U.S. Airmen from the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) flight ruck outside of Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, July 31, 2020. The Eielson EOD flight annually rucks from Eielson AFB to the Arctic Circle in honor of 32 EOD Airmen who paid the ultimate sacrifice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)
U.S. Air Force

EOD Airmen ruck to Arctic Circle

U.S. Airmen from the 354th Civil Engineer Squadron Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) flight ruck outside of Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, July 31, 2020. The Eielson EOD flight annually rucks from Eielson AFB to the Arctic Circle in honor of 32 EOD Airmen who paid the ultimate sacrifice. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)

Maj. Kyle Yates, 824th Base Defense Squadron commander, fast ropes out of an HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 41st Rescue Squadron during fast rope training at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, July 24, 2020. The 820th Base Defense Group used the training to evaluate its Advanced Skills Training program which allows them to operate in places other security forces units cannot. The Advanced Skills Training program includes preparing Airmen for Army Ranger and Jungle training as well as Air Assault, rappelling and fast-rope master, Pathfinder, and sharpshooter programs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Capt. Faith Brodkorb)
U.S. Air Force

820th BDG evaluates advanced skills program

Maj. Kyle Yates, 824th Base Defense Squadron commander, fast ropes out of an HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 41st Rescue Squadron during fast rope training at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, July 24, 2020. The 820th Base Defense Group used the training to evaluate its Advanced Skills Training program which allows them to operate in places other security forces units [Read More …]

200720-N-GR168-1038 ATLANTIC OCEAN (July 20, 2020) Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Lorenzo Moreno, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), signals to an MV-22B Osprey, attached to the Blackjacks of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Two One (HX-21), to take off from the flight deck aboard New York, July 20, 2020. New York is operating in Atlantic Ocean in support of Naval operations to maintain maritime stability and security in order to ensure access, deter aggression and defend U.S., allied and partner interests. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie/Released)
U.S. Navy

Ospreys land on the flight deck of the New York

200720-N-GR168-1038 ATLANTIC OCEAN (July 20, 2020) Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Lorenzo Moreno, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), signals to an MV-22B Osprey, attached to the Blackjacks of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Two One (HX-21), to take off from the flight deck aboard New York, July 20, 2020. New York is operating [Read More …]

Picture Shows shows a cadet firing General-Purpose Machine gun. Officer Cadets from Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) on Exercise DYNAMIC VICTORY, Stanford Training Area (STANTA) July 2020 Exercise Dynamic Victory is the final confirmation exercise of the 44-week commissioning course; it tests the cadet’s suitability to become junior officers in the field army. The Officer Cadets undergo a live firing package which gives valuable training in situational awareness and command & control, then deploy to a tactical phase where they operate in urban and rural environments, testing them on their personal administration, fieldcraft and ability to make decisions under pressure.
Ministry of Defence

RMAS Officer Cadets on Exercise Dynamic Victory

Picture Shows shows a cadet firing General-Purpose Machine gun. Officer Cadets from Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS) on Exercise DYNAMIC VICTORY, Stanford Training Area (STANTA) July 2020 Exercise Dynamic Victory is the final confirmation exercise of the 44-week commissioning course; it tests the cadet’s suitability to become junior officers in the field army. The Officer Cadets undergo a live firing [Read More …]

U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division patrol during Exercise Deep Water on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, July 29, 2020. Exercise Deep Water is a 2d Marine Regiment-led exercise designed to provide Marine Air-Ground Task Force capabilities, which increases lethality and combat effectiveness for future combat operations. This is the largest exercise and air-assault conducted on Camp Lejeune in decades. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Jacqueline Parsons)
U.S. Marine Corps

V36 Conducts Largest Exercise on Camp Lejeune in 20 Years

U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division patrol during Exercise Deep Water on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, July 29, 2020. Exercise Deep Water is a 2d Marine Regiment-led exercise designed to provide Marine Air-Ground Task Force capabilities, which increases lethality and combat effectiveness for future combat operations. This is the largest exercise and air-assault conducted on [Read More …]

An AH-64 Apache helicopter with the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade flies above horizon with U.S. Soldiers, assigned to the 1st Squadron, 2d Cavalry Regiment, during the gunnery training in Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, July 16, 2020. The gunnery training concluded with the squadron’s table VIII and IX live-fire certifications. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. LaShic Patterson)
U.S. Army

1/2CR executes Apache gunnery training

An helicopter with the flies above horizon with U.S. Soldiers, assigned to the 1st Squadron, , during the gunnery training in , Germany, July 16, 2020. The gunnery training concluded with the squadron’s table VIII and IX live-fire certifications. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. LaShic Patterson)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Derek Ricks, 423rd Security Forces Squadron (SFS) patrolman, conducts a high risk vehicle challenge during a training exercise at RAF Molesworth, England, July 28, 2020. 423rd SFS defenders conduct regular training and exercises to ensure mission readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jennifer Zima)
U.S. Air Force

423rd Security Forces Squadron training

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Derek Ricks, 423rd Security Forces Squadron (SFS) patrolman, conducts a high risk vehicle challenge during a training exercise at RAF Molesworth, England, July 28, 2020. 423rd SFS defenders conduct regular training and exercises to ensure mission readiness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jennifer Zima)

U.S. Marines with Ground Combat Element and Logistics Combat Element, Marine Rotational Force – Darwin, prepare for low-light, live-fire training conducted at the Battle Inoculation Range, Kangaroo Flats Training Area, Northern Territory, Australia, July 27, 2020. During the training, MRF-D’s GCE and LCE came together to shoot live rounds in low-light conditions and demonstrated their ability to operate in austere environments. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Harrison Rakhshani)
U.S. Marine Corps

MRF-D conduct low-light, live-fire range

U.S. Marines with Ground Combat Element and Logistics Combat Element, Marine Rotational Force – Darwin, prepare for low-light, live-fire training conducted at the Battle Inoculation Range, Kangaroo Flats Training Area, Northern Territory, Australia, July 27, 2020. During the training, MRF-D’s GCE and LCE came together to shoot live rounds in low-light conditions and demonstrated their ability to operate in austere [Read More …]

200728-N-EI510-0191 GENOA, Italy (July 28, 2020) Command Master Chief Jeffrey M. West inspects the hull of The Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) during the ships dry dock phase in San Giorgio Del Porto in Genoa, Italy, July, 28, 2020. Mount Whitney, the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship, homeported in Gaeta, Italy entered its regularly scheduled overhaul to make improvements in order to increase the security and stability of the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Scott Barnes)
U.S. Navy

USS Mount Whitney

200728-N-EI510-0191 GENOA, Italy (July 28, 2020) Command Master Chief Jeffrey M. West inspects the hull of The Blue Ridge-class command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) during the ships dry dock phase in San Giorgio Del Porto in Genoa, Italy, July, 28, 2020. Mount Whitney, the U.S. 6th Fleet flagship, homeported in Gaeta, Italy entered its regularly scheduled [Read More …]