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Sept. 11, 2018

Face of Defense: New Hampshire Airman Serves as Translator in El Salvador

Air Force Staff Sgt. Kirsten E. Arends, a member of the New Hampshire Air National Guard, served as a translator in El Salvador as part of the National Guard Bureau’s State Partnership Program, which has joined El Salvador and the state of New Hampshire as strategic partners since 2000.

Sept. 11, 2018

Phase 3 of Operation Roundup Starts in Syria

Syrian Democratic Forces initiated ground operations for Phase Three of Operation Roundup. The ground offensive, supported by coalition cross-border air and artillery strikes, will clear remnants of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria from northeastern Syria along the Middle Euphrates River Valley.

Sept. 10, 2018

Army Medics Provide Combat Casualty Care Training to Bulgarian Troops

U.S. soldiers of 1st Battalion, 12th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, are teaching tactical combat casualty care to allied soldiers in Afghanistan.

Sept. 10, 2018

U.S., South Korean Soldiers Raft for Relaxation, Resilience

The 2nd Infantry Division/Republic of Korea-U.S. Combined Division unit ministry team hosted a Hantan River whitewater rafting trip Sept. 7 to provide members of the Warrior division spiritual resilience training and focus on teamwork.

Sept. 10, 2018

Southeastern States Prepare for Hurricane Florence

States of emergency are in effect for South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia and hundreds of National Guardsmen have been mobilized as officials prepare for the impacts of an anticipated landfall by Hurricane Florence later this week.

Sept. 10, 2018

Coalition Strikes Target ISIS Terrorists in Syria, Iraq

The coalition and its partners continued to strike Islamic State of Iraq and Syria targets in designated parts of Syria and Iraq, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.

Sept. 10, 2018

Face of Defense: Army Brothers Bring Civilian Expertise to Mideast Deployment

Kentucky Army National Guardsmen Capt. William Parker and his brother, Staff Sgt. Bryan Parker, are employing their engineering expertise as contract supervisors assigned to Area Support Group-Kuwait Directorate of Public Works, Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.

Sept. 8, 2018

Indo-Pacific Chiefs of Defense, Senior Enlisted Leaders to Meet in Hawaii

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Troxell, the senior enlisted advisor to the chairman, will join several Indo-Pacific defense leaders to discuss regional security during a conference in Hawaii.

Sept. 8, 2018

U.S., India Talks Demonstrate Shared Commitment, Pentagon Official Says

Talks in New Delhi between top diplomatic and defense leaders from the United States and India provided a demonstrable signal of a shared commitment to a forward-looking strategic partnership, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said.

Sept. 8, 2018

Russian-Led Idlib Offensive Would Be Humanitarian Disaster, Dunford Says

The consequences of a Russian-Syrian regime offensive into Idlib, Syria, against terrorists hiding there would almost certainly be a humanitarian disaster, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said.

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