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Kids Sing Anthem With Colors Presented
Thu, 14 Nov 2018
Soldiers assigned to the Continental Color Guard, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) present the nation’s colors as students and teachers sing the national anthem with hands over hearts during a Veterans Day celebration at Clermont Elementary School in Alexandria, Virginia. The Pledge of Allegiance was also recited during the celebration.
Supporting The Expeditionary Mindset To Fight Anywhere
Thu, 14 Nov 2018
Marines and sailors trained to support units in a forward operating environment, familiarizing themselves with equipment and increasing their combat readiness ... ensuring they have everything needed to fight in every clime and place, while maintaining an expeditionary mindset.
Marine Corps F-35B Lightning IIs - USS Essex Flight Ops
Thu, 14 Nov 2018
F-35B Lightning IIs with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 211, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct flight operations aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex.
Marines Celebrate Corps Birthday & Provide Relief After Typhoon
Tue, 13 Nov 2018
A cutout silhouette stands at the Veteran’s memorial park during the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit and Combat Logistics Battalion 31 U.S. Marine Corps 243rd Birthday ceremony on Tinian, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.
California Air National Guard Fights Fires With Innovation
Tue, 13 Nov 2018
Airmen at the California Air National Guard's 163d Attack Wing use innovation to help state agencies battle wildfires burning across the state.
Air Commandos Are Leaders
Tue, 13 Nov 2018
Air Force Special Operations Command showcases the Air Commando culture ... Humans are More Important than Hardware ... They are leaders ... always resiliently ready!
Land Of The Free Because Of The Brave
Tue, 13 Nov 2018
A tribute to all the men and women of the U.S. military, past and present, who have proudly and valiantly served our beloved country.
Veterans Day At MOHR Douglas Munro Statue
Mon, 12 Nov 2018
Coast Guard recruits and personnel from Training Center Cape May hold a Veterans Day ceremony in front of the Medal of Honor Recipient 'Douglas Munro' statue, along with members of multiple local Veterans groups.
Creating A More Efficient Army Workforce
Mon, 12 Nov 2018
Crane Army Ammunition Activity implements new methods to raise efficiency across organizational production areas and increase readiness for the Warfighter.
USS Harry S. Truman - Ops and Drills 2018
Mon, 12 Nov 2018
USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) conducts a variety of operations and drills, including medical and live-fire, during sustainment operations in the Atlantic.
Veterans Day 2018 - Presidential Proclamation
Sun, 11 Nov 2018
I, DONALD J. TRUMP, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim November 11, 2018, as Veterans Day. I encourage all Americans to recognize the fortitude and sacrifice of our veterans through public ceremonies and private thoughts and prayers. I call upon Federal, State, and local officials to display the flag of the United States and to participate in patriotic activities in their communities. I call on all Americans, including civic and fraternal organizations, places of worship, schools, and communities to support this day with commemorative expressions and programs.
Future of U.S. Navy Onboard Delivery Missions
Sun, 11 Nov 2018
The CMV-22 Osprey, the Navy’s MV-22 variant, combines fixed-wing aircraft speed and range with the vertical lift capabilities of rotary wing platforms, making it the ideal carrier strike group COD and vertical on board delivery (VOD) platform in support of aerial resupply and logistics.
Old Guard 'Full Honors' Rehearsal At Arlington
Sun, 11 Nov 2018
The U.S. Army 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment “The Old Guard” Caisson Platoon rehearses a full honors military funeral at the Arlington National Cemetery new Millennium site.
Marine Corps 243rd Birthday
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
Happy 243rd birthday to the U.S. Marine Corps ... and brave, proud, honorable ... active, reserve, and veteran Marines ... Semper Fidelis!
CAP Cadets Trained On Cybersecurity By ISR Wing Airmen
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
Cyber is the frontier of the future, and when it comes to our future, we must think of who will replace us. The Airmen of the 7th Intelligence Squadron are working to answer that question.
Marines Super Squad 2018 - Patrol and Marksmanship
Sat, 10 Nov 2018
U.S. Marines with 1st Marine Division (MARDIV) compete in a series of events including patrolling techniques and combat marksmanship to determine the best squad in the 1st MARDIV Super Squad Competition at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.
Honoring Veterans - Colors Presentation
Fri, 09 Nov 2018
U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Fredrick Taylor, Keesler AFB Honor Guard member, presents the colors during the Jeff Davis Elementary School Veterans Day celebration in Biloxi, Mississippi. During the event, students recited the Pledge of Allegiance and sang several patriotic songs.
First-Time Deployers Share Experiences
Fri, 09 Nov 2018
The middle of that Texan summer was as hot and dry as ever, the days bleeding into each other as the sun bleeds into the haze of the horizon there. With Fort Bliss and Fort Hood’s summer half-a-world away to those deployed in Żagań, Poland, three Soldiers in particular recall their reactions to this, their first deployment.
High Altitude LO Jump & Aircraft Landing
Fri, 09 Nov 2018
Members from the 82nd Expeditionary Rescue Squadron in junction with the 75th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron and U.S. Navy perform a full mission profile exercise near Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti.
Veterans Day Parade High-Five
Thu, 08 Nov 2018
Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard give high-fives to spectators during the 13th annual Honoring Our Heroes Veterans Day Parade hosted by Veterans Elementary School, Chula Vista, California.
Sailors Receive Weapons Training
Thu, 08 Nov 2018
The three-week Basic Security Reaction Force training course continued as Sailors from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington in training class ‘Top Gun’ took part in weapons training at the Cheatham Annex shooting range.
Hurricane Florence - Search and Rescue Ops In NC
Thu, 08 Nov 2018
Coast Guard aviation search and rescue operations in North Carolina during the aftermath of Hurricane Florence on September 16, 2018 with aircrews participating in the rescue of 67 people and 12 pets. It was part of 72 hour period that resulted in rescuing 133 people and 20 pets.
Machine Gun Aerial Live-Fire
Wed, 07 Nov 2018
U.S. Army Spc. Cody Zickefoose fires an M240H machine gun from a CH-47 Chinook during a Combined Arms Live Fire Exercise on Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
Airmen Conduct Contingency Operational Readiness Training
Wed, 07 Nov 2018
The convoy slowly rolled through the city streets as the hot sun beat down on them. Mirages formed from the heat of the Humvee’s diesel engines, as sweat-drenched Airmen clutched their weapons. Men accosted the vehicles for food throughout the village, when suddenly, a hidden roadside bomb detonated at the front of the convoy.
Urban Live-Fire - Rising Thunder 18
Wed, 07 Nov 2018
U.S Army soldiers from 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division practice a bi-lateral movement clearing a simulated village along with Japanese Soldiers from 1st Infantry Regiment, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force during an urban live fire range rehearsal as part of Exercise Rising Thunder 18 at Yakima Training Center, Washington.
Celebrating 243rd Marine Corps Birthday At MCAS Iwakuni
Tue, 06 Nov 2018
U.S. Marines and Sailors with Marine Aircraft Group 12, take part in the 243rd Marine Corps birthday uniform pageant at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan.
Fourth Generation Marine Proves He Has 'The Wright Stuff'
Tue, 06 Nov 2018
Marine Corps Pfc. Tanner Wright wanted to follow his family’s tradition of military service as far back as he could remember. His father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-uncle passed down Marine Corps discipline and motivation through each generation of the family.
Marines Super Squad 2018 - Obstacle Course
Tue, 06 Nov 2018
U.S. Marines with 1st Marine Division (MARDIV) are evaluated on their performance while conducting the Marine Corps obstacle course during the 1st (MARDIV) Super Squad Competition at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.
Special Salute To World War I Veterans
Mon, 05 Nov 2018
Military members and spectators attend the Boise Veterans Parade in Boise, Idaho. The theme of the 2018 parade was “a special salute to World War I veterans, a war that changed the world”.
Military Police Train During Operation Blue Shield
Mon, 05 Nov 2018
After several days of training, U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers were tested on battle drills as part of Operation Blue Shield at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin.
Navy SEAL Museum
Mon, 05 Nov 2018
The National Navy SEAL Museum is the only museum dedicated solely to preserving the history of the United States Navy SEALs and their predecessors. Located in Fort Pierce, Florida, the Museum resides on the training grounds of the original Navy combat divers, the Frogmen.
Coast Guard Responds Sinking Charter Boat
Sun, 04 Nov 2018
A U.S. Coast Guard Station Honolulu 45-foot Response Boat Medium crew responds to a sinking charter boat off Ewa Beach, Hawaii. The RB-M crew was able to evacuate all three boaters aboard.
Live Fire With A Purpose
Sun, 04 Nov 2018
The Live Fire With A Purpose program is treated as the graduation event by U.S. Fleet Forces Command and U.S. Third Fleet prior to ships deploying, because it provides a tactically challenging scenario for each ship requiring watchteams to utilize ship TTPs, pre-planned responses (PPRs) and the commanding officer’s battle orders to defend themselves.
Inside The Fairchild Honor Guard
Sun, 04 Nov 2018
Airmen of Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington go through intense training to become the best Honor Guardsmen they can be while upholding their proud mission.
Boy Learns About Water Survival Training
Sat, 03 Nov 2018
A boy attending the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Festival learns about water survival training with STEM Festival volunteers at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. This event gives him and other attending students a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in various STEM-related activities.
