NY National Guard rotor Soldiers are part of Rhode Island's Leapfest competition

Story by SGT Andrew Valenza on 08/09/2019 SOUTH KINGSTON, RHODE ISLAND Military paratroopers competing in the Rhode Island National Guard's annual "Leapfest" competition got to the 1,500 foot starting altitude of their jump thanks to 10 Soldiers and two CH-47s from the New York Army National Guard. The team from
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Story by PO2 Markus Castaneda on 08/09/2019 TASMAN SEA (July 10, 2019) "Service with a smile," is the motto of a small group of ship's servicemen, or SH's, aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48). As the mission continues with exercise Talisman Sabre 19 and the tempo
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Families celebrate reading all summer

Story by PFC Triton Lai on 08/09/2019 Marine and Family Programs hosted a Summer Reading Party to congratulate the children who have spent their summer reading at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni, August 7, 2019. The party included food, drinks, games for kids to play and a raffle giveaway.
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Back To School Brigade 2019

Story by Keith Hayes on 08/08/2019 There are some sure-fire ways to identify the end of summer vacation aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow, California: The Oasis Pool open hours begin to shrink, sunscreen SPF 500 sales plummet, and the annual Back To School Brigade event heralds the beginning of
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Water Conservation Program exceeds standards

Story by Laurie Pearson on 08/08/2019 Although initially implemented by the California Drought State of Emergency which went into effect in 2014, water conservation continues to be a key focus aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Barstow. In 2015, after an extended drought in California, the Commanding General sent out a
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CVW-5 Conducts Change of Command

Story by PO2 Janweb Marcyn Lagazo on 08/02/2019 PHILIPPINE SEA (August 2, 2019) Carrier Air Wing Five (CVW 5) conducted a change of command aboard the Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Aug. 2. Capt. Michael Rovenolt relieved Capt. Forrest Young during an in-flight ceremony over the
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