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...
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.
The U.S. Army's 20th Command's Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosives (CBRNE) Leaders Course is designed to create adaptable leaders capable of combating CBRNE hazards in both permissive and non-permissive environments around the world.
El Nino, which is forecast to be one of the strongest on record, is expected to influence weather and climate patterns this winter by impacting Camp Pendleton, Calif. as well as surrounding positions within the Pacific jet stream.
Desert Warrior, the newest squad based leadership class in the Army teaches soldiers how to survive and fight in a desert environment. Hosted by the Iron Training Detachment, 1st Armored Division, Fort Bliss, Texas, the 17-day class is the first desert specific Army school since the desert phase of Ranger School was discontinued in 1995. Divided into three phases the course first teaches...
This page was established to highlight and amplify the incredible bravery, commitment, and expertise of the Airmen that fought and directly supported Operation Desert Storm.
The Georgia Deployment Program-Resolute Support Mission is a reoccurring, six-month evolution between U.S. Marines and Georgian Armed Forces that prepares Georgian infantry battalions to contribute troops to NATO's Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan. Marines attached to U.S. Marines train with Georgians for six months at Krtsanisi Training Area, Georgia, before being assessed during the...
The 84th Training Command's first WAREX of the year hosted by the 78th Training Division at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, and Fort Hunter Liggett, California, involves more than 40 units from across the Army Reserve, National Guard and Canadian Armed Forces.
1st Brigade Combat Team conducts airborne operations in support
of XVIII Corps' Saturday Proficiency Jump Program (SPJP). SPJP allows
Soldiers on Jump Status the opportunity to regain or maintain currency.
The 52nd Fighter Wing's 480th Fighter Squadron will conduct a flying training deployment with the Hellenic air force in Souda Bay, Greece, Jan. 22 to Feb. 15, 2016. The objectives for this bilateral training exercise are to develop
realistic scenarios to prepare aircrews for combat operations and further
partnerships with the host nation.