Dec. 11, 2017
Innovative Physical Therapy Program Increases Readiness
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
An innovative system is helping airmen remain physically capable, allowing them to be more productive and mission-ready in their duties.
Marshall Center, Munich Security Conference Host Russia-Focused Policy Discussions
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany —
The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies and the Munich Security Conference’s Loisach Group met to discuss transatlantic policy solutions focused on Russia.
Face of Defense: Navy Recruiter Credits Success to Hard Work
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas —
Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jalisa Green said she longed to travel and see the world beyond her hometown of Baton Rouge, La., and joining the Navy gave her that opportunity. After being stationed in Japan and aboard ships, Green became a recruiter and has proven her strength and ability to adapt within the recruiting world.
Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq
SOUTHWEST ASIA —
U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 14 strikes consisting of 27 engagements over the last three days, Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve officials reported.
Military Seeks to Learn Lessons of 2017 Hurricane Season
The most recent hurricane season was not unprecedented in terms of the number of storms, but it was unprecedented in terms of damage, the commander of U.S. Army North said in a recent interview.
Dec. 9, 2017
Black Knights Squeak Past Midshipmen in Army-Navy Game
The Army-Navy game went down to the wire, with Navy missing a 48-yard field goal and the Army winning 14-13. Army also won the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy as both Army and Navy beat the Air Force Academy this year.
Dec. 8, 2017
Airstrikes Kill 5 al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula Members in Yemen
U.S. airstrikes killed five al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula operatives in Yemen’s al-Bayda governorate in an effort to disrupt the terrorist's attack networks.
Army Africa Chief Visits Nigeria, Addresses Inaugural War College Class
VICENZA, Italy —
U.S. Army Africa’s acting commanding general discussed counterterrorism operations and the upcoming African Land Forces Summit with military leaders and shared academic insights with war college students during a visit to Abuja, Nigeria.
‘Robot Dog’ Improves Special Operations’ Canine Medical Aid Practices
CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. —
Multipurpose canine handlers with U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Special Operations Command, used a robotic canine training mannequin for the first time during hands-on medical training at Stone Bay, Camp Lejeune, N.C.
Firefighters Brave, Extinguish Flames at Patriot Warrior Exercise
FORT MCCOY, Wis. —
Patriot Warrior is the U.S. Air Force Reserve Command's four-week exercise at Young Air Assault Strip and Volk Field Air National Guard Base, in Wisconsin.