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Javelin and Mortars

#Marines conduct Javelin and Mortars training during #EagerLion18.
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26th Marine Expeditionary Unit
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Jordan Armed Forces القوات المسلحة الاردنية

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MV-22B Ospreys and CH-53E Super Stallions with VMM 162 (Reinforced) conduct Reduced Visibility Landings and refuel at a Forward Arming and Refueling Point in Jordan during exercise #EagerLion18. As part of Eager Lion, U.S. Navy and Marine Corps assets rehearse a range of critical capabilities available to U.S. Central Command both afloat and ashore to promote stability and security in the region.

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#Marine Corps landing craft assigned to Assault Craft Unit 4 lands to offload vehicles in support of the bilateral military exercise #EagerLion18 after departing the amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) near Aqaba, #Jordan
U.S. Embassy - Jordan
Jordan Armed Forces القوات المسلحة الاردنية
U.S. Army Central
U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / U.S. 5th Fleet

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USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) and embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit arrive in Aqaba, #Jordan for exercise Eager Lion 18. #EagerLion18 is a major training event that provides U.S. forces and Jordan Armed Forces the opportunity to improve their collective ability to plan and operate in a coalition-type environment. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Vitaliy Rusavskiy)
Jordan Armed Forces القوات المسلحة الاردنية
U.S. Embassy - Jordan
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U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / U.S. 5th Fleet
26th Marine Expeditionary Unit

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#ICYMI: U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS HIGGINS (DDG 76) fires Tomahawk land attack missiles Saturday, targeting three known Assad-regime chemical structures in Syria. Higgins is deployed to the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations.
Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xQjkq

USS Higgins Conducts Strike Operations

#ICYMI: U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS HIGGINS (DDG 76) fires Tomahawk land attack missiles Saturday, targeting three known Assad-regime chemical structures in Syria. Higgins is deployed to the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command / U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations.Learn more: https://go.usa.gov/xQjkq

Posted by U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) on Monday, April 16, 2018

Pentagon Officials brief reporters on Syria

WATCH LIVE: U.S. Secretary of Defense James N. Mattis and Chairman of the The Joint Staff U.S. Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford brief reporters on Syria.

Posted by U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) on Friday, April 13, 2018

Service members can continue their education while serving!
Go #BehindtheScenes at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) to see how United States Air Force airmen learn skills to shape their future. #KnowYourMil #BeyondtheUniform

Behind the Scenes: AFIT

Service members can continue their education while serving!Go #BehindtheScenes at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) to see how United States Air Force airmen learn skills to shape their future. #KnowYourMil #BeyondtheUniform

Posted by U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) on Thursday, April 12, 2018

Fire in the Hole

U.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Detachment 5 demonstrated their capabilities to Marines with the Special Purpose MAGTF - Crisis Response - Central Command.

U.S. Marine Corps video by Staff Sgt. Phillip Elgie

Special Purpose MAGTF - Crisis Response - Central Command

Fire in the Hole

Fire in the HoleU.S. Marines with Combat Logistics Detachment 5 demonstrated their capabilities to Marines with the Special Purpose MAGTF - Crisis Response - Central Command.U.S. Marine Corps video by Staff Sgt. Phillip Elgie

Posted by Special Purpose MAGTF - Crisis Response - Central Command on Sunday, April 8, 2018

Eager Lion is an annual exercise conducted in the United States Army Central's (USARCENT) area of operation. It is a major security cooperation and training event between the U.S. forces and the Jordan Armed Forces. This exercise provides the Army with an opportunity to improve their collective ability to plan and operate as part of a coalition. It is designed to exchange military expertise and improve interoperability with the Jordanian Armed Forces, which is one of the strongest and most reliable partners in the Levant sub-region. #EagerLion18
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Jordan Armed Forces القوات المسلحة الاردنية
U.S. Embassy - Jordan

https://www.army.mil/standto/archive_2018-04-11#_=_

"On behalf of U.S. Central Command, we extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of our fallen American & British service members who died in service to the Coalition mission against ISIS.

