WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2011 – Eastern Afghanistan’s government and security forces increasingly are improving their capabilities and eliciting confidence in the people they serve, a U.S. commander in the area said today.
An article in some Fairfax media papers today (Lost for words, a Navy all at sea, 26 August 2011) and more widely reported in the electronic media contains information that is wrong in fact and misleading.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2011 – As the largest-ever realignment of military health care facilities nears culmination, the commander of the task force executing the effort is pleased with how it has gone.
Four Australian soldiers have been medically classified as Wounded in Action (WIA). On 30 June 2011, an MTF Bushmaster Protected Mobility Vehicle struck an insurgent laid IED in the Chorah District. No casualties were initially reported however one soldier from MTF-3 reported in early August, a wound sustained in the […]
The soldiers of Mentoring Task Force – Three have quietly farewelled their mate, Private Matthew Lambert, from Uruzgan Province in Afghanistan after he was killed in an explosion on Monday morning 22 August 2011.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 25, 2011 – Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Marine Corps Gen. John R. Allen, commander of the International Security Assistance Force, jointly condemned yesterday’s insurgent rocket attack in the city of Zarmat in Afghanistan’s Paktiya province, military officials reported.
NAVY Raytheon Co., Tucson, Ariz., is being awarded a not-to-exceed $161,030,943 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-10-C-5427) for MK15 Mod 31 SeaRAM systems in support of LCS 6 and 8 and Japan’s DDH 2405 helicopter destroyer, as well as Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) Block 1B class „A“ overhauls, and […]