ANG’s 2018 Outstanding Airman of the Year
Sat, 03 Nov 2018
Staff Sergeant Wilson B. Gardner was selected as the Air National Guard’s 2018 Outstanding Airman of the Year, and one of the U.S. Air Force’s 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year. He was selected from tens of thousands of enlisted ANG Airmen for the award. His passion for the personal and professional development of himself and his team, exceptional technical aptitude and acute decision-making under pressure has set him apart among his peers.
US Soldiers & Japan SDF Conduct Live-Fire
Sat, 03 Nov 2018
Indiana Army National Guard soldiers conduct a live-fire training exercise with their Japanese partners during Orient Shield 2018, which underscores the strength of the close, long-standing relationship the United States has with Japan and the Japan Self-defense Force.
F/A-18E Super Hornet Rainbow Launch
Fri, 02 Nov 2018
An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Sunliners” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 81, launches under a rainbow from the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) in support of Trident Juncture 18 taking place in Norway and the surrounding areas of the North Atlantic and the Baltic Sea, including Iceland and the airspace of Finland and Sweden. More than 50,000 participants from 30 Ally and partner nations are involved with Trident Juncture 18.
Marines Play Hostile Opposing Forces At Northern Strike 18
Fri, 02 Nov 2018
Marines came to Northern Strike 18 to gain experience working with other forces and to allow younger Marines the opportunity to train and acquire knowledge of certain terrains and tactical environments. While here, they are working as hostile opposing forces (OPFOR), simulating defense procedures and ambushes against JTACs from Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Germany, and the U.S. Air Force.
Marines Conduct Archipelago Endeavor 2018
Fri, 02 Nov 2018
Marines with U.S. Marine Rotational Force Europe and Sweden’s 2nd Marine Battalion sharpen their combat skills during Exercise Archipelago Endeavor 2018 in Sweden. The exercise also provides the U.S. Marines exposure to use of the Swedes' CB-90 assault craft and Carl Gustav recoilless rifle in a challenging amphibious operating environment.
Tank or Treat Halloween
Thu, 01 Nov 2018
A military child gets his face painted during 2nd Battalion, 69th Armored Regiment’s “Tank or Treat” Halloween event in the battalion motor pool at Fort Stewart, Georgia. Soldiers brought their families and children to “trick-or-treat” at decorated tanks, ride horses, and paint pumpkins.
Learning Tactics To Dissuade Or Disable
Thu, 01 Nov 2018
“This is the United States Coast Guard, stop your vessel or you will be fired upon,” said Petty Officer 2nd Class Nicholas Dziama over the radio as he pulled beside a boat attempting to outmaneuver him and enter a security zone. The vessel posing imminent threat continued on its course into the zone prompting Dziama to instruct his bow gunner to fire a warning shot ahead of the vessel.
Navy Medal of Honor
Thu, 01 Nov 2018
The Navy Medal of Honor is our country's oldest continuously awarded decoration, even though its appearance and award criteria has changed since it was created for Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard enlisted men by Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles on December 16, 1861. Legislation in 1915 made officers eligible for the award. Although originally awarded for both combat and non-combat heroism, the Medal of Honor today is presented for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of life, above and beyond the call of duty.
Halloween Trunk or Treat
Wed, 31 Oct 2018
U.S. Marines, their kids, other family members participate in a Trunk or Treat event at Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, North Carolina that included trick-or-treating, games, and a free movie showing.
An Ornamental Bull Aboard The USS Wisconsin
Wed, 31 Oct 2018
Proceeding to his promotion ceremony, U.S. Navy Ensign Alfred Canoy boarded the USS Wisconsin cradling a football sized wooden bull. It is a naval tradition of the most Senior Ensign to carry the "Bull Ensign" that represents the most Senior Ensign.
Air Force Global Strike Command
Wed, 31 Oct 2018
Air Force Global Strike Command is a major command with headquarters at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana with a mission to provide strategic deterrence, global strike and combat support. It is responsible for the nation's three intercontinental ballistic missile wings, the Air Force’s entire bomber force, the Long Range Strike Bomber program, Air Force Nuclear Command, Control and Communications systems, and operational and maintenance support to organizations within the nuclear enterprise.
Halloween At White House
Tue, 30 Oct 2018
President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump hand out candy to children outside the South Portico entrance of the White House on October 28, 2018 at the 2018 White House Halloween event.
Trust The Process and Never Quit On Yourself
Tue, 30 Oct 2018
While some face challenges, and some live their lives wondering how to overcome their obstacles, Spc. Timothy Smith’s story is inspiringly different ... Smith challenged himself and achieved top graduate in the Potential Noncommissioned Officer Cadre Course (PNCO) at Bemowo Piskie Training Area, Poland during the 2018 summer, becoming the first American Soldier to achieve top graduate in the course.
Rising Thunder 18 - Sniper Competition
Tue, 30 Oct 2018
Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division competed with Soldiers from 1st Infantry Regiment, Japan Ground Self-Defense Force in a sniper competition during Exercise Rising Thunder 18 at Yakima Training Center, Washington. Sniper teams had to clear targets between 200 meters and up to 800 meters away.
Boy Enjoys Coast Guard Boat Experience
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
A boy enjoys sitting in the bow of a 33-Foot Special Purpose Craft – Law Enforcement with Coast Guard Fireman Patrick Saragoza standing near him during an open house at Coast Guard Sector San Diego.
RPAs Mainstay of California Wildland Firefighting Ops
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
Five years after a proof-of-concept mission to use the California Air National Guard’s remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) in support of domestic wildland firefighting operations, the MQ-9 Reaper has developed into a key asset in California’s fight against wildfires, including the 2018 ones like the Carr and Mendocino Complex Fires in Northern California.
Marines - Spiritual Resiliency
Mon, 29 Oct 2018
U.S. Navy Chaplains assigned to the U.S. Marine Corps explain the importance of spiritual resiliency and emphasize their role in helping to support Marines during their service in the states and abroad. Chaplains are also available for a Marine's family in an assortment of personal and spiritual needs.
National Anthem performed country style by Jackson Dean
Sun, 28 Oct 2018
High school football player Jackson Dean's wonderful, inspiring country style rendition of the National Anthem should make all Americans very proud!
NLCS Game Old Glory Flyover
Sun, 28 Oct 2018
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Kori Myers, 418th Flight Test Squadron load master, waves the American flag out of the back of a C-17 Globemaster III during a flyover of the National League Championship Series game between the L.A. Dodgers and Milwaukee Brewers on October 15, 2018.
Maximum Power, Supreme Skill
Sun, 28 Oct 2018
The Spring Fire burned nearly 110,000 acres in July 2018 and ranks as the third largest wildfire in Colorado history. Nearly 150 Colorado National Guard Soldiers and Airmen were activated during the Spring Fire to provide search and rescue along with aerial firefighting, security, and traffic control points support.
Combat Readiness and Major Accident Response
Sun, 28 Oct 2018
The Oregon Air National Guard’s 142nd Fighter Wing conducts a combat readiness and major accident response exercise testing the wing’s ability to complete its mission while simulating a hostile environment and responding to a simulated aircraft accident.
Corpsman Demonstrates Putting On Tourniquet
Sat, 27 Oct 2018
Hospital Corpsman, a Naval Medical Center San Diego simulation lab technician, shows middle school students and teachers how to put a tourniquet on a simulation mannequin at the Innovation Zone at San Diego Fleet Week.
Dark Horse In The Mountains
Sat, 27 Oct 2018
Marines must be prepared to operate in any clime and place whether it be a desert, mountains or anything in between. Each environment poses its own unique set of challenges, but training in those environments helps to prepare Marines to overcome those challenges.
Crack Down On Illegal Charters
Sat, 27 Oct 2018
The U.S. Coast Guard and partner agencies conducted over 30 boardings that resulted in 15 violations and terminations of three illegal charter operations throughout the areas of Miami and Key West during Operation PAX Defender.
Old Guard Caisson Platoon Funeral Escort
Fri, 26 Oct 2018
The U.S. Army 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (Old Guard) Caisson Platoon helps conduct military funeral honors with funeral escort for U.S. Army Sgt. Maj. Chaturbhuj Gidwani in Section 71 of Arlington National Cemetery.
Father and Son - Brothers In Arms
Fri, 26 Oct 2018
Airman 1st Class David Mapel, is following in the footsteps of his father, Chief Master Sergeant Mark Mapel, whose feelings for his son have heightened even more ... And the elder Mapel is no stranger to military influences growing up, as his father and older brother were in the U.S. Army.
Global Medic 2018
Fri, 26 Oct 2018
U.S. Army Reserve Medical Readiness and Training Command hosts the exercise Global Medic twice a year... once at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin and once at Fort Hunter Liggett, California. The goal of the exercise is to challenge and develop Army and Joint medical units to deliver synchronized world class expeditionary healthcare to meet global requirements in a complex environment.
Inflatable Boat Beach Assault
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
U.S. Marines and members of the 1st Regiment San Marco Brigade, Italian Landing Force demonstrate how to assault a beach via inflatable boat during exercise Mare Aperto.
Putting Out Wildfires One Charred Stump At A Time
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
The process known as ‘mop up’ is one of the most crucial elements of fighting a wildland fire. It is methodical, backbreaking, intense and exhaustive over a 12 hour shift.
