A Soldier with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 135th Infantry Regiment looks through the optic device of the Drone Defender V2 during Counter Unmanned Aircraft Systems training at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Aug. 19, 2020. The Drone Defender V2 is an electronic warfare weapon that is capable of downing and disabling a small Unmanned Aircraft System, also known as a drone. (U.S. Army Photo by Sgt. Sirrina Martinez)
U.S. Army

Soldiers with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 135th Infantry Regiment conduct Counter Unmanned Aircraft Systems Training

A Soldier with Bravo Company, 2nd Battalion, 135th Infantry Regiment looks through the optic device of the Drone Defender V2 during Counter Unmanned Aircraft Systems training at Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, Aug. 19, 2020. The Drone Defender V2 is an electronic warfare weapon that is capable of downing and disabling a small Unmanned Aircraft System, also known as a drone. (U.S. [Read More …]

SANTA RITA, Guam (Sept. 24, 2020) Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) steams towards Apra Harbor before arriving at its new homeport in Santa Rita, Guam. The new Fast Response Cutter (FRC) is the first of three scheduled to be stationed on Guam and is replacing the 30-year old 110-foot Island-class patrol boats. FRCs are equipped with new advanced command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance systems and boast greater range and endurance. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class MacAdam Kane Weissman)
U.S. Coast Guard

Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) Arrives at New Homeport in Guam

SANTA RITA, Guam (Sept. 24, 2020) Coast Guard Cutter Myrtle Hazard (WPC 1139) steams towards Apra Harbor before arriving at its new homeport in Santa Rita, Guam. The new Fast Response Cutter (FRC) is the first of three scheduled to be stationed on Guam and is replacing the 30-year old 110-foot Island-class patrol boats. FRCs are equipped with new advanced [Read More …]

ROTA, Spain (Sep. 15, 2020) Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 133 lay down another section of the geo-tech layer during coastal erosion restoration onboard Naval Air Station Rota. NMCB 133 is forward-deployed to execute construction, humanitarian assistance, and theater security cooperation in the U.S 5th, 6th, and 7th Fleet areas of operation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist George M. Bell/Released)
U.S. Navy

NMCB 133 Continues Cliff Erosion Prevention Project onboard Naval Station Rota

ROTA, Spain (Sep. 15, 2020) Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 133 lay down another section of the geo-tech layer during coastal erosion restoration onboard Naval Air Station Rota. NMCB 133 is forward-deployed to execute construction, humanitarian assistance, and theater security cooperation in the U.S 5th, 6th, and 7th Fleet areas of operation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass [Read More …]

200923-N-KB540-3079 PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 23, 2020) –An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Flying Eagles” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 122, flies above the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sept. 23, 2020. Theodore Roosevelt is underway in the Eastern Pacific conducting routine operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Alexander B. Williams)
U.S. Navy

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 23, 2020) –An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Flying Eagles” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 122, flies above the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sept. 23, 2020. Theodore Roosevelt is underway in the Eastern Pacific conducting routine operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Alexander B. Williams)

200914-N-RI884-1295 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 14, 2020) Flight deck crew members stand watch during flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). Wasp is currently underway conducting regularly scheduled qualifications. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Daniel Barker)
U.S. Navy

USS Wasp Operations at Sea

200914-N-RI884-1295 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 14, 2020) Flight deck crew members stand watch during flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). Wasp is currently underway conducting regularly scheduled qualifications. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Daniel Barker)

United States Marines with Marine All Weather Attack Squadron 224 (VMFA(AW)-224), Marine Aircraft Group 31, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, prepare F/A-18s for flight operations aboard Naval Air Facility El Centro, California on Sept. 22, 2020. VMFA(AW)-224 is participating in Service Level Training Exercise 1-21 in support of Weapons and Tactics Instructors Course 1-21 and Integrated Training Exercise 1-21 to further hone the squadron’s ability to operate as a cohesive unit while forward deployed in support of our nation’s objectives.
U.S. Marine Corps

VMFA(AW)-224 conduct first flight operations in El Centro, California

United States Marines with Marine All Weather Attack Squadron 224 (VMFA(AW)-224), Marine Aircraft Group 31, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, prepare F/A-18s for flight operations aboard Naval Air Facility El Centro, California on Sept. 22, 2020. VMFA(AW)-224 is participating in Service Level Training Exercise 1-21 in support of Weapons and Tactics Instructors Course 1-21 and Integrated Training Exercise 1-21 to further [Read More …]

A U.S. Air Force CV-22 Osprey sits in a field in preparation for U.S. and Ukraine forces to practice egress training during exercise Fiction Urchin near Vinnytsia, Ukraine, Sept. 17, 2020. The egress training, conducted with Ukraine Special Operations Forces, emphasized joint force interoperability during the Ukraine SOF qualification course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)
U.S. Air Force

352d SOW deploys for Fiction Urchin

A U.S. Air Force CV-22 Osprey sits in a field in preparation for U.S. and Ukraine forces to practice egress training during exercise Fiction Urchin near Vinnytsia, Ukraine, Sept. 17, 2020. The egress training, conducted with Ukraine Special Operations Forces, emphasized joint force interoperability during the Ukraine SOF qualification course. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Mackenzie Mendez)

200827-N-BK917-1010 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 27, 2020) Sailors test the close-in weapon system (CIWS) during a live fire exercise aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). Wasp is currently underway conducting regularly scheduled qualifications.(U.S. Navy photo taken by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric Shorter)
U.S. Navy

USS Wasp Operations at Sea

200827-N-BK917-1010 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 27, 2020) Sailors test the close-in weapon system (CIWS) during a live fire exercise aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). Wasp is currently underway conducting regularly scheduled qualifications.(U.S. Navy photo taken by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric Shorter)

A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II sits on the flight line at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, Sept. 15, 2020. The A-10 is a highly accurate and survivable weapons-delivery platform for a variety of munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob T. Stephens)
U.S. Air Force

Keeping A-10s ready, day or night

A U.S. Air Force A-10 Thunderbolt II sits on the flight line at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Arizona, Sept. 15, 2020. The A-10 is a highly accurate and survivable weapons-delivery platform for a variety of munitions. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jacob T. Stephens)