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image by Zoltan Horvath, 7 May 2011
The United States Central Command (USCENTCOM) is a theater-level Unified Combatant Command unit of the U.S. armed forces, established in 1983 under the operational control of the U.S. Secretary of Defense. Its area of responsibility
includes countries in the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia, most notably Afghanistan and Iraq.
Official web-site of CENTCOM: www.centcom.mil/
Zoltan Horvath, 7 May 2011