Marines 2018 Tiger Competition
Thu, 25 Oct 2018
Marines with 1st, 2nd, and 4th Tank Battalions participate in the 2018 Tiger Competition at Fort Knox, Kentucky. The annual competition tested tank crews’ basic skills in an innovative fashion to determine the best tank crew throughout the entire Marine Corps.
Veterans Memorial Service - Alaska Day Festival
Wed, 24 Oct 2018
A Coast Guard Air Station Sitka and Army National Guard color guard team marches in a Sitka National Cemetery Alaska Veterans Memorial Service in Sitka, Alaska during the Alaska Day Festival that celebrates the formal transfer of the Territory of Alaska from Russia to the United States.
Green Flight Helps Learning To Fly
Wed, 24 Oct 2018
The Air Force Green Flight program is crucial in helping Airmen new to Air Force Special Operations Command adjust to the operational pace of the job.
Blue Angels At Cleveland National Air Show 2018
Wed, 24 Oct 2018
The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, performs at the Cleveland National Air Show 2018. Since 1946, the Blue Angels have been privileged to represent the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps to audiences throughout the U.S. and abroad, showcasing the excitement and power of naval aviation.
Remembering Coast Guard Cutter Cuyahoga's Fallen
Tue, 23 Oct 2018
The 11 crewmen who perished when Coast Guard Cutter Cuyahoga sank in 1978 were remembered during evening colors at Coast Guard Training Center.
The M1 Garand - A Piece of History
Tue, 23 Oct 2018
Gen. George Patton, Jr. once said, “In my opinion, the M1 rifle is the greatest battle implement ever devised.” The .30 caliber semi-automatic weapon was the standard-issue rifle during World War II and the Korean War. For military and civilian competitors at the National Matches in Camp Perry, Ohio, there’s nothing quite like it.
Millennium Site - Arlington National Cemetery
Tue, 23 Oct 2018
The Arlington National Cemetery Millennium site that was officially opened on September 6, 2018 ... is a beautiful, natural area that supports the cemetery’s long term goal of optimizing interment space.
Military Appreciation Coin Toss
Mon, 22 Oct 2018
U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Mark Treakle, 338th Training Squadron student, and Keesler Air Force Base leadership participate in the coin toss to determine which team would receive the ball first during a Biloxi High School military appreciation night football game in Biloxi, Mississippi.
Intern Dons Park Ranger Hat
Mon, 22 Oct 2018
For many college students, the onset of summer means the transition from school work to a summer job, however for one student at Whitman College, who is studying biology ... it means transitioning from student to park ranger.
Army Recruits Take On Eagle Tower
Mon, 22 Oct 2018
U.S. Army recruits from D 2-19 of the 198th Infantry Training Brigade learn to trust their equipment and trust their Drill Sergeants at Eagle Tower, a 60-foot rappel tower aboard Fort Benning's Sand Hill during August 2018. Eagle Tower tests each soldier’s physical strength, endurance and ability to overcome obstacles.
USS Gravely Sails With Carrier Strike Group 4
Sun, 21 Oct 2018
The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107) sails as part of the Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 4 composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX). CSG 4 mentors, trains and assesses East Coast units preparing for future deployments.
The First Year Of A New Century Of Serving
Sun, 21 Oct 2018
The U.S. Army Reserve 88th Readiness Division Blue Devils, with a new name and a transforming mission, forge ahead with smart, innovative and inspiring approaches to increasing the Army’s operational effectiveness from the tactical, on the ground fight to the highest strategic level.
Marine Corps Leadership Cohesion Exercise
Sun, 21 Oct 2018
The Marine Corps offers a Leadership Cohesion Exercise to assist coaches in shaping young athletes to build a winning team along with teaching them life lessons ... in or out of uniform ... building the next generation of men and women into quality athletes and citizens. The Marine Corps knows all too well about building a championship team too!
5th Graders Hands-On Learning At STEM Day
Sat, 20 Oct 2018
Public Affairs Staff Members from the U.S Navy’s Research Laboratory provide a hands-on learning opportunity for 5th grade students from Norfolk Public Schools during Naval Station Norfolk’s 2nd Annual STEM Day.
Tactical Combat Casualty Care For Blue and Green
Sat, 20 Oct 2018
Wielding a scalpel and watching the ragged rise and fall of his “fallen brother’s” chest, Sgt. Major Charles Metzger, Marine Corps Installations-East, began performing a tracheotomy on a mannequin, as he participated in Tactical Combat Casualty Care training at Naval Medical Center Camp Lejeune.
Aircrew Flight Equipment Specialists
Sat, 20 Oct 2018
Responsible for ensuring that all flight and safety equipment is in perfect working order, Aircrew Flight Equipment specialists make sure Airmen have the supplies necessary for any situation. From packing emergency items like parachutes and survival kits to maintaining regularly used items like flight helmets and oxygen masks, the attention to detail provided by these professionals could mean the difference between life and death.
Marines Proudly With Korean War Veteran
Fri, 19 Oct 2018
U.S Marines proudly surround Marine Corps veteran, Louis Buttell at Marine Corps Base Quantico during the reunion of The Basic School’s first special basic class of 1950, some of whom served together in Korea.
Marine Suffering Traumatic Brain Injury Receives Purple Heart
Fri, 19 Oct 2018
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Dillon Bennett was awarded a Purple Heart by Col. Kyle B. Ellison, commanding officer, 7th Marine Regiment for wounds sustained, including traumatic brain injury, while deployed in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
Mobile Trauma and Surgical Care
Fri, 19 Oct 2018
U.S. Army and Navy service members with the Expeditionary Resuscitative Surgical System Team 20, a subordinate command attached to Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, conduct an integrated exercise with the shock trauma platoon of Combat Logistics Battalion 37.
Life-Saving Supplies For Florida Residents
Thu, 18 Oct 2018
Florida Army National Guard soldiers with Company C, 2 Battalion, 124th Infantry Regiment, 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, distribute life-saving supplies to residents in need following Hurricane Michael.
Tiger Sharks Keep Watch Over Afghan Skies
Thu, 18 Oct 2018
The Tiger Sharks from U.S. Air Force 23rd Fighter Group at Moody Air Force Base provide support against the threat of terrorists during Resolute Support Mission and Operation Freedom’s Sentinel with the highly accurate and survivable weapons-delivery platform of the A-10 Thunderbolt II with flight missions out of Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan.
The Rock PT Competition
Thu, 18 Oct 2018
U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, conduct a variety of physical training activities including rope climbing, running with heavy weapons, and carrying wounded soldiers during The Rock Competition at Caserma Del Din Vicenza, Italy.
John Canley - Medal of Honor Recipient
Wed, 17 Oct 2018
Portrait of retired U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Major John Canley taken July 9, 2018 who was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Donald Trump during a White House ceremony on October 17, 2018, for his heroic actions during the Tet Offensive in the Battle of Hue City in Vietnam January 31 to February 6, 1968 ... braving enemy fire to save his men.
John Canley - Medal of Honor Ceremony
Wed, 17 Oct 2018
Retired U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant Major John Canley receives the Medal of Honor by President Donald Trump at a White House Ceremony on October 17, 2018 for his heroic actions during the Tet Offensive in the Battle of Hue City in Vietnam January 31 to February 6, 1968 ... braving enemy fire to save his men.
Maintaining The Fight - FMT Airmen Support Code Change
Wed, 17 Oct 2018
The 91st Missile Wing began its U.S. Strategic Command directed code change program, updating codes for all 150 launch facilities and 15 launch control centers assigned to Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota.
President Visits With Floridians After Hurricane Michael
Tue, 16 Oct 2018
President Donald Trump, First Lady Melania Trump, Florida Gov. Rick Scott, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, and FEMA Administrator Brock Long visit a FEMA Point of Distribution at Lynn Haven, Florida to meet with survivors of Hurricane Michael which devastated the area.
ROTC Cadets Experience Fort Drum Internship
Tue, 16 Oct 2018
Seven Reserve Officers’ Training Corps cadets experienced an internship at Fort Drum where they were introduced to cultural property protection and its importance during military operations.
Parris Island - Monuments Honoring History
Tue, 16 Oct 2018
U.S. Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island monuments stand as reminders of the brave, proud Marines, who fought in battle and shaped the future of the Marine Corps. The monuments include the Iron Mike Monument, the Iwo Jima Monument, Drill Instructor Monument, Molly Marine Monument, and the Purple Heart Monument. During the virtual tour, World War II veteran Arthur Shearer reflects on his time in service and what advice he would give future generations of service members.
Hurricane Michael Storm Surge Assessment
Mon, 15 Oct 2018
A Coast Guard crew member aboard an HC-130 Hercules airplane from Air Station Clearwater, Florida, drops a self-locating datum marker buoy to determine the flow of storm surge during an aerial assessment of damage due to Hurricane Michael near Apalachicola, Florida.
Navy Satellite System Receives Green Light For Expanded Operational Use
Mon, 15 Oct 2018
The U.S. Navy announced that its next generation narrowband satellite communication system has been approved for expanded operational use by U.S. Strategic Command. The authorization paves the way for Navy and Marine Corps early-adopter commands to use the system on deployment, primarily in the Pacific theater.
