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Feb. 28, 2017

Continuing Promise Mission Provides Aid in Honduras

Continuing Promise 2017 made a stop in Honduras to conduct civil-military operations including humanitarian assistance, training engagements and medical, dental, and veterinary support in an effort to show U.S. support and commitment to Central and South America.

Feb. 28, 2017

Military Working Dog, Human Handler Bond in Baghdad

Army Staff Sgt. Charles Ogin and his military working dog partner, Rrobiek, help to safeguard troops' lives in Baghdad.

Feb. 28, 2017

Face of Defense: Newest Thunderbird Continues Legacy

Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Jason Hughes, a veteran aircraft maintainer, has achieved his dream, becoming the newest member of the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. Hughes called it "a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity," and said he's excited to represent the Air Force on the grandest stage.

Feb. 27, 2017

Air Force to Retire MQ-1 Predator Drone, Transition to MQ-9 Reaper

The Air Force plans to retire the MQ-1 Predator remotely piloted aircraft early next year to keep up with the continuously evolving battlespace environment.

Feb. 27, 2017

Face Of Defense: Air Force Doctor Solves NASA’s Human Waste Problem

A military surgeon has helped to solve a long-term problem for astronauts. Air Force Col. Thatcher Cardon outdid more than 5,000 competitors and won first place in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Space Poop Challenge after inventing promising solutions for managing human waste in space.

Feb. 24, 2017

Program Connects Navy, Marine Vets to Energy Field Internships

The Energy System Technology Evaluation Program, or ESTEP, began four years ago as a way to train veteran sailors and Marines in energy careers while helping meet warfighter energy demands through advanced internships in energy fields.

Feb. 24, 2017

State Partnership Spouses Share Stories of Challenges, Personal Strength

Barbara Livingston, the wife of Army Maj. Gen. Robert E. Livingston, Jr., the adjutant general for South Carolina, welcomed two spouses of officers in the Colombian Air Force during a South Carolina National Guard State Partnership Program engagement held at her home.

Feb. 24, 2017

U.S. Marines, Omani Soldiers Begin Exercise Sea Soldier 17

Exercise Sea Soldier 17, led by U.S. Naval Forces Central Command and hosted by the Royal Army of Oman, is an annual, two-week-long bilateral exercise designed to enhance communication and coordination between U.S. and Omani forces, build mutual warfighting capability and support long-term regional cooperation.

Feb. 24, 2017

Iowa Air Guard Refueling Wing Supports NATO Missions

Members of the Iowa Air National Guard's 185th Air Refueling Wing based in Sioux City, Iowa, are refueling NATO Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft while assigned at NATO Air Base Geilenkirchen in Germany.

Feb. 24, 2017

Face of Defense: Navy Corpsman Steps Closer To Life’s Goal

Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sutarto Soeng, a hospital corpsman, was recently told that his name was on the list for the Medical Enlisted Commissioning Program, and he will receive the opportunity to achieve one of his lifelong dreams -- to become a Navy nurse.

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