Death of a Fort Hood soldier: Sgt. Dennis L. Lee

FORT HOOD, Texas — Fort Hood officials have released the name of a soldier who died after becoming ill during unit physical training, Aug. 26.Sgt. Dennis Lamont Lee was transported to Carl R. Darnall Army…

Afghan and Combined Force detains insurgents in Logar, Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan – On Tuesday night, July 27, Afghan National Security Forces with International Security Assistance Force partners conducted an operation to execute a warrant issued by the Ministry of Interior to arrest a suspected…

Marines and sailors of 1/4 celebrate family day

MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Marines and sailors of 1st Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, celebrated family readiness with friends and family during a western-themed family day at the Lake O’Neill campground, March 25.“We’re…

A Cut Above – Army Reserve Surgical Training

Story by Staff Sgt. Carrie A. CastilloFORT MCCOY, Wis. – Medical Readiness and Training Command, San Antonio, Texas, participated in the 86th Training Division’s Combat Support Training Exercise/Global Medic between April 26 and May 16,…

Afghan, coalition forces detain assassin in Helmand

KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan and coalition forces detained a Taliban assassin in a joint security operation in Helmand province yesterday.The individual was involved in planning and conducting assassinations targeting Afghan officials in Kandahar city. The…

Indiana Guard stands up task force for possible WMD attacks

By Sgt. Jim BowieINDIANAPOLIS – Indiana guardsmen received a new Homeland Security mission this year, but not a lot of time to make it happen. It’s called the CBRNE Enhanced Response Force Package or CERF-P,…

CSAF, CMSAF visit 33rd Fighter Wing

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – — Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh III and Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Cody visited Nomads here Oct. 1-2.During their visit, the two…

Fire Support Team Certification

FORT BRAGG, N.C. ” Calling for an AH- 64 Apache Helicopter to lay down hundreds of 35 mm rounds on a target that’s only 200 – 300 meters away from where you’re standing takes nerves…

Coalition forces to return portion of highway to Iraqis

CONVOY SUPPORT CENTER SCANIA, Iraq — Coalition forces will return part of Main Supply Route Tampa here to the Iraqi government this summer.Over the past few years, the coalition expanded Convoy Support Center Scania until…

ISAF Joint Command morning operational update

KABUL, Afghanistan – A combined Afghan and coalition security force conducted an operation in search of a Taliban leader in Almar district, Faryab province, Wednesday.The targeted leader is an explosives expert with ties to suicide-attack…