Master Sgt. Jonathan J. Dunbar, USA, Operation Inherent Resolve

Sergeant Matt Tonroe, UK, Operation Inherent Resolve

Master Sgt. Dunbar’s and Sergeant Tonroe’s sacrifice, unflinching commitment and bravery will not be forgotten."

- GEN Joseph L. Votel, Commander, U.S. Central Command

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U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (April 3, 2018) Fireman Luke Jackson operates a fork lift on the flight deck of the Harpers Ferry-class dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51). Oak Hill is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations to reassure allies and partners and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jessica L. Dowell/Released)
Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade

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U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (April 1, 2018) A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162, 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) circles the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima LHD 7 while transiting the Bab al-Mandeb Strait, April 1, 2018. The 26th MEU and Iwo Jima amphibious ready group are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of maritime security operations to reassure allies and partners and preserve the freedom of navigation and the free flow of commerce in the region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jon Sosner/Released)

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U.S. Air Force pararescuemen, combat rescue officers and survival, evasion, resistance and escape specialists free fall from a C-130J Super Hercules over Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, March 23, 2018. 455th Air Expeditionary Wing - Bagram Airfield | U.S. Air Forces Central Command

(U.S. Air Force Photos by Tech. Sgt. Gregory Brook)

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The 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron recently conducted refueling operations with F-16 Fighting Falcon and A-10 Thunderbolt IIs using a KC-135 Stratotanker over Afghanistan in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel and the NATO Resolute Support mission. Both the A-10 and the F-16 provide close air support to U.S. and coalition forces.

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Capt. Victoria Snow is a pilot with the 33rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, assigned to the 451st Air Expeditionary Group at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan; and flying the Pave Hawk is a normal part of her exciting life.
#WomensHistoryMonth | #KnowYourMil | #MustacheMarch | U.S. Air Forces Central Command | 455th Air Expeditionary Wing - Bagram Airfield

"On behalf of U.S. Central Command, we extend our deepest condolences to the family and friends of seven fallen American Airmen in service to our country supporting Operation Inherent Resolve.

Staff Sgt. Dashan J. Briggs
Staff Sgt. Carl P. Enis
Capt. Andreas B. O'Keeffe
Master Sgt. William R. Posch
Master Sgt. Christopher J. Raguso
Capt. Mark K. Weber
Capt. Christopher T. Zanetis

These Airmen embody the American spirit, and ther dedication to selfless service on behalf of our nation will not be forgotten."

- GEN Joseph L. Votel, Commander, U.S. Central Command

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Military people protect our security and way of life. But service members are more than a fighting force. Get to know more about the men and women who serve.
#BeyondtheUniform. #KnowYourMil

What can you do in the military?

Military people protect our security and way of life. But service members are more than a fighting force. Get to know more about the men and women who serve.#BeyondtheUniform. #KnowYourMil

Posted by U.S. Central Command on Saturday, March 24, 2018

"We are with Afghanistan, and we will stay with the Afghan people."
GEN John Nicholson, commander, Resolute Support Mission

General Nicholson on the Resolute Support mission in 2018

Gen. Dunford just arrived in Afghanistan to visit with Resolute Support Mission leadership and troops. Here's what GEN John Nicholson, Resolute Support commander, recently shared about our strategy and commitment to the Afghan people. #AFGStrong #KnowYourMil

Posted by The Joint Staff on Monday, March 19, 2018

Gen. Joe Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman, Command Sgt. Major John Troxell arrived in Afghanistan to meet with senior Afghan and U.S. officials and Soldiers of the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade. Resolute Support Mission | The Joint Staff | U.S. Department of Defense (DoD)

UPDATE: US aircraft crashes in western Iraq
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U.S. military aircraft crashes in western Iraq. Further details will be released when available.
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“We’re here to win wars. We’re not innovating just to innovate – we are innovating to win.”
- USAFCENT commander, Lt. Gen. Jeffrey Harrigian. U.S. Air Forces Central Command

United States Air Force pararescuemen and combat rescue officers, assigned to the 83rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan, conduct a high altitude, high opening military free fall jump. U.S. Air Forces Central Command | 455th Air Expeditionary Wing - Bagram Airfield

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