The Warrior Games, founded in 2010, are designed to introduce wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans to adaptive sports and encourage them to stay physically active when they return to their local communities following the event. The Warrior Games is an adaptive sport competition for wounded, ill, and injured service members and...
Rapid Trident 2014
Rapid Trident 2014 is a Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff directed, EUCOM scheduled, USAREUR conducted, Ukrainian led Situational and Field Training Exercise held at the International Peace Keeping and Security Center (IPSC) in Yavoriv, Ukraine. The exercise will be conducted September 15-26, 2014. Rapid Trident supports interoperability among Ukraine, US, NATO and Partnership for Peace...
Return to Hope
NATO’s new Return to Hope website weaves together the story of Afghanistan as told by some of the amazing people who returned there, determined to help create a better country. It is built around their compelling human stories, told by the individuals themselves, and presents their perspectives. The website is rich in strikingly beautiful images, immersive soundscapes and high-definition...
2014 Department of the Army
The Army’s finest Warriors, representing 14 commands from across the Army, will gather at Fort Lee, Va., to compete in the 2014 Best Warrior Competition. The four-day intensive competition will determine the 2014 U.S. Army’s Noncommissioned Officer and Soldier of the Year. The Best Warrior Competition promotes espirit de corps and recognizes Soldiers who demonstrate commitment to the...
‘DefenseTV’ is the first official online US Military site and Roku channel to bring important and often untold stories from the field to your connected device. Watch shows and news stories straight from our service men and women and catch live events as they unfold around the world. New content is added daily and available for free. ‘DefenseTV’: http://defensetv.tv Link to Roku...
2014 Warrior Games
The Warrior Games, founded in 2010, are designed to introduce wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans to adaptive sports and encourage them to stay physically active when they return to their local communities following the event. The Warrior Games is an adaptive sport competition for wounded, ill, and injured service members and veterans. Since its inception, the Warrior Games...
ISIL Response in Iraq
U.S. President Barack Obama authorized humanitarian aid deliveries to Iraq as well as targeted airstrikes to protect U.S. personnel from extremists known as the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. U.S. Central Command is directing operations supported by the U.S. military.
Marines are currently conducting Operation Jaws against the enemy in Southern Afghanistan.
Tradewinds is a joint, combined exercise conducted in conjunction with partner nations to enhance the collective abilities of defense forces and constabularies to counter transnational organized crime and to conduct humanitarian/disaster relief operations.
Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT): The 18th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise between the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps and nine partnering Pacific countries began in May.
While the exercise is designed to enhance maritime security skills and operational cohesiveness among participating forces, it also focuses on relationship building between...
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The United Service Organizations (USO) is a civilian, voluntary, nonprofit organization serving the morale needs of U.S. military personnel and their families worldwide. The USO has a long-standing tradition of sending entertainers around the globe to visit and perform for service members. This gallery highlights some of these tours.
The bird's the word on the DVIDS St. Louis Cardinal's Feature page! Here you can find shout outs to the Cards, photos of Cardinals fans in the military, and videos featuring service members who are wild about their Red Birds!
The Marine Corps' fifth generation fighter, the F-35B Lightning II, made its first flight at Eglin Air Force Base recently signaling the start of the next era of Marine Aviation. This page houses content created by the Department of Defense about the F-35B since October 2008.
Additional Marine Corps Aviation Centennial products can be found here.
This page features shout outs to the Steelers from some of their biggest fans in the military. It also highlights video, photos, and stories that include the Pittsburgh Steelers organization including team visits to troops overseas.