditionary Maintenance Units Keep Al Udied Tankers on Schedule

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 11:20
The 340th and 22nd Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Units work together around the clock at Al Udied Air Base, Qatar, to inspect, repair, service, launch and recover the fleet of KC-135 Stratotanker aerial refueling tankers.

Expeditionary Maintenance Units Keep Al Udeid Tankers on Schedule

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 11:20
The 340th and 22nd Expeditionary Aircraft Maintenance Units work together around the clock at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, to inspect, repair, service, launch and recover the fleet of KC-135 Stratotanker aerial refueling tankers.

Navy Regions to Test Security Forces Readiness at Exercise Citadel Pacific

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 10:50
Navy personnel will conduct exercise Citadel Pacific on installations throughout the Asia-Pacific region to enhance the training, readiness and capabilities of Navy security forces.

Military Strikes Continue Against ISIS in Syria, Iraq

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 09:28
U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Face of Defense: Sailor Trains Alongside Soldiers

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 08:54
Navy Lt. Joshua Muffett, who leads the aviation water survival department at ASTC Pensacola, completed the Army's Basic Airborne Course, a three-week class designed to teach soldiers the techniques involved in parachuting from airplanes and landing safety.

Centcom: U.S. Ship Fires Warning Shots as Iranian Vessel Makes 'Unsafe' Approach

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 15:22
An Iranian vessel approached within 150 yards of the coastal patrol ship USS Thunderbolt and did not respond to repeated attempts to establish radio communications as it approached.

U.S. Special Operations Forces Train With Ukrainian Counterparts

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 09:35
Across southern Ukraine, U.S. special operations forces trained with Ukrainian special operators and conventional U.S. and Ukrainian naval forces during Sea Breeze 2017.

Soldier-Scoutmaster Plans Military Support for 2017 Scout Jamboree

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 09:14
A soldier described by his peers as an "easy-to-work-with, West Virginia kind of guy" is managing joint interagency operations for the 2017 National Scout Jamboree.

Face of Defense: Airman's Moulage Skills Aid Training

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 08:13
For one airman, a passion for moulage began when she was placed in the position to teach medical training.

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