The U.S. Army All-American Bowl is the nation’s premier high school All-American game, featuring the best 90 players in an annual East vs. West matchup every January in San Antonio’s Alamodome. The Army Bowl enjoys a worldwide television audience, thanks to a live broadcast on NBC. Last year’s U.S. Army All-American Bowl marked the...
National African American
February is National African American History Month, a time during which we honor the many contributions made to our country by African Americans. Keep up with how the military is honoring African American History Month by subscribing to this feature page. The news, videos and images also highlight the past and present military service of African Americans.
January 2015 Northeast
National Guard units in several states were ordered to duty to assist emergency management efforts after a blizzard affected the Northeast Jan. 26-27, 2015.
U.S. 7th Fleet Support to
USS Sampson (DDG 102) and USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) are supporting Indonesian-led efforts to locate Air Asia Flight QZ8501. Sampson, a guided-missile destroyer, joined the effort on Dec. 30, followed by the littoral combat ship Fort Worth on Jan. 3.
Freedom's Sentinel - Freedom's Sentinel, the follow-on to Enduring Freedom, is the continuing U.S. effort to train, advise and assist Afghan security forces as well as conduct counterterrorism operations in Afghanistan.
U.S. Army All-American Bowl
The U.S. Army All-American Bowl is the nation’s premier high school All-American game, featuring the best 90 players in an annual East vs. West matchup every January in San Antonio’s Alamodome. The Army Bowl enjoys a worldwide television audience, thanks to a live broadcast on NBC. Last year’s U.S. Army All-American Bowl marked the 14th-anniversary of the Bowl and drew a crowd of...
31st Marine Expeditionary
The 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit VLOG is a video series that will take you behind the scenes with Marines of the only forward deployed MEU in the Marine Corps. It will follow U.S. Marines in AAVs, in the pilot seats of aircraft, and at the helm of combat rubber raiding crafts as Marines and Sailors prepare for their upcoming deployment.
This library will hold all photos taken for use in the Marine Corps Energy Ethos Campaign.
Soldiers from the 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) and downtrace units participate in WAREX 78-15-01 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., and Fort A.P. Hill, Va.
Exercise Allied Spirit includes more than 2000 participants from Canada, Hungary, Netherlands, United Kingdom, and the U.S. Allied Spirit is exercising tactical interoperability and testing secure communications within Alliance members
Deep Freeze is an annual U.S. Pacific Air Forces-led joint interagency mission to provide logistical and transportation support to the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP). Joint Task Force-Support Forces Antarctica (JFT-SFA) coordinates strategic inter-theater airlift, tactical deep field support, aeromedical evacuation support, search and rescue response,...
Admiral Howard is a 1978 graduate of Gateway High School in Aurora, Colorado. She graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1982 and from the Army’s Command and General Staff College in 1998, with a Masters in Military Arts and Sciences.
Howard’s initial sea tours were aboard USS Hunley (AS 31) and USS Lexington (AVT 16). While serving on board Lexington, she received the...
The Defense Commissary Agency, which is headquartered at Fort Lee, VA.,
operates a worldwide chain of commissaries providing groceries to military
personnel, retirees and their families in a safe and secure shopping
environment. Authorized patrons purchase items at cost plus a 5-percent
surcharge, which covers the costs of building new commissaries and
modernizing existing ones. Shoppers...
USAFE is participating in the Tactical Leadership Programme (TLP) and contributing to NATO's Large Force Exercise (LFE) training, which involves eight other NATO countries flying out of Albacete AB, Spain. The purpose is to improve mission planning, mission command and execution skills as an airborne strike package, as well as building NATO partnerships and interoperability.
Exercise Platinum Lion is a battalion level Peace Keeping Operations / Counter Insurgency event designed to provide quality, organized and realistic training for designated military units from Bulgaria, Romania and Serbia. The exercise reinforces relationships in a joint training environment, builds understanding of partner nation tactics, techniques and procedures and increases...