A U.S. Marine Corps AV/8B Harrier assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conducts an aerial refuel from a KC-130J Super Hercules assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352 (VMGR-352), Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Central Command (SPMAGTF-CR-CC) 19.2, in the US Central Command area of responsibility, April 28, 2020. The SPMAGTF-CR-CC is a crisis response force, prepared to deploy a variety of capabilities across the region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Branden J. Bourque)
U.S. Marine Corps

AV/8B Aerial Refuel

A U.S. Marine Corps AV/8B Harrier assigned to the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conducts an aerial refuel from a KC-130J Super Hercules assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 352 (VMGR-352), Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Central Command (SPMAGTF-CR-CC) 19.2, in the US Central Command area of responsibility, April 28, 2020. The SPMAGTF-CR-CC is a [Read More …]

Green Berets drive through a partner force checkpoint after a successful joint patrol mission near At-Tanf Garrison, Syria, April 29, 2020. Coalition forces train and advise their partner force, the Maghaweir al-Thowra, in southern Syria in pursuit of the enduring defeat of Daesh and to set conditions for regional stability. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. William Howard)
U.S. Army

Green Beret, Maghaweir al-Thowra patrol southern Syria

Green Berets drive through a partner force checkpoint after a successful joint patrol mission near At-Tanf Garrison, Syria, April 29, 2020. Coalition forces train and advise their partner force, the Maghaweir al-Thowra, in southern Syria in pursuit of the enduring defeat of Daesh and to set conditions for regional stability. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. William Howard)

NAVAL COMMUNICATION STATION HAROLD E. HOLT, Australia – Royal Australian Air Force Flight Lt. James Pak, RAAF No. 1 Remote Sensor Unit, and U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Jennifer Beisel, space liaison officer , 21st Operations Group, 21st Space Wing, work together to monitor and operate a U.S.-owned C-Band space surveillance radar system at NCS Harold E. Holt, near Exmouth, Australia. Strategically located to cover both the southern and eastern hemisphere, the C-Band radar provides tracking and identification of space assets and debris for the U.S. space surveillance network. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jeanette Mullinax)
U.S. Navy

Eyes on the Sky: U.S., Australia Collaborate to Advance Space Superiority

NAVAL COMMUNICATION STATION HAROLD E. HOLT, Australia – Royal Australian Air Force Flight Lt. James Pak, RAAF No. 1 Remote Sensor Unit, and U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Jennifer Beisel, space liaison officer , 21st Operations Group, 21st Space Wing, work together to monitor and operate a U.S.-owned C-Band space surveillance radar system at NCS Harold E. Holt, near Exmouth, [Read More …]

U.S. Marines load AGM-84D Harpoon missiles onto a F/A-18 Hornet aboard Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni Japan, April 28, 2020. During the exercise, MAG-12 focused on naval missions and simulated anti-ship long range fires in order to enhance the Marine Corps' ability to effect sea control and denial in the Indo-Pacific, in-line with Force Design 2030. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Akeel Austin)
U.S. Marine Corps

MAG-12 Harpoon Training Exercise

U.S. Marines load AGM-84D Harpoon missiles onto a F/A-18 Hornet aboard Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Iwakuni Japan, April 28, 2020. During the exercise, MAG-12 focused on naval missions and simulated anti-ship long range fires in order to enhance the Marine Corps’ ability to effect sea control and denial in the Indo-Pacific, in-line with Force Design 2030. (U.S. Marine Corps [Read More …]

A U.S. Soldier, assigned to the Lightning Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment, conducts a bayonet assault during an assault course in support of NATO's enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group-Poland in Bemowo Piskie, Poland, April 24, 2020. NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence consists of four battalion-sized battle groups deploying on a persistent rotational basis to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland to demonstrate the alliance’s determination and ability to act as one in response to any aggression against its members. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Timothy Hamlin)
U.S. Army

