Governor pays tribute to North Dakota National Guard unit returning from deployment
Members of Company C of the North Dakota National Guard’s 2-285th Aviation Regiment who recently returned home from a nine-month deployment to the National Capital Region were welcomed home during a ceremony at the Guard’s Army Aviation Support Facility in Bismarck.
Deadly storm brings power outages, flooding to NAS Sigonella
Naval Air Station Sigonella in Sicily was ordering people living in family housing Monday to boil their water in the aftermath of a Mediterranean “hurricane” that caused widespread flooding and power outages.
Bollinger Shipyards delivers latest Coast Guard cutter
The John Scheuerman is the fifth of six Bollinger-built cutters destined for operations in Manama, Bahrain, to support U.S. interests in southwest Asia and the Middle East.
Army soldier charged in deaths of grandfather, great-grandmother in South Carolina
Gene Alexzander “Alex” Scott has been extradited to South Carolina from Germany after he was indicted in connection with the 2020 Chester County shooting deaths of two family members, according to officials and court documents.
Navy’s Triton surveillance drones conclude their first deployment to Japan
The MQ-4C Tritons recently returned to Andersen Air Force Base after a deployment to Misawa Air Base.
Marine air station in Japan carries out annual base-defense stress test
Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni is hosting an annual exercise by US and Japanese forces that share the installation.
Stripping military bases of Confederate names stirs passions
Reflecting a shift in the military's thinking, Army Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has spoken forcefully about a legacy of Black pain reflected in Confederate names at Army bases where today at least 20% of soldiers are Black.
Marines test ‘backpackable’ electronic warfare system on drone in Coral Sea
Marines aboard the USS New Orleans have launched a portable, electronic-warfare system on drones for the first time at sea, according to the Marine Corps.
A Wyoming farewell for Marine killed in Afghanistan bombing
Dozens of fellow U.S. Marines joined hundreds of Wyoming residents to bid a final farewell at a memorial for Rylee McCollum, one of 13 U.S. servicemen killed in a suicide bombing as they guarded a gate at a chaotic Kabul, Afghanistan airport during the final U.S. evacuation from that country.
Army test aims to determine how operating in high altitudes affects soldiers
The U.S. Army has to operate and fight in hostile environments in some of the world’s highest mountains. To find out how this affects soldiers and who may be better adapted to operate at high altitude, 41 soldiers from the 5th Engineer Battalion spent several days at Taos Ski Valley, hiking and living at 12,000 feet.