Archiv für den Monat: Februar 2011

WASHINGTON – This week marks 20 years since the United States, as part of a 34-nation coalition, drove Saddam Hussein’s Iraqi army out of Kuwait, returning that nation to sovereignty and reshaping the U.S. military to the force it is today. U.S. service members will join military members from dozens […]

U.S., Kuwait Mark Gulf War 20th Anniversary


MANAMA, Bahrain – Traveling through the Middle East to confer with U.S. allies in the midst of regional unrest, the top U.S. military officer visited a new Marine Corps headquarters element here designed to evacuate noncombatants or provide humanitarian assistance and disaster response. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the […]

Marine Forward Element Set Up to Help in Middle East





KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait, Feb. 26, 2011 – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff joined in festivities today celebrating the 20th anniversary of Kuwait’s liberation during Operation Desert Storm and the 50th anniversary of its independence. „I am very proud to represent the United States here in Kuwait, as […]

Mullen: Anniversary Reaffirms U.S.-Kuwaiti Bonds


SPRINGFIELD, Ill., Feb. 25, 2011 – Twenty years ago, National Guard, reserve and active duty service members began ground combat operations to liberate Kuwait, marking the beginning of the end of the first Gulf War. U.S. and coalition partners had been building up in the region since August 1990 when […]

Face of Defense: Guard Member Recalls Gulf War



MANAMA, Bahrain, Feb. 25, 2011 – Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Navy Adm. Mike Mullen continued his visit to Bahrain today to reaffirm the U.S.-Bahraini relationship as the protest movement here entered its 12th day. The chairman arrived in the Bahraini capital last night to meet with King […]

Mullen Reaffirms American-Bahraini Alliance


Marineforum - MANCHESTER (Foto: US Navy)
Budgetkürzungen und die vorzeitige Ausmusterung von Einheiten zeigen erste praktische Auswirkungen. Erstmals seit dem Zweiten Weltkrieg wird die Royal Navy wahrscheinlich die Präsenz von Kampfschiffen in der Karibik aufgeben. Die “Caribbean Patrol” von Zerstörern und Fregatten diente anfänglich dem Schutz britischer Dependancen, allmählich rückten dann aber Bekämpfung von Drogenschmuggel sowie […]

Großbritannien – Auswirkungen nach Budgetkürzungen und die vorzeitige Ausmusterung


KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait, Feb. 25, 2011 – The U.S. military’s top officer arrived here today during his swing through the Middle East to meet with Kuwaiti officials and participate in ceremonies marking the 20th anniversary of Operation Desert Storm that liberated Kuwait from Iraqi occupation. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman […]

Mullen Visits Kuwait During Desert Storm Ceremonies





TRICARE MANAGEMENT ACTIVITY Humana Military Healthcare Services, Inc., Louisville, Ky., is being awarded a cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide managed care support to the Department of Defense TRICARE program. The instant award will comprise of the transition-in base period $4,931,404. The total potential contract value, including the approximate 10-month base period […]

USA – US Military contracts for FY11



BASTOGNE, Belgium – It was a bitterly cold winter morning when Augusta Chiwy’s tram pulled into Brussels Central train station, Dec. 16, 1944. On that very same day at 5:30 a.m., green troops of the 106th Golden Lion Division were rudely awakened from their winter sojourn by a hellish barrage […]

African Nurse Saved GIs at Battle of Bulge









MANAMA, Bahrain, Feb. 24, 2011 – U.S. defense officials are monitoring the civil unrest in Libya and will provide President Barack Obama with a range of options, the nation’s top military officer told reporters traveling with him today. „Right now, it is very difficult to know what is going to […]

Mullen: U.S., Allies Monitor Libya Situation