U.S. Embassy Defense Attaché Commemorates Sasnashen Plane Tragedy

On September 2, U.S. Defense Attaché in Armenia Colonel Bruce A. Murphy and other Department of Defense members from the U.S. Embassy in Yerevan  joined residents of Sasnashen to mark the 59th anniversary of the crash of a U.S. Air Force C-130, which was shot down by Soviet fighter jets over Armenian soil.  The crash, ... Read More»

High-ranking U.S. Defense Department Official Visits Armenia

Dr. Michael Carpenter, U.S. deputy assistant secretary of defense, paid a working visit to Armenia on November 2, 2016. During the visit he met with President Serzh Sargsyan as well as Armenia’s newly-appointed Defense Minister Vigen Sargsyan. In addition to the meetings with top Armenian officials, he toured a number of programs highlighting U.S.-Armenian military ... Read More»

New National Center for Disease Control

Armenia is better prepared to monitor, track, investigate, and stop dangerous viruses, bioweapons, and disease thanks to a series of labs renovated and modernized by the United States. The latest, a new centralized national joint facility in Yerevan, was opened on Wednesday, July 13, 2016, by the Minister of Health Dr. Armen Muradyan, the Minister ... Read More»
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