Phoenix Rises - Oldest Flying F-22 Raptor
Mon, 15 Oct 2018
The refurbished F-22 Raptor #4006 rises like the Phoenix ... taking to the skies once again at Edwards Air Force Base, California. The F-22 Raptor's unique combination of stealth, speed, agility, and situational awareness along with lethal long-range air-to-air and air-to-ground weaponry makes it the best air dominance fighter in the world.
USO - There For The Troops
Sun, 14 Oct 2018
USO - There For The Troops ... honors the USO and its patriot volunteers for all the noble selfless efforts done since its start in 1941 for America's brave, honorable troops ... wherever they are serving including in harms' way ... with a special salute to Bob Hope and his fellow celebrities who were there with him and the stars who continue to follow this great American patriot's noble footsteps.
Flying Air Force Falcon
Sun, 14 Oct 2018
Air Force Academy Cadet First Class Justin Waligora, Falconry Team member, uses a lure to guide one, of four falcons used for flying demonstrations, during a training exercise on the field of Falcon Stadium.
Marine Marksmanship Instructor Enjoys Mentoring Recruits
Sun, 14 Oct 2018
Surrounded by a sea of recruits and the smell of hot brass, it’s easy to spot Staff Sgt. Estefania Patino’s campaign cover and trademark green marksmanship instructor jacket as she patrols Chosin rifle range’s firing line, inspecting weapons and encouraging shooters as they sight in on their targets.
Soldiers Conduct Air Assault At MCB Hawaii
Sun, 14 Oct 2018
U.S. Army soldiers with 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division with the support of 2nd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment (Diamond Head), 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, 25th Infantry Division, conduct an air assault on Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe, Hawaii.
U.S. Navy 243rd Birthday
Sat, 13 Oct 2018
Two hundred and forty-three years ago in 1775 ... The Continental Congress voted for two vessels to be fitted out and armed with 10 carriage guns, a proportional number of swivel guns, and crews of 80 then sent out on a cruise of three months to intercept transports carrying munitions and stores to the British army in America. Today, the U.S. Navy is the largest, most advanced lethal naval force in the world.
U.S. Navy - 243 Years
Sat, 13 Oct 2018
A proud celebrating look of the U.S Navy's 243 years of always being there for our great beloved USA ... and being the largest, most advanced lethal naval force the world has ever known.
ROTC Cadets Gain First-Hand Experience During Ops Air Force
Sat, 13 Oct 2018
More than 20 Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) cadets gained a first-hand experience of the Air Force mission during Operation Air Force 2018 at Moody Air Force Base.
Hurricane Michael's Damage To Mexico Beach
Fri, 12 Oct 2018
A Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin aircrew from Air Station Miami assesses the damage of Mexico Beach, Florida, from Hurricane Michael, October 11, 2018.
Army, Air Force Dominate The Sky
Fri, 12 Oct 2018
Over the past year, the U.S. Army 11th Air Defense Artillery “Imperial” Brigade, Task Force Spartan, has been the operational headquarters of the Top Notch Brigade for Patriot air defense throughout the U.S. Central Command area of operations and has worked side by side with the U.S. Air Force.
Patrol and Assault - 1st Marines Super Squad 2018
Fri, 12 Oct 2018
U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division (MARDIV) conduct Patrol and Assault operations during the 2018 Super Squad Competition at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California.
Dear Mr. President
Thu, 11 Oct 2018
"Dear Mr. President" is meant to envision the U.S. President(s) the viewer admires most. Nor is it about the political aspects, but about what a leader of the USA did thinking of what was best to safeguard America and fellow citizens against future attacks and the difficult decisions to send troops in harm's way.
Soldiers Fold Flag - Retreat and To The Colors
Thu, 11 Oct 2018
Soldiers assigned to the 95th Chemical Company, 17th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, U.S. Army Alaska, fold the American flag while performing the daily flag retirement detail on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska. Retreat and To The Colors, the bugle calls accompanying flag retirement, signal the end to the official duty day on U.S. military installations.
EOD Airmen - Always Fit To Fight
Thu, 11 Oct 2018
For a group of 20th Civil Engineer Squadron explosive ordnance disposal Airmen, working hard can mean the difference between life or death. The safety of the team as well as those around them can be threatened as they clear paths for fellow service members during deployments, clean up training grounds or assist state law enforcement agencies with emergencies.
Airmen Firefighters - Rescue and Recovery Diving
Thu, 11 Oct 2018
Firefighters from the 88th Air Base Wing conduct rescue and recovery dive training at Wright-Patterson AFB. The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base fire department responds to both on base and local community water emergencies.
Watery Hand-To-Hand Combat
Wed, 10 Oct 2018
Marines with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit engage in watery hand-to-hand and close quarters combat during martial arts training that involves offensive and defensive techniques utilizing different weapons systems ... while upholding the Marine Corps Martial Arts Program's motto ... "One Mind, Any Weapon".
Knowing The MP Mission From Brass To Private
Wed, 10 Oct 2018
Military police have a wide range of responsibilities during combat operations which also includes combat support and area security including securing prisoners of war and displaced civilians on the battlefield.
NC Army NG Live-Fire Bradleys and Tanks
Wed, 10 Oct 2018
The North Carolina Army National Guard 1-120th Battalion from the 30th Armored Brigade Combat Team fire Bradleys and Tanks during a Combined Arms Live-Fire exercise at Fort Bliss Texas.
Student Patriots
Tue, 09 Oct 2018
Student Patriots ... reminds all that America will always be blessed with patriots from HER youngest generation ... who will take up the mantle to preserve our blessed USA ... doing what they must ... to keep HER the shinning beacon of freedom!
Final Salute For Master Chief Petty Officer
Tue, 09 Oct 2018
Coast Guardsmen render a final salute during the funeral service for Coast Guard Master Chief Petty Officer Melvin Kealoha Bell in Riverside, California. Bell passed away at 98 years of age.
National Guard Competitors Display Lethal Shooting Skills
Tue, 09 Oct 2018
Sweat pours as each team member, wearing at least 22 pounds of gear and body armor not including their helmet, weapon and ammunition, continues this explosive bounding forward maneuvering these earthen obstacles until they are 300 meters from the enemy, and within the range of the average Soldier’s marksmanship ability. They continue forward 200 meters, riflemen taking a kneeling firing position and machine gunners prone, as they take out the remainder of the enemy targets with a fierce lethality.
Fire Support Coordination Down Under
Tue, 09 Oct 2018
U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 4th Marine Regiment, participate in a Fire Support Coordination Exercise together with the Australian Royal Air Force at Mount Bundey Training Area, Northern Territory, Australia.
VP Pence Visits With Airmen
Mon, 08 Oct 2018
Vice President Mike Pence visits with Airmen at McGhee Tyson Air National Guard Base, Tennessee.
EOD Marines Sharpen Skills, Increases Readiness
Mon, 08 Oct 2018
Explosive Ordnance Disposal Marines conducted a tool familiarization range aboard Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort to help maintain their proficiency in their skills with the instruments they use in their day-to-day operations.
Rapid Global Mobility - Air Force 92CS
Mon, 08 Oct 2018
The 92nd Comm Squadron at Fairchild Air Force Base, Washington works hard to be the best that they can be in order to contribute to the global mission of the Air Force.
Supreme Court Oath Ceremony - The Honorable Brett M. Kavanaugh
Sun, 07 Oct 2018
On October 6, 2018, Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., administered the Constitutional Oath and retired Associate Justice Anthony M. Kennedy administered the Judicial Oath to the Honorable Brett M. Kavanaugh in a private ceremony attended by the Justices of the Supreme Court and members of the Kavanaugh family.
Navy Utilizes Realistic Cyber Simulations
Sun, 07 Oct 2018
The next phase in the maturation of the Navy’s Cyber Mission Force teams is underway as leadership from U.S. Fleet Cyber command/U.S. 10th Fleet develop innovative training methods that allow operators to hone their skills in a realistic and challenging environment.
Boy Experiences Being 4ID Soldier
Sun, 07 Oct 2018
Carson Raulerson spends a day in the life of a 4th Infantry Division Soldier with his brother and mother to make memories and take in the sights before a rare condition, known as Knobloch Syndrome, claims his vision. There's a 90 percent chance he will go blind, but Carson's view is on the ten percent.
If America Had Never Been!
Sat, 06 Oct 2018
If America Had Never Been ... reminds present day and future American generations that what is said and done as constitutional rights allow would never be without the birth of our beloved, blessed USA through Her independence won by the first generation and all the efforts by generations since and none more so than Her Greatest!
Air Force F-15D Eagle Above Mariana Islands
Sat, 06 Oct 2018
A U.S. Air Force F-15D Eagle flies above the Mariana Islands in support of exercise Valiant Shield 2018 that helps enable real-world proficiency in sustaining joint forces through detecting, locating, tracking and engaging units at sea, in the air, on land, and in cyberspace in response to a range of mission areas.
Ugandan Refugee's Proud Career In U.S. Air Force
Sat, 06 Oct 2018
Mustak Keval, 60th Force Support Squadron Airman and Family Readiness Center flight chief, joined the Air Force in 1980 to serve the country that provided a safe place for his family to grow and thrive after becoming a Ugandan refugee when he was 13 years old.
Old Glory Fly-By
Fri, 05 Oct 2018
A U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1 flies by Old Glory proudly waving above the deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) that is involved in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.
