Airmen of the Ohio Air National Guard, 200th RED HORSE Squadron, conduct a multi-day Field Training Exercise at Camp Perry, Ohio, incorporating construction and civil engineering elements while simulating hostile conditions, June 26, 2021. About 400 Airmen are training in support of the RED HORSE mission to provide a dedicated, mobile, flexible, self-sufficient heavy construction engineering force for airfield, base infrastructure and special capabilities to support worldwide contingency operations. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Joe Harwood)
U.S. Air National Guard

200th RED HORSE conducts FTX at Camp Perry

Airmen of the Ohio Air National Guard, 200th RED HORSE Squadron, conduct a multi-day Field Training Exercise at Camp Perry, Ohio, incorporating construction and civil engineering elements while simulating hostile conditions, June 26, 2021. About 400 Airmen are training in support of the RED HORSE mission to provide a dedicated, mobile, flexible, self-sufficient heavy construction engineering force for airfield, base [Read More …]

A Soldier assigned to the 174th Infantry Brigade, conducts the First Army’s S/SGT Curtis F. Stroup Standing Power Throw (STP) event on June 16, 2021, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. This physical fitness even is part of First Army’s healthy competition within each brigade to identify the top physical fitness performers, and to increase esprit de corps across the formation. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Armando R. Limon, 174th Infantry Brigade)
U.S. Army

‘Patriot’ Brigade Soldiers Conduct First Army’s S/SGT Curtis F. Stroup Standing Power Throw (STP) Event

A Soldier assigned to the 174th Infantry Brigade, conducts the First Army’s S/SGT Curtis F. Stroup Standing Power Throw (STP) event on June 16, 2021, at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. This physical fitness even is part of First Army’s healthy competition within each brigade to identify the top physical fitness performers, and to increase esprit de corps across the formation. [Read More …]

Sgt. 1st Class Misty Chantz, orderly room noncommissioned officer in charge, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, provides encouragement and support to Pfc. Ashley Ellis, information technology specialist, 18th Financial Management Support Center, 1st TSC, during the plank exercise by conducting the exercise as well during an Army Combat Fitness Test assessment on Fort Knox, Kentucky, June 29, 2021. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Nahjier Williams, 1st TSC PAO)
U.S. Army

1st Theater Sustainment Command Senior and Junior Leaders take Army Combat Fitness Test Assessment

Sgt. 1st Class Misty Chantz, orderly room noncommissioned officer in charge, Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Theater Sustainment Command, provides encouragement and support to Pfc. Ashley Ellis, information technology specialist, 18th Financial Management Support Center, 1st TSC, during the plank exercise by conducting the exercise as well during an Army Combat Fitness Test assessment on Fort Knox, Kentucky, June 29, [Read More …]

210630-N-WU807-1568 INDIAN OCEAN (June 30, 2021) Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Asagiri-class destroyer JS Yuugiri (DD-153), right, Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel SLNS Gajabahu (P-626), center right, Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel SLNS Sayurala (P-623), center left, and Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Charleston (LCS 18), move in formation during an exercise for Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT), June 30. In its 27th year, the CARAT series is comprised of multinational exercises, designed to enhance U.S. and partner navies' abilities to operate together in response to traditional and non-traditional maritime security challenges in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Adam Butler)
U.S. Navy

Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Sri Lanka with USS Charleston (LCS 18)

210630-N-WU807-1568 INDIAN OCEAN (June 30, 2021) Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) Asagiri-class destroyer JS Yuugiri (DD-153), right, Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel SLNS Gajabahu (P-626), center right, Advanced Offshore Patrol Vessel SLNS Sayurala (P-623), center left, and Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Charleston (LCS 18), move in formation during an exercise for Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT), June 30. In [Read More …]

Erik Lindshield, a counselor with Paramount High School, aims down range during the Marine Corps Educator’s Workshop at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, June 23, 2021. Educator’s Workshop gives educators the opportunity to see firsthand how Marines are made and learn about the benefits the Marine Corps offers to those who earn the title. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Sarah Ralph)
U.S. Marine Corps

Opportunity of a Lifetime: 2021 Educator’s Workshop

Erik Lindshield, a counselor with Paramount High School, aims down range during the Marine Corps Educator’s Workshop at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, June 23, 2021. Educator’s Workshop gives educators the opportunity to see firsthand how Marines are made and learn about the benefits the Marine Corps offers to those who earn the title. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by [Read More …]

210630-N-BM428-0539 MYKOLAIV MILITARY AIRBASE, Ukraine (June 30, 2021) A pair of Ukrainian paratroopers prepare to land after conducting an airborne jump during an Exercise Sea Breeze air demonstration on Mykolaiv Military Airbase, Ukraine, June 30, 2021. Exercise Sea Breeze is a multinational maritime exercise cohosted by the U.S. Sixth Fleet and the Ukrainian Navy since 1997. Sea Breeze 2021 is designed to enhance interoperability of participating nations and strengthens maritime security and peace in the region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communications Specialist 2nd Class Damon Grosvenor/Released)
U.S. Navy

Exercise Sea Breeze Air Demonstration

210630-N-BM428-0539 MYKOLAIV MILITARY AIRBASE, Ukraine (June 30, 2021) A pair of Ukrainian paratroopers prepare to land after conducting an airborne jump during an Exercise Sea Breeze air demonstration on Mykolaiv Military Airbase, Ukraine, June 30, 2021. Exercise Sea Breeze is a multinational maritime exercise cohosted by the U.S. Sixth Fleet and the Ukrainian Navy since 1997. Sea Breeze 2021 is [Read More …]

FBI Agents from the Rapid Deployment Team, Washington Field Office help load equipment and vehicles abaord a C-17 from the 315th Airlift Wing on June 24, 2021. Exercise Patriot Palm is a joint-service emergency and natural disaster response exercise coordinated by the Air Force Reserve, designed to integrate first responders from federal, state and local agencies and the military by providing quick response training.
U.S. Air Force

EXERCISE PATRIOT PALM 2021

FBI Agents from the Rapid Deployment Team, Washington Field Office help load equipment and vehicles abaord a C-17 from the 315th Airlift Wing on June 24, 2021. Exercise Patriot Palm is a joint-service emergency and natural disaster response exercise coordinated by the Air Force Reserve, designed to integrate first responders from federal, state and local agencies and the military by [Read More …]

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Alex Soto, a 354th Security Force Squadron installation entry controller fires her weapon at a target during special weapons and tactics (SWAT) training June 23, 2021 on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. SWAT team members are required to be proficient marksmen to prevent mistakes in chaotic situations, such as an active shooter scenario. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Beaux Hebert)
U.S. Air Force

354th SFS Airmen Tryout for Eielson SWAT team

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Alex Soto, a 354th Security Force Squadron installation entry controller fires her weapon at a target during special weapons and tactics (SWAT) training June 23, 2021 on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. SWAT team members are required to be proficient marksmen to prevent mistakes in chaotic situations, such as an active shooter scenario. (U.S. [Read More …]

210627-N-DW158-1197 ARABIAN SEA (June 27, 2021) - An F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter jet, attached to the “Royal Maces” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 27, launches from the flight deck of aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during flight operations in the Arabian Sea, June 27.The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations and providing airpower to protect U.S. and coalition forces as they conduct drawdown operations from Afghanistan. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Gray Gibson)
U.S. Navy

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) Flight Operations

210627-N-DW158-1197 ARABIAN SEA (June 27, 2021) – An F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter jet, attached to the “Royal Maces” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 27, launches from the flight deck of aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during flight operations in the Arabian Sea, June 27.The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of [Read More …]