The United States Marine Corps and the government of Japan will conduct a ceremony to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima March 21. The event will take place on Iwo To, formerly known as Iwo Jima, and will include U.S. and Japanese veterans and their families, dignitaries and leaders from both nations, distinguished...
Nepal Earthquake Relief
The U.S. Air Force has sent a C-17 Globemaster aircraft to Nepal to deliver personnel and cargo in support of disaster-relief operations after a 7.9-magnitude earthquake hit the country. The flight transported nearly 70 personnel, including a USAID Disaster Assistance Response Team, the Fairfax County Urban Search and Rescue team and several journalists, along with 45 square tons of cargo.
The 2015 U.S. Army Soldier
The 2015 U.S. Army Soldier Show, presented by the U.S. Army Installation Management Command, is a high-energy 90-minute live musical production that showcases the talents of Soldiers who were selected by audition from throughout the Active-Duty, Reserve and National Guard Army. The motto, mission and philosophy of the show – “Entertainment for the Soldier, by the Soldier” – were...
Battle of Iwo Jima 70th
The United States Marine Corps and the government of Japan will conduct a ceremony to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima March 21. The event will take place on Iwo To, formerly known as Iwo Jima, and will include U.S. and Japanese veterans and their families, dignitaries and leaders from both nations, distinguished guests and Marines and sailors from III Marine...
Operation Cross Check 2015
ICE arrests convicted criminal aliens, fugitives in enforcement operation throughout all 50 states.
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.
100 Black Men of America, Inc. is a community-based organization that was created to improve the quality of life and enhance the educational and economic opportunities for African Americans, particularly young people, through mentorship. The organization currently has over 10,000 members and more than 100,000 youth participants annually in its mentoring and youth development programs. The...
Army South is designated by the U.S. Army to execute Post Captivity
Reintegration for Army service members, civilians and DA contractors.
Reintegration is a time proven process that when successfully executed,
provides recovered personnel with the necessary tools to effectively resume
normal, stable professional, family, and community activities, with minimal
physical and emotional...
Arlington National Cemetery (ANC) is the final resting place for more than 400,000 active duty service members, veterans and their families. Service to country is the common thread that binds all who are remembered and honored there. On June 15, 2014 Arlington National Cemetery will celebrate 150 years of history; in recognition of this occasion ANC will host a series of special events from...
Marine Corps combat camera is organized and structured to provide commanders at every level of the Marine Corps Air Ground Task Force with photographic, video, digital, and printed products and archival capabilities, which directly support Marine Corps operations. These visual products enhance decision-making processes and situational awareness. Marine combat cameramen acquire still and motion...
Unified Vision 2014 (UV14) is NATO's biggest ever trial of Joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (JISR), comprising satellites, aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles, naval vessels, ground sensors and human intelligence from 18 NATO Allies.
UV14 is taking place in Norway from 18-28 May and aims to test NATO's ability to gather information and fuse intelligence from multiple...
On June 19, 2014, President Barack Obama awarded Corporal William "Kyle" Carpenter, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret), the Medal of Honor for conspicuous gallantry. Corporal Carpenter received the Medal of Honor for his courageous actions while serving as an Automatic Rifleman with Company F, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, Regimental Combat Team 1, 1st Marine Division (Forward), I Marine Expeditionary...
Exercise Eager Lion 2014 is a routine USCENTCOM exercise focused on strengthening military-to-military relationships and further demonstrating the U.S. commitment to regional security and stability. It is a Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff-directed and USCENTCOM executed multilateral exercise with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
San Diego County is ablaze as nine fires burn in a 14-square-mile area, fanned by hot, dry air and unusual springtime Santa Ana winds. Marine Corps aircraft and the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton fire department is in coordination with CALFIRE for the potential use of military aircraft pending the wildfire status within San Diego County.