General Herbert Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, has declared the
F-35A Lightning II "combat ready." The fifth-generation fighter has reached
initial operational capability, having reached several milestones including
the ability to deploy and conduct operational missions as well as having all
necessary logistics and operational elements in place. Hill Air Force Base,
Los Angeles Fleet Week is an opportunity for the American public to meet their Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard team and experience America's sea services. 2016 is the first year the city of Los Angeles hosts an official Fleet Week. During LA Fleet Week, Marines and Sailors will participate in various community relations events, showcase capabilities and equipment to the community, and enjoy...
August 29, 2016 marks the 100th anniversary of the U.S. Marine
Corps Reserve. Lt. Gen. Rex C. McMillian, commander of Marine Forces
Reserve, will use this milestone to launch a campaign of awareness across
U.S. Air Forces Europe and U.S Air Forces Africa, in
coordination with the U.S. Embassy Pretoria, will participate in the African
Aerospace and Defense Expo 2016 at the invitation from the Government of
South Africa. The U.S. military will have several aircraft on display for public view.
The U.S. Air Forces Europe Band's Dixieland Band will also perform at the
show and in engagements...
Approximately 2,520 participants from eight nations will participate in
Exercise Allied Spirit V at the 7th Army Training Command's Hohenfels
Training Area in southeastern Germany, Sep. 26 - Oct. 15, 2016, to exercise
tactical and communication interoperability. Participating NATO countries
include about 1,065 participants from Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic,
Germany, Italy, Lithuania,...
Seafair Fleet Week is an annual celebration of the sea services wherein Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen from visiting U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships and ships from Canada make the city a port of call.