U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Poinsetta Marler, a material management journeyman assigned to the 386th Expeditionary Logistics Readiness Squadron Material Management Flight, places an M4 Carbine on to a rack at Ali Al Salem Air Base, Kuwait, Dec. 29, 2021. The 386th ELRS M Flight conduct work from the Expeditionary Theater Distribution Center, where joint and coalition forces receive items [Read More …]
An MV-22B Osprey from the Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 262 (VMM-262) lands while U.S. Marines, 4th Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, and soldiers from the Japanese Ground Self Defense Force, 5th Infantry Regiment, prepare for air-to-ground maneuvers during exercise Resolute Dragon 21 at the Ojojihara Training Area, Japan, Dec. 9, 2021. The MV-22 and CV-22B Osprey are important assets in rapid [Read More …]
U.S. Marine Corps F-18C Hornets and Japan Air Self-Defense Force F-2As fly side by side over Northern Japan during a simulated maritime strike operation, Dec. 15, 2021. The simulated maritime strike was coordinated by U.S. Marines and Japan Ground Self-Defense Force Soldiers, operating a Bilateral Ground Tactical Coordination Center as part of a bilateral rehearsal of Expeditionary Advanced Base Operations. [Read More …]
Three C-17 aircraft assigned to 97th Air Mobility Wing, Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma, parked at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, during the U.S. Air Force Weapons School Integration exercise at Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada, Dec. 6, 2021. C-17 Aircraft and aircrew members from Altus AFB supported WSINT 21-B.
Special Warfare Airmen jump from an AATC C-130H as part of their training during Exercise KANI WILDCAT.
Senior Airman David Wolfgram, Air Education and Training Command Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape instructor, teaches students how to make a large fire for visual recognition during a rescue December 10, 2021 on Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska. Detachment 1 of the 66th Training Squadron is responsible for training defense department and allied forces in harsh arctic survival situations. (U.S. [Read More …]
U.S. Air Force Airmen wave to island locals after dropping bundles of supplies during Operation Christmas Drop hosted by Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, Dec. 8, 2021. Christmas Drop is an annual operation that gives supplies to more than 55 small islands in the Pacific during the holiday season. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Breanna Gossett)
A Marine assigned to the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, conducts high altitude, low opening (HALO) parachute jump from an MH-60S Sea Hawk, assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 12, over Yokota Air Base, Japan, Dec. 13, 2021. U.S. Marines and a U.S. Air Force Survival, Evasion, Resistance and Escape (SERE) specialist conducted week-long jump training using Air [Read More …]
A weapons load crew team assigned to the 354th Air Expeditionary Wing, prepare to load an inert AIM-9X missile during Operation Iron Dagger, Dec. 8, 2021, at Misawa Air Base, Japan. During the deployment, the U.S. Air Force will integrate U.S. Marine Corps’ F-35 B Lightning IIs from III Marine Expeditionary Force to strengthen partnerships and enhance joint capabilities, ensuring [Read More …]
International military students from the Inter-American Air Forces Academy took to the field for Sports Day, Nov. 19, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. The day-long event challenged the students in several athletic areas, to include, soccer, volleyball, tug-of-war, and the Defender Challenge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Brian G. Rhodes)