U.S. Marines with Kilo Company, 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, fire a 60mm mortar during a live-fire range as part of exercise Fuji Viper 21.2 at Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan, Jan. 14, 2021. During this evolution of Fuji Viper, Marines honed their tactical skills, demonstrating that infantry formations can facilitate joint force multi-domain maneuver in support of naval operations. 3/8 is forward-deployed in the Indo-Pacific under 4th Marine Regiment, 3d Marine Division. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alexis Moradian)
U.S. Marine Corps

Fuji Viper 21.2 60mm Mortar Range

U.S. Marines with Kilo Company, 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, fire a 60mm mortar during a live-fire range as part of exercise Fuji Viper 21.2 at Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan, Jan. 14, 2021. During this evolution of Fuji Viper, Marines honed their tactical skills, demonstrating that infantry formations can facilitate joint force multi-domain maneuver in support of [Read More …]

210112-N-PS962-1094 ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 12, 2021) – The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) operates in the in the Arabian Sea, Jan. 12. Nimitz is deployed to 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 critical chokepoints to the free flow of global commerce. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Louis Thompson Staats IV)
U.S. Navy

USS Winston S. Churchill Operations

210112-N-PS962-1094 ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 12, 2021) – The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) operates in the in the Arabian Sea, Jan. 12. Nimitz is deployed to 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 [Read More …]

U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Gavin St. Louis, a rifleman with Kilo Company, 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, fires an M72 Light Anti-Armor Weapon during a live-fire range as part of exercise Fuji Viper 21.2 at Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan, Jan. 15, 2021. During this evolution of Fuji Viper, Marines honed their tactical skills, demonstrating that infantry formations can facilitate joint force multi-domain maneuver in support of naval operations. 3/8 is forward-deployed in the Indo-Pacific under 4th Marine Regiment, 3d Marine Division. St. Louis is a native of Indianapolis, Indiana. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Alexis Moradian)
U.S. Marine Corps

Fuji Viper 21.2 Maintains Lethality

U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Gavin St. Louis, a rifleman with Kilo Company, 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, fires an M72 Light Anti-Armor Weapon during a live-fire range as part of exercise Fuji Viper 21.2 at Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan, Jan. 15, 2021. During this evolution of Fuji Viper, Marines honed their tactical skills, demonstrating that infantry formations [Read More …]

U.S. Army AH-64E Apache and UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters assigned to 1st Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) participate in Eddie's Odyssey, a first-time joint exercise with U.S. and Greek aviation and special operation forces in the Aegean Sea in Greece, Jan. 14, 2021. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Renee Seruntine)
U.S. Army National Guard

U.S. helicopters conduct unique training with Greek military

U.S. Army AH-64E Apache and UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters assigned to 1st Battalion, 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) participate in Eddie’s Odyssey, a first-time joint exercise with U.S. and Greek aviation and special operation forces in the Aegean Sea in Greece, Jan. 14, 2021. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Renee Seruntine)

KILKIS, Greece – Pilots from 5th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, “Eagle Assault,” transport Hellenic Armed Forces during a joint training scenario here Jan. 15. Real-time, partnered scenarios improve NATO’s ability to conduct integrated multinational planning, enhance interoperability, and deter aggression in the Black Sea region. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jabari Clyburn)
U.S. Army

Pegasus 21- Multinational Aviation Support in Greece

KILKIS, Greece – Pilots from 5th Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment, “Eagle Assault,” transport Hellenic Armed Forces during a joint training scenario here Jan. 15. Real-time, partnered scenarios improve NATO’s ability to conduct integrated multinational planning, enhance interoperability, and deter aggression in the Black Sea region. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jabari Clyburn)

The B-52H bomber nick named “Wise Guy,” sits in post dock nearing completion of its regeneration back to active service, Nov. 19, 2020. The bomber sat in the desert for 10 years at the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group’s National-Level Airpower Reservoir located at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona and is the second B-52H aircraft to be brought back to active service. The first aircraft was nick named “Ghost Rider” and was regenerated in 2015. Both bombers are here at the same time and will return to the 5th Bomb Wing at Minot AFB, North Dakota. (U.S. Air Force photo by Ron Mullan)
U.S. Air Force

Two B-52H bombers regenerated to active service undergoing simultaneous maintenance at Tinker’s Air Logistics Complex

The B-52H bomber nick named “Wise Guy,” sits in post dock nearing completion of its regeneration back to active service, Nov. 19, 2020. The bomber sat in the desert for 10 years at the 309th Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Group’s National-Level Airpower Reservoir located at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona and is the second B-52H aircraft to be brought back [Read More …]

A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III with the Pacific Air Forces 535th Airlift Squadron conducts a training flight at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Jan. 6, 2021. The squadron, based aboard Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, operated from MCAS Kaneohe to meet the unit’s annual flight hour requirements. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Luke Kuennen)
U.S. Marine Corps

Mighty Mice: Globemasters fly over MCAS Kaneohe Bay

A U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III with the Pacific Air Forces 535th Airlift Squadron conducts a training flight at Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Jan. 6, 2021. The squadron, based aboard Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, operated from MCAS Kaneohe to meet the unit’s annual flight hour requirements. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Luke [Read More …]

A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is used to refuel an AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter during a Forward Arming and Refueling Point (FARP) training exercise at Landing Zone Dodo, Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 5, 2021. A FARP operation allows aircraft to be refueled and re-armed at a distance closer to the area of operations than the main operating base, which decreases the turnaround time during sustained operations. The 31st MEU, the Marine Corps’ only continuously forward-deployed MEU, provides a flexible and lethal force ready to perform a wide range of military operations as the premier crisis response force in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brienna Tuck)
U.S. Marine Corps

31st MEU Marines establish a FARP

A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262 (Reinforced), 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), is used to refuel an AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter during a Forward Arming and Refueling Point (FARP) training exercise at Landing Zone Dodo, Okinawa, Japan, Jan. 5, 2021. A FARP operation allows aircraft to be refueled and re-armed at a distance closer to [Read More …]