U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Nery Castro, Lightning Academy, 25th Infantry Division, pulls security for his team during the culminating exercise patrol lanes while attending the Jungle Operations Training Course (JOTC) at Lightning Academy Schofield Barracks, East Range, Hawaii June 18, 2020. The culminating exercise is a three-day situational training exercise that focuses on planning, preparation and execution of jungle operations as well as broadening the students’ knowledge in employment of a squad within a tropical environment. (U.S. Army photo by Pvt. Lawrence Broadnax/28th Public Affairs Detachment)
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Jungle Operations Training Course 2020

U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Nery Castro, Lightning Academy, 25th Infantry Division, pulls security for his team during the culminating exercise patrol lanes while attending the Jungle Operations Training Course (JOTC) at Lightning Academy Schofield Barracks, East Range, Hawaii June 18, 2020. The culminating exercise is a three-day situational training exercise that focuses on planning, preparation and execution of jungle operations [Read More …]

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 25th Infantry Division conduct waterborne operations during patrol lanes at the Jungle Operations Training Course (JOTC), Schofield Barracks East Range Training Complex, Hawaii, June 13, 2020. Students learned mobility techniques utilizing mountaineering equipment, as well as basic personal and team waterborne movement methods, to include the use of zodiac boats. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Ezra Camarena/28th Public Affairs Detachment)
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25th Infantry Division Jungle Operations Training Course

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 25th Infantry Division conduct waterborne operations during patrol lanes at the Jungle Operations Training Course (JOTC), Schofield Barracks East Range Training Complex, Hawaii, June 13, 2020. Students learned mobility techniques utilizing mountaineering equipment, as well as basic personal and team waterborne movement methods, to include the use of zodiac boats. (U.S. Army photo by [Read More …]

Soldiers assigned to 12th Aviation Battalion, The Army Aviation Brigade (TAAB), Davison Army Airfield, Virginia, conduct prechecks on the UH-60 Black Hawk prior to a demonstration flyover in the National Capital Region during Salute to America at Davison Army Airfield, Virginia, July 4, 2020. The event provides an opportunity to highlight the Department of Defense’s support of homeland defense while strengthening our connection with the American people.
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Salute to America

Soldiers assigned to 12th Aviation Battalion, The Army Aviation Brigade (TAAB), Davison Army Airfield, Virginia, conduct prechecks on the UH-60 Black Hawk prior to a demonstration flyover in the National Capital Region during Salute to America at Davison Army Airfield, Virginia, July 4, 2020. The event provides an opportunity to highlight the Department of Defense’s support of homeland defense while [Read More …]

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- A Green Beret assigned to 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) helocasts into American Lake from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 30, 2020. A helocast is an airborne technique that allows Special Operation forces to insert into an area by jumping directly from a helicopter into water. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Ryan Hohman)
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1st SFG (A) Green Berets helocast at American Lake

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. — A Green Beret assigned to 1st Special Forces Group (Airborne) helocasts into American Lake from a CH-47 Chinook helicopter at Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, June 30, 2020. A helocast is an airborne technique that allows Special Operation forces to insert into an area by jumping directly from a helicopter into water. (U.S. Army photo by [Read More …]

U.S. Military demonstration teams celebrate the nation’s 244th birthday as they fly over the National Capital Region during Salute to America July 4, 2020. The event provides an opportunity to highlight the Department of Defense’s support of homeland defense while strengthening our connection with the American people. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Lane Hiser)
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Salute to America

U.S. Military demonstration teams celebrate the nation’s 244th birthday as they fly over the National Capital Region during Salute to America July 4, 2020. The event provides an opportunity to highlight the Department of Defense’s support of homeland defense while strengthening our connection with the American people. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Lane Hiser)

United States Air Force and United States Marine Corps pilots fly over Fort McHenry, Md in a Salute of great Cities of the American Revolution on July 4th, 2020. The Department of Defense stands ready to defend our nation; the military forces you see are only a small representation of our military's capability and capacity; in addition to this public demonstration, these flights serve as training and help maintain proficiency for our pilots. (U.S. Army Photo by Spc. Anthony Zendejas IV)
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Salute To America

United States Air Force and United States Marine Corps pilots fly over Fort McHenry, Md in a Salute of great Cities of the American Revolution on July 4th, 2020. The Department of Defense stands ready to defend our nation; the military forces you see are only a small representation of our military’s capability and capacity; in addition to this public [Read More …]

U.S. Army cannon crewmembers assigned to Charlie Battery, 5th Battalion, 25the Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, prepares a M777 howitzer for low-angle fire at Slagle training area, Fort Polk, Louisiana, prior to a firing a M982A1 Excalibur precision munition, June 27, 2020. The training certified C BTRY to provide live fire artillery support to Joint Operations Training Center rotational training units. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Ashley M. Morris)
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Carnage Battery aims low with Excalibur round

U.S. Army cannon crewmembers assigned to Charlie Battery, 5th Battalion, 25the Field Artillery Regiment, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division, prepares a M777 howitzer for low-angle fire at Slagle training area, Fort Polk, Louisiana, prior to a firing a M982A1 Excalibur precision munition, June 27, 2020. The training certified C BTRY to provide live fire artillery support to Joint [Read More …]

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 2-158th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, assisted 17th Field Artillery Brigade during battalion sling-load external evaluations (EXEVALS.) on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, November 15, 2019. Field artillery units conduct EXEVALS in order to assess the organization on their mission essential tasks and drills. The Soldiers used inactive, lightweight HIMARS rocket pods to conduct the evaluation. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Adeline Witherspoon, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade)
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17th Field Artillery Brigade during battalion sling-load external evaluations (EXEVALS)

U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to 2-158th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, assisted 17th Field Artillery Brigade during battalion sling-load external evaluations (EXEVALS.) on Joint Base Lewis-McChord, November 15, 2019. Field artillery units conduct EXEVALS in order to assess the organization on their mission essential tasks and drills. The Soldiers used inactive, lightweight HIMARS rocket pods to conduct the [Read More …]

A future Soldier from US Army Hawaii Recruiting Company had the opportunity to go through the UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter flight simulator training with 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, as part of Army National Hiring Days. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sarah D. Sangster)
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Army National Hiring Days

A future Soldier from US Army Hawaii Recruiting Company had the opportunity to go through the UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter flight simulator training with 25th Combat Aviation Brigade, as part of Army National Hiring Days. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Sarah D. Sangster)