Army Times

Friday, February 17, 2017 - 07:51
The Security Force Assistance Brigades are the Army’s first permanent units that will conduct security cooperation activities and allow quick response to combatant commander requirements, an Army spokesperson told Army Times in an email.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
From August to May, a mixed brigade led by 18th Field Artillery Brigade commander Col. John Rafferty Jr. fired precision missiles at Islamic State targets. To that end, they had to get artillery units from different components — and different countries — to work together.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
International demand for U.S. weapons systems is expected to continue growing in coming years, a senior U.S. Air Force official said on Sunday, citing strong interest in unmanned systems, munitions and fighter jets.
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, March 25, 2016 - 06:57
About 500 soldiers from the 1st Cavalry Division will deploy to Afghanistan this summer, the Army announced Tuesday.
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.
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 06:17
With 54 countries and more than 2,000 languages in its area of operations, U.S. Army Africa has launched a new program to synchronize its training and partnership efforts across the continent.
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 08:12
Iraqi troops abandoned dozens of U.S military vehicles, including tanks, armored personnel carriers and artillery pieces when they fled Islamic State fighters in Ramadi on Sunday, the Pentagon said Tuesday.
Monday, March 2, 2015 - 07:20
More than 2,300 soldiers from three major Army units will deploy to Afghanistan this spring and summer, officials have announced. There are about 10,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan; about 8,500 of them are soldiers. Current plans call for that number to drop to about 5,000 in 2016, but the top commander in Afghanistan, Gen. John Campbell, testified on Capitol Hill earlier this month that he wants "greater flexibility" to potentially keep more troops in-country.

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