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Jan. 23, 2018

U.S. Service Members Train With Djiboutian Military Partners

Soldiers assigned to Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa’s communications directorate trained with Djiboutian service members during a military-to-military exchange of best practices at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.

Jan. 23, 2018

Soldiers Test New Modular Handgun System at Fort Polk

Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 1st Security Forces Assistance Brigade familiarized themselves and qualified with the XM17 handgun at the Joint Readiness Training Center, Fort Polk, Louisiana.

Jan. 16, 2018

Soldiers Visit Polish Cadets at Local School

Soldiers from 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, Fort Riley, Kansas, met with Polish military cadets at a local school in Rzepin, Poland, in an effort to continue building upon Polish-U.S. relations.

Jan. 16, 2018

Face of Defense: Soldier Dies Rescuing 4 People in Burning Building

Army Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah, a 27-year-old New York National Guardsman, caught the attention of senior officials as well as the national media when he died after entering a burning apartment building in New York City's Bronx at least three times on the night of Dec. 28, 2017, saving four people.

Jan. 12, 2018

Face of Defense: Soldier Aims to Apply Experiences

Army 1st Sgt. Henning Jensen said he spent many hours at the park playing 'Soldier' with his friends, and that's when he realized that he wanted to be an infantryman. Using his combat experience, he now advises foreign allies and provides readiness tools they can use to fight enemy forces as part of the 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade at Fort Benning, Ga.

Jan. 8, 2018

Pentagon Spokesman Details Progress in Defeating ISIS

Coalition and partnered forces are building on progress in Iraq and Syria to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, the director of press operations at the Pentagon told reporters.

Jan. 8, 2018

Army Engineers Compete in Iron Ram 2018

Soldiers assigned to the 40th Brigade Engineer Battalion, 2nd Brigade, 1st Armor Division, competed in Iron Ram 2018, an annual battalion-level exercise testing physical fitness and proficiency in soldier skills at Kuwait Naval Base in Kuwait.

Jan. 8, 2018

Task Force Darby Aids Boys in Cameroon

Soldiers with Task Force Darby serving in Cameroon, Africa, are volunteering their time to provide aid to a group of disadvantaged boys.

Jan. 5, 2018

Mattis Welcomes Esper as Army Secretary During Ceremonial Swearing-In

During a ceremonial welcome for Army Secretary Mark T. Esper at the Pentagon’s Hall of Heroes, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said the U.S. Military Academy graduate is the best person to lead the service forward.

Jan. 5, 2018

Survey Indicates Higher Satisfaction With Military Medical Facilities

Soldiers, retirees and family members reported very high overall satisfaction in a Defense Department Joint Outpatient Experience Survey -- 93 percent -- with their experience at Army medical treatment facilities, the senior health policy analyst with the Office of the Army Surgeon General said.

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