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April 17, 2018

National Guard, Reserve Troops Participate in Disaster Response Exercises

National Guard and reserve troops are participating in Guardian Response training, and exercise that creates a variety of scenarios in a mock nuclear event.

April 16, 2018

Arctic Care 2018 Readiness Training Event Begins in Northwestern Alaska

Service members gathered deep within Alaska’s Northwest Arctic Borough for Arctic Care 2018, a Defense Department-sponsored innovative readiness training event.

April 16, 2018

Navy, Marine Units Participate in Eager Lion Exercise

The amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima, the dock landing ship USS Oak Hill and components of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit will participate in Eager Lion 2018, an 11-day exercise focused on increasing U.S.-Jordanian security and warfighting capabilities.

April 13, 2018

U.S., Japan Commemorate World War II Battle of Peleliu

The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps and the Japan Self-Defense Force participated in a wreath-laying ceremony in the island nation of Palau yesterday to remember the service members who lost their lives during the World War II Battle of Peleliu.

April 13, 2018

Making It Rain: Improving Front-Line Medical Readiness

Service members can find themselves operating in austere environments such as disaster relief areas and forward operating bases, where transporting medical supplies can be a complex undertaking. Marines and sailors of the 1st Marine Logistics Group are working with Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152 to drop units of blood by air to those operating in such inflexible areas.

April 12, 2018

Niger-Hosted Exercise Enhances Regional Cooperation, Security

Niger is hosting exercise Flintlock 2018, an annual regional event among African, allied and U.S. counterterrorism forces.

April 11, 2018

U.S. Soldiers Train Nigerian Army Troops

Twelve U.S. soldiers provide tactics and training instruction to about 200 Nigerian army soldiers from the 26th Infantry Battalion.

April 11, 2018

Oklahoma Guardsmen Participate in Water Rescue Training

Members of the Oklahoma Army National Guard participated in water rescue training over the waters of the Oklahoma River as part of a newly formed rescue task force.

April 9, 2018

Air Guard Unit Uses Teal Ribbons in Sexual Assault Prevention Campaign

Teal ribbons, each signifying one of the 435 sexual assaults reported within Air National Guard units throughout the United States in 2016, highlighted an effort at Tulsa Air National Guard Base in Oklahoma to draw attention to the need for sexual assault awareness and prevention.

April 9, 2018

Navy’s Oldest Commissioned Submarine Visits Pearl Harbor for Final Time

Friends and families of the crew gathered on the pier at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Hawaii as the Navy's oldest commissioned submarine returned from its final deployment.

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