Cobra Gold 2016 Exercise Scheduled for Early February

Cobra Gold 2016 Exercise Scheduled for Early February

Sailors and Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit step off Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 165 at Koh Phangan, Thailand in 2013. US Marine Corps Photo

Sailors and Marines with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit step off Landing Craft Utility (LCU) 165 at Koh Phangan, Thailand in 2013. US Marine Corps Photo

The longstanding, decades-old bilateral exercise between U.S. and Thai forces is scheduled to kick off early next month, despite ongoing military rule in Thailand, according to a release this week from U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific. Read More

Naval Base San Diego CO: No Evidence of Gunshots, Injuries at Naval Medical Center San Diego

Naval Base San Diego CO: No Evidence of Gunshots, Injuries at Naval Medical Center San Diego

Capt. Curtis Jones, commander Naval Base San Diego during a Tuesday press conference.

Capt. Curt Jones, commander Naval Base San Diego during a Tuesday press conference.

After an initial search by Navy and local authorities, there are no reported casualties nor evidence of gunshots in Building 26 of the Naval Medical Center San Diego, Calif., Capt. Curt Jones, commander Naval Base San Diego, told reporters in a Tuesday afternoon press conference. Read More

280 Special Purpose MAGTF Marines Set to Return Home From Europe, Africa Deployments

280 Special Purpose MAGTF Marines Set to Return Home From Europe, Africa Deployments

U.S. Marines stand guard during a simulated civilian evacuation at the National Gendarmerie Tactical Training Center in Saint-Astier, France, Oct. 9, 2015. The exercise marks the third rotation of Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa Marines training alongside the Gendarmerie. US Marine Corps photo.

U.S. Marines stand guard during a simulated civilian evacuation at the National Gendarmerie Tactical Training Center in Saint-Astier, France, Oct. 9, 2015. The exercise marks the third rotation of Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response-Africa Marines training alongside the Gendarmerie. US Marine Corps photo.

280 Marines serving with the Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis-Response Africa (SPMAGTF-CR-AF) are set to return home to Camp Lejeune, N.C., later this week after a six-month deployment to Spain and Italy. Read More

NSA Director Rogers Talks About the Future of Encryption

NSA Director Rogers Talks About the Future of Encryption

Adm. Michael S. Rogers, commander of U.S. Cyber Command, director, National Security Agency, chief, Central Security Service in 2015. US Navy Photo

Adm. Michael S. Rogers, commander of U.S. Cyber Command, director, National Security Agency, chief, Central Security Service in 2015. US Navy Photo

The director of the National Security Agency told the Atlantic Council last week arguing over encryption seems like “a waste of time to me” and doesn’t resolve the ongoing divide between privacy and security. Read More

10 Riverine Sailors Detained by Iran Returned to San Diego For Debriefings, Reunions With Family

10 Riverine Sailors Detained by Iran Returned to San Diego For Debriefings, Reunions With Family

Capt. Gary Leigh, center right, commander, Coastal Riverine Group One, greets the 10 U.S. Navy Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron Three, upon their return to Naval Air Station North Island on Jan. 22, 2016. US Navy Photo

Capt. Gary Leigh, center right, commander, Coastal Riverine Group One, greets the 10 U.S. Navy Sailors assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron Three, upon their return to Naval Air Station North Island on Jan. 22, 2016. US Navy Photo

The 10 Navy sailors who were detained by Iran have returned to San Diego to be reunited with their families and continue debriefings in a Navy investigation. Read More