An MH-60S Knighthawk, attached to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 2, pours a Bambi Bucket onboard Naval Station Norfolk. HSC-2 tested and trained their squadron and aircrew on the use of the Bambi Bucket to support aerial firefighting missions. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Dakota Nack)
U.S. Army Reserve Maj. Mark D. Montgomery (left), chief of Training for the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) G3, completes the deadlift event in the Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT) 3.0, as Staff Sgt. Jessica L. Bulver (right), readiness noncommissioned officer for USACAPOC(A) G3, grades, June 22, 2021, at Fort Bragg, N.C. The Soldiers of USACAPOC(A) [Read More …]
210627-A-UH336-0091 ARABIAN GULF (June 27, 2021) Electronics Technician 3rd Class Michael Brock, assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 52, lowers a Mark 18 Mod 2 unmanned underwater vehicle into the water during mine countermeasure warfare training in the Arabian Gulf, June 27. CTF 52 is responsible for planning and executing mine warfare operations in support of U.S. 5th Fleet operational [Read More …]
At the top of the stairs to the second floor, Charlie Company soldiers move cautiously toward the doorway. The Idaho Army National Guard’s Charlie Company of the 116th Cavalry Brigade Combat Team, 2-116th Combined Arms Battalion is near the end of its two-week annual training. The last but no less difficult field training assignment is running the gauntlet of the [Read More …]
210620-M-JU875-1006 TABUK, Saudi Arabia (June 20, 2021) – A Marine assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conducts parachute operations during a theater amphibious combat rehearsal (TACR) in Tabuk, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, June 20. TACR integrates U.S. Navy and Marine Corps assets to exercise a range of critical combat-related capabilities, both afloat and ashore. 24th MEU is deployed [Read More …]
Airmen in the 442d Medical Squadron used makeup and props to prepare for a mass casualty exercise during Exercise Ozark Thunder 21-01. Airmen who participated in the exercise had simulated injuries such as, bruising, gunshot wounds, burns, and cuts.
210618-N-OY339-1009 BUFFALO, N.Y. (June 18, 2021) The Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, pilots perform the delta flat pass maneuver during the Thunder on the Buffalo Waterfront Air Show. The 2021 show season is the Blue Angels’ first year flying the Super Hornet platform as well as the 75th anniversary of the team. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication [Read More …]
Soldier with the 173rd Brigade Engineer Battalion, Wisconsin Army National Guard performing demolition training at Fort McCoy, WI.
Members of the 114th Security Forces Squadron with South Dakota Air National Guard conduct Weapons Qualification firing the M240 machine gun, M249 machine gun and M203 grenade launcher at Fort McCoy, WI.
Marines with the Indonesian Korps Marinir and U.S. Marines with 1st Force Reconnaissance Company, I Marine Expeditionary Force conduct integrated training aboard Combat Rubber Raiding Crafts, June 11, 2021. The training was part of a joint exercise which enables us to improve interoperability, strengthen our security relationships and refine the collective skillsets of both militaries. (Courtesy Photo from the Indonesian [Read More …]