Dugway Proving Ground

Dugway Proving Ground, Utah is our nation’s premiere testing ground for chemical, biological, radiological, and explosives hazards. As the nation’s designated major range and test facility base for chemical and biological defense, Dugway Proving Ground provides a unique and effective area for chemical and biological defense testing and structure for encountering weapons of mass destruction. […]

Marines Conduct Squad Patrols – ITX 1-20

October 8, 2019 – U.S. Marines with Company I, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division conduct squad patrols on range 220 during the Integrated Training Exercise (ITX) 1-20 aboard Marine Corps Air-Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California. The purpose of ITX 1-20 is to create a challenging, realistic training environment that produces combat-ready […]

Covid-19 Test and Pre-Screen For Veterans

March 23, 2020 – Scenes of a drive-through COVID-19 test collection and pre-screening for military veterans at the parking lot of the John L. McClellan Memorial Veterans Hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas. Veterans referred for testing by their provider are swabbed without having to get out of their vehicle, while other veterans are pre-screened in […]

MLRS Load and Live-Fire At Grafenwoehr

January 27, 2020 – U.S. Soldiers, assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Field Artillery Regiment, 41stField Artillery Brigade (FAB), load M270A1 Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) rocket pod containers for a live-fire exercise at the 7th Army Training Command’s Grafenwoehr Training Area at Grafenwoehr, Germany. U.S. Army video by Gertrud Zach Training Support Activity Europe ———————————————————————————— […]

Expanded Commissary, Exchange, MWR Access for Veterans

On January 1st, 2020, newly eligible customers, including veterans with service-connected disabilities, Purple Heart recipients, former Prisoners of War, and primary caregivers will be able to shop the commissary, military exchanges and use morale, welfare and recreation retail activities. Whether you’re a first-time shopper or you shopped the commissary during your time on active duty, […]

WTI 1-20 – MV-22B Tail Gunnery Certification

October 8, 2019 – U.S. Marines with Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron One (MAWTS-1) conduct an MV-22B Osprey aircraft tail gunnery certification during Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI) course 1-20 in Shade Tree Range, California. WTI is a seven-week training event hosted by MAWTS-1, which emphasizes operational integration of the six functions of Marine […]

Health Protection Condition (HPCON) Levels

The Department of Defense Instruction (DoDI) 6200.03 “Public Health Emergency Management Within the DoD,” and supplements, provides military commanders with policy applicable to the COVID-19 outbreak. Commanders review and update the health protection condition (HPCON) based on the risk level in the local community and in cooperation with local, state, or host nation guidance. HPCON […]

Social Distancing

Social distancing is the practice of reducing close contact between people to reduce the spread of infections or diseases. Social distancing measures include limiting large groups of people gathering, closing buildings, and cancelling events. Staying at least six feet away from other people lessens your chances of catching COVID-19. Other examples of social distancing that […]

Army Esports

The United State’s military has had a strong presence in video games since the dawn of the media. Experiences and genres from primitive arcade shooters to real-time strategy, first-person shooters, side-scrollers and the occasional beat ’em ups. Today the army is using commercial gaming tech in training. Soldiers run through team fighting scenarios within tailor […]