U.S. Marines with Kilo Company, 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, fire a 60mm mortar during a live-fire range as part of exercise Fuji Viper 21.2 at Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan, Jan. 14, 2021. During this evolution of Fuji Viper, Marines honed their tactical skills, demonstrating that infantry formations can facilitate joint force multi-domain maneuver in support of naval operations. 3/8 is forward-deployed in the Indo-Pacific under 4th Marine Regiment, 3d Marine Division. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alexis Moradian)
U.S. Marine Corps

Fuji Viper 21.2 60mm Mortar Range

U.S. Marines with Kilo Company, 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, fire a 60mm mortar during a live-fire range as part of exercise Fuji Viper 21.2 at Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan, Jan. 14, 2021. During this evolution of Fuji Viper, Marines honed their tactical skills, demonstrating that infantry formations can facilitate joint force multi-domain maneuver in support of [Read More …]

210112-N-PS962-1094 ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 12, 2021) – The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) operates in the in the Arabian Sea, Jan. 12. Nimitz is deployed to U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three critical chokepoints to the free flow of global commerce. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Louis Thompson Staats IV)
U.S. Navy

USS Winston S. Churchill Operations

210112-N-PS962-1094 ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 12, 2021) – The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) operates in the in the Arabian Sea, Jan. 12. Nimitz is deployed to U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the Western Indian Ocean and three [Read More …]

U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Gavin St. Louis, a rifleman with Kilo Company, 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, fires an M72 Light Anti-Armor Weapon during a live-fire range as part of exercise Fuji Viper 21.2 at Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan, Jan. 15, 2021. During this evolution of Fuji Viper, Marines honed their tactical skills, demonstrating that infantry formations can facilitate joint force multi-domain maneuver in support of naval operations. 3/8 is forward-deployed in the Indo-Pacific under 4th Marine Regiment, 3d Marine Division. St. Louis is a native of Indianapolis, Indiana. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alexis Moradian)
U.S. Marine Corps

Fuji Viper 21.2 Maintains Lethality

U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Gavin St. Louis, a rifleman with Kilo Company, 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, fires an M72 Light Anti-Armor Weapon during a live-fire range as part of exercise Fuji Viper 21.2 at Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan, Jan. 15, 2021. During this evolution of Fuji Viper, Marines honed their tactical skills, demonstrating that infantry formations [Read More …]

U.S. Army AH-64E Apache and UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters assigned to 1st Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) participate in Eddie's Odyssey, a first-time joint exercise with U.S. and Greek aviation and special operation forces in the Aegean Sea in Greece, Jan. 14, 2021. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Renee Seruntine)
U.S. Army National Guard

U.S. helicopters conduct unique training with Greek military

U.S. Army AH-64E Apache and UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters assigned to 1st Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) participate in Eddie’s Odyssey, a first-time joint exercise with U.S. and Greek aviation and special operation forces in the Aegean Sea in Greece, Jan. 14, 2021. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Renee Seruntine)

KILKIS, Greece – Pilots from 5th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, “Eagle Assault,” transport Hellenic Armed Forces during a joint training scenario here Jan. 15. Real-time, partnered scenarios improve NATO’s ability to conduct integrated multinational planning, enhance interoperability, and deter aggression in the Black Sea region. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jabari Clyburn)
U.S. Army

Pegasus 21- Multinational Aviation Support in Greece

KILKIS, Greece – Pilots from 5th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, “Eagle Assault,” transport Hellenic Armed Forces during a joint training scenario here Jan. 15. Real-time, partnered scenarios improve NATO’s ability to conduct integrated multinational planning, enhance interoperability, and deter aggression in the Black Sea region. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jabari Clyburn)

U.S. Air Force Air Commandos, with the 8th Special Operations Squadron, prepare the CV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft to fly at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Jan. 12, 2021. The mission of the CV-22 is to conduct long-range infiltration, exfiltration and resupply missions for special operations forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda A. Flower-Raschella)
U.S. Air Force

8th SOS Air Commandos Prepare CV-22 for Flight

U.S. Air Force Air Commandos, with the 8th Special Operations Squadron, inspect a CV-22B Osprey tiltrotor aircraft before flight at Hurlburt Field, Florida, Jan. 12, 2021. This versatile, self-deployable aircraft offers increased speed and range over other rotary-wing aircraft, enabling Air Force Special Operations Command aircrews to execute long-range special operations missions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class [Read More …]

Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard’s Pine City-based B Troop, 1-94th Cavalry Squadron are providing support to local law enforcement in Washington D.C. for the 59th Presidential Inauguration. Up to 15,000 Citizen-Soldiers and Airmen from across the Nation have been authorized to provide security, communications, medical evacuation and other support to civilian authorities.(Minnesota National Guard photo by Sgt. Mahsima Alkamooneh)
U.S. Army National Guard

Minnesota Guardsmen provide support to 59th Presidential Inauguration

Soldiers from the Minnesota National Guard’s Pine City-based B Troop, 1-94th Cavalry Squadron are providing support to local law enforcement in Washington D.C. for the 59th Presidential Inauguration. Up to 15,000 Citizen-Soldiers and Airmen from across the Nation have been authorized to provide security, communications, medical evacuation and other support to civilian authorities. (Minnesota National Guard photo by Sgt. Mahsima [Read More …]

U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division fire a M119A3 Howitzer during Operation Demon Flex on Fort Bragg, N.C., Jan. 12, 2021. Operation Demon Flex was a live-fire exercise to certify Howitzer and Fire Direction Center sections, as well as to build crew drill proficiencies in order to fight near-peer adversaries. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Justin Stafford)
U.S. Air National Guard

Operation Demon Flex

U.S. Army Paratroopers assigned to 2nd Battalion, 319th Airborne Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division fire a M119A3 Howitzer during Operation Demon Flex on Fort Bragg, N.C., Jan. 12, 2021. Operation Demon Flex was a live-fire exercise to certify Howitzer and Fire Direction Center sections, as well as to build crew drill proficiencies in order to [Read More …]