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Feb. 14, 2018

Joint Training Develops K-9, Handler Skills

Soldiers and canines with the 520th Military Working Dog Detachment practiced urban combat tactics with the Honolulu Police Department K-9 unit at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii.

Feb. 7, 2018

Face of Defense: Combat Medic Looks Forward to First Deployment

Army Sgt. Randy Kieso, a combat medic, said he wanted to serve in the military since he was 6 years old and he's ready for his first deployment in the spring with the 3rd Battalion, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade. “It’s essentially been a lifelong thing I’ve wanted to do; this has always been what I wanted to do,” he said.

Feb. 6, 2018

Face of Defense: Paratrooper Makes First Jump in More Than 30 Years

Army Lt. Col. John Hall, 53, a public affairs officer with the 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team based in Vicenza, Italy, may hold the Army record for gaps between parachute jumps, with a more than 30 years since his last airborne jump. Hall graduated from 'Jump School' when he was 19 and last jumped when he was 22 years old.

Feb. 5, 2018

Field Artillery, Armor Troops Train Together in Germany

Artillery and armor soldiers are learning how to fight better together at the Grafenwoehr Training Center in Germany.

Feb. 2, 2018

Omani, U.S. Troops Conduct Combined Arms Maneuver

Omani and U.S. forces conducted a simulated assault in Thumrait, Oman, against dozens of enemy fighters, in the culminating event of Inferno Creek 18, a three-week training exercise.

Feb. 2, 2018

Face of Defense: Army Service Reunites Military Cousins

Nathaniel Layton grew up in Greenville, Tennessee, just a half-hour away from Knoxville, Tennessee, where his cousin, Patrick May, lived. The two only met once growing up. Today they are closer than ever and owe their chance to grow together, personally and professionally, to the Army.

Jan. 31, 2018

Army Medics Conduct Field Training in Germany

Army medics are conducting field training under arduous weather conditions as part of the ongoing Allied Spirit VIII training exercise held at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center in Hohenfels, Germany.

Jan. 30, 2018

Military Police Use ‘Raven’ UAVs at Allied Spirit Exercise

Military policemen with the 287th Military Police Company, 97th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade at Fort Riley, Kansas, are putting a lightweight small unmanned aerial system known as the Raven to use during the Allied Spirit VIII exercise held at Hohenfels Training Area, Germany.

Jan. 29, 2018

Face of Defense: Soldier Follows in Grandfather’s Footsteps

Army Capt. Christopher J. Collins, operations advisor for 2nd Battalion, 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade at Fort Polk, La., is slated to serve as a military advisor to Afghan security forces, a job his grandfather, retired Army Capt. James R. Collins, performed as a member of the Vietnam Military Assistance Advisory Group.

Jan. 25, 2018

Air Force, Army Developing Multidomain Doctrine

The Army and Air Force are working together to flesh out how to fight against adversaries that use a mix of conventional forces, special operations forces, cyber tools, space tools and sophisticated electronic warfare tools, the commander of Air Combat Command said.

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