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Nato Official Presents Post-Afghanistan Priorities

Nato Official Presents Post-Afghanistan Priorities

Training and partnership will be among the top priorities as NATO’s mission in Afghanistan ends, the alliance’s supreme allied commander for transformation said in Brussels today. Gen. Jean-Paul Paloméros of the French air force, who assumed his command three months […]


Is Afghanistan Ready for A Complete Pullout?

Is Afghanistan Ready for A Complete Pullout?

For the first time, Washington has publicly announced the possibility that no US soldiers will remain in Afghanistan past 2014. German experts are skeptical that Afghan security will be able to cope without their help. “We wouldn’t rule out any […]


Obama pick for Pentagon shaped by combat in Vietnam

Obama pick for Pentagon shaped by combat in Vietnam

Chuck Hagel, the former Republican senator nominated as the next US defense secretary, is a decorated Vietnam veteran who will bring a skeptical eye to both military intervention and the Pentagon budget. Hagel, 66, is known for a fiercely independent […]


NATO begins deploying Patriot missiles in Turkey

NATO begins deploying Patriot missiles in Turkey

NATO began deploying Patriot missiles in Turkey Friday to defend against threats from neighboring Syria, the US military’s European Command (EUCOM) said. US military personnel and equipment arrived at Incirlik Air Base in southeastern Turkey to support NATO’s Patriot battery […]


US draws plans for up to 9,000 troops in Afghanistan

US draws plans for up to 9,000 troops in Afghanistan

The US Defense Department has prepared plans for a smaller presence in Afghanistan after the White House insisted on examining the option of leaving fewer troops in the country after 2014 than was initially proposed, The Wall Street Journal reported […]


Medevac crews in Afghanistan increase en-route patient care

Medevac crews in Afghanistan increase en-route patient care

During the course of the last several months, two medevac companies in Task Force Hammerhead have participated in a trial program developed by the 25th Combat Aviation Brigade that enables flight medics to administer blood products to wounded Soldiers during […]


Bosnia sends first combat unit to Afghanistan

Bosnia sends first combat unit to Afghanistan

Bosnia’s parliament on Thursday backed the deployment of the country’s first combat unit to Afghanistan, where it already has a small contingent of soldiers tasked with providing security for the NATO force there. A total of 26 members of Bosnia-Hercegovina’s […]


401st completes M1114 vehicle transfer to Afghan National Army

401st completes M1114 vehicle transfer to Afghan National Army

A historic mission for the 401st Army Field Support Brigade came to an end, Nov. 12, when AFSBn-Bagram issued 49 M1114 vehicles to the Afghan National Army, under a Foreign Military Sales case. The 49 vehicles were the last of […]


Russia sends landing ships to Syria: report

Russia sends landing ships to Syria: report

A Russian warship carrying a marines unit has left its Black Sea port for Syria amid preparations for a possible evacuation of nationals living and working in the strife-torn country, news reports said Sunday. The Novocherkassk landing ship is the […]


 
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