June 27, 2018
Sgt. Maj. of the Army: Extending Training Would Bolster Readiness, Lethality
Infantry soldiers could receive another eight weeks of training, stretching the instruction from 14 weeks to 22 weeks, Sgt. Maj. of the Army Daniel A. Dailey said during a forum at the Pentagon.
June 25, 2018
Ohio Army Guardsmen Hone Combat Casualty Evacuation Skills
CAMP GRAYLING JOINT MANEUVER TRAINING CENTER, Mich. —
Members of the Ohio Army National Guard practiced their ability to evacuate combat casualties during an exercise that required the soldiers to rapidly respond to a chest injury and call for medevac.
May 31, 2018
Eucom Enhances Force Readiness Through Summer Exercises
STUTTGART, Germany —
U.S. European Command's summer exercises -- Baltic Operations, Saber Strike and Swift Response -- all maintain component readiness and demonstrate continued U.S. commitment to its NATO allies and partners, command leaders said.
Face of Defense: California Marine Returns Home to Philippines
OKINAWA, Japan —
A Marine from Castro Valley, California, returned to his original home while participating in a large-scale multilateral exercise in the Philippines.
May 16, 2018
EOD Airmen Tackle Warfighter Challenge
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. —
A two-week, situation-based training exercise at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, tests teams of explosive ordnance disposal specialists during EOD Warfighter Challenge.
May 2, 2018
New Horizons Embedded Health Engagement Provides Unparalleled Training
METETI, Panama —
As with most tasks, hands-on education remains one of the most effective training methods of both learning and maintaining skills. For the medical professionals participating in Exercise New Horizons 2018, hands-on training comes in the form of fully submerging into local clinics.
April 16, 2018
Arctic Care 2018 Readiness Training Event Begins in Northwestern Alaska
KOTZEBUE, Alaska —
Service members gathered deep within Alaska’s Northwest Arctic Borough for Arctic Care 2018, a Defense Department-sponsored innovative readiness training event.
April 11, 2018
Oklahoma Guardsmen Participate in Water Rescue Training
OKLAHOMA CITY —
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.
March 20, 2018
Airmen Save Life, Render Medical Aid on Train in Poland
GRAFENWOEHR, Germany —
Air Force Staff Sgt. Daniel E. Webb and Senior Airman Angelo Flores worked together to render medical aid to a young Polish woman, possibly saving her life, aboard a train in Poland.
March 16, 2018
Special Operations Forces Exercise in Arctic Conditions
FAIRBANKS, Alaska —
More than 1,500 U.S. military personnel from 20-plus units trained in arctic conditions in Alaska as part of the Arctic Edge 2018 exercise.
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