Aug. 5, 2016

Inter-American relations program benefit Mexico, U.S. militaries

Lt. Gen. Perry L. Wiggins, commanding general of U.S. Army North and Fifth Army, hosted a U.S. Military and Secretaria de la Defensa Nacional delegation in Kansas City, Kansas, as part of the 70th Fifth Army Inter-American Relations Program July 18 to 22. The visit included a stop at Fort Riley to meet with 1st Infantry Division Soldiers.

Aug. 4, 2016

EOC Director Course comes to Buckley

Buckley Air Force Base is hosting the Emergency Operations Center Director Course from August 2-5. Individuals attending the course are stationed at various locations throughout the Air Force, ranging from civilian to colonel.

Aug. 4, 2016

Reserve Airmen Stand Ready to Help Fight Wildfires

Air Force Lt. Col. Luke Thompson describes being at the controls of an aircraft carrying the Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System, or MAFFS, during a firefighting operation.

Aug. 4, 2016

C&E provides cots for Alaska exercise, maintains stock for humanitarian relief

Unshouldering a heavy pack and stretching onto a military cot can be a small but welcome comfort for warfighters after traveling by air for hours. Hundreds of soldiers had that modest amenity available to them as they arrived for the Arctic Anvil exercise in Alaska this summer, thanks to Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support.

Aug. 4, 2016

Hatch Act outlines restrictions on political activity by federal employees

With the 2016 election season in full swing, people are getting involved in political activities and supporting their favorite party or candidate. However, federal employees need to be aware of legal restrictions on their political activity set forth in the Hatch Act.

Aug. 3, 2016

Lengyel becomes 28th chief of National Guard Bureau

Citizen-warriors and the entire National Guard family are vital to the security of the United States, Defense Secretary Ash Carter said at the National Guard Bureau change-of-responsibility ceremony at the Pentagon today.

Aug. 3, 2016

Deterrence Symposium

NORAD Deputy Commander, Lt.-Gen Pierre St-Amand, speaks at the U.S. Strategic Command Deterrence Symposium panel July 27, 2016, in Omaha, NE.

Aug. 3, 2016

MAFFS C-130s to assist firefighting efforts

Military C-130s equipped with a U.S. Forest Service Modular Airborne Fire Fighting System departed to support ongoing aerial fire fighting efforts in the Western U.S.

Aug. 3, 2016

New York Guard team catches unusual ride to work for Vigilant Guard exercise

A 5 a.m. commute in a 50,000 pound Army helicopter isn't a normal morning commute for most people, but for the National Guard members of the 2nd Civil Support Team—military personnel specially trained to find chemical, biological, and radiological weapons—it's just another day in the office.

Aug. 2, 2016

JTF-CS Change of Command

Major General Richard Gallant, U.S. Army National Guard, accepts the flag and command for Joint Task Force Civil Support from General Lori Robinson, NORAD and USNORTHCOM Commander. The change of command ceremony took place at Fort Eustis, Va., July 29, 2016.