Friday, February 17, 2017 - 08:03
The Pentagon is developing proposals for sending an unspecified number of American military personnel into Syria, conventional ground forces who would augment the 500 combat advisers already there coordinating efforts to destroy the Islamic State.
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 06:16
As Central Accord 2016 is underway, much speculation exists over whether or not the military exercise will spawn more similar training events with other African states.
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 05:52
After a week in the classroom, the American soldiers and their Central African partners are ready to put into practice what they’ve learned as part of the largest, most complex exercise U.S. Army Africa has ever conducted on the African continent.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 06:21
The Army has built critical partnerships across the African continent, but there is still work to be done especially as armies across the region continue to fight threats such as Boko Haram and al-Shabaab, the outgoing commander of U.S. Army Africa told Army Times.
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 06:29
U.S. and coalition troops are focused on preparing Iraqi Security Forces for the upcoming push to take back Mosul from the Islamic State terror group, a top general told Army Times Thursday.
Friday, March 25, 2016 - 06:57
About 500 soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division will deploy to Afghanistan this summer, the Army announced Tuesday.
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 06:37
The challenge of traveling across Europe, including in convoys of heavy armored vehicles, is an issue senior Army leaders in Europe have grappled with at least since the launch of Operation Atlantic Resolve, which sends soldiers across Eastern Europe to train with and reassure US allies in the face of Russian aggression.
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 06:26
Faced with growing threats, the Army on Wednesday stood up a military intelligence brigade to support operations in Africa. The brigade was created to counter increased security threats on the continent and provide Army Africa and U.S. Africa Command with a theater MI brigade that’s focused solely on African problem sets, according to information from the Army.
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 06:32
About 1,000 soldiers from the 3rd Cavalry Regiment will deploy to Afghanistan in late spring, the Army announced Wednesday.
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 06:40
On the cusp of another fighting season in Afghanistan, a fractured Taliban is fighting itself while also battling the emergence of the Islamic State group in the east. But don’t count out the Taliban for the 2016 fighting season, says Gen. John Campbell.