Army Trials 2016 are March 6-10 at Fort Bliss, Texas. Army Trials is a series of adaptive sporting events for wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and Veterans, and helps determine which athletes will represent Team Army during the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games. More than 100 wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and Veterans from across...
2016 East Coast Storms
The Virginia National Guard was activated to assist local and state authorities in the wake of strong thunderstorms and tornadoes that affected the state Feb. 24, 2016.
ICEX 2016 is designed to allow the U.S. Navy to assess operational readiness in the Arctic, increase experience in the region, develop partnerships and collaborative efforts, and advance their understanding of the Arctic environment. U.S. Air National Guard and U.S. Army National Guard will provide air support for the duration of this exercise.
Boxer Amphibious Ready Group
More than 4,500 Sailors and Marines from the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) departed San Diego for a deployment to the U.S. 3rd, 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operations (AOO), Feb. 12.
Army Trials 2016
Army Trials 2016 are March 6-10 at Fort Bliss, Texas. Army Trials is a series of adaptive sporting events for wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and Veterans, and helps determine which athletes will represent Team Army during the 2016 Department of Defense Warrior Games. More than 100 wounded, ill and injured Soldiers and Veterans from across the country are traveling to Fort Bliss to train...
2016 AFRICOM Medical
AFRICOM's MEDRETEs pair small teams of military medical professionals from the U.S. with participating African partner nations to train alongside and share best practices in trauma and surgical medicine. U.S. personnel benefit by providing medical care in a forward and austere environment; African partners develop closer relationships with U.S. medical personnel; and local populations receive...
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.
America’s Marine Corps is accountable to those we serve. For this reason, senior leaders occasionally testify before the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate. These Capitol Hill testimonies will be posted here for the record.
New Horizons is a U.S. Southern Command-sponsored joint humanitarian assistance exercise designed to provide humanitarian, dental and medical services to communities in need while demonstrating U.S. support for the Dominican Republic.
Exercise Commando Sling 16 is a Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and U.S. Pacific command sponsored exercise conducted in the Republic of Singapore. The purpose of the exercise is to conduct combined dissimilar air combat training with the Republic of Singapore Air Force. The focus of this exercise is on tactical coordination and evaluation of air tactics, techniques and procedures.
More than 5,000 service members from 9 NATO nations - Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States - will take part in exercise Swift Response 16. The exercise is designed to evaluate the readiness of the U.S. Army's Global Response Force alongside high-readiness Allied forces.
National Guardsmen were activated to assist local and state authorities in the aftermath of record floods affecting Louisiana, Texas and Arkansas in March 2016.
The Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) provides U.S. military units and personnel with realistic pre-deployment training scenarios in all aspects of armed conflict. JRTC 16-06 involves the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division training with Alabama, Illinois, South Carolina and Georgia Army National Guard as the opposing force.
The National Training Center (NTC) provides U.S. military units and personnel with realistic pre-deployment training scenarios in all aspects of armed conflict. Rotation 16-05 involves U.S. Army 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division training with III Corps as the opposing force and the U.S. Air Force 7th Bomb Wing as air support.
U.S. Army Paratroopers from the JFK Special Warfare Center (SWCS) participate in an airborne operation at the St. Mere Eglise Drop Zone on Fort Bragg, N.C., March 7, 2016. Paratroopers and Green Berets conducted a proficiency jump from a UH-60 Blackhawk to maintain their currency.