Southern Katipo is a multinational military training exercise conducted in New Zealand. The exercise is designed to improve participating forces' combat training, readiness and interoperability as part of a Joint Inter-Agency Task Force (JIATF). The combined JIATF include forces from Australia, Canada, France, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea,...
African American History Month
February is African American/Black History Month, a time during which we honor the many contributions made to our country by African Americans. The commemoration continues the tradition of excellence started by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, by honoring the men and women who have played a vital role in the history of our nation. Keep up with how the military is honoring African American History...
United States Army Field Band
From Boston to Baghdad, Tampa to Toronto, The United States Army Field Band has been thrilling audiences of all ages for more than six decades. As the premier touring musical representative for the United States Army, this internationally-acclaimed organization travels thousands of miles each year presenting a variety of music to enthusiastic audiences throughout the nation and abroad. Through...
Exercise Southern Katipo
Southern Katipo is a multinational military training exercise conducted in New Zealand. The exercise is designed to improve participating forces' combat training, readiness and interoperability as part of a Joint Inter-Agency Task Force (JIATF). The combined JIATF include forces from Australia, Canada, France, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Singapore, Tonga and the U.S. Marine Corps and Army....
Medal of Honor: Above and
The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration that may be awarded by the United States government. It is presented by the President of the United States, in the name of Congress, and is conferred only upon members of the United States Armed Forces who distinguish themselves through conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life above and beyond the call of duty: • While...
Exercise Cobra Gold is a recurring multinational and multiservice exercise hosted annually by the Kingdom of Thailand and developed by the Thai and U.S. militaries, scheduled to be held Feb. 11-21, 2014 throughout Thailand. Cobra Gold 2014 will consist of a command post exercise, various senior leader engagements, a field training exercise and humanitarian and civic assistance projects. CG 14,...
Iron Fist 2014
Exercise Iron Fist 2014 serves as the ninth iteration of the annual bilateral training event focused on increasing amphibious capabilities and interoperability between U.S. and Japanese forces. Marines and sailors with the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit will partner with soldiers from the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force aboard military installations in southern California from Jan. 23 to Feb....
From Japan to Afghanistan, U.S. troops from around the World show their support for the MLB All-Star game with video shout outs.
Talisman Saber is a biennial military exercise that trains Australian and U.S. forces to plan and conduct combined task force operations to improve combat readiness and interoperability on a variety of missions from conventional conflict to peacekeeping and humanitarian assistance efforts.
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The Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition is the culminating event
to determine who will represent the Guard as the top noncommissioned officer
and junior enlisted Soldier at the Department of the Army Best Warrior
competition this fall. Fourteen competitors from Ore., Texas, Wis., Ark.,
Nev., Utah, S.C., W. Va., Fla., Pa., Mass., and N.H. will represent the best
of more than...
The 606th Air Control Squadron attached to Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany,
departed for Southwest Asia in support of Operation Enduring Freedom to
provide air defense of the Arabian Gulf for the next several months. These
are their stories through training, out-processing and leaving loved ones behind
in support of the Air Force mission downrange.
The 606th is a self-sustaining squadron...
This year marks the 60th Anniversary of the Korean War (June 25, 1950 - July
27, 1953). We thank and honor all Korean War veterans for their service and
sacrifice. Through the United Nations Command, the international community
answered the call to defend freedom, and its sacrifice will not be
forgotten. The Republic of Korea has become a beacon of freedom and
prosperity in the region,...
Marine Corps Recruiting Station New Jersey and the Somerset County Coaches Association will host the first ever Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone Bowl game on June 28th at Bridgewater-Raritan High School.
The game will feature high school senior football players from 14 different schools in Somerset County. The schools include: Bernards, Bound Brook, Bridgewater-Raritan, Franklin,...
Imagery and news about Task Force Wolverine's deployments overseas.
The Marine Corps serves unique role and value as US rebalances toward the Pacific. Take a look at some of the training conducted with partner nations!