River Assault 2018 Brings Services Together
Fri, 05 Oct 2018
On the 21st century battlefield, this means facing new challenges head-on by employing all available resources. For the Army Reserve, including the 420th Engineer Brigade ... succeeding on its road to awesome means supporting and being supported by its brothers and sisters in arms from the other Army components to the Marine Corps and other branches.
Marine Corps Fox Recruits - Combat Fitness Test
Fri, 05 Oct 2018
U.S. Marine Corps Recruits with Fox Company conduct Combat Fitness Test (CFT) pertaining to combative movements on Parris Island, Marine Corps Recruit Depot with Sgt. Joshua Regensburger, Drill Instructor with Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, Recruit Training Regiment, discussing CFT's practical applications.
Army Javelin Crew Team
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
Spc. Phillip Jones, Sgt. Kyle Clarke, Spc. Kyle Braun, Spc. Dominick Bass, Pfc. Logan Boeckmann and Spc. Nicholas Castaneda, assigned to U.S. Army 2nd Squadron, 2d Cavlary Regiment, who are members of the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station - Javelin crew teams working as drivers and vehicle commanders, proudly pose in front of Stryker mounted javelin weapon system after conducting a CROWS-J live fire at the Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany.
One Nation Under God
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
"One Nation Under God" is a reminder to all Americans about how blessed our beloved USA has been from the first steps upon her Atlantic shore by the Pilgrims ... overcoming Her bloody tragic Civil War ... becoming the most powerful country in the world ... with beauty from coast to coast ... abundant natural resources ... and remaining the beacon of freedom that continues to attract immigrants wanting to pledge allegiance to Old Glory and strive to achieve their American dream. Then there is the right to worship God (or not) as you wish … regardless of one's religion or denomination within … as it is ... a constitutional right!
Recruiter Forges His Path Forward
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
The Navy operates in a fast-paced and ever changing environment. Turning Sailors into contributing members of this world-wide team requires quality mentorship, from day one. Stepping up to this challenge is Ship Serviceman 2nd Class Kristofer D. Wilson.
Whiteman Air Force Base Honor Guard
Thu, 04 Oct 2018
“On behalf of the president of the United States, the United States Air Force, and a grateful nation, please accept this flag as a symbol of appreciation for your loved one’s honorable and faithful service.” For many spouses and family members, a funeral ceremony accompanied by this phrase may be the last impression they will have of the U.S. Air Force. It is up to the members of the Whiteman Air Force Base Honor Guard to proudly ensure that impression is a good one.
2018 MCAS Air Show Flyover
Wed, 03 Oct 2018
Two F/A-18 Hornets with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 314, Marine Aircraft Group 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, fly over Southern California during the 2018 Marine Corps Air Station Miramar Air Show at MCAS Miramar, California.
Radical Futures
Wed, 03 Oct 2018
Combat occurs increasingly in complex urban centers and among noncombatant populations, so engineers must develop armaments and protection optimized for these settings.
Air Assault and Gun Raid Demo For President Tump
Wed, 03 Oct 2018
U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Walter E. Piatt, commanding general of 10th Mountain Division (LI) and Fort Drum, aviators from the 10th Combat Aviation Brigade and infantry and field artillery Soldiers from the 1st Brigade Combat Team demonstrated an air assault and howitzer sling-load operation for President Donald J. Trump during his visit to Fort Drum, New York to sign the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act.
President Awards Medal Of Honor To Green Beret Medic
Tue, 02 Oct 2018
President Donald J. Trump presented the Medal of Honor to former Staff Sgt. Ronald Shurer II at a ceremony on October 1, 2018 for his heroic actions during an operation in Shok Valley, Afghanistan.
Coast Guard Aircrew Trains With Firefighters
Tue, 02 Oct 2018
A U.S. Coast Guard Aviation Training Center Mobile Alabama helicopter aircrew conducts training with Lake Village firefighters, who are in an rescue boat below the hovering aircraft.
Marines Train To Save Lives
Tue, 02 Oct 2018
Marines with 3rd Medical Battalion, 3rd Marine Logistics Group participate in Navy Medicine Augmentation Program pre-deployment training at Medical Simulation Training Center South, Okinawa, Japan.
On Bended Knee
Mon, 01 Oct 2018
"On Bended Knee" expresses a prayer for America's brave, proud troops in harms way and their loved ones anxiously waiting for their safe return to them.
Ronald J. Shurer II - Medal of Honor Ceremony
Mon, 01 Oct 2018
President Donald J. Trump awards the Medal of Honor to former Army Staff Sergeant Ronald J. Shurer II for his 2008 actions while serving as a Special Forces medic in Afghanistan's Shok Valley during a ceremony at the White House on October 1, 2018.
Medal of Honor Recipient Ronald J. Shurer II
Mon, 01 Oct 2018
Former Army Staff Sergeant Ronald J. Shurer II received the Medal of Honor from President Donald J. Trump for his 2008 actions while serving as a Special Forces medic in Afghanistan's Shok Valley.
Inside The Infantry Immersion Trainer
Mon, 01 Oct 2018
U.S. Marines and partner forces from Canada and Mexico rely on the skills and experience developed in the three weeks of working together, as they tackle the Infantry Immersion Trainer on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton during the Rim of the Pacific exercise.
Thunderbirds Golden Gate Flyover
Sun, 30 Sep 2018
The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron Thunderbirds Delta flies over the Golden Gate Bridge. The Thunderbirds were returning from the California Capital City Air Show to Nellis Air Force Base.
Elite Soldiers Recognize WWII Army Ranger Legend
Sun, 30 Sep 2018
Over 74 years ago, the 5th Ranger Battalion gallantly met the enemies of World War II at the beaches of Normandy, France, June 6, 1944. One of those Rangers was Private Wolfe, a 23-year-old Soldier from Indiana.
Boot Camp - Making A Sailor
Sun, 30 Sep 2018
Four recruits make their way into the United States Navy through the training pipeline (boot camp) of the Navy's Recruit Training Command (RTC) in Great Lakes, Illinois beginning with their hometowns then stepping off the bus at RTC; beginning their training; learning necessary skills; and, moving on towards graduation with discipline and toughness ... earning the coveted title ... "United States Navy Sailor".
USS Carney Patrols Mediterranean Sea
Sat, 29 Sep 2018
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) transits the Mediterranean Sea. Carney, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is on its fifth patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of regional allies and partners as well as U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa.
Oasis Of Data In The SAHARA
Sat, 29 Sep 2018
Arming warfighters and first responders with accurate and timely information, SAHARA integrates meteorological data, a weather forecast model, an atmospheric transport and dispersion model, the SOM algorithm and plotting routines into a single user interface.
Air Force 59th Medical Wing
Sat, 29 Sep 2018
The 59th Medical Wing, located at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, is the Air Force's premier healthcare, medical education and research, and readiness wing.
U.S. Army Drill Sergeant Academy Visit
Fri, 28 Sep 2018
General Stephen J. Townsend, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command visits the U.S. Army Drill Sergeant Academy. During his site visit, GEN Townsend met with the Academy's leaders, received an information brief, and recognized some of the Academy’s finest Drill Sergeant Leaders.
Sailor's Road To Success
Fri, 28 Sep 2018
From the day he left his family and home in the Philippines in order to pursue a better life for them, to the day he was selected to become a commissioned officer in the United States Navy, and onward through his life, Chief Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Eduardo Ople has walked that path with his head held high.
Army 2CR Air Assault - Noble Partner 2018
Fri, 28 Sep 2018
U.S. Army Soldiers from 3rd Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment with the support of 1-171 General Support Aviation Brigade conducted air assault missions during August 2018 at Camp Norio Training Area, Georgia as part of Noble Partner 2018.
Vietnam War Veterans
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
Vietnam War Veterans pays tribute to those of who valiantly served in Vietnam with many making the ultimate sacrifice or returning wounded for life ... all beyond self for country's sake ... regardless of the political disrespectful mindset that kept them from achieving the victory they so deserved ... as the greatest generation before them did in World Wary II and the Korean War!
Vietnam War Fallen Marines Buried At Arlington
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
U.S. Marine Corps Body Bearers, Bravo Company, Marine Barracks Washington D.C., prepare to fold the National Flag during a full honors funeral for three formerly unaccounted for Vietnam veterans at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. Capt. John A. House II, Cpl. Glyn L. Runnels, Jr. and Lance Cpl. John D. Killen III were accounted for on December 22, 2015 and buried together in Arlington. The Marines died when their CH-64A Sea Knight helicopter was struck by enemy fire and crashed on June 30, 1967.
Security Forces Conduct Defensive Tactics Training
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
A group of security forces Airmen gather around a beat-up Dodge Stratus. It’s no longer in running condition, but serves its purpose as a training aid for the unit. The Airmen are watching a struggle between three of their counterparts that is taking place in the driver-seat of the vehicle.
Saddle Up - Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard
Thu, 27 Sep 2018
The Marines for the Mounted Color Guard travel the country participating in ceremonies. They are selected for the billet of stablemen due to proudly representing the Corps values and ability to present the national ensign in an appropriate manner.
Coast Guard Supports 73rd U.N. General Assembly Ops
Wed, 26 Sep 2018
U.S. Coast Guard crewmembers aboard multiple assets transit on the East River during a mass casualty drill conducted outside the United Nations Building on September 21, 2018. The U.S. Coast Guard along with multiple agencies, support maritime safety and security during the country’s largest National Special Security Event.
