A U.S. Marine with 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Central Command, sights in with his MK22 Sniper Rifle prior to the start of a marksmanship range at the Baghdad Embassy Compound in Iraq, Apr. 2, 2021. The SPMAGTF-CR-CC is a crisis response force, prepared to deploy a variety of capabilities across the region. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Gunnery Sgt. Melissa Marnell)
U.S. Marine Corps

V31 CMP Shoot

A U.S. Marine with 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, assigned to Special Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force – Crisis Response – Central Command, sights in with his MK22 Sniper Rifle prior to the start of a marksmanship range at the Baghdad Embassy Compound in Iraq, Apr. 2, 2021. The SPMAGTF-CR-CC is a crisis response force, prepared to deploy a variety of [Read More …]

U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotankers, KC-46 Pegasus and C-17 Gloemaster IIIs line up for an elephant walk at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, during a large formation exercise, April 2, 2021. The exercise was conducted to simulate a mass evacuation of aircraft in preparation of an emergency weather situation. (U.S Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)
U.S. Air Force

Elephant Walk – 97 AMW Airmen demonstrate rapid airpower response during severe weather exercise

U.S. Air Force KC-135 Stratotankers, KC-46 Pegasus and C-17 Gloemaster IIIs line up for an elephant walk at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, during a large formation exercise, April 2, 2021. The exercise was conducted to simulate a mass evacuation of aircraft in preparation of an emergency weather situation. (U.S Air Force photo by Senior Airman Breanna Klemm)

A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft, assigned to the 122nd Fighter Wing, Fort Wayne, Indiana, prepare to take flight at Red Flag 21-1, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 23, 2021. The event, held several times per year, is a U.S. Air Force premier air-to-air combat training exercise. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Justin Andras)
U.S. Air Force

Airman signals A-10C pilot before flight at Red Flag 21-1

A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft, assigned to the 122nd Fighter Wing, Fort Wayne, Indiana, prepare to take flight at Red Flag 21-1, Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Jan. 23, 2021. The event, held several times per year, is a U.S. Air Force premier air-to-air combat training exercise. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Justin Andras)

U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, fire a 60mm mortar at Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan on Jan. 22, 2021. Marines honed their tactical skills during Joint Exercise Littoral Strike, the culminating event for Fuji Viper 21.2. The exercise strengthened interoperability and challenged infantry formations, demonstrating that marines 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 Cpl. Savannah Mesimer)
U.S. Marine Corps

3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment concludes Fuji Viper 21.2

U.S. Marines with 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, fire a 60mm mortar at Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan on Jan. 22, 2021. Marines honed their tactical skills during Joint Exercise Littoral Strike, the culminating event for Fuji Viper 21.2. The exercise strengthened interoperability and challenged infantry formations, demonstrating that marines can facilitate joint force multi-domain maneuver in support [Read More …]

U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopters transport Marines with Kilo Company, 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment at Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan, Jan. 21, 2021. Marines extracted via Blackhawks during Joint Exercise Littoral Strike, the culminating event for Fuji Viper 21.2. The exercise strengthened interoperability and challenged infantry formations, demonstrating that Marines 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 Littoral Strike

U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopters transport Marines with Kilo Company, 3d Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment at Combined Arms Training Center, Camp Fuji, Japan, Jan. 21, 2021. Marines extracted via Blackhawks during Joint Exercise Littoral Strike, the culminating event for Fuji Viper 21.2. The exercise strengthened interoperability and challenged infantry formations, demonstrating that Marines can facilitate joint force multi-domain maneuver [Read More …]

A U.S. Soldier with the Oklahoma National Guard, stands watch near the U.S. Capitol building, Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2021. At least 25,000 National Guard men and women have been authorized to conduct security, communication and logistical missions in support of federal and District authorities leading up and through the 59th Presidential Inauguration. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. Sgt. Rebecca Imwalle)
U.S. Air National Guard

Oklahoma National Guard provides security during the 59th Presidential Inauguration

A U.S. Soldier with the Oklahoma National Guard, stands watch near the U.S. Capitol building, Washington, D.C., Jan. 20, 2021. At least 25,000 National Guard men and women have been authorized to conduct security, communication and logistical missions in support of federal and District authorities leading up and through the 59th Presidential Inauguration. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Tech. [Read More …]