The Best Ranger Competition is a three-day event hosted annually at Fort Benning by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 33rd year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find...
Phoenix Express 2016
Phoenix Express, sponsored by U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) and facilitated by U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet, is designed to improve regional cooperation, increase maritime domain awareness information-sharing practices, and operational capabilities to enhance efforts to achieve safety and security in the Mediterranean Sea.
Japan Earthquake 2016
On April 14th a magnitude 6.5 earthquake struck the region of Kumamoto, Japan causing infrastructure damage, deaths and injuries. On April 16th a second 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck on the southern island of Kyushu, resulting in more deaths, injuries, building collapses and landslides. Japanese Self Defense forces are working feverishly to save lives and restore infrastructure. U.S....
Best Ranger Competition 2016
The Best Ranger Competition is a three-day event hosted annually at Fort Benning by the Airborne and Ranger Training Brigade. Now in its 33rd year, it is regarded throughout the military community as one of the toughest, most physically demanding competitions in the world. It has grown from a local contest into an Army-wide competition to find the Army's best Ranger team.
Fuerzas Comando 2016
Fuerzas Comando 2016 is a Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff-approved, U.S. Southern Command-sponsored, special operations skills competition and combating terrorism fellowship program under the responsibility of Commander, Special Operations Command South. FC16 will be held in Ancon, Peru and fellowship program in Lima, Peru from 2-12 May 2016. Slogan for this year is: "Nuestra Fortaleza: El...
Operation Skyfall USA 2016
Operation Skyfall is a joint, multi-lateral combat camera subject matter expert exchange, hosted by the 982nd Combat Camera Company, which takes place at multiple locations in Georgia. Operation Skyfall is an event which focuses on interoperability of Combat Camera training and capturing airborne operations with three partner nations and multi-service units. This year's iteration will be...
Boxer Amphibious Ready Group
More than 4,500 Sailors and Marines from the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) departed San Diego for a deployment to the U.S. 3rd, 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operations (AOO), Feb. 12.
Africa Maritime Law Enforcement Partnership (AMLEP) is a U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet (CNE-CNA/C6F)-facilitated theater security cooperation initiative that aims to build African partner nation capacity to patrol and enforce maritime law within that nation’s territorial waters and economic exclusive zone.
U.S. and Japanese World War II veterans gather at Iwo To March 19, 2016, to commemorate the 71st anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima by honoring the service and sacrifice of all who fought so valiantly in the Pacific Theater. Today, the U.S.-Japanese Alliance continues to serve as a foundation of peace and security in Northeast Asia.
The Marines and sailors of 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, will celebrate 75 years of honored service to the Marine Corps and their heritage this year.
This feature page highlights imagery of U.S. Customs and Border Protection helping to provide security for Super Bowl 50 at Levi’s Stadium and the greater San Francisco area.
The troops from around the world are starting to cheer on their favorite team for Super Bowl 50. The real fans will show their support by getting up really early or staying up really late to watch the big game when the Denver Broncos take on the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, Feb. 7.
This is where you will find video shout outs from the troops for their favorite team and coverage of the troops...
AFRICOM's MEDRETEs pair small teams of military medical professionals from the U.S. with participating African partner nations to train alongside and share best practices in trauma and surgical medicine. U.S. personnel benefit by providing medical care in a forward and austere environment; African partners develop closer relationships with U.S. medical personnel; and local populations receive...
The U.S. military will participate in the 2016 Singapore International Airshow at the Singapore Changi Airport and the Changi Exhibition Centre. A cross-section of U.S. military aircraft and equipment are scheduled to be present through static displays and aerial demonstrations. The airshow is the largest defense exhibition and biennial international tradeshow in the Pacific with more than 50...
Sentry Savannah is a joint aerial combat training exercise hosted by the Georgia Air National Guard.