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Centcom to Host Maritime Security Force Generation Conference
July 24, 2019
— U.S. Central Command will host a maritime security force generation conference for the Persian Gulf, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said. The effort is to ensure freedom of navigation for vessels plying the critical waterway, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, who is in Afghanistan, told reporters traveling with him...
Shanahan Approves Force Protection Deployment for Middle East
May 24, 2019
— Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan has approved the deployment of about 1,500 service members and additional capabilities to the Middle East to deter Iranian efforts to destabilize the region...
Centcom Commander: Afghan Government Will Prosecute ISIS-K Terrorists
August 8, 2018
— Islamic State of Iraq and Syria-Khorasan members held in Afghanistan will be tried as war criminals and those found guilty will be held accountable for their war crimes, the commander of U.S. Central Command said...
Centcom Commander: Success in Defeating ISIS Lies With Coalition Partners, Allies
July 19, 2018
— Continued commitment from coalition partners in the effort to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria and the promotion of regional security and stability set the conditions for a lasting victory, the commander of U.S. Central Command said...
South Asia Strategy Working in Afghanistan, Centcom Commander Says
July 19, 2018
— While the fighting continues and work remains to be done in Afghanistan, progress there shows the president’s South Asia Strategy is working, the commander of U.S. Central Command told reporters at the Pentagon...
OIR Spokesman: ISIS Faces Devastating Defeat on 3rd Anniversary of Operations
October 17, 2017
— On the third anniversary of Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve's establishment, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria is on the verge of a devastating defeat in Raqqa, Syria, a task force spokesman said...
Dunford: New Operational Construct in Afghanistan Should Break Stalemate
October 3, 2017
— The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the new South Asia strategy should break the stalemate in Afghanistan and make the United States, its allies and its partners more secure...