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  • Syrian Democratic Forces Make Gains in Raqqa Against ISIS
    Thu, 27 Jul 2017 20:45:00 GMT

    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, an Operation Inherent Resolve spokesman said.

  • U.S., Eastern European Partners Conduct Training in Bulgaria
    Thu, 27 Jul 2017 19:18:00 GMT

    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
    Thu, 27 Jul 2017 18:18:00 GMT

    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
    Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:23:00 GMT

    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
    Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:05:00 GMT

    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
    Thu, 27 Jul 2017 16:33:00 GMT

    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
    Thu, 27 Jul 2017 15:38:00 GMT

    The commander of U.S. Southern Command said this year's Fuerzas Comando special operations forces competition in Paraguay brought competitors and key leaders together as families, partners and friends.

  • Total Force Airmen Maximize Refueling Capacity in Europe
    Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:23:00 GMT

    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
    Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:03:00 GMT

    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
    Thu, 27 Jul 2017 11:59:00 GMT

    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.