Army Trials 2016 are March 6-10 at Fort Bliss, Texas. Army Trials is a series of adaptive sporting events for wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and Veterans, and helps determine which athletes will represent Team Army during the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games. More than 100 wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and Veterans from across...
2016 East Coast Storms
The Virginia National Guard was activated to assist local and state authorities in the wake of strong thunderstorms and tornadoes that affected the state Feb. 24, 2016.
ICEX 2016 is designed to allow the U.S. Navy to assess operational readiness in the Arctic, increase experience in the region, develop partnerships and collaborative efforts, and advance their understanding of the Arctic environment. U.S. Air National Guard and U.S. Army National Guard will provide air support for the duration of this exercise.
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.
Army Trials 2016
Army Trials 2016 are March 6-10 at Fort Bliss, Texas. Army Trials is a series of adaptive sporting events for wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and Veterans, and helps determine which athletes will represent Team Army during the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games. More than 100 wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and Veterans from across the country are traveling to Fort Bliss to train...
2016 AFRICOM Medical
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 National Multi-Agency Coordinating Group (NMAC) at the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) in Boise, Idaho, is mobilizing approximately 250 Soldiers from the 17th Fires Brigade, 7th Infantry Division, known as "Thunderbolt," to perform firefighting duties as part of the Wildland Fire Fighting in Eastern Washington.
In a demonstration of unwavering support for Turkish sovereignty and the collective security of the region, EUCOM has directed the U.S. Air Force to deploy six F-15C Eagle aircraft to Turkey from RAF Lakenheath, England. These aircraft will conduct combat air patrols in the Turkish air space. The U.S. and Turkey, as NATO allies, share a commitment to peace and stability in the region.
We recognize December 13th as the birthday of the National Guard. On this date in 1636, the first militia regiments in North America were organized in Massachusetts. Based upon an order of the Massachusetts Bay Colony's General Court, the colony's militia was organized into three permanent regiments to better defend the colony. Today, the descendants of these first regiments - the 181st...
Lipizzaner II is a combined squad-level training exercise<br /> conducted by the Brigade Support Battalion (BSB) of the 173rd Airborne Brigade.
Yama Sakura (YS) is an annual, bilateral exercise with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) and the U.S. Military. Yama Sakura is a U.S. Army Pacific simulation-driven, joint, bilateral command post exercise between U.S. Army I Corps and JGSDF Eastern Army as the player units. The purpose of the exercise is to enhance U.S. and Japan’s combat readiness and interoperability while...
Tiger Balm/ Lightning Strike is a U.S. Army Pacific sponsored Theater Security Cooperation Program exercise conducted annually with the Singapore Army, to enhance interoperability and country-to-country military relationships. The major bilateral components of the event include a brigade-level command post exercise, a company-level field training exercise and several live-fire exercises...
The DME is a bilateral exchange between the Chinese, People's Liberation Army (PLA), interagency humanitarian aid and disaster relief organizations and U.S. Army Pacific. The PLA hosted a DME in the Guangzhou Military Region in January 2015, the current DME is being held at Yakima Training Center on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. The DME focuses on disaster response missions and improves U.S....
ANNUALEX is a combined exercise composed of Japan and U.S. Naval forces, conducted in the Sea of Japan. ANNUALEX focuses on improving the mil-to-mil relationship between the US and Japan. The purpose is to improve bilateral interoperability, defend Japan against maritime threats, and to improve capability for surface warfare, air defense and undersea warfare.
From 14-25 NOV 2015, approximately 1,000 representatives from Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, and the United States are expected to participate in UNITAS Amphibious 2015, a combined Field Training Exercise in the vicinity of the Ilha do Governador and Ilha da Marambaia, Brazil, in order to enhance interoperability in Amphibious Operations and Humanitarian...