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...
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.
Marlin Shield 16 is a USNORTHCOM and Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) exercise based on terrorist activity moving through the Bahamas toward the United States. Marlin Shield aims for the U.S. and RBDF to actively practice interoperability and bilateral operations through maritime and land-based training at remote locations throughout the Bahamas.
Airborne operation at Ft. Bragg, NC as recognition and a celebration of LAW Day, which demonstrates these Soldiers show towards their appreciation of the liberties and the reaffirmation of their loyalty to the United States and of their rededication to the ideals of equality and justice under law in their relations with each other and with other countries; and for the cultivation of the...
Noble Partner is a field training and live-fire exercise between the U.S. Army and the Georgian military to support Georgia's participation in the NATO Response Force and build military ties between the two nations.
All American Week is an opportunity for 82nd Airborne Division paratroopers, past and present, and their families to come together and enjoy the camaraderie and celebrate being members of the All American Division. This year's All American Week theme is "Tomorrow's Force, Today."
The National Training Center (NTC) provides U.S. military units and personnel with realistic pre-deployment training scenarios in all aspects of armed conflict.
Operation Gunsmoke is a scenario based, live fire, training event that will be conducted at Camp Gunernsey, Wyoming involving more than 12 National Guard units from six different states supported by Joint Forces Headquarters in Utah.
The Utah Army National Guard’s 204th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade, 1457th Engineer Battalion and 489th Brigade Support Battalion will participate with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service in a vertical and horizontal construction operation as part of an Innovative Readiness Training (IRT) exercise in the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest. This IRT involves rerouting and...
Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System is a joint effort between the U.S. Forest Service and the Department of Defense. Four C-130 wings support the MAFFS mission including three Air National Guard units: North Carolina's 145th Airlift Wing, California's 146th Airlift Wing, and Wyoming's 153rd Airlift Wing; and one U.S. Air Force Reserve unit, Colorado's 302nd Airlift Wing.