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Sept. 24, 2018

U.S., Afghan Health Professionals Work to Improve Medical Care

U.S. Navy medical professionals are working with their Afghan counterparts to improve medical care at Kandahar Regional Military Hospital in Afghanistan.

Sept. 14, 2018

Face of Defense: Navy Recruiter Shares ‘Formula’ for Success

Hard-driving enlisted recruiter Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jose Sotocora is among Navy Recruiting District Miami’s top producers.

Sept. 6, 2018

Navy Destroyer Seizes 2,521 AK-47 Rifles in Gulf of Aden

An illicit weapons shipment of more than 2,000 rifles was seized by the crew of the USS Jason Dunham during a countertrafficking mission in international waters in the Gulf of Aden, U.S. 5th Fleet officials announced.

Sept. 5, 2018

Freeze Fighter: Warmer Wetsuit Increases Navy Dive Time

Two Massachusetts Institute of Technology professors helped to develop an improved neoprene wetsuit that better protects Navy divers from freezing water temperatures.

Aug. 26, 2018

DoD Mourns Death of Senator John S. McCain

U.S. senator and retired Navy Capt. John S. McCain died in Arizona at age 81 after a long battle with cancer. McCain, a prisoner of war during the Vietnam War, “steadfastly represented the best ideals of our country,” Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said.

Aug. 23, 2018

Hawaii Braces as Hurricane Lane Threatens

The Hawaii National Guard and active-duty military personnel are standing by in case they are needed as Hurricane Lane approaches the island state, National Guard Bureau officials said.

Aug. 23, 2018

Hospital Ship to Support Humanitarian Effort in Latin America

The Navy's Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort will deploy to Central America and South America in late September to begin a two-month humanitarian mission with stops in Colombia and elsewhere in the region.

Aug. 22, 2018

Face of Defense: Navy Recruiter Embraces American Ideals

Serving in the military provides the opportunity to be a part of something bigger than yourself, and to be a positive influence, said Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Caroline Ballad, a reservist currently serving on active duty as a recruiter at the Navy Talent Acquisition Group Rocky Mountain Utah Division.

Aug. 20, 2018

U.S., Iraq, Kuwait Complete Trilateral Exercise

The U.S. Navy and Coast Guard completed a trilateral exercise with Iraqi and Kuwaiti navy partners in the Northern Persian Gulf to improve the coordination of maritime security tactics between the three nations.

Aug. 9, 2018

Air Force, Army, Navy Cyber Techs Participate in Exercise Patriot Warrior

Air Force, Army and Navy cyber technicians honed their skills during realistic scenarios at Exercise Patriot Warrior at Fort McCoy, Wis.

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