Marine Corps Installations-West hosts the 2nd Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Military Women's Basketball Championship aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Ca., July 25-31, 2016. This event will feature teams from United States, Brazil, Canada, China, France, and Germany.
Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Charles Kettles was awarded the Medal of Honor
July 18, 2016, for his actions while serving as a Flight Commander assigned
to the 176th Aviation Company (Airmobile) (Light), 14th Combat Aviation
Battalion, Americal Division. Then-Maj. Kettles distinguished himself in
combat operations near Duc Pho, Republic of Vietnam, on May 15, 1967. He
led a platoon of UH-1D...
Cope Taufan 16 provides an excellent opportunity to improve combined readiness and interoperability between the U.S. and Malaysia. This large force employment exercise will include operations in air superiority, airborne command and control, close air support, interdiction, air refueling and tactical airlift and air drop.
Exercise Pacific Thunder is a PACOM sponsored US Forces Korea supported bilateral combat search and rescue exercise between the US Air Force, Marines and South Korean air force to practice air combat and CSAR by focusing on enhancing interoperability and combat readiness of the military alliance across the Korean Peninsula.
Southern Accord 2016 is an annual and combined military exercise that brings together U.S. military personnel with African partner nations to improve readiness, gain access, promote interoperability, build capacity and strengthen partner relationships.
Naval forces from several nations are scheduled to participate
in mid-summer in the annual Black Sea exercise Sea Breeze. The routine,
annual training exercise, co-hosted by the U.S. and Ukrainian Navies, aims
to improve interoperability while promoting regional security.
The Air Force Birthday is a celebration of the proud history and heritage of American Airmen, the service's longstanding culture of innovation, and the unique global aspects of Airpower and the Air Force's enduring contribution to national security. The 2016 Birthday theme is "American Airmen Bringing AIRPOWER to the Joint Fight", focusing on Airmen leading and supporting joint operations...
2JA 2016 Mine Countermeasures Exercise (2JA-16 MCMEX) is an annual bilateral
mine countermeasures exercise held between the U.S. Navy and Japanese Maritime
Self Defense Force to strengthen interoperability and increase proficiencies
in mine countermeasure operations.