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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...

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