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
U.S. Pacific Command continues to work closely with the U.S. Embassy in Nepal and U.S. Agency for International Development colleagues to determine how USPACOM forces and assets can assist the Government of Nepal in the aftermath of this disaster. The U.S. military has transported members of the USAID Disaster Assistance Response Team and urban search and rescue teams to Nepal, and also...
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...
2015 Army Reserve Best Warrior
The U.S. Army Reserve Best Warrior Competition is premier showcase for Army Reserve Soldiers to demonstrate their technical and tactical skills to determine the top noncommissioned officer and junior enlisted Soldier from the 205,000 men and women serving as America’s Warrior-Citizens. The top NCO and Soldier represent the Army Reserve at the Department of the Army Best Warrior...
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...
U.S. and Republic of Korea Marine Corps forces are conducting the Korean Marine Exchange Program 15-8, known as Peninsula Express, in the vicinity of Chinhae and Pohang from June 10 - July 22, in order to increase interoperability and combined capabilities of the ROK and U.S. Marine Corps forces.
Peninsula Express is one in a series of regularly-scheduled combined, small-unit, tactical...
The Kosovo Force (KFOR) 20 Mission Rehearsal Exercise was designed to prepare the U.S. Army's 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team and multinational forces for operations in support of NATO in Kosovo
Alaska Army National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters and aircrews from the 1st Battalion, 207th Aviation Regiment conducted water bucket drops in support of firefighting efforts against the Willows Sockeye Fire near Anchorage, Alaska, and smaller fires on the Kenai Peninsula.
Thracian Star is a bilateral air combat training exercise between the U.S. and Bulgaria designed to increase interoperability and train the participating forces in the areas of tactical interception and combat air defense.
Who: Local and international high school and college students
What: 2015 International Human-Powered Submarine Races “Media Day”
Where: NSWC Carderock Division in West Bethesda, Md.
When: Thursday, June 25, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
1) Race coverage including interviews with race officials/participants
2) Underwater video feeds
U.S. Air Forces in Europe units are participating in the Anatolian Eagle 15 flying training exercise taking place at 3rd Main Air Base, Turkey from June 8 through 18. During this training engagement, approximately 250 personnel and 12 F-15s from the 48th Fighter Wing, RAF Lakenheath, England, will participate in training focused on exercising operational and logistical processes for U.S. air...
Marine Corps Combat Camera is organized and structured to provide Commanders at every element of the MAGTF and SE with digital and physical photographic, video, graphics, printed products and archival capabilities to support requirements in order to achieve the Commanders desired effects. These requirements include Strategic Communications (SC), Information Operations (IO) and Military...
The U.S. Army World Class Athlete Program (WCAP) is a military detachment run by the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Division of the U.S. Army Installation Management Command. The program allows the Army to provide Soldiers, including National Guard and Army Reserves, an opportunity to train full time in an Olympic sport and participate in the Pan American Games, World Championships,...