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April 5, 2018

Future Tech: Soldiers Test, Evaluate New Equipment in Germany

U.S. and British troops and Defense Department personnel in Germany watched as several new unmanned aerial tools were explained and demonstrated during a multinational joint equipment training brief.as a precursor to a scheduled Robotic Complex Breach Concept demonstration of new air and ground equipment.

March 27, 2018

U.S., Japanese Sailors Complete Bilateral Exercise

The Carl Vinson Strike Group has completed a bilateral exercise in the Western Pacific with the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force.

March 27, 2018

Veterans Build Resilience Through Equine-Assisted Therapy

The Pikes Peak Therapeutic Riding Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., provides equine therapy services to veterans and their families to help them cope with their post-military lives..

March 22, 2018

Marines Conduct Urban Breaching Training at Camp Lejeune

Marine combat engineers with 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion and infantry assaultmen with 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division blasted through barriers during an urban breaching training event.

March 22, 2018

Air Force Rotary-Wing Aviator: ‘The Ma’am Behind the Mustache’

Air Force Capt. Victoria Snow is a pilot with the 33rd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron, assigned to the 451st Air Expeditionary Group at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan. Flying the Pave Hawk is a normal part of her exciting life.

March 7, 2018

Face of Defense: Airman Earns First ‘Spark Tank’ Innovation Award

Master Sgt. Bartek Bachleda, an aircraft refueling boom operator with the 22nd Air Refueling Wing, won the inaugural Air Force Spark Tank Competition Cup for his proposal to reengineer the boom operator platform position for the entire KC-135 Stratotanker aircraft refueler fleet. He asked the Air Force for $1.5 million to implement his innovation.

March 2, 2018

Connecting ‘Eyes in the Sky’ to Boots on the Ground

The ability to remote-pilot the RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aerial vehicle is made possible by a unique group of airmen in the 9th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron.

Feb. 16, 2018

Face of Defense: Sailor From Humble Beginnings Achieves Excellence

Navy Lt. Ismael Tounkara was raised in Guinea, but he has surmounted challenges and risen through the ranks to become a highly successful officer. For those who know Tounkara, he is the quintessential example of how hard work, dedication, ambition and effort can pay big dividends.

Jan. 2, 2018

Socom's HEROs Combat Human Trafficking to Save Children Around the Globe

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month, and the Defense Department has teams who work year-round to combat these crimes worldwide.

Aug. 21, 2017

Exercise Enhances Cooperative Maritime Security Efforts

The goal of Southeast Asia Cooperation and Training exercise is to increase multilateral cooperation and information sharing among navies and coast guards across South and Southeast Asia.

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