Navy commands across the globe are celebrating Earth Day today and throughout the month of April by participating in local activities that showcase their ongoing commitment to the environment as they support the Navy's national security mission.
The Oliver Hazard Perry—class frigate USS Taylor (FFG 50), homeported in Mayport, Fla., will enter the Black Sea, April 22, to promote peace and stability in the region.
With concurrence from South Korean commanders, the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) is departing waters around Jindo, South Korea April 22 after assisting with search and rescue operations near the site of the Korean passenger ferry Sewol.
U.S. Special Operations Command's plan to build an Iron Man suit for its commandos may only be possible in big-screen sci-fi movies.
The amphibious transport dock ship USS Somerset (LPD 25) arrived at its new homeport of Naval Base San Diego, April 21.
Dallas—Fort Worth Navy Week 2014 kicked off April 21 with a Mayoral proclamation at Dallas' city hall. Vice Adm. David Dunaway, commander, Naval Air Systems Command, along with Sailors from USS Dallas (SSN 700), USS Texas (SSN 775) and area residents, attended the ceremony.
More than 800 Massachusetts, Maine, and Rhode Island National Guardsmen helped local law enforcement agencies in eight cities and towns to keep the route clear for runners as they hit the road for the 118th Boston Marathon, April 21, 2014.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District welcomed the first line tow of the 2014 navigation season to St. Paul, Minn., April 16, 2014.
Personnel at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center discharged their first patient to use their Activities of Daily Living skills room designed to prepare recovering wounded warriors for independent living, March 27, 2014.
The Croatian Army received more than two dozen military vehicles from excess Army inventory at a ceremony in Croatia, April 7, 2014.
Approximately 1,100 Soldiers from the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, and the 42nd Combat Aviation Brigade of the New York National Guard, participated in the two-week military-to-military exercise geared toward strengthening stability in the region and improving interoperability.
The U.S. Army Garrison Ansbach's Sexual Harassment and Assault Response and Prevention team sponsored a walk April 17, 2014, at Katterbach Kaserne, Germany.
Across the United States, April is recognized as National Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month. The Department of Defense is committed to moving toward a culture free of sexual assault and encourages all members of the military and civilians within the Department to follow the theme: "Live Our Values: Step Up To Stop Sexual Assault."
Sgt. Maj. of the Army Raymond Chandler III came to speak to deployed Soldiers during a town hall at Forward Operating Base Fenty, Afghanistan, April 15, 2014.
To keep the working dogs healthier and more comfortable during deployments, Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center engineers from Picatinny and Rock Island are developing kennels for environments with temperature extremes.