Feb. 26, 2018
Focusing on the Future: Shooting Survivor Works Toward Recovery
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-FORT SAM HOUSTON, Texas —
Eight people were brought to Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio with multiple gunshot wounds Nov. 5, 2017. One man is grateful to be alive following multiple surgeries to repair his wounds.
Upcoming Joint U.S.-Israeli Exercise Aims to Improve Interoperability
More than 2,500 U.S. personnel will join Israeli forces for the biennial Juniper Cobra exercise to improve interoperability between U.S. and Israeli defense systems, a Pentagon spokesman said.
Exercise Cobra Gold Strengthens Interoperability, Regional Relationships
Some 5,800 U.S. service members, working in Thailand alongside forces from 29 partner nations, concluded Exercise Cobra Gold, one of the largest security cooperation exercises in the Indo-Pacific region.
Iraqis Continue Security, Clearance Operations In Territory Once Held by ISIS
With U.S.-led coalition forces in a supporting role, Iraqi security forces continue security and clearance operations in the campaign to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, a Pentagon spokesman said.
Nuclear Posture Review Looks to Deter War, Policy Chief Says
The 2018 Nuclear Posture Review seeks to ensure deterrence will not fail, thus preventing nuclear weapons from being used in war, the deputy undersecretary of defense for policy said.
Colorado National Guard Troops Take Biathlon Training
CENTENNIAL, Colo. —
It’s not surprising that a state such as Colorado, known for snowy mountaintops and a thriving ski industry, would have a National Guard biathlon team with diverse and unique team members who do whatever it takes to compete
USNS Mercy Deploys in Support of Pacific Partnership 2018
The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy departed its home port of San Diego in support of the 13th Pacific Partnership, the Navy's humanitarian and civic assistance mission conducted with and through partner nations, nongovernmental organizations and other U.S. and international government agencies to execute a variety of humanitarian civic action missions in the Pacific Fleet area of responsibility.
Face of Defense: Marine Approaches 400-Hour Volunteer Milestone
MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. —
Marine Corps Cpl. Kayla Soles, who's assigned to Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., will soon have spent 400 hours volunteering over the course of her career. Through volunteering, Soles said she finds "my positive attitude, and it helps me connect with those who are like-minded.”
Feb. 23, 2018
Deputy Secretary, Australian Prime Minister Meet at Pentagon
Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan met the Australian prime minister at the Pentagon to discuss the robust defense relationship between the U.S. and Australia and the common strategic challenges the two nations face.
Air Force Trials for Wounded Warriors Begins in Nevada
JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas —
More than 125 wounded, ill and injured servicemen and women have trained and practiced for months in their chosen sports in preparation for the Air Force Trials held at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada.