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Students take plunge in icy water for Army cold-weather operations course at Fort McCoy

Students participated in cold-water immersion training at an ice-covered Big Sandy Lake as part of training for the Cold-Weather Operations Course  Jan. 17, at...

U.S., coalition forces change focus in battle against ISIS

SOUTHWEST ASIA, Feb. 5, 2018 — Enabled by accelerated successes following the liberation of Mosul, the coalition will shift its focus in Iraq from enabling...

Face of Defense: Paratrooper makes his first jump in more than 30 Years

VICENZA, Italy, Feb. 6, 2018 — It is uncertain what the record is for the time between Army parachute jumps, but Lt. Col. John Hall...

U.S., coalition forces continue to pound ISIS, target ISIS leaders

SOUTHWEST ASIA, Feb. 2, 2018 —Combined Joint Task Force Operation Inherent Resolve and its partners continue to remove Islamic State of Iraq and Syria leaders...

Pentagon: Up to 150 ISIS terrorists wiped out in precision air strikes

SOUTHWEST ASIA, Jan. 23, 2018 —Precision strikes killed an estimated 145-150 Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terrorists near Shafah, Syria, Jan. 20, Combined Joint...

How military drones, Predators & Reapers, helped drive ISIS out of Raqqa

U.S. forces, coalition partners and Syrian Democratic Forces liberated Raqqah, Syria from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s control in early October. ISIS...

USS Carl Vinson flyers complete super carrier’s 1,000th tailhook landing

PACIFIC OCEAN -- Two naval aviators aboard USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) joined an elite group after achieving a major career milestone when they...

More airstrikes in Syria, Iraq against ISIS

SOUTHWEST ASIA, Jan. 19, 2018 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria between Jan. 12 and...

Sneak preview: War documentary series ‘Chain of Command’ shows U.S. forces in today’s fight

It’s hard to understand what our deployed men and women are doing to combat violent extremism. We hear about this fight daily in the...

Air National Guard supports California mudslide rescue efforts

MOFFETT FEDERAL AIRFIELD, Calif., Jan. 11, 2018 — California Air National Guardsmen from the 129th Rescue Wing are providing search and rescue support in Southern California for...

U.S., coalition forces pound ISIS with 84 engagements since Dec. 29

SOUTHWEST ASIA, Jan. 5, 2018 — U.S. and coalition military forces continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria between Dec. 29, 2017,...

Combat engineers with Special Ops Joint Task Force erect steel bridge in former ISIS...

SOUTHWEST ASIA, Jan. 4, 2018 — A coalition team working with Syrian partners erected a steel bridge in only 16 hours Dec. 27 near the...

Marine bugler gives comrades their final salute

SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 4, 2018 — Sorrow, sadness and grief are among the most common feelings associated with funeral services. But for Marines,...
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Eyes in the Sky: Afghan Air assists ANDSF offensive maneuver during Maiwand 10

Afghan National Defense and Security Forces work to clear northern and southern Marjah of Taliban fighters, from the ground and in the air, since...

Navy’s oldest sub deploys to Indo-Asia-Pacific after Christmas in Yokosuka

YOKOSUKA, Japan -- The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Bremerton (SSN 698) arrived at Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Dec. 22 for a visit as part...

U.S. forces, allies clear out ISIS caves in Syria

SOUTHWEST ASIA, Dec. 27, 2017 — In partnership with coalition forces, the Maghawir al-Thawra conducted a series of ground clearance operations Dec. 23 to drive...

New attack helicopter: Marines meet the ‘Viper’

  Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 367 received three upgraded AH-1Z Viper attack helicopters here, Dec. 19. The AH-1Z aircraft is an updated version of the AH-1W, bringing...

Part 2 of 4: Welcome to Army Sniper School

FORT BENNING, Ga. -- For the candidates who made it to week two of the U.S. Army Sniper School at Fort Benning, Georgia, their...

Part 1 of 4: Welcome to Army Sniper School

FORT BENNING, Ga. -- Sniper candidate Spc. Logan Boling, camouflaged in a ghillie suit, had been hiding in the woods under leaves and branches...

Remember Pearl Harbor: MOH recipient Navy Chief John W. Finn

Chief Finn’s heroism and bravery earned him the first Medal of Honor to be awarded in World War II. On Sept. 15, 1942, Adm....

Pentagon: Military strikes continue against ISIS terrorists in Syria, Iraq

U.S. and coalition military forces have continued to attack the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, conducting 19 strikes consisting of 24 engagements between Nov....
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Vietnam Special Forces medic set to receive Medal of Honor Monday discusses Vietnam War’s...

Medal of Honor nominee retired Army Capt. Gary M. Rose participates in an Army media roundtable discussion at the Pentagon along with retired Army...

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