U.S. Army Soldiers 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, and Chilean soldiers assigned to 3rd Mountain Division stand at the Chilean Army Mountain School in Portillo, Chile Aug. 25, 2021. Soldiers learned the basics of cold weather, mountain warfare including survival, movement and combat fundamentals as part of the Southern Vanguard 2021 exercise between U.S. and Chilean soldiers. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Gregory Muenchow)
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Southern Vanguard 2021

U.S. Army Soldiers 2nd Battalion, 87th Infantry Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, and Chilean soldiers assigned to 3rd Mountain Division stand at the Chilean Army Mountain School in Portillo, Chile Aug. 25, 2021. Soldiers learned the basics of cold weather, mountain warfare including survival, movement and combat fundamentals as part of the Southern Vanguard 2021 exercise between [Read More …]

U.S. Marine Corps Private Richard A. Tunison with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion runs up the Reaper during the crucible at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 2, 2021. The Reaper was the final event of the 54-hour long crucible which ended with the recruits earning the title "Marine". Tunison was recruited out of Weatherford, Texas with Recruiting Substation Weatherford, Texas. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Grace J. Kindred)
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Delta Company Crucible

U.S. Marine Corps Private Richard A. Tunison with Delta Company, 1st Recruit Training Battalion runs up the Reaper during the crucible at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif., Sept. 2, 2021. The Reaper was the final event of the 54-hour long crucible which ended with the recruits earning the title “Marine”. Tunison was recruited out of Weatherford, Texas with Recruiting [Read More …]

Pilots and crew chiefs assigned to B Co 3-25 AVN REGT, 25th Infantry Division. Supports joint training with the 25th Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) and Marines from 3rd Radio Reconnaissance Platoon, as they conduct regular scheduled proficiency static line jumps (U.S. Army photo by MSG Lekendrick Stallworth)
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Static Line Jump

Pilots and crew chiefs assigned to B Co 3-25 AVN REGT, 25th Infantry Division. Supports joint training with the 25th Air Support Operations Squadron (ASOS) and Marines from 3rd Radio Reconnaissance Platoon, as they conduct regular scheduled proficiency static line jumps (U.S. Army photo by MSG Lekendrick Stallworth)

U.S., Egypt, Greece, Cyprus, Saudi Arabia and U.K special operations forces hone their marksmanship skills at the sniper range during Bright Star 21 (BS21) at Mohamed Naguib Military Base (MNMB), Egypt, Sept. 5, 2021. BS21 increases interoperability for future threat response in conventional and irregular warfare. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Amber Cobena)
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U.S., Egyptian and other partner Nations Special Operations Forces Execute Live Fire Battle Drills at Bright Star 21

U.S., Egypt, Greece, Cyprus, Saudi Arabia and U.K special operations forces hone their marksmanship skills at the sniper range during Bright Star 21 (BS21) at Mohamed Naguib Military Base (MNMB), Egypt, Sept. 5, 2021. BS21 increases interoperability for future threat response in conventional and irregular warfare. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Amber Cobena)

Reconnaissance Marines with the All Domain Reconnaissance Detachment, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conduct fast-rope sustainment training out of an MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 165 (Rein.), 11th MEU, aboard amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), Aug. 25, 2021. Essex, flagship of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group, along with the 11th MEU, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Israel Chincio)
U.S. Marine Corps

ADRD Conducts Fast-Rope Training Aboard USS Essex

A Reconnaissance Marine with the All Domain Reconnaissance Detachment, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, conducts fast-rope training out of an MV-22B Osprey assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 165 (Rein.), 11th MEU, aboard amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), Aug. 25, 2021. Essex, flagship of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group, along with the 11th MEU, is operating in the [Read More …]

Defenders from the 841st Missile Security Forces Squadron gather for a briefing before beginning a breaching exercise Aug. 17, 2021, at the firing range village on Fort Harrison, Mont. The village is designed to simulate a real-world environment that defenders may find themselves in when confronted by enemy combatants. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Elijah Van Zandt)
U.S. Air Force

841st MSFS Sharpen Skills at Fort Harrison

Defenders from the 841st Missile Security Forces Squadron patrol a village road in formation during a breaching exercise Aug. 17, 2021, at the firing range on Fort Harrison, Mont. The defenders’ M4 carbines are armed with blue clips, which contain training ammunition to be used against simulated enemy combatants throughout the exercise. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Elijah Van [Read More …]