Military Times

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 06:42
The U.S. is urgently deploying several hundred armed troops in and around Iraq and considering sending an additional contingent of Special Forces soldiers as Baghdad struggles to repel a rampant insurgency, even as the White House insists anew that America will not be dragged into another war.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 15:05
Yemen said Sunday that it killed one of the country’s most wanted al-Qaida militants, hours after military officials said anti-terrorism units supported by army troops and U.S. drones launched an attack against hideouts of the group in the mountainous Arhab region north of Sanaa, leaving five militants and six soldiers killed.
Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 06:28
Benson could not say whether these developments may delay AFRICOM’s plan to train troops for the Libyan government, which may soon cease to exist entirely.
Monday, April 21, 2014 - 12:24
Lt. Col. Lee Magee had been on the ground in Africa for less than four days when the call came in to gather his troops and get on a plane to South Sudan.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 09:27
“Two of our four mission pillars ended earlier this week: air refueling and humanitarian assistance,” Despain said Wednesday in an email to Military Times.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 07:55
The Marine Corps’ partnership with African military forces is likely to expand as those nations look to the U.S. for the training and expertise they need to combat violent extremist organizations, insurgencies, piracy or threatening neighbors, according to a top officer at U.S. Africa Command.