A rocket is fired from a High Mobility Rocket Artillery System of the 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery Regiment, Task Force Spartan, during exercise Juniper Oak 2023. The exercise is a large-scale bilateral multi-domain military exercise aimed at enhancing interoperability between U.S. and Israeli armed forces contributing to integrated regional security (U.S. Army photo by Spc. David Campos-Contreras).
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Task Force Spartan team with Israel Defense Force for HIMARs Live Fire

A rocket is fired from a High Mobility Rocket Artillery System of the 2nd Battalion, 130th Field Artillery Regiment, Task Force Spartan, during exercise Juniper Oak 2023. The exercise is a large-scale bilateral multi-domain military exercise aimed at enhancing interoperability between U.S. and Israeli armed forces contributing to integrated regional security (U.S. Army photo by Spc. David Campos-Contreras).

Soldiers assigned to the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School raid a simulated enemy compound during tactical skills training as part of the Special Forces Qualification Course (SFQC) at Camp Mackall, North Carolina January 9, 2023. Soldiers participated in SFQC training that tested their knowledge of small unit tactics and basic urban operations to ensure they possess the combat skills required to successfully operate on a Special Forces Operational Detatchment Alpha. (U.S. Army photo by K. Kassens)
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Tactical Skills Training

Soldiers assigned to the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School raid a simulated enemy compound during tactical skills training as part of the Special Forces Qualification Course (SFQC) at Camp Mackall, North Carolina January 9, 2023. Soldiers participated in SFQC training that tested their knowledge of small unit tactics and basic urban operations to ensure they [Read More …]

A Polish tank pulls security during their multinational field exercise as part of Defender Europe 2022, Drawsko Pomorskie, Poland, May 15, 2022. Defender Europe 22 is a series of U.S. Army Europe and Africa multinational training exercises in Eastern Europe. The exercise demonstrates U.S. Army Europe and Africa’s ability to conduct large-scale ground combat operations across multiple theaters supporting NATO. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Andrew Greenwood)
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NATO Forces Work Together

A Polish tank pulls security during their multinational field exercise as part of Defender Europe 2022, Drawsko Pomorskie, Poland, May 15, 2022. Defender Europe 22 is a series of U.S. Army Europe and Africa multinational training exercises in Eastern Europe. The exercise demonstrates U.S. Army Europe and Africa’s ability to conduct large-scale ground combat operations across multiple theaters supporting NATO. [Read More …]

Army Reserve Spc. Hallie Koches, assigned to the 78th Army Band, preforms a hand-over-hand obstacle on the Confidence Cource during the Army Reserve Best Squad Competition, at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, on May 15, 2022. Approximately 40 soldiers from across the nation traveled to Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, to compete in the 2022 U.S. Best Squad Competition from May 14-21, 2022 BWBSC is an annual competition that brings together the best Soldiers and squads from across the U.S. Army Reserve to earn the title of “Best Warrior” and “Best Squad” among their peers. Competitors are evaluated on their individual and collective ability to adapt to and overcome challenging scenarios and battle-focus events that test their technical and tactical abilities under stress and extreme fatigue. (U.S. Army Reserve Photo by Pfc. Jason Palacios)
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Army Reserve Best Squad Competition 2022

Army Reserve Spc. Hallie Koches, assigned to the 78th Army Band, preforms a hand-over-hand obstacle on the Confidence Cource during the Army Reserve Best Squad Competition, at Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, on May 15, 2022. Approximately 40 soldiers from across the nation traveled to Fort McCoy, Wisconsin, to compete in the 2022 U.S. Best Squad Competition from May 14-21, 2022 BWBSC [Read More …]

U.S. Marines engage targets from the prone position during their annual rifle qualification at Range 116A on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, May 11, 2022. Camp Pendleton’s Marksmanship Training Division trains 22,000 Marines and sailors each year across the installation to effectively engage targets with both rifles and pistols. The ARQ is a timed course of fire, ranging from 500 yards down to 15 yards. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Benjamin Whitehurst)
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Pendleton’s Marksmanship Training Division teaches thousands how to effectively engage targets

U.S. Marines engage targets from the prone position during their annual rifle qualification at Range 116A on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, May 11, 2022. Camp Pendleton’s Marksmanship Training Division trains 22,000 Marines and sailors each year across the installation to effectively engage targets with both rifles and pistols. The ARQ is a timed course of fire, ranging from [Read More …]

PHILIPPINE SEA (May 13, 2022) An F-35C Lightning II, assigned to the "Black Knights" of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 314, flies over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability through alliances and partnerships while serving as a ready-response force in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Michael Singley)
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Abraham Lincoln Conducts Flight Operations

PHILIPPINE SEA (May 13, 2022) An F-35C Lightning II, assigned to the “Black Knights” of Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 314, flies over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Abraham Lincoln Strike Group is on a scheduled deployment in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability through alliances and partnerships while serving as a [Read More …]

A SOCOM Para-Commando performs during the Ellsworth Airshow practice May 15, 2022 at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota. Attendees enjoyed a variety of aerial acts and static displays showcasing the skills and technology of the U.S. military. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Taylor Solberg)
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2022 Ellsworth Air and Space Show

A SOCOM Para-Commando performs during the Ellsworth Airshow practice May 15, 2022 at Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota. Attendees enjoyed a variety of aerial acts and static displays showcasing the skills and technology of the U.S. military. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Taylor Solberg)

Twelve National Guard Soldiers are competing in the Region IV Best Warrior Competition May 11-15, 2022, at Camp Ripley, Minnesota. The annual competition tests the military skills, physical strength and endurance of the top Soldiers and noncommissioned officers from the Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio National Guards. The winners will move on to compete in the National Guard’s competition on July 20-30, 2022, at Camp Smyrna, Tennessee. (Minnesota National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Sydney Mariette.) 
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The Midwest’s Best compete in 2022 Region IV Best Warrior Competition

Twelve National Guard Soldiers are competing in the Region IV Best Warrior Competition May 11-15, 2022, at Camp Ripley, Minnesota. The annual competition tests the military skills, physical strength and endurance of the top Soldiers and noncommissioned officers from the Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, and Ohio National Guards. The winners will move on to compete in the National [Read More …]

U.S. Army soldiers from the 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment conducts a water obstacle course with French soldiers at Camp Papeari Tahiti, French Polynesia, May 11, 2022, during Marara 22. Marara 22 is a multinational training exercise which enhances combined interoperability between the U.S. military and France’s Combined Joint Task Force Headquarters in French Polynesia. Through exercises and engagements, improve our ability to work together with our allies and partners and build on our collective strengths. (U.S. Army Photos by Master Sgt. Shelia L. Cooper, 8th Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs)
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U.S. Army and French Soldiers Participate in Marara 22

U.S. Army soldiers from the 100th Battalion, 442nd Infantry Regiment conducts a water obstacle course with French soldiers at Camp Papeari Tahiti, French Polynesia, May 11, 2022, during Marara 22. Marara 22 is a multinational training exercise which enhances combined interoperability between the U.S. military and France’s Combined Joint Task Force Headquarters in French Polynesia. Through exercises and engagements, improve [Read More …]