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...
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.
2015 Army Trials
The 2015 Army Trials will be at Fort Bliss, Texas, in El Paso, March 29 - April 2. Approximately 100 wounded, ill and injured service members and Veterans from across the United States will gather at Fort Bliss to train and compete in a series of athletic events known as the Army Trials. Athletes compete in seven sports: archery, cycling, shooting, sitting volleyball, swimming, track and...
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.
Forest Light is a semi-annual, bilateral exercise between the III Marine Expeditionary Force and the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force and consists a command post exercise as well as field training events.
Yama Sakura (YS) is an annual, bilateral exercise with the Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) and the U.S. Military. Yama Sakura 67 is a U.S. Army Pacific simulation-driven, joint, bilateral command post exercise between U.S. Army I Corps and JGSDF Eastern Army as the player units. The purpose of the exercise is to enhance U.S. and Japan’s combat readiness and interoperability while...
The 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit VLOG is a video series that will take you behind the scenes with Marines of the only forward deployed MEU in the Marine Corps. It will follow U.S. Marines in AAVs, in the pilot seats of aircraft, and at the helm of combat rubber raiding crafts as Marines and Sailors prepare for their upcoming deployment.
The Government of the Philippines requested Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Response (HA/DR) from the Government of the United States of America on Dec. 4, 2014, to support civil authorities in areas that were affected by the most recent typhoon. U.S. military forces were deployed to the Philippines to support humanitarian efforts in response to the natural disaster. Typhoon Ruby...
The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) departed from Naval Base San Diego Dec. 1 to retrieve NASA equipment in the Pacific Ocean. The Anchorage will use its amphibious capabilities to conduct an at-sea recovery of the Orion space capsule. NASA operatives will launch Orion into Earth's orbit and wait for it to splash down into the Pacific Ocean for recovery....
Three hundred and seventy-eight years ago on December 13, 1636, the General Court of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in Boston ordered that the colony's militia be organized into three regiments. This day would be the birth of the National Guard, an operational force with a historic dual mission of protecting the homeland and defending the United States and its interests all over the globe. The...
NATO Review is a free, online magazine looking at some of today's most pressing security issues. It publishes videos, articles, timelines, maps, podcasts, cartoons and more on everything from cyber attacks to the effect of social media in revolutions. Or from energy security to Russia's hybrid war tactics. Or even from water scarcity to the need to get more women into defence.
The United States Air Force Band is the Air Force's premier musical
organization. The excellence demonstrated by the Band's Airmen musicians is
a reflection of the excellence carried out 24 hours a day by Airmen
stationed around the globe. Each member is proud to represent all Airmen,
whose selfless service and sacrifices ensure the freedoms we enjoy as
citizens of the United States of...