The United States Central Command is a theater-level Unified Combatant Command of the U.S. Department of Defense. It was established in 1983, taking over the previous responsibilities of the Rapid Deployment Joint Task Force (RDJTF).
The U.S. destroyed an Iranian drone last week over the Strait of Hormuz. CBS News has learned a Navy ship may have brought down more than one. David Martin is traveling in the Middle East with the head.. CBS News - Published
U.S. Central Command chief General Kenneth McKenzie said on Thursday it was talking to other countries about freedom of navigation in the Gulf and will work "aggressively" to find a solution to enable.. Reuters - Published
Threats to international freedom of navigation require an international solution, U.S. Central Command said on Thursday, after three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-flagged tanker passing.. Reuters - Published
American B-52 Stratofortress bombers sent to the Middle East over what Washington describes as threats from Iran have arrived at a U.S. base in Qatar, U.S. Central Command (CENTCOM) said. Reuters - Published
U.S. Central Command chief General Kenneth McKenzie said on Saturday the United States would deploy the necessary resources to counter any dangerous actions by Iran, Sky News Arabia reported. Reuters - Published
U.S. Central Command chief General Kenneth McKenzie said on Saturday that the United States will have the necessary resources to stop Iran from "taking any action that might be dangerous," Sky News.. Reuters - Published
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman met U.S. Central Command commander General Kenneth McKenzie in the capital Riyadh to discuss cooperation between the two countries, especially in the military.. Reuters - Published