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Polish Foreign Minister: Ukraine Needs More Money, Military Equipment from Allies

Polish Foreign Minister: Ukraine Needs More Money, Military Equipment from Allies

A Ukrainian artilleryman trains on an M109 self-propelled howitzer at Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, May 11, 2022. Soldiers from the U.S. and Norway trained Armed Forces of Ukraine artillerymen on the howitzers as part of security assistance packages from their respective countries. (U.S. Army Photo)

Ukraine needs more heavy military equipment and financial aid from Western allies and partners to stave off the ongoing Russian invasion, Poland’s foreign minister said Tuesday. Read More

Vice Adm. Thomas Ishee Assumes U.S. 6th Fleet Command

Vice Adm. Thomas Ishee Assumes U.S. 6th Fleet Command

Vice Adm. Thomas Ishee, commander of U.S. 6th Fleet, speaks after assuming command at U.S. Naval Support Activity Naples, Italy, after relieving Vice Adm. Gene Black, right, Sept. 15, 2022. US Navy Photo

Vice Adm. Thomas Ishee assumed command of U.S. 6th Fleet Thursday, taking over from Vice Adm. Eugene Black. Read More

Carrier USS Harry S. Truman Returns From 9-Month Mediterranean Deployment

Carrier USS Harry S. Truman Returns From 9-Month Mediterranean Deployment

A sailor assigned to the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) greets family after returning to Naval Station Norfolk, Va., U.S. 6th Fleet. US Navy Photo

USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) pulled into port in Norfolk, Va., after more than nine months operating in the Mediterranean Sea – the longest a U.S. aircraft carrier has operated continuously in U.S. European Command in more than 20 years. Read More

Japan, Canada Wrap Western Pacific Drills with U.S., USS Tripoli Underway in South China Sea

Japan, Canada Wrap Western Pacific Drills with U.S., USS Tripoli Underway in South China Sea

Noble Raven – JMSDF helicopter destroyer JS Izumo (DDH-183) and destroyer JS Takanami (DD-110), RCN frigate HMCS Vancouver (FFH331) destroyer USS Higgins (DDG-76) and replenishment ship USNS Rappahannock (T-AO-204) conduct a joint sail during exercise Noble Raven.

Japan, Canada and the United States wrapped up Noble Raven 22 this week, an exercise that took place in the waters from Guam to the South China Sea, according to a Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force news release. Read More

Okinawa Key to Japan's Defense Against China, North Korea, Says Expert

Okinawa Key to Japan’s Defense Against China, North Korea, Says Expert

U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 3d Marine Division, load CH-53E Super Stallions with 1st Marine Aircraft Wing during Castaway 21.1 on Ie Shima, Okinawa, Japan, March 16, 2021. U.S. Marine Corps Photo

Winning the hearts and minds of Okinawans is critical to strengthening Japan’s own defenses against China, Russia and North Korea, one of Japan’s leading security experts said Thursday. Read More