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Iraqi police learn to sustain life during the ‘golden hour’

Iraqi police officers from Babil and Karbala provinces completed training on first-response medical techniques, March 30, at the Iraqi Police Academy on Contingency Operating Site Kalsu.

The 239th Military Police Company, a supporting unit of the 3rd Armored Cavalry Regiment, provided comprehensive training for the officers aimed to familiarize them with the basic skills they need to save lives.

U.S. Forces Show Reach in Crises Response

The U.S. military demonstrated its global reach and effectiveness in the past month of crises, Pentagon Press Secretary Geoff Morrell said.

The U.S. military is probably the only organization in the world that could have handled the demands of providing assistance to the people of Japan in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami while also preventing a massacre in Benghazi, Libya.

Maritime Helicopter Patrols

Video by NATO Channel

ISAF Joint Command morning operational update

An Afghan and coalition force killed several Taliban insurgents and detained several suspected insurgents in Sayad district, Sar-e Pul province, yesterday.

The target of the operation was a Taliban insurgent who is the shadow governor for Sar-e Pul province and key power broker in the north. He has ties to foreign fighter facilitation and suicide training camps operating in the province.

Medics extend life-saving skills to Iraqi partners

On the battlefield, trained medics can mean all the difference.

During an 18-hour training program, provided by the medics of the 6th Squadron, 9th Cavalry Regiment, 2nd Advise and Assist Brigade, 1st Infantry Division, United States Division - Center, they traveled to the 4th Iraqi Federal Police headquarters to provide basic medical classes on administering an IV, injury treatment, first responder, running an aid station, and other basic combat lifesaver skills.

High-level insurgent leader captured in Paktia

A high-level insurgent leader was captured when he arrived at a coalition check-point in Dand Patan district, Paktia province, April 3.

Dover Airmen support Operation Odyssey Dawn

DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. (AFNS) -- Three C-5M Super Galaxy aircrews from here delivered cargo March 23 to 27 in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn.

The Air Force Reserve's 709th Airlift Squadron and the active-duty 9th AS here worked together to deliver 387,000 pounds of cargo.

On March 18, the secretary of defense approved and ordered the use of military forces against the government of Libya.

Marines Work With ANA Soldiers in Helmand Province

Video by American Forces Network Afghanistan

ISAF Joint Command morning operational update

A combined Afghan and coalition security force captured a Taliban leader during a raid in Zharay district, Kandahar province, yesterday.

The leader was responsible for procuring weapons, setting up attacks and recruiting new fighters. He maintained close connections with several Pakistan based Taliban leaders and key associates.