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...
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...
Massachusetts Snow Relief
The Massachusetts National Guard has been activated to assist with the State of Emergency regarding snow relief to assist towns and communities with snow removal, fire hydrant clearing and ensuring roads are passable for emergency equipment and responders.
Freedom's Sentinel - Freedom's Sentinel, the follow-on to Enduring Freedom, is the continuing U.S. effort to train, advise and assist Afghan security forces as well as conduct counterterrorism operations in Afghanistan.
U.S. Army All-American Bowl
The U.S. Army All-American Bowl is the nation’s premier high school All-American game, featuring the best 90 players in an annual East vs. West matchup every January in San Antonio’s Alamodome. The Army Bowl enjoys a worldwide television audience, thanks to a live broadcast on NBC. Last year’s U.S. Army All-American Bowl marked the 14th-anniversary of the Bowl and drew a crowd of...
Bersama Warrior is a multinational STAFFEX/ Command Post exercise held in Malaysia involving the Malaysian Armed Forces Headquarters and MARFORPAC, the exercise promotes interoperability and bilateral training between the forces on the planning and developmental level.
Exercise Scorpion Lens 2015 is an annual exercise designed to
validate the ability of Air Force Combat Camera Airmen to
survive, operate, and provide directed imagery capability in an austere
environment including in the presence of chemical, biological, radiological,
and nuclear contamination. Combat Camera Airmen document a full range of
military operations in support of senior leaders...
This year will mark AFA's 31st year hosting Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition: Innovate for Air Supremacy. The AFA symposium is a one-of-a-kind event where AFA brings together Air Force leadership, industry experts, academia, and current aerospace specialists from around the world to discuss the issues and challenges facing America and the aerospace community today.
Cope South is a Pacific Air Forces-sponsored, bilateral tactical airlift exercise conducted in Bangladesh, with a focus on cooperative flight operations, day and night low-level navigation, tactical airdrop, and air-land missions as well as subject-matter expert exchanges in the fields of operations, maintenance and rigging disciplines.
Cope North 15 is a U.S. Pacific Air Forces-sponsored multilateral Field Training Exercise conducted annually at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam. This year’s exercise will focus on air combat tactics and large force employment in an effort to enhance interoperability among U.S., Japan, and Australian forces. The Republic of Korea and New Zealand will join with the U.S., Japan, and Australian...
Buddy Wing exercises are part of a combined fighter exchange program designed to improve interoperability between USAF and ROKAF fighter squadrons. Buddy Wing is conducted multiple times throughout the year in order to promote cultural awareness and sharpen combined combat capabilities.
February is National African American History Month, a time during which we honor the many contributions made to our country by African Americans.
Keep up with how the military is honoring African American History Month by subscribing to this feature page. The news, videos and images also highlight the past and present military service of African Americans.
Spartan Kopis 15-01 – Spartan Kopis is a quarterly exercise designed to strengthen aviation, surface and mine countermeasure units’ abilities to deter maritime surface threats.