Gen. John Abizaid, commanding general U.S. Central Command, speaks prior to the amphibious landing exercise, Sept 15. 2005. Army photo by Sgt. Michael J. MacLeod Paratroopers engage insurgents in southern Ghazni province By Adam Linehan on October 4, 2017 T&P on Facebook Enter to win a year's worth of mortgage or rent payments! BBMC's annual "We've Got Your Six Sweepstakes" is now open to veterans, active duty, and spouses. Learn more and enter.