Courtesy photograph
Defense

Growlers soar with B-1Bs around Ellsworth AFB

Posted July 20, 2016 by A1C Sadie Colbert

Navy EA-18G Growlers have joined B-1B Lancers during the past several weeks in the skies around Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., for electronic attack training.

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Todd Berenger
Defense

58th SOW says goodbye to last Talon II

Posted August 3, 2016 by Jim Fisher

Air Force photograph by Todd Berenger An MC-130H Talon II 1699 takes off from Kirtland and the 58th Special Operations Wing en route to Hurlburt Field, Fla., where it will be assigned to the 19th Special Operations Squadron. A mainstay aircraft at the 58th Special Operations Wing since its arrival in 1992, the MC-130H Combat…

Full Story »

California Air National Guard photograph by Staff Sgt. Nick Carzis
Defense

146th Airlift Wing joins California Guard wildfire fight

Posted August 19, 2016 by Capt. Will Martin

California Air National Guard photograph by Staff Sgt. Nick Carzis A California Air National Guard Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System-equipped C-130 Hercules aircraft drops fire retardant over Palm Springs Aerial Tramway to fight California wildfires, July 19, 2013. The California Air National Guard’s 146th Airlift Wing has activated two C-130J Hercules aircraft, joining state and…

Full Story »

Navy photograph
Defense

Navy’s most advanced warship departs Bath Iron Works

Posted September 7, 2016 by

Navy photograph The future guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) transits the Atlantic Ocean during acceptance trials April 21, 2016 with the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV). The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of DDG 1000, the future guided-missile destroyer USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000). Following a crew certification period and October commissioning ceremony in…

Full Story »

Defense

ONR to lead team of ‘unmanned warriors’ to United Kingdom

Posted September 23, 2016 by

Autonomy and unmanned systems experts from across the naval science and technology community will converge on the shores of the United Kingdom next month for the first-ever Unmanned Warrior joint exercise hosted by the British Royal Navy. The U.S. Navy contingent, led by the Office of Naval Research, will experiment with 10 technology projects to…

Full Story »

army-manual1
Defense

With new how-to-train manual, Army aims to improve readiness

Posted October 14, 2016 by David Vergun

Army graphic The Army’s new Field Manual 7-0 is now available on the Army Publishing Directorate website and the Army Training Network. The Army recently introduced a new version of its premier training manual to help leaders from sergeants to generals improve their unit’s readiness. “Train to Win in a Complex World” is the title…

Full Story »

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Melissa Estevez
Defense

SECAF reiterates focus on modernization, efficiency

Posted October 31, 2016 by Sean Clements

Air Force photograph by Airman 1st Class Melissa Estevez Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James discusses modernization and how mobility Airmen enable the fight during the 48th Annual Airlift Tanker Association Convention in Nashville, Tenn., Oct. 28, 2015. The symposium served as a key professional development forum for Mobility Air Forces Airmen by enabling direct…

Full Story »

Navy photograph by PO3 Casey J. Hopkins
Defense

USS Nitze assists stranded Iranian mariners

Posted November 22, 2016 by

Navy photograph by PO3 Casey J. Hopkins Sailors assigned to the guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) render assistance to a distressed Iranian vessel. Nitze, deployed as part of the Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group, is supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations. Guided-missile destroyer USS…

Full Story »

Air Force photograph
Defense

746th Test Squadron: Guidance and Navigational Test

Posted December 27, 2016 by Raquel March

The 746th Test Squadron at Arnold Air Force Base, Tenn., also known as the Central Inertial and GPS Test Facility, is the designated lead test organization for the Department of Defense chartered to test and evaluate Global Positioning System user equipment and integrated GPS based guidance and navigation systems.

Full Story »

army-exercise
Defense

With Unified Challenge, TRADOC shapes future Army

Posted January 25, 2017 by Amy Robinson

Army image U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command will take another step toward designing the future force as it conducts the latest iteration of the game-based experiment Unified Challenge Jan. 23 through Feb. 3. Army Training and Doctrine Command will take another step toward designing the future force as it conducts the latest iteration of…

Full Story »


All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.