Secretary Carter has spent more than three decades leveraging his knowledge of science and technology, global strategy and policy as well as his deep dedication to the men and women of the Department of Defense to make our nation and the world a safer place. He has done so in direct and indirect service of eleven secretaries of defense in both...
Super Bowl 50
The troops from around the world are starting to cheer on their favorite team for Super Bowl 50. The real fans will show their support by getting up really early or staying up really late to watch the big game when the Denver Broncos take on the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, Feb. 7. This is where you will find video shout outs from the troops for their favorite team and coverage of the troops...
Secretary of Defense Ashton
Secretary Carter has spent more than three decades leveraging his knowledge of science and technology, global strategy and policy as well as his deep dedication to the men and women of the Department of Defense to make our nation and the world a safer place. He has done so in direct and indirect service of eleven secretaries of defense in both Democratic and Republican Administrations. Whether...
The National Multi-Agency Coordinating Group (NMAC) at the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) in Boise, Idaho, is mobilizing approximately 250 Soldiers from the 17th Fires Brigade, 7th Infantry Division, known as "Thunderbolt," to perform firefighting duties as part of the Wildland Fire Fighting in Eastern Washington.
On the 10th Anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest and costliest hurricanes to ever hit the U.S., DVIDS has set up this feature page for all related content on our website.
Typhoon Soudelor Relief
Super Typhoon Soudelor was a category 3 tropical cyclone and was the strongest of 2015 to date and affected the Western Pacific Ocean area including the Northern Marianas Islands, Southern Japan, Taiwan and China. U.S. military forces were deployed to Saipan to support humanitarian efforts in response to the typhoon.
2015 Oregon Wildfires
Oregon Army National Guard Soldiers supported firefighting efforts against the wildfires in Douglas County, Oregon.
Advanced Integration is the graduation exercise for the U.S. Air Force Weapons School which takes place twice a year. It involves the planning and execution of every aspect of air and space combat operations with units converging over the Nevada Test and Training Range for a wide variety of missions.
The 14th Annual AutoZone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star Game will be played on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 2:30pm. The game will feature the top high school seniors from Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association sanctioned high schools in the Memphis Metro Area. This year's all-star game is being presented by the Governor's Highway Safety Office and Conway Services.
U.S.Lt. Col. George Mattar, a Citadel alumni and former Joint Communications Support Element (JCSE) commander, was killed on Jan. 13, 1982 when his flight, Florida Airlines No. 90, crashed into the waters of the Potomac River. Aboard this flight were 74 passengers, of which only six survived. Also killed were Maj. Ralph Herman, JCSE's Chief of Operations, and Sergeant Major James Dixon. In...
When directed, I MEF deploys and is employed as a Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) in support of Combatant Commander (COCOM) requirements for contingency response or Major Theater War; with appropriate augmentation, serves as the core element of a Joint Task Force (JTF); prepares and deploys combat ready MAGTF’s to support COCOM presence and crisis response; and supports service and...
U.S. Soldiers with the Texas Army National Guard, in conjunction with the U.S. Air Force, conducted a simulated airfield seizure operation.
U.S.-UK Mine Countermeasures Exercise (MCMEX) is a NAVCENT-led, bi-lateral exercise with the Royal Navy conducted quarterly to increase mutual ability to support and execute coalition mine warfare operations and to enhance military-to-military relationship.
The National Park Service and the United States Navy will co-host the 74th commemoration of the attack on Pearl Harbor. There are scheduled events that will take place the week prior to the ceremony. The National Remembrance Day will take place Dec. 7, 2015, on the main lawn of the Pearl Harbor Visitor Center, looking directly out to the USS Arizona Memorial, at the World War II Valor in the...
The Randy Oler Memorial Operation Toy Drop - a Fort Bragg airborne operation
tradition and collective training exercise - is set to begin in early
December. Operation Toy Drop combines U.S. Army Reserve personnel, Army
paratroopers, dozens of volunteers and partner nation military personnel,
more than a dozen Air Force aircraft and toys.all for what has become the