Counter IED - Defeating The Unseen
Wed, 26 Sep 2018
Soldiers learn how to electronically defeat IED’s with tech gear like the THOR III and be observant of their surroundings during the Company Crew Specialist Course at Fort Drum’s Home Station Training Center.
President Trump Addresses 73rd U.N. General Assembly
Wed, 26 Sep 2018
President Donald Trump addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 25, 2018.
Veterans
Tue, 25 Sep 2018
"Veterans" honors the dedicated men and women, who served our beloved, great USA in Her armed forces ... and ... deserve the deepest gratitude and respect for their proud, brave duty to country ... with many of their comrades paying the ultimate sacrifice ... and more becoming wounded warriors with varying life long scars including disabling ones!
National POW/MIA Recognition Day
Tue, 25 Sep 2018
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis speaks during a National POW/MIA Recognition Day ceremony at the Pentagon on September 21, 2018.
A Second Skin For The First Layer Of Defense
Tue, 25 Sep 2018
Providing approximately 20 square feet of protection, the skin is a human’s first layer of defense. But for warfighters, this isn’t enough. Their uniforms and personal protective equipment provide a second layer of additional security, however, some are stifling and cumbersome.
CBP Agents Apprehend Illegal Aliens In Arizona
Tue, 25 Sep 2018
A National Guard UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter crew inserted Border Patrol agents and a canine into a desert remote area southwest of Tucson, Arizona, where agents were able to rapidly deploy to apprehend two Guatemalan nationals attempting to evade arrest. Both men had been apprehended in the past.
National Will
Mon, 24 Sep 2018
National Will underscores why our great beloved America came to be and remains so today ... even under the most difficult times including when there is political discourse ... as what we all hold dear living in the USA is paramount and requires the will as a unified nation to do so ... and none more so than preserving Her for the youngest ones among us ... so they can do the same ... for the next generation!
Traditional Cutting Of Air Force 71st Birthday Cake
Mon, 24 Sep 2018
Brig. Gen. Craig Baker, 12th Air Force vice commander, and Airman 1st Class Philip, the youngest Airman in attendance, cut the 71st Air Force birthday cake at the 2018 Las Vegas Air Force Ball. It is tradition for the highest ranking and youngest Airmen to cut the ceremonial cake at formal Air Force events.
Marines Take On MTX 3-18
Mon, 24 Sep 2018
Marines with 2nd Battalion, 24th Marine Regiment, 23rd Marines, 4th Marine Division, proved their ability to operate in any clime and place in the mountains of Bridgeport, California, during Mountain Exercise 3-18.
Life Cycle Of An Airman
Mon, 24 Sep 2018
Recruiting, developing and retaining a high-quality workforce of effective leaders is essential for war fighting success. The Air Force’s ability to respond faster than our adversaries relies on the talent and leadership of Airmen.
Sailors Conduct Burial At Sea
Sun, 23 Sep 2018
Sailors assigned to the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) conduct a burial at sea during a ceremony on the ship's starboard aircraft elevator, while the ship is underway in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations.
Video Games and Navy Future Force
Sun, 23 Sep 2018
Navy Life, an online platform of Navy-themed games and simulations, matches potential recruits to enlisted jobs according to their skills, abilities and, most important, interests ... thereby increasing recruitment and encouraging Sailors to consider long-term naval careers. Navy Life also presents a realistic look at the service’s career development path.
Soldiers Conduct Sniper Training - XCTC 2018
Sun, 23 Sep 2018
Soldiers from 1st Battalion, 200th Infantry Regiment, New Mexico, and 2nd Battalion, 162nd Infantry Regiment, Oregon conduct live Sniper Training during exercise eXportable Combat Training Capability (XCTC) at Camp Roberts, California.
Carrier Strike Group 5 and Aircraft Formation
Sat, 22 Sep 2018
The aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan leads a formation of ships assigned to Carrier Strike Group 5 as Air Force B-52 Stratofortress aircraft and Navy F/A-18 Hornets pass overhead in the Philippine Sea, as part of Valiant Shield 2018.
Army Rapid Results
Sat, 22 Sep 2018
Focusing on high-priority projects that will enable the Army to better deter and defeat rapidly modernizing adversaries, and addressing combatant commanders’ needs for solutions to critical capability gaps, the Army Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO) helped define the new possible in rapid acquisition.
Marines Live Fire With AAVs
Sat, 22 Sep 2018
Marines from India Company, 3rd Battalion, 25th Marine Regiment, conduct a live-fire range with amphibious assault vehicle support during Exercise Northern Strike 2018 at Camp Grayling, Michigan.
Old Glory Proudly Flies At Fort McCoy
Fri, 21 Sep 2018
The flag of the United States of America flies on the flagpole in front of Garrison Headquarters at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin.
Air Shows Are Dreams
Fri, 21 Sep 2018
For some people, air shows are the opportunity to see awesome aerial displays, climb on board an aircraft and talk to its aircrew. For others, air shows are dreams.
USCGC Forrest Rednour LA Homeport Arrival
Fri, 21 Sep 2018
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Forrest Rednour, a Sentinel-Class Fast Response Cutters (FRC), arrives at its new homeport at Coast Guard Base Los Angeles-Long Beach. The Forrest Rednour is slated to be the first of four FRCs to be homeported at Base Los Angeles-Long Beach.
Love and Pride of USA
Thu, 20 Sep 2018
Love and Pride of USA reminds all Americans about the wondrous reasons why we should never take our freedoms and rights for granted that we enjoy in our beloved USA ... and the responsibilities to safeguard them as every generation has done since our great nation's birth!
Marines AAV Djibouti Shore Landing
Thu, 20 Sep 2018
U.S. Marines assigned to Kilo Company, Battalion Landing Team 3/1, 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, drive an amphibious assault vehicle (AAV) onto the Djibouti shore during Theater Amphibious Combat Rehearsal ... that integrates U.S. Navy and Marine Corps assets to practice and rehearse a range of critical combat-related capabilities available to U.S. Central Command, both afloat and ashore, to promote stability and security in the region.
Building The Army Of The Future
Thu, 20 Sep 2018
We must create an environment in which teaming, agility and rapid user feedback are integrated early to improve the ­decision-making process and overall program success. Close and continued collaboration with the cross-functional teams as well as our stakeholders in industry will be critically important in delivering capabilities to Soldiers ... fast.
Navy Recruits - Morning PT and First Aid Training
Thu, 20 Sep 2018
Recruits perform group physical training and learn basic first aid at U.S. Navy Recruit Training Command (RTC) during August 2018. The hands-on learning curriculum at RTC tests recruits on their war-fighting skills before they reach the fleet. More than 30,000 recruits graduate annually from the Navy's only boot camp.
Rescuing NC Residents From Hurricane Florence Flooding
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
U.S.Coast Guardsmen and members of the North Carolina National Guard assist residents affected by flooding following Hurricane Florence in Old Dock, North Carolina.
One Of The Last Living WWII Marine Fighter Pilots
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Sam Folsom (98) was one of the first echelon of 17 Marine fighter pilots with Marine Fighter Squadron 121 tasked with defending Guadalcanal. He is also one of the last living Marine Corps WWII combat pilot.
Sheppard Air Force Base
Wed, 19 Sep 2018
Sheppard Air Force Base with the 82d Training Wing and 80th Flying Training Wing is the largest U.S. Air Force training base and most diversified in Air Education and Training Command. It is located in Wichita Falls, Texas.
U.S. Air Force 71st Birthday
Tue, 18 Sep 2018
The mission of the United States Air Force is to fly, fight and win...in air, space and cyberspace. The United States Air Force is a trusted and reliable joint partner with our sister services known for integrity in all of its activities, including supporting the joint mission first and foremost ... It will excel as stewards of all Air Force resitsces in service to the American people, while providing precise and reliable Global Vigilance, Reach and Power for the nation.
God and Country
Tue, 18 Sep 2018
"God and Country" underscores the importance of God in our great blessed USA ... throughout Her glorious history ... and always remaining intertwined within our American society ... as intended ... by the Founding Fathers and the overwhelming majority of Americans!
Attack Aircrew Recognized With First-Ever Remote "R" Device
Tue, 18 Sep 2018
The Air Force’s first-ever remote "R" device was presented to aircrews of the 432nd Wing/432nd Air Expeditionary Wing at Creech. The device was one the Meritorious Service Medals and Air Force Commendation Medals that the respective airman received.
America's Army - Pride & Values
Tue, 18 Sep 2018
The U.S. Army’s mission is to fight and win our Nation’s wars by providing prompt, sustained land dominance across the full range of military operations and spectrum of conflict in support of combatant commanders. Its soldiers do so with pride and values!
Celebrating Constitution Day!
Mon, 17 Sep 2018
The U.S. Constitution proudly displayed over Old Glory in celebration of Constitution Day ... September 17th.
K9s For Warriors - Because Together We Stand
Mon, 17 Sep 2018
K9s For Warriors is a 501(C)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to providing service canines to our Warriors suffering from Post-traumatic Stress Disability, traumatic brain injury, and/or military sexual trauma as a result of military service post-9/11.
4th Marines Compete In Obstacle Course
Mon, 17 Sep 2018
Reserve Marines competing in the 4th Marine Division Super Squad Competition, tackle an obstacle course at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richadson, Anchorage, Alaska. The obstacle course evaluated each squads ability to work as a team, demonstrate problem solving and small unit leadership skills, and marked the beginning of the competition.
