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. Navy

Bambi Bucket Training

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) headquarters conducted a diagnostic ACFT to assess fitness and prepare for the future ACFT.
U.S. Army Reserve

USACAPOC(A) ACFT 3.0

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 objectives. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Joseph DeLuco/ Released)
U.S. Army

CTF 52 Mine Countermeasure Warfare Training

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 …]

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 to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Davis Harris)
U.S. Marine Corps

Parachute Operations

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 …]

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 Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Gordon)
U.S. Navy

Blue Angels Perform Over Buffalo NY

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 …]

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 Korps Marinir)
U.S. Marine Corps

U.S. Marine Corps and Indonesian Korps Marinir Joint Training Exercise

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 …]