210401-N-RL695-1227 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 1, 2021) Coastguardsmen assigned to Tactical Law Enforcement Team 109, Cape Cod Maritime Safety Security Team (MSST), and Sailors assigned to the Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Sioux City (LCS 11), participate in a non-compliant vessel pursuit tactics exercise in a rigid-hull inflatable boat (RHIB), April 1, 2021. Sioux City is operating in the U.S. 2nd Fleet in support of naval operations to maintain stability and security in the Atlantic and Arctic in order to ensure access, deter aggression and defend U.S., allied and partner interests. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Marianne Guemo/Released)
U.S. Navy

210401-N-RL695-1227

210401-N-RL695-1227 ATLANTIC OCEAN (April 1, 2021) Coastguardsmen assigned to Tactical Law Enforcement Team 109, Cape Cod Maritime Safety Security Team (MSST), and Sailors assigned to the Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Sioux City (LCS 11), participate in a non-compliant vessel pursuit tactics exercise in a rigid-hull inflatable boat (RHIB), April 1, 2021. Sioux City is operating in the U.S. 2nd [Read More …]

U.S. Marines with Company D, 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, drive in a convoy during an integrated training exercise at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, April 6, 2021. The Marines integrated with 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st MARDIV, to improve capabilities between infantry units and combat support units in an urban terrain training simulation. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jamin M. Powell)
U.S. Marine Corps

Delta Company, 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion Takes Part in Integrated MOUT Training during ITX

U.S. Marines with Company D, 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, 1st Marine Division, drive in a convoy during an integrated training exercise at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, California, April 6, 2021. The Marines integrated with 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st MARDIV, to improve capabilities between infantry units and combat support units in an urban terrain training [Read More …]

210409-N-FC670-049 FALLON, Nev. (Apr. 9, 2021) Chief Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) Jeffrey Roscoe, of Michigan, assigned to the “Longhorns” of Helicopter Search and Rescue (SAR) Squadron, short hauls while flying with a retirement flag during a Last Final Flight (LFF). The Navy currently has six dedicated "Station SAR" units located around the US. Lemoore SAR CA, Fallon SAR NV, Whidbey Island SAR WA, China Lake SAR (VX-31) CA, Pax River SAR MD, and Key West SAR FL. Their primary mission is to provide search and rescue and first responder support for Fleet flight training operations for the jets in their designated areas of responsibilities. Secondary to that, station SARs also work closely with local agencies to be a first responder to anyone in legitimate danger. Other missions may include RT&D support, HELITACK aerial firefighting, and general utility helicopter operations. Pursuant to the National SAR Plan of the United States, the unit may also be used for civil SAR/MEDEVAC needs to the fullest extent practicable on a non-interference basis, with primary military duties according to applicable national directives, plans, guidelines and agreements. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Shannon Renfroe/Released)
U.S. Navy

Longhorns of Helicopter Search and Rescue Squadron Conduct Last Final Flight

210409-N-FC670-049 FALLON, Nev. (Apr. 9, 2021) Chief Naval Aircrewman (Helicopter) Jeffrey Roscoe, of Michigan, assigned to the “Longhorns” of Helicopter Search and Rescue (SAR) Squadron, short hauls while flying with a retirement flag during a Last Final Flight (LFF). The Navy currently has six dedicated “Station SAR” units located around the US. Lemoore SAR CA, Fallon SAR NV, Whidbey Island [Read More …]

U.S. Army leaders from 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York, board a CH-47 Chinook helicopter after attending an aviation support brief at the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, brigade tactical operations center at Peason Ridge, Fort Polk, Louisiana, April 10, 2021. 10th CAB is providing aviation support the 3rd Brigade Joint Readiness Training Center rotation 21-06. (U.S. Army photos by Staff Sgt. Ashley M. Morris)
U.S. Army

Soldiers Conduct Field Operations at JRTC Rotation 21-06

U.S. Army leaders from 10th Combat Aviation Brigade, 10th Mountain Division, Fort Drum, New York, board a CH-47 Chinook helicopter after attending an aviation support brief at the 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, brigade tactical operations center at Peason Ridge, Fort Polk, Louisiana, April 10, 2021. 10th CAB is providing aviation support the 3rd Brigade Joint Readiness Training [Read More …]

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 494th Fighter Squadron prepares to land during exercise Point Blank 21-2 at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, April 7, 2021. Large force exercises like Point Blank sharpen combat readiness, increase tactical proficiency and demonstrate the collective commitment to regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte)
U.S. Air Force

Exercise Point Blank 21-2

An F-15E Strike Eagle assigned to the 494th Fighter Squadron prepares to land during exercise Point Blank 21-2 at Royal Air Force Lakenheath, England, April 7, 2021. Large force exercises like Point Blank sharpen combat readiness, increase tactical proficiency and demonstrate the collective commitment to regional security. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jessi Monte)

A U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor, from the 199th Fighter Squadron, approaches a KC-135 Stratotanker, from the 909th Air Refueling Squadron, for refueling during a 5th generation fighter exercise near Japan, April 1, 2021. The F-22 Raptors are currently operating out of Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, to support the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s dynamic force employment concept. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Rebeckah Medeiros)
U.S. Air Force

5th Generation Fighter Training

U.S Air Force Raptors from the 199th Fighter Squadron fly alongside a USAF KC-135 Stratotanker from the 909th Air Refueling Squadron during 5th generation fighter training near Mt. Fuji, Japan, April 1, 2021. The F-22 Raptors are currently operating out of Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni, Japan, to support the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command’s dynamic force employment concept. (U.S. Air Force [Read More …]

Soldiers assigned to 25th Infantry Division executed the Green Mile, a physical endurance course that concluded their training for the Jungle Operations Training Course, on April 1, 2021 at Lightning Academy near Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. JOTC provides Soldiers a unique opportunity to learn and certify their survival skills in a jungle environment. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sarah D. Sangster)
U.S. Army

Jungle School (JOTC) Green Mile

Soldiers assigned to 25th Infantry Division executed the Green Mile, a physical endurance course that concluded their training for the Jungle Operations Training Course, on April 1, 2021 at Lightning Academy near Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. JOTC provides Soldiers a unique opportunity to learn and certify their survival skills in a jungle environment. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sarah D. Sangster)

A Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier, from Marine Attack Squadron 223, Cherry Point, North Carolina, parks at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, April 7, 2021. VMA-223 is conducting training operations with the 124th Fighter Wing and 190th Fighter Squadron during their stay. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Joshua C. Allmaras)
Air National Guard

Marine Attack Squadron 223 Lands For Training in Idaho

A Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier, from Marine Attack Squadron 223, Cherry Point, North Carolina, parks at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho, April 7, 2021. VMA-223 is conducting training operations with the 124th Fighter Wing and 190th Fighter Squadron during their stay. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Master Sgt. Joshua C. Allmaras)