US Pacific Command recently concluded Operation Pacific
Angel, a multinational collaborative effort to bring medical care and
school improvements to two communities in Jaffna in northern Sri Lanka.
Communications systems upgrades are coming to the Air Force’s tactical air control party vehicles, C4ISRnet reported.
Bioenvironemental engineers from the 94th Mission
Support Group at Dobbins ARB, Ga., have teamed up with scientists from
the Georgia Department of Health (GDH) to combat mosquitoes that could
be carrying the Zika virus, according to a release.
The first three Singaporean weapons instructors graduated from the Singaporean Fighter Weapons Instructor Course at Mountain Home AFB, Idaho, earlier this month.
Iranian boats for the second consecutive day harassed
US Navy ships in the Arabian Gulf on Wednesday, prompting a US Navy ship
to fire warning shots into the water.
Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Paul J.
Selva on Thursday called on the Defense Department to regain its lost
position of leadership in research and development.
One of the Defense Department’s top priorities is the
development of technology that enables the “partnership of humans and
machines to speed the making of decisions,” said Air Force Gen. Paul
Selva, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs, on Thursday.
While Afghan forces are able to handle the bulk of
ongoing missions targeting ISIS and the Taliban, there are still about
20 percent that involve US forces, including one earlier this week that
resulted in the death of a US Army Green Beret.
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