Latest "us central command" stories
As troops leave, US to keep airstrike option in Afghanistan
Officials have said the withdrawal of the main U.S. military force and its equipment from Afghanistan would be largely completed by this weekend.
By Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press and Robert Burns, The Associated Press
Reagan carrier strike group now operating in 5th Fleet amid Afghanistan withdrawal
The Reagan carrier strike group will “operate and train alongside regional and coalition partners” and provide airpower to assist U.S. and coalition forces while the U.S. withdraws troops from Afghanistan.
CENTCOM commander vows to keep the pressure on adversaries even after leaving Afghanistan: Exclusive interview
In an exclusive interview, Marine Gen. Kenneth "Frank" McKenzie, commander of U.S Central Command, speaks about the Afghanistan withdrawal, a drone attack in Iraq and the future of the region.
By Howard Altman