By Marine Corps Cpl. Kelsey Dornfeld III, Marine Expeditionary Force — (DoD News) — Camp Soumagahara — Japan March 10, 2017.

American Marine Corps and Japanese Ground SDF conducted aerial integration training using the Marines’ MV-22B Osprey tilt-rotor aircraft and Japanese CH-47 Chinook helicopters in the Soumagahara training area.

By Jim Garamone — (DoD News) — Washington D.C. — March 2, 2017.

President Donald J. Trump today promised to rebuild the U.S. military and called for a 12-carrier Navy during a visit to the future USS Gerald R. Ford in Newport News, Virginia, the first of its class and the first new carrier design since the Nimitz-class began.

By Amaani Lyle — (DoD News) — Washington D.C. — Januray 12, 2017.

A spectrum of state and nonstate actors across multiple regions and domains calls for a new way of harnessing the maritime domain, the commander of U.S. Southern Command said at the Surface Navy Association’s 29th National Symposium here today.

By Karen Parrish — (DoD News) — Washington D.C. January 5, 2017.

Operational deployments will boost U.S. presence in the western Pacific and in Europe. 7,500 sailors will deploy and focus on maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts and bilateral exercises.

By Karen Parrish — (DOD News) — Washington D.C. — November 1, 2016.

The United States has the world’s mightiest military, but it faces potent challenges. “We’re organized to combat geographically isolated problems… But our future conflicts will cross those regional boundaries. They’ll be transregional in nature.”

By Lisa Ferdinando — (DOD News)Washington D.C. October 18, 2016.

In a discussion on maritime security at the CSIS, Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd mentioned networked threats in Latin America, beyond stopping drug trafficking, smuggling of weapons and other illicit goods, and human trafficking.

By Lisa Ferdinando — (DOD News) — Yokosuka, Japan — September 13, 2016.

Forward-deployed to support security and stability in the vast Indo-Asia-Pacific region, the U.S. 7th Fleet is involved in a wide array of activities in this critically important part of the world.

By Sgt. Carlos Cruz Jr.MRF-Darwin ─ Quartier Gribeauval, New Caledonia ─ August 25, 2016.

French Armed Forces Nautical Commando Course at Quartier Gribeauval, is a part of AmeriCal 16, a bilateral training exercise designed to enhance mutual combat capabilities and improve relations with our partners.


By Lisa Ferdinando — (DOD News) — Washington D.C. — August 25, 2016.

The liberation of the northern Syrian city of Jarabulus is another important milestone in efforts to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Syrian opposition forces supported by coalition air power and the Turkish military are now in control.