April 19, 2017
U.S., Germany Conduct Close Air Support Exercise
GRAYLING, Mich. —
The American and German air forces teamed up to conduct a close air support exercise at Camp Grayling, Michigan.
Resolute Castle 2017 Exercise Opens in Romania
CINCU TRAINING AREA, Romania —
Military engineers' work was highlighted at the Cincu Training Area in Romania, as the third iteration of the Resolute Castle training exercise opened with a ceremony dedicated to the combined efforts of U.S. and Romanian engineers.
April 18, 2017
Multinational Troops Wrap Up Eagle Resolve 2017 in Kuwait
U.S. and Gulf Cooperation Council forces stormed Kuwait's Shuwaikh Port in a demonstration of interoperability in the final event of exercise Eagle Resolve 2017.
April 3, 2017
First Responders Conduct Vigilant Guard 17 Exercise in Georgia
CLAY NATIONAL GUARD CENTER, Marietta, Ga. —
The state of Georgia hosted a large-scale training exercise designed to test the response to a real-life disaster, with 9,000 military and civilian personnel participating in the Vigilant Guard 17 emergency-response exercise.
March 29, 2017
USS Princeton Participates in Strait Transit Exercise
PACIFIC OCEAN —
The guided missile cruiser USS Princeton participated in a show of force strait transit training exercise around San Clemente Island off the coast of Southern California.
Face of Defense: Soldier Takes Love of Boxing to Romania
MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania —
Army Sgt. Marcos Benitez, an armor crewman deployed to Romania as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, enjoys the sport of boxing and hopes to qualify for a spot on the boxing team in the World Class Athlete Program, the Army’s Olympic development team. Benitez, who started boxing at the age of 6, said that boxing is an inspiration and an outlet for him.
March 27, 2017
Exercise Tests Marines’ Air Crash Response, Security Skills
MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan —
Service members at Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, conducted exercise Tanuki Wrath, which serves as a building block for increasing proficiency in aircraft salvage and recovery and forward command and control.
March 23, 2017
Eucom, NATO Confront Dynamic Challenges From Russia to ISIS
Threats from violent extremists and a resurgent Russia require both strong U.S. capabilities in Europe and a sustained commitment to the NATO alliance, Army Gen. Curtis M. Scaparrotti, commander of U.S. European Command and NATO's supreme allied commander for Europe, told a Senate committee.
Cope Tiger Participants Join Together for Community Event
KORAT ROYAL THAI AIR FORCE BASE, Thailand —
U.S., Thai and Singaporean service members participating in this year’s Cope Tiger exercise in Thailand joined together during a civic assistance program to give back to the local community.
March 22, 2017
U.S., Australian Airmen Participate in ‘Diamond Shield’ Exercise
NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia —
American and Australian airmen are teaming up during Exercise Diamond Shield 2017 held March 13-31 in New South Wales, Australia.