USS Kearsarge - Hurricane Florence Response
Sun, 16 Sep 2018
U.S. Navy Ensign Jibri Kea tracks the position of a surface contact using a polaris on the bridge of the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3). U.S. Naval Forces Northern Command deployed Kearsarge, along with embarked elements of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit and the Expeditionary Strike Group 2 command element, to be positioned to provide Defense Support to Civil Authorities from the sea in response to Hurricane Florence, should support be requested.
Soldier, Competitor and Father - Roles That Can Never Quit
Sun, 16 Sep 2018
Everyone wants to be good at something. So people try all kinds of things in their youth to discover it. It may take years to find that one thing that they are truly passionate about. For some unfortunate others, they may never find it. For one U.S. Army Soldier, he found his passion at 14 years old, and he’s been doing it ever since.
Navy SEALs - Beginning and First Missions
Sun, 16 Sep 2018
Beginning in August 1942, the United States Navy Sea, Air, and Land Teams, commonly abbreviated as Navy SEALs ... have specialized in unconventional warfare, counter-guerrilla warfare and clandestine operations ... in all environments. Among the SEALs' main functions are conducting small-unit maritime military operations that originate from, and return to, a river, ocean, swamp, delta, or coastline. The SEALs are the U.S. Navy's primary special operations force and are a component of the Naval Special Warfare Command ... and have evolved over history into one of the most elite military groups in the world.
Give Thanks
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
"Give Thanks" ... is about what all Americans should be thankful for ... since our beloved country's noble birth on July 4, 1776!
America and More!
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
Angela McKenzie, host of Initiative Radio, speaks with speaks with the founder of USA Patriotism! ... David Bancroft ... about America including exceptionalism, freedom, rights, troops, war, patriotism, the greatest generation, media coverage, political gridlock, immigration, the Presidency, congressional term limits, faith issues, and student patriots.
Preparing Fort Bragg For Hurricane Florence
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
Soldiers assigned to the U.S. Army 3rd Expeditionary Sustainment Command fill sandbags at Fort Bragg, NC in preparation for Hurricane Florence.
Middle School Students Brief Congressman On STEM Technologies For Navy Challenges
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
It’s not often that middle school students have an opportunity to brief the Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces about technologies they developed to solve Navy challenges.
Special Ops Security Forces - Armed Vehicle Defense
Sat, 15 Sep 2018
U.S. Air Force 193rd Special Operations Security Forces Squadron conduct an Armed Vehicle Defense Course near their base in Middletown, Pennsylvania. Armed Vehicle Defense is all about winning the fight in, into, and around vehicles ... utilizing real object learning by shooting from inside a variety of vehicles, shooting through auto glass along with engaging threats.
Marine Fires Javelin Missile
Fri, 14 Sep 2018
A U.S. Marine fires an FGM-148 Javelin, a shoulder-fired anti-tank missile, at a target during a live-fire demonstration near At Tanf Garrison, Syria.
Green Mountain Boys Host World War II Combat Pilot
Fri, 14 Sep 2018
As the Green Mountain Boys prepare to transition to the fifth generation fighter F-35 Lightning II in 2019, it’s only fitting they found time to learn from one of the oldest living combat pilots from World War II.
Army Profession
Fri, 14 Sep 2018
The U.S. Army’s mission is to fight and win our Nation’s wars by providing prompt, sustained land dominance across the full range of military operations and spectrum of conflict in support of combatant commanders.
Beacon of Freedom
Thu, 13 Sep 2018
"Beacon of Freedom" is a visual sense of what being an American entails ... starting with the efforts of American generations before ... allowing for today's Americans to bask in the freedoms inherited ... and keep ... Her beacon brightly lit!
Saluting Old Glory At Pentagon On 9/11
Thu, 13 Sep 2018
First responders and Pentagon police officers salute as an American flag is unfurled at the Pentagon on September 11, 2018 (Patriot Day) during a ceremony to honor those killed in the September 11, 2001 attack on the Pentagon.
Teaching Robots To Be More Reliable For Soldiers
Thu, 13 Sep 2018
Researchers at the U.S. Army Research Laboratory and the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University developed a new technique to quickly teach robots novel traversal behaviors with minimal human oversight. The technique allows mobile robot platforms to navigate autonomously in environments while carrying out actions a human would expect of the robot in a given situation.
Maritime Raid Force
Thu, 13 Sep 2018
The Maritime Raid Force (MRF) is the smallest task force in the Marines and operates under the Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) ... specializing in operations conducted on structures in or near bodies of water. MRF utilizes speed and stealth to take enemy forces by surprise and secure their target.
Our Wounded
Wed, 12 Sep 2018
"Our Wounded" honors all America's active and veteran military men and women .... who were wounded in combat ... serving valiantly for our beloved land of the free ... and are among the ones ... who make HER ... the Home of the Brave!
Moving Aircraft Away From Hurricane Florence
Wed, 12 Sep 2018
U.S. Coast Guardsmen at Air Station Elizabeth City, North Carolina, move air assets out of the area of potential impact of Hurricane Florence on September 12, 2018. The Coast Guard is strategically moving assets to protect them from the storm’s impact, while ensuring they are in an optimal position for the response.
USNS Mercy Participates In Humanitarian/Disaster Relief Exercise
Wed, 12 Sep 2018
The U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy conducted a humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) exercise on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, as part of MSC’s ongoing participation with the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2018 exercise.
Air Force Pilot Pipeline
Wed, 12 Sep 2018
The Air Force’s pilot shortage is a complex issue. To get more pilots from the classroom to the cockpit, Airmen are using technology and processes in innovative ways. Take a journey through the pilot pipeline to see solutions Airmen have implemented in each stage of fighter-pilot training.
Answering The Call
Tue, 11 Sep 2018
Answering The Call ... underscores what Americans have always done since the birth of our beloved great USA ... safeguarding Her and our priceless freedom!
Patriot Day - Never Forget ... September 11!
Tue, 11 Sep 2018
On Patriot Day, we honor the nearly 3,000 innocent lives taken from us on September 11, 2001, and all of those who so nobly aided their fellow citizens in America's time of need. We rededicate ourselves to the ideals that define our country and unite us as one, as we commemorate all the heroes who lost their lives saving others.
Have You Forgotten?
Tue, 11 Sep 2018
Have You Forgotten? ... performed by Daryl Worley ... should grab every American's heart with overwhelming pride for the patriotic efforts in response to the horrific, deadly attacks on September 11, 2001 along with sincere sadness felt for the many fallen and injured!
There She Stands
Tue, 11 Sep 2018
Michael W. Smith wrote his moving, patriotic song, There She Stands, that was inspired by and in remembrance of the tragic, deadly September 11, 2001 attacks. He also credits President George W. Bush for asking him to write a song about the attacks.
Deployment Prep - Stay Ready To Go
Tue, 11 Sep 2018
It’s a phone call Airmen know can come at any minute, but few are expecting... “Hello, this is your unit deployment manager. We just got a short notice deployment tasking for you, and you leave in 10 days.” While not the norm, phone calls like this aren’t uncommon ... reminding Airmen of the importance of remaining deployment ready at all times.
Soldiers Cold Weather Tent Setup
Tue, 11 Sep 2018
Soldiers learn how to prepare an area in the snow to erect a tent and keep it warm as part of the two-week Cold Weather Course taught at U.S. Army Fort McCoy, Wisconsin.
I Just Came Back From A War
Tue, 11 Sep 2018
I Just Came Back From A War is a powerful song performed by Daryl Worley about the effects of war on soldiers once they return home and try to adjust to the mundane realities of a free society.
We The People
Mon, 10 Sep 2018
"We The People" reminds all Americans of the priceless freedom and rights they share as citizens in this beloved great country that remains so today ... because of the blood, treasure, and other noble patriotic efforts by so many since the signing of the Declaration of Independence ... and ... through their individual and collective efforts under the preamble of majority rule!
Kids Learn How To Salute
Mon, 10 Sep 2018
U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Richard Beard, 145th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron superintendent, teaches military children how to salute during the Annual North Carolina Operation Kids on Guard held at the NC Regional Training Site in Stanly County.
DoD Partnerships Critical To Fairbanks’ Strategic Importance
Mon, 10 Sep 2018
Lucian Niemeyer, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations and Environment, toured new military construction projects valued in excess of $1 billion at Clear Air Force Station, Eielson Air Force Base, Fort Greely and Fort Wainwright ... all located in the greater Fairbanks area.
Marine Corps University
Mon, 10 Sep 2018
The Marine Corps University is a group of accredited higher-education schools at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Virginia. It has evolved into the primary source of Professional Military Education for Marines worldwide. Through its resident and non-resident programs, the Marine Corps University develops the professional competence of its Marines, other service, international, and civilian students.
America's Symbol
Sun, 09 Sep 2018
"America's Symbol" expresses what "Old Glory" should mean to every American ... with the same heartfelt pride ... that Francis Scott Key felt when seeing our beloved flag still flying on that historic day, inspiring him to write the "The Star Spangled Banner" that became our national anthem ... and when seeing the iconic image of the Marines raising the Old Glory on Iwo Jima during World War II ... Then there is every time seeing a flag draped coffin of a fallen American hero.
