An Observer Coach/Trainer checks the miles gear on Soldiers assigned to 3rd Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment on Sept. 26, 2020 at Hohenfels Training Area as part of Combined Resolve XIV. Combined Resolve XIV is a Headquarters Department of the Army directed Multinational exercise designed to build 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division's readiness and enhance interoperability with allied forces to fight and win against any adversary. (U.S. Army photo by Dr. Joyce Costello)
U.S. Army

Final Battle of Combined Resolve XIV

An Observer Coach/Trainer checks the miles gear on Soldiers assigned to 3rd Battalion, 67th Armor Regiment on Sept. 26, 2020 at Hohenfels Training Area as part of Combined Resolve XIV. Combined Resolve XIV is a Headquarters Department of the Army directed Multinational exercise designed to build 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division’s readiness and enhance interoperability with allied [Read More …]

Moroccan F-16's integrate with a U.S. B-52H Stratofortress assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, during a Bomber Task Force mission, Sept. 7, 2020. Operations and engagements with our allies and partners demonstrate and strengthen our shared commitment to global security and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Xavier Navarro)
U.S. Air Force

B-52H Stratofortress Integration with Moroccan’s F-16

Moroccan F-16’s integrate with a U.S. B-52H Stratofortress assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, during a Bomber Task Force mission, Sept. 7, 2020. Operations and engagements with our allies and partners demonstrate and strengthen our shared commitment to global security and stability. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Xavier Navarro)

An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 262, prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), during integrated Expeditionary Strike Force operations with the USS America (LHA 6). The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group and America Expeditionary Strike Group with the embarked 31st MEU are forward-deployed to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Pacific. (Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Erica Bechard)
U.S. Navy

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Flight Operations

An MV-22 Osprey, assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 262, prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), during integrated Expeditionary Strike Force operations with the USS America (LHA 6). The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group and America Expeditionary Strike Group with the embarked 31st MEU are forward-deployed to the U.S. [Read More …]

A Ukrainian soldier takes notes as his unit members work with a drone as part of an exercise held during Combined Resolve XIV at the Hohenfels Training Area. Ukraine is one of eight countries participating in the training exercise, which enhances professional relationships and improves overall coordination with allies and partners during a crisis. Combined Resolve XIV is a Headquarters Department of the Army directed Multinational exercise designed to build 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division’s readiness and enhance interoperability with allied forces to fight and win against any adversary. (Photo/Sgt. Amanda Fry)
U.S. Army

Ukrainian Soldier Works With Drone

A Ukrainian soldier takes notes as his unit members work with a drone as part of an exercise held during Combined Resolve XIV at the Hohenfels Training Area. Ukraine is one of eight countries participating in the training exercise, which enhances professional relationships and improves overall coordination with allies and partners during a crisis. Combined Resolve XIV is a Headquarters Department [Read More …]

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Taylor Smith-Cruz, an installation entry controller assigned to the 673rd Security Forces Squadron guards an F-22 Raptor assigned to the 302 Fighter Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, during exercise Valiant Shield at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Sept. 24, 2020. Valiant Shield is a U.S.-only, biennial field training exercise (FTX) with a focus on integration of joint training among U.S. forces in relation to current operational plans. This training enables real-world proficiency in sustaining joint forces through detecting, locating, tracking and engaging units at sea, in the air, on land, and in cyberspace in response to a range of mission areas. ( U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Michael S. Murphy)
U.S. Air Force

F-22s Perform Hot Refuel with ACE Airmen

U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Taylor Smith-Cruz, an installation entry controller assigned to the 673rd Security Forces Squadron guards an F-22 Raptor assigned to the 302 Fighter Squadron, Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, during exercise Valiant Shield at Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Sept. 24, 2020. Valiant Shield is a U.S.-only, biennial field training exercise (FTX) with a focus on integration [Read More …]

