Northern Command Provides DoD Hurricane Support Update

More than 13,000 Defense Department personnel are supporting relief efforts by the Federal Emergency Management Agency along with state and local responders as Tropical Storm Florence moves inland. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Northern Command Provides DoD Hurricane Support Update

Northern Command Actively Supporting FEMA Hurricane Efforts

U.S. Northern Command, the National Guard and military services are actively supporting the Federal Emergency Management Agency along with state and local responders in the wake of Hurricane Florence’s landfall. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Northern Command Actively Supporting FEMA Hurricane Efforts

Face of Defense: Guard Soldier’s Experiences Put Her Ahead of Civilian

A sergeant with the Idaho Army National Guard is in Thailand, supporting an infantry company, and is flying over the countryside in a Black Hawk helicopter. She also ate every bug a vendor was selling near the training site just to try something new. VISIT…

CHINA SAYS IT IS HELPING AFGHANISTAN WITH DEFENCE, COUNTER TERRORISM

China’s defence ministry said on Thursday that it was supporting Afghanistan’s defence and counter-terrorism efforts, a day after Beijing denied a plan to build a base in Afghanistan and to send Chinese forces to the war-torn country. China’s foreign ministry on Wednesday dismissed a report…

Apaches and Reapers Available for Border Mission, Guard General Says

National Guard leaders told lawmakers Tuesday that troops supporting the southern border security mission could be more effective at surveillance with the use of more sophisticated aerial platforms such as the AH-64 Apache attack helicopter and the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial system. Guard pilots have…

Pakistan Army supporting religious extremists, alleges US Congressman Dana Rohrabacher

Pakistan’s powerful army is supporting religious extremism in the country, an influential US lawmaker has alleged as he voiced his support to the rights of the Mohajir community. The term Mohajir is used to describe the Urdu-speaking immigrants who left India in 1947 and came…

Maryland Guard, Estonian Service Members Conduct Cyber Exercise

Maryland National Guard cyberwarriors are supporting their Estonian counterparts during Exercise Hedgehog 2018, also known locally and by NATO as Exercise Siil 2018. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Maryland Guard, Estonian Service Members Conduct Cyber Exercise

CHINA TO BAR INDIA EDUCATED TIBETAN MONKS FROM TEACHING

China has accused the Dalai Lama and monks in India for supporting “separatism”. The Dalai Lama wants genuine autonomy for Tibetans in China. China has awarded the degree to 105 monks since 2004. Monks wrongly educated in India are banned from teaching Buddhism A county…

TAWAU, Malaysia (April 23, 2018)

Lt. Erik Christensen, a physician supporting Pacific Partnership (PP) 2018, takes a selfie with students at SK Kinabutan Besar Elementary School as part of PP-18’s mission stop Tawau, Malaysia. PP-18’s mission is to work collectively with host and partner nations to enhance regional interoperability and…