ABURATSU, Japan – The U.S. Navy concluded their participation in the U.S and Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) bilateral Mine Warfare Exercise (MIWEX) 3JA 2023 Nov. 22, off the coast of southern Japan.
Alaska’s service members can now complete a Living Pattern Survey, which runs through Dec. 31, giving them the chance to provide critical data that may counter decreases in their future Overseas Cost-of-Living Allowance. Recent reductions in OCOLA include a four-point decrease for service members in Anchorage. This reduction equates to hundreds or thousands of dollars a year in a state with notoriously high costs of living. Other areas in Alaska such as coastal communities with service...
Members of the Commander, Fleet Activities Sasebo (CFAS), and local Japanese communities gathered for a retirement ceremony at the CFAS community education center Nov. 29 to celebrate two of the installation’s most highly qualified personnel. One was a Japanese citizen employed as a master labor contractor (MLC) at the CFAS security department; the other was his four-legged partner.
U.S. Army Soldiers from 3rd Battalion, 7th Field Artillery Regiment, 25th Division Artillery, 25th Infantry Division, joined forces with New Zealand Defense Force (NZDF) gunners of 163 Battery, 16th Field Regiment, Royal Regiment of New Zealand Artillery, for the Joint Pacific Multinational Readiness Center (JPMRC) rotation 24-01, which included multiple comprehensive sling load training exercises. The collaboration showcased the seamless interoperability between the partner nations, fostering a...
For the second straight year, First Lady Dr. Jill Biden welcomed National Guardsmen, spouses and children to the White House Monday to talk about the challenges they face, and how best to support them.
VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif -- A new road sign to be placed on Vandenberg Space Force Base was named in dedication to the regions Chumash heritage during a road sign naming and Native American Heritage Month ceremony, Nov. 30, 2023, at Cocheo Park on Vandenberg SFB.
U.S. Space Force Brig. Gen. Todd Moore, Deputy Commander of Space Training and Readiness Command (STARCOM), delivered featured remarks during the Department of the Air Force (DAF) General Officer panel discussion on Nov. 28, at the 2023 Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC). Moore shared his perspective on pressing issues the U.S. Space Force faces as it seeks to enhance its capabilities. In particular, he discussed Operational Test and Training...
Rear Adm. Yvette Davids, commander, Naval Surface Forces, hosted an all-hands call onboard Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45), to celebrate the 30-year anniversary of women serving aboard surface combatants at Naval Base San Diego, Nov. 30.
F-35 maintenance experts here are taking on a seemingly impossible task – stitching two mishap damaged aircraft together into a restored, fully operational F-35A Lighting II.
A partnership between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Mountlake Terrace, Washington, restores wetlands, riparian corridors and creates more places for birds, fish, turtles, salamanders, and native mammals to live over 16 acres of a former golf course.