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July 9, 2018

U.S., Philippines Strengthen Alliance With Maritime Training Activity Sama Sama

The U.S. and Philippine navies kicked off maritime training activity Sama Sama, a weeklong engagement focused on naval capabilities and designed to strengthen the close partnership between the navies.

July 5, 2018

Walkers Show Support for Deployed Loved Ones

About 500 family members and friends gathered to attempt to walk the distance from Fort Carson, Colo., to Kosovo and Afghanistan as part of a series of events in support of loved ones currently deployed to those locations.

July 5, 2018

Reservist Helps Treat PTSD With Equine Therapy

An Air Force reservist in Colorado helps veterans and active-duty service members suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder with a unique but effective approach: therapeutic horse riding.

July 3, 2018

West Point Promotes STEM Learning in South Africa

Representatives of the U.S. Military Academy promoted science, technology, engineering and mathematics learning to 70 gifted South African students in partnership with the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences.

July 3, 2018

U.S. Forces Korea Opens New Headquarters

On what would have been the 95th birthday of Army Gen. John William Vessey Jr., Combined Forces Command's first commander, U.S. Forces Korea and United Nations Command opened a new headquarters building named in his honor at Camp Humphreys, South Korea.

June 28, 2018

Trident Shield 18 Tests Mississippi's Domestic Operations Response

The Mississippi National Guard's domestic response team held an exercise at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center to test command and control of guardsmen deployed to assist civilian authorities managing a statewide response to a natural disaster.

June 28, 2018

Building the Future, One RoboBoat at a Time

Teams of students from 13 schools representing six countries tested their engineering skills by deploying autonomous boats during the 11th annual International RoboBoat Competition.

June 26, 2018

West Virginia Soldiers Dive Into FEMA Certification Training

Soldiers from the West Virginia Army National Guard and the West Virginia Swift Water Rescue Team attained the necessary training and certification to identify as a Federal Emergency Management Agency Type 1 swift water/flood search and rescue team within the National Incident Management System, the comprehensive, national approach to disaster response.

June 26, 2018

USS Nimitz: 50 Years of Teamwork and Tradition

The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz has completed 28 deployments, more than a quarter of a million catapult launches and arrested landings, five homeport changes, and countless operations and missions successfully executed. The decorated history of the oldest aircraft carrier in active U.S. Navy service began 50 years ago this month, when the carrier’s keel was laid June 22, 1968.

June 19, 2018

Coast Guard Receives International Recognition for Hurricane Response

As the 2018 hurricane season opens, the international maritime community recognized the Coast Guard for its efforts last year to restore safe marine navigation in waterways hit by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

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