3/2 Soldiers conduct an assault course during NATO BG-P

A U.S. Soldier, assigned to the Lightning Troop, 3rd Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment, conducts a bayonet assault during an assault course in support of NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group-Poland in Bemowo Piskie, Poland, April 24, 2020. NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence consists of four battalion-sized battle groups deploying on a persistent rotational basis to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland to [Read More …]

A British Soldier, assigned to the C Squadron, Light Dragoons, films a Croatian M92 Vulcan Battery during an artillery live-fire exercise in support of NATO's enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group-Poland in Bemowo Piskie, Poland, April 27, 2020. NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence consists of four battalion-sized battle groups deploying on a persistent rotational basis to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland to demonstrate the alliance’s determination and ability to act as one in response to any aggression against its members.(British Army photo by Capt. Sam Davies)
U.S. Army

Croatian Soldiers complete live-fire artillery exercise

A British Soldier, assigned to the C Squadron, Light Dragoons, films a Croatian M92 Vulcan Battery during an artillery live-fire exercise in support of NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group-Poland in Bemowo Piskie, Poland, April 27, 2020. NATO’s enhanced Forward Presence consists of four battalion-sized battle groups deploying on a persistent rotational basis to Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland to [Read More …]

Pfc. Ran Fleener and Spc. Coleton Clavijo, 15T Blackhawk repairers assigned to 3rd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, are working daily to make sure maintenance gets done on the UH-60 Blackhawks. Every member of our team allows 25th Combat Aviation Brigade to remain ready at all times. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sarah D Sangster)
U.S. Army

Maintenance Doesn’t Stop

Pfc. Ran Fleener and Spc. Coleton Clavijo, 15T Blackhawk repairers assigned to 3rd Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, are working daily to make sure maintenance gets done on the UH-60 Blackhawks. Every member of our team allows 25th Combat Aviation Brigade to remain ready at all times. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sarah D Sangster)

The United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron “Thunderbirds” fly over New York City, New York, April 28, 2020. The flyover was part of America Strong; a collaborative salute from the Air Force and Navy to recognize healthcare workers, first responders, military, and other essential personnel while standing in solidarity with all Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Air Force photo/Staff Sgt. Cory W. Bush)
U.S. Air Force

USAF Thunderbirds & USN Blue Angels Perform America Strong Flyover

The United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron “Thunderbirds” fly over New York City, New York, April 28, 2020. The flyover was part of America Strong; a collaborative salute from the Air Force and Navy to recognize healthcare workers, first responders, military, and other essential personnel while standing in solidarity with all Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic. (U.S. Air Force [Read More …]

U.S. Air Force

U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds Conduct New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania Flyovers for COVID-19 Responders

Airmen from the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, Thunderbirds, flew over New York City, Newark, Trenton and Philadelphia in honor of frontline COVID-19 responders and essential workers April 28, 2020. The flyovers are a part of America Strong; a collaborative salute from the Air Force and Navy to recognize healthcare workers, first responders, military, and other essential personnel while [Read More …]

A U.S. Marine assigned to the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command (SPMAGTF-CR-CC) 19.2, decontaminates a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV) during a Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Decontamination Training Course in Kuwait, Apr. 22, 2020. The SPMAGTF-CR-CC is a crisis response force, prepared to deploy a variety of capabilities across the region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Kyle C. Talbot)
U.S. Marine Corps

U.S. Marines – Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Decontamination Training Course in Kuwait

A U.S. Marine assigned to the Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force-Crisis Response-Central Command (SPMAGTF-CR-CC) 19.2, uses a Joint Chemical Agent Detector (JCAD) on a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected All-Terrain Vehicle (M-ATV) during a chemical biological radiological nuclear (CBRN) decontamination during a Reconnaissance, Surveillance, and Decontamination Training Course in Kuwait, Apr. 22, 2020. The SPMAGTF-CR-CC is a crisis response force, [Read More …]