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...
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.
The United States Marine Corps Wounded Warrior Regiment provides and enables assistance to wounded, ill and injured Marines, sailors attached to or in support of Marine units, and their family members in order to assist them as they return to duty or transition to civilian life. The Regimental headquarters element, located in Quantico, Va., commands the operations of two Wounded Warrior...
Approximately 2,300 U.S. and Philippine service members will meet for three weeks of bilateral air-ground and amphibious training as well as a staff planning exercise during Amphibious Landing Exercise 2014 (PHIBLEX 14) in the Republic of the Philippines Sept. 18 - Oct. 11.
PHIBLEX 14 is designed to improve interoperability, increase readiness and enhance the ability to respond to natural...
This is the place for 2013 United States Military Academy spirit videos. Go Army, Beat Navy!
The U.S. Military Academy Public Affairs Office is looking for Spirit Videos
from units for the Army-Navy Football game. We are seeking action or theme
based videos as opposed to static or group shots of Soldiers - the more
action the better. Submissions will be considered for use on the...
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 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,...
The 2nd Annual Basilone Bowl is an all-star football game in honor of the Hero of the Pacific Gunnery Sgt. John Basilone. On June 26, 2014 Team Leathernecks faces Team Devil Dogs for a chance to win the title. The game will include a flyover of vintage aircraft, a tribute to veterans, the oath of enlistment administered to new members of the Marine Corps' delayed entry program, and...