200923-N-EA818-0079 (SAN DIEGO)- The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Key West (SSN 722) pulls into the floating dry dock ARCO (ARDM 5) at Naval Base Point Loma on Sept. 23 for a regularly scheduled maintenance period. ARCO is a medium auxiliary floating dry dock for repair and is a Submarine Squadron 11 asset under the operational control of Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet home-ported on Naval Base Point Loma. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Thomas Gooley/Released)
U.S. Navy

USS Key West (SSN 722)

200923-N-EA818-0079 (SAN DIEGO)- The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Key West (SSN 722) pulls into the floating dry dock ARCO (ARDM 5) at Naval Base Point Loma on Sept. 23 for a regularly scheduled maintenance period. ARCO is a medium auxiliary floating dry dock for repair and is a Submarine Squadron 11 asset under the operational control of Commander, [Read More …]

A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., undergoes pre-flight maintenance at Andersen AFB, Guam, Sept. 25, 2020. B-1 bombers participated in Exercise Valiant Shield which is a biennial, U.S.,-only, joint field training exercise with a focus on integration between U.S. Forces in relation to current operational plans. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Nicolas Z. Erwin)
U.S. Air Force

B-1s deploy and integrate with Valiant Shield

A B-1B Lancer assigned to the 28th Bomb Wing, Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., undergoes pre-flight maintenance at Andersen AFB, Guam, Sept. 25, 2020. B-1 bombers participated in Exercise Valiant Shield which is a biennial, U.S.,-only, joint field training exercise with a focus on integration between U.S. Forces in relation to current operational plans. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff [Read More …]

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 555th Fighter Squadron takes off from Aviano Air Base, Italy, Sept. 24, 2020. The F-16 participated in exercise Brave Warrior 20 which demonstrates the strength and interoperability of NATO’s alliance through focused close air support and logistics engagements between Hungarian, Slovakian, and Romanian coalition ground forces. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Valerie Halbert)
U.S. Air Force

555th FS supports exercise Brave Warrior 20

A U.S. Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon assigned to the 555th Fighter Squadron takes off from Aviano Air Base, Italy, Sept. 24, 2020. The F-16 participated in exercise Brave Warrior 20 which demonstrates the strength and interoperability of NATO’s alliance through focused close air support and logistics engagements between Hungarian, Slovakian, and Romanian coalition ground forces. (U.S. Air Force photo [Read More …]

U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force – Europe 20.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, board a Norwegian CV9030N Infantry Fighting Vehicle during a force-on-force field training exercise in Setermoen, Norway, Sept. 8, 2020. The training exercise tested the Marines against Norwegian mechanized infantry with Brigade North/Norwegian Army to practice and develop anti-tank tactics within mountainous terrain. MRF-E conducts various exercises including arctic cold-weather and mountain-warfare training, as well as military-to-military engagements throughout Europe that enhance cooperation among partners and allies. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Abrey Liggins)
U.S. Marine Corps

Laser Tag… with Tanks

U.S. Marines with Marine Rotational Force – Europe 20.2, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, board a Norwegian CV9030N Infantry Fighting Vehicle during a force-on-force field training exercise in Setermoen, Norway, Sept. 8, 2020. The training exercise tested the Marines against Norwegian mechanized infantry with Brigade North/Norwegian Army to practice and develop anti-tank tactics within mountainous terrain. MRF-E conducts various exercises [Read More …]

An F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 211, sits on the flight line at Royal Air Force Station Marham, United Kingdom. The F-35’s advanced steal capabilities enables the aircraft to operate in contested areas, including anti-access/area denial environments that. t legacy fighters simply cannot penetrate or evade. The F-35B can provide close air support in threat environments where our current platforms would not survive.
U.S. Marine Corps

Turning Jets

An F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 211, sits on the flight line at Royal Air Force Station Marham, United Kingdom. The F-35’s advanced steal capabilities enables the aircraft to operate in contested areas, including anti-access/area denial environments that. t legacy fighters simply cannot penetrate or evade. The F-35B can provide close air support [Read More …]