2014

DSACEUR (Designate) visits JFC Naples

DSACEUR (Designate) visits JFC Naples

Feb 27, 2014
JFC Naples hosted the DSACEUR (designate) this week where a number of issues were discussed including upcoming JFC Naples NATO Response Force exercises.

A Show of Support for Afghan Security Forces

A Show of Support for Afghan Security Forces

Feb 27, 2014
A rally has been held in Kabul, Afghanistan in support of members of the Afghan National Security Forces. It was organised following the recent Taliban attack on an Afghan army base that left 21 soldiers dead.  More in this report from NATO Channel TV. 

A First for NATO, A First for Women

A First for NATO, A First for Women

Feb 27, 2014
A first in NATO history, when five female Defence Ministers showed up for a 2 day conference at NATO HQ in Brussels.  More in this story from the News Daily.

NATOs Ballistic Missile Defence Capability

NATOs Ballistic Missile Defence Capability

Feb 26, 2014
The USS Donald Cook, which arrived at Rota Naval Station, Spain earlier this month, is the first of four ballistic missile defence (BMD) capable destroyers that will be stationed at the base. To learn more about NATO's Ballistic Missile Defence capability, check out this video by NATO Channel TV.

ANSF destroy 1300kg of marijuana, help defund Taliban

ANSF destroy 1300kg of marijuana, help defund Taliban

Feb 25, 2014

A major drug bust in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan results in the arrest of two suspected insurgents as well as the destruction of 1300kg in marijuana.


NATO DARS Graduates Operations and Support Personnel

NATO DARS Graduates Operations and Support Personnel

Feb 25, 2014
NATO's newest and most highly trained tactical command and control experts have graduated at the DACCC.

SACEUR and Russian Chief of General Staff Discuss Ukraine, Olympics

SACEUR and Russian Chief of General Staff Discuss Ukraine, Olympics

Feb 24, 2014
General Breedlove speaks with the Chief of the General Staff of Russia's armed forces on a number of issues including the situation in the Ukraine.

Thousands of Afghans will benefit from ongoing Water and Power Projects

Thousands of Afghans will benefit from ongoing Water and Power Projects

Feb 24, 2014

Good news for southern Afghanistan. With the help of U.S. Forces Afghanistan, infrastructure projects are underway aimed at keeping a steady supply of water flowing in that region of the country. Atlanta Bureau Chief DMA, Gail McCabe, reports for DVIDS.


Afghan Women of Courage honoured in Zabul

Afghan Women of Courage honoured in Zabul

Feb 24, 2014
A special ceremony has been held at Forward Operating Base Apache in Afghanistan, to celebrate eight Afghan women who were nominated for the 2014 Zabul Women of Courage award.

Exercise Dynamic Mongoose wraps up off the coast of Norway

Exercise Dynamic Mongoose wraps up off the coast of Norway

Feb 24, 2014
NATO’s Submarine Warfare Exercise DYNAMIC MONGOOSE 2014 has ended off the coast of Norway.  For the last week, ships, submarines, and aircraft as well as personnel from eight Allied nations converged on the Norwegian Sea for anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare training.

NATO Warship rescues 8 seamen in Gulf of Aden

NATO Warship rescues 8 seamen in Gulf of Aden

Feb 21, 2014
Rescue on the high seas by a NATO Warship in the Gulf of Aden.  8 Yemeni seamen clinging to debris from a small merchant vessel were rescued by the HNLMS EVERTSEN.

New Zealand wraps up support to Operation Ocean Shield

New Zealand wraps up support to Operation Ocean Shield

Feb 21, 2014
Supreme Allied Commander Europe, General Philip Breedlove, thanks New Zealand for their contribution to NATO's Counter-Piracy Mission Operation Ocean Shield. The New Zealand warship HMNZS TE MANA wrapped up their support of the mission this week.

 

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