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...
Antarctic Chieftain Rescued
The crew of the USCG Cutter Polar Star (WAGB-10) was requested to rescue/recover the Antarctic Chieftain, a 207-foot Australian-flagged fishing vessel with 26 people aboard, beset in ice approximately 900 miles northeast of McMurdo Sound, Antarctica on Feb. 10, 2015. The Antarctic Chieftain suffered damage to three of its four propeller blades when it became stuck in the ice lost its ability...
Massachusetts Snow Relief
The Massachusetts National Guard has been activated to assist with the State of Emergency regarding snow relief to assist towns and communities with snow removal, fire hydrant clearing and ensuring roads are passable for emergency equipment and responders.
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.
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.
Approximately 320 military personnel from Uganda, Kenya, Burundi, Djibouti, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and the United States will participate in this combined-joint exercise. The exercise is designed to enhance participants’ capability to plan and employ its forces to effectively counter violent extremist organizations as well as enhancing cooperation and coordination among participating...
Exercise Foal Eagle 2015 is a Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS)-sponsored, Commander, U.S. Pacific Command-directed, United Nations Command (UNC), Combined Forces Command (CFC), and U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) annual joint/combined Field Training Exercise (FTX). The purpose of the exercise is to demonstrate U.S. resolve to support the Republic of Korea (ROK) and defend the region while...
The 2015 Army Trials will be at Fort Bliss, Texas, in El Paso, March 29 - April 2.
Approximately 100 wounded, ill and injured service members and Veterans from across the United States will gather at Fort Bliss to train and compete in a series of athletic events known as the Army Trials. Athletes compete in seven sports: archery, cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and...
(April 14, 1948 to April 14, 2015)
Celebrating our birthday provides us with a great opportunity to tell our story in multiple ways. Our theme for this year's celebration is "Air Force Reserve: significant in the past, critical to the future." As we celebrate our birthday in April 2015 as a means to foster tradition and heritage, build esprit de corps, and commemorate the AF Reserve's...
AIA15 is the premier aerospace exhibition in Australia; this year’s exhibition will be the 12th iteration staged at Avalon since 1992. AIA15 is the largest, most comprehensive event of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere. U.S. Department of Defense participation at this airshow is based on recognition that this is an event of benefit to U.S. national security interests and does not affect...
Key Resolve is an annual command post exercise that ensures the ROK-U.S. Alliance is prepared to defend the ROK, while training Alliance forces to respond to any potential event on the peninsula. It is the culmination of many months of planning and is based on realistic scenarios assuming various threats, but does not reflect any real-world situation or crisis.
Operation Skyfall is a multinational exercise developed to conduct combat camera missions in support of multiple airborne operations.
Spartan Pegasus is a multi-component, joint military exercise which validates U.S. Army Alaska’s unique capacity to conduct airborne operations and ground mobility in extreme arctic conditions. The exercise further refines planning and mission capabilities between U.S. Army Alaska, the U.S. Air Force, the Alaska National Guard, and the State of Alaska.