USS Manchester Rests In Port of Los Angeles' Night Glow
Sun, 09 Sep 2018
The Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Manchester (LCS 14) rests in the Port of Los Angeles' night glow during a scheduled visit for LA Fleet Week.
America's Presidents
Sun, 09 Sep 2018
"America's Presidents" honors all who have and will proudly lead the United States of America, as President. This salute is more about the Presidency, understanding the respective political mindset and associated actions ... relative to the challenges for each one ... underscored by their unyielding desire to do what is best for our beloved country ... and their fellow citizens!
Force On Force Preps Airmen To Deploy
Sun, 09 Sep 2018
Force on Force training ensures SFS airmen's proficiency in various tactics and procedures such as ... building clear out, team movements, hostage rescue, and properly applying cover fire along with reinforcing their teamwork and communication skills.
America's Jet
Sun, 09 Sep 2018
Proudly named America's Jet, this U.S. Air Force Strike Eagle (tail 487) fighter earned its title by becoming the first F-15E to have a recorded an air-to-air kill.
Soldiers Provide Security Force In Afghanistan
Sat, 08 Sep 2018
U.S. Army soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 23rd Infantry Regiment with weapons ready as they provide security force (SECFOR) during a police advisory mission in Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan.
Our Valiant Troops
Sat, 08 Sep 2018
"Our Valiant Troops" is ... a reminding tribute to America's brave, proud troops including those who have served before them. God bless them all for their honorable duty to our beloved USA!
Forged In The Melting Pot
Sat, 08 Sep 2018
The first American flag was sewn in June 1777 ... the symbol of a new country hell-bent on freedom. It has flown free above battlefields and aboard haze-grey Navy ships. This ensign has been seen as a symbol for the American dream by immigrants and natives alike. And much like the country we serve, the Navy and USS Harry S. Truman have a diverse group from around the world ... a melting pot that’s always growing.
Soldiers Snow Walk, Sled Pull
Sat, 08 Sep 2018
Soldiers learn how to walk in snowshoes and pull equipment sleds during a patrol as part of the two-week Cold Weather Course taught at U.S. Army Fort McCoy, Wisconsin.
Our Heroes, America's Best
Fri, 07 Sep 2018
"Our Heroes, America's Best" ... honors the valiant heroes and patriots who have ... gone ... above and beyond self and call of duty ... on behalf of our beloved USA ... since Her noble birth!
The U.S. Marines
Fri, 07 Sep 2018
Honoring the few, the proud ... the U.S. Marines ... past, present, and future ... for always valiantly answering the call ... no matter where ... throughout their proud history ... for our beloved America ... going beyond self ... for country's sake ... Semper Fi to them all!
Recruits Combat Crawl
Fri, 07 Sep 2018
Recruits with Charlie Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion, crawl during a combat conditioning exercise at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego.
Turn and Burn: Low-Fly Zone
Fri, 07 Sep 2018
The U.S. Air Force 48th Fighter Wing’s 492nd and 494th Fighter Squadrons are combat-ready, world-wide deployable F-15E Strike Eagle units capable of executing strategic attack, interdiction, close air support and counter-air missions in support of war plans and contingency operations for U.S. European command, U.S. Africa command, and NATO.
Marines Conduct Airfield Seizure
Fri, 07 Sep 2018
U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment detain notional enemy combatants during an airfield training event at Marine Corps Auxiliary Landing Field in Bogue, North Carolina. The training was part of enhancing the unit’s ability to effectively capture and control any territory while optimizing insertion tactics.
Honoring The Fallen
Thu, 06 Sep 2018
"Honoring The Fallen" proudly salutes the valiant ones ... who went beyond self ... making the ultimate sacrifice ... for our beloved America!
Two-Plus-Two Ministerial Meeting
Thu, 06 Sep 2018
Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attend the first "two-plus-two" ministerial meeting between the U.S. and India in New Delhi.
PTSD: The Ugly, Raw, Imperfection
Thu, 06 Sep 2018
Former U.S. Army Sgt. Tony Fantasia, the man with the bear paw that could crush someone’s hand, operates a hand-made hobby shop that doubles as an opportunity for a different type of reform ... one for reshaping invisible wounds.
MOH Recipient John Chapman's Heroic Actions
Thu, 06 Sep 2018
A graphic depiction of the heroic actions and ultimate sacrifice by Medal of Honor recipient U.S. Air Force Technical Sergeant John A. Chapman, a Special Tactics Combat Controller, attached to a Navy Sea, Air, and Land (SEAL) Team, conducting reconnaissance operations in Takur Ghar, Afghanistan on March 4, 2002.
Preventing Illegal Charters
Wed, 05 Sep 2018
Coast Guard crews from Sector Jacksonville and Station Ponce de Leon board vessels during Operation PAX Defender in Ponce Inlet, Florida. The operation is a multiagency effort to deter and prevent illegal charters throughout the 7th Coast Guard District that is responsible for Coast Guard activities throughout a 1.7 million square mile area including Puerto Rico, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and 34 foreign nations and territories.
Air Force Security Forces New Objective Molds Lethality, Readiness
Wed, 05 Sep 2018
In October 2017, Secretary of Defense James Mattis published guidance for all Department of Defense personnel which included the importance and push to promote readiness within the military and evolving our current forces to become more lethal.
John Chapman - Valor and Sacrifice
Wed, 05 Sep 2018
U.S. Air Force Technical Sergeant John A. Chapman distinguished himself by extraordinary heroism as an Air Force Special Tactics Combat Controller, attached to a Navy Sea, Air, and Land (SEAL) Team, conducting reconnaissance operations in Takur Ghar, Afghanistan, on March 4, 2002 ... paying the ultimate sacrifice while saving many of his fellow special forces teammates. He was finally recognized posthumously with Medal of Honor by President Donald Trump in a White House ceremony sixteen years later on August, 22, 2018.
Military Working Dog Aggression Attack
Tue, 04 Sep 2018
U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Jonathan Elder, 100th Security Force Squadron military working dog handler, and MWD Ukkie, perform a demonstration during the Newmarket Fire and Police Fun Day in Newmarket, England. The MWDs and handlers demonstrated chest and back bites along with the six-phases of aggression.
Patriotism Plays Key Role For National Guard Recruitment In Alabama
Tue, 04 Sep 2018
Expressing her amazement at the “the outpouring of support” the Tennessee Valley region gives its Armed Forces, Alabama's highest ranking National Guard officer told a group of more than 600 business, community and military leaders that such support is impressive, but not surprising in a state known for its patriotic citizens.
Soldiers Experience Freezing Water
Tue, 04 Sep 2018
Soldiers plunge into freezing cold water ... learning how to regain their composure and pull themselves out on to the ice during a Cold Weather Course at U.S. Army Fort McCoy, Wisconsin.
Happy Labor Day!
Mon, 03 Sep 2018
American workers are the backbone of our country and this Labor Day, we celebrate their dedication, strength, and resilience in and outside of the workforce.
Guiding From Behind The Screen
Mon, 03 Sep 2018
Today, a future Sailor's first step towards joining the Navy is typically to research the job online. This creates the need for a unique type of recruiter, someone to bridge the gap between curiosity and the physical recruiting station ... a cyberspace recruiter.
M3EI Weapons System (MAAWS)
Mon, 03 Sep 2018
A look at the new U.S. Marine Corps M3E1 Multi-role, Anti-armor, Anti-personnel, Weapons System (MAAWS) with CWO5 Joshua Smith, the 2nd Marine Division Gunner, explaining the advantages and capabilities at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina.
Sea Chanters Sing At Concert
Sun, 02 Sep 2018
Members of the U.S. Navy Band Sea Chanters sing during an afternoon Concert at the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, D.C. The concert is part of the Navy Band’s ongoing mission to build outreach and awareness of the Navy mission.
U.S. and Iraqi Guns Bring Steel Rain To ISIS
Sun, 02 Sep 2018
In northwestern Iraq, along the Syrian border, the desert echoes with the sound of artillery. A fire support base hums with activity as service members move about in the heat, reloading, firing, cleaning, maintaining, and securing artillery positions. They speak different languages, but are bound by the common effort of defeating ISIS with each artillery barrage.
Skilled In Combat
Sun, 02 Sep 2018
The Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) 2018 Advanced Combat Skills Assessment competition winners from the U.S. Air Force 374th Security Forces Squadron, Yokota Air Base, Japan, speak about their experience gained from the competition with scenes of their winning efforts.
John McCain - Honorable U.S. Senator and Decorated Navy Veteran
Sat, 01 Sep 2018
USA Patriotism! proudly salutes U.S. Navy veteran Senator John McCain for his honorable, dedicated duty to our beloved USA during his decorated military service and elected leadership tenure ... never wavering!
Army Goes Nautical To Sustain Logistical Horizon
Sat, 01 Sep 2018
Boats or military vessels bringing mass amounts of personnel and equipment to a shoreline, like the mental images one gets when thinking D-Day, are usually linked to the Navy. Well, the United States Army also has watercraft and have been using them for years to train and sustain ongoing missions across the world.
Battle Tank's Value
Sat, 01 Sep 2018
U.S. Army 1st Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division brought its heavy Armor to Atlantic Resolve 2018 in Europe ... with Captain Thomas Comer explaining the value the tank brings to battle and the practical experience his Soldiers are gaining with their participation in Atlantic Resolve.

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