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United States Central Command head Gen. Joseph Votel discussed military cooperation with Lebanon as well as regional security developments during Friday meetings with President Michel Aoun and Prime Minister Saad Hariri. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full ...
President Michel Aoun met on Friday with Gen. Joseph Votel, head of U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM), at Baabda palace, the National News Agency reported. Talks have reportedly touched on several issues including Israel's violation of Lebanon's territory. Aoun told Votel that “Lebanon will never be ...

Tampa is 6,654 miles from Syria but whatever President Donald Trump has planned for retaliation for the chemical attack that happened this past weekend, will go through MacDill Air Force Base the home to U.S. Central Command. Defense Secretary James Mattis, himself a former CENTCOM boss in ...
Lance Cpl. Taryn Escott, Marine Corps Forces Central Command. AFB MACDILL, Fla. —. The F-35B Lightning II aircraft arrived at U.S. Central Command on MacDill Air Force Base, Fla., April 4, 2018. The purpose of the two-day visit was to inform CENTCOM senior leadership on the capabilities and ...
On the American side it was attended by Deputy Commander of US Central Command Lieutenant general Charles Brown, Chief of Staff of US Central Command Major General Terry Ferrell, Director of Intelligence Brig. Gen. Karen Gibson, and a number of ranking Air Force and Marines officers.
On the other hand, General Joseph Votel, the commander of the U.S. Central Command which coordinates anti-Daesh operations in Iraq and Syria, implied that the United States will not yet leave Syria, saying there "are still some areas where Daesh terrorists are present." All that confusion went a little bit ...

Saudi Patriots mitigated ballistic missile barrage, says CENTCOM chief ... Air Defence Forces (RSADF) performed well against the ballistic missile attack that was launched from Yemen late on 25 March, according to General Joseph Votel, the commander of the US military's Central Command (CENTCOM).
CENTCOM Reports 14 Strikes on ISIS Targets Over Past Week. March 23, 2018 Homeland Security Today. Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve and its partners continue to strike Daesh targets in designated parts of Syria and Iraq, CENTCOM said. Ongoing operations by Iraqi Security Forces and ...
Appearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee this month, CENTCOM commander General Joseph L. Votel set about talking straight on Syria. Votel, in a colloquy with Senator Lindsey Graham that was refreshing for its brevity and candor, acknowledged that the principal ambition of U.S. policy ...
All personnel aboard the U.S. HH-60 Pave Hawk that crashed Thursday evening in western Iraq were killed, U.S. Central Command said in a statement early Friday morning. Defense officials said Thursday that seven troops were on board. All of those killed were American, another official told Military ...

It's springtime once more in Washington, and with the season change comes the annual U.S. Central Command posture statement, delivered to the Senate Armed Service Committee. The command's region stretches from the Middle East to South Asia and up into Central Asia. That means CENTCOM ...
The Iranian nuclear deal is still in the best interests of the United States, a senior Pentagon official said Tuesday, going against President Donald Trump's claim that it's a "terrible" agreement. US Central Command chief General Joseph Votel told a Senate panel he shared the views of Defense Secretary ...
... the head of U.S. Central Command — which oversees U.S. forces in the Middle East and Central Asia — admitted that the Pentagon doesn't know a whole lot about the Saudi airstrikes in Yemen that the United States is supporting through intelligence, munitions, and refueling. U.S. CENTCOM Cmdr. Gen ...
Commander of US Central Command Joseph Votel has admitted that Syrian President Bashar Assad's government forces are prevailing in the war in Syria. Speaking at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, Votel has specifically touched upon the situation in Syria and Russia's role there.
U.S. Central Command chief Gen. Jospeh Votel waits to speaks at the Senate Armed Services Committee on Capitol Hill on March 13, 2018. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP). WASHINGTON― The head of U.S. Central Command expressed his support for the Iran nuclear deal Tuesday while testifying before ...
US efforts to build up a struggling Afghan National Defense and Security Forces (ANDSF) are focused on air power and special operations forces to help the government regain territory, according to Army General Joseph Votel, head of US Central Command (CENTCOM). Afghan Special Operations Forces ...
Based on military progress in the campaign to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, U.S. Central Command is undertaking an operational alignment and rebalancing effort to achieve three specific goals, Centcom commander, Army Gen. Joseph L. Votel told the House Armed Services Committee today.
Brig. Gen. Chad P. Franks, vice commander, USAF, has been assigned as deputy commander, operations and intelligence, Combined Joint Task Force-Operation Inherent Resolve, U.S. Central Command, and commander, 9th Air Expeditionary Task Force-Levant, Air Combat Command, Southwest Asia.


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