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All eyes on the World Cup: Quatar 2022

The FIFA World Cup is set to take place in November 2022 in Qatar after adjusting its date for the intense heat of the Middle East country.

New Maritime Music

The guided missile destroyer USS Sampson arrives at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, to participate in Rim of the Pacific, June 28, 2022. Twenty-six nations, 38 ships, four submarines, more than 170 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in the world’s largest international maritime exercise taking place in and around the Hawaiian Islands and southern California. Photo by Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class Dylan Lavin

RIMPAC, the world’s largest international maritime warfare exercise, is held every other year in and around Honolulu.

Become an International Sensation

Become and International Sensation

If your parents keep telling you being a military brat is enriching your life, they’re right.

Special March Holidays in Alaska and Hawaii

Every March, military personnel deployed to Alaska and Hawaii discover unique state holidays. Seward’s Day in Alaska and Prince Kuhio Day in Hawaii each celebrate the important contributions of men who shaped the future of these states. The Department of Defense considers military bases in Alaska and Hawaii to be OCONUS or “outside the continental… Read more »

In Honor of Women

Women’s History Month gives us an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate women in our ranks, and learn more about extraordinary women in our past and present. A proclamation of March as Women’s History Month has been made by our U.S. presidents annually since 1987. Every National Women’s History Month is accompanied by a theme. This… Read more »

Honoring America’s Black Military Trailblazers

The most recent census shows more than two million African Americans currently serve in the U.S. military. During Black History Month, AFE takes a look at a few early leaders whose military service set the standard and whose prominence and bravery continue to lead as an example of patriotism and sacrifice. In the early days… Read more »

Football Rivalries are a Laughing Matter

NFL fans have been tussling over team rivalries since the first game kicked off in 1920. They’ll probably continue to tussle every week until the end of time. If you’re still ticked about the 14-0 rout of the Panhandles by the Triangles in 1920, you’re a rivalry diehard. RIVALRIES FOR THE AGES        Chicago Bears and… Read more »

Big Game, Big Snacks

It’s nearly inconceivable that anyone can watch NFL games without snacks. And after all these years as a football fan, it’s time you fielded an unbeatable snack-attack strategy. So as you gear up for the in-person AFE Pro Blitz tour coming your way, or prepare to watch the Big Game on TV, here are some… Read more »

From the Academy to the Field

With the 2021 Army-Navy football game in the rear view mirror, are you going to see West Point and Annapolis players in future NFL games or on the AFE Pro Blitz tour? When a service academy football player dreams of going pro, it’s not as easy as signing on the dotted line after college graduation…. Read more »

Making Magic for Real

AFE has a long history of making magic for our troops overseas. Rather than list every single performer in our 70-year history, here’s a list of the magicians and illusionists who have performed with AFE just since 2019. And, go: Rob Lake, Mike Super, Jason Michaels, Jonathan Burns, Garry Carson, Ben Young, Christian & Katalina,… Read more »