U.S. Marines with 2d Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, run an obstacle course in commemoration of Tarawa Day on Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 23, 2021. 2d Marines remembered and honored the sacrifices of the regiment during its defining battle during World War II, learned about the adaptation of amphibious doctrine, and strengthened unit identity. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Brian Bolin Jr.)
U.S. Marine Corps

Tarawa Day

U.S. Marines with 2d Battalion, 2d Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division, run an obstacle course in commemoration of Tarawa Day on Camp Lejeune, N.C., Nov. 23, 2021. 2d Marines remembered and honored the sacrifices of the regiment during its defining battle during World War II, learned about the adaptation of amphibious doctrine, and strengthened unit identity. (U.S. Marine Corps photo [Read More …]

Airmen from the 820th Base Defense Group, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing, and Soldiers from the Army National Guard Warrior Training Center hook a High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle onto a Marine Corps CH-53 “Super Stallion” helicopter at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Nov. 17, 2021. The 93d Air Ground Operations Wing, Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366 and Army National Guard Warrior Training Center conducted sling loading training to practice efficient aerial pickup and delivery. (U.S. Air Force photo by 1st Lt. Katie Tamesis)
U.S. Air Force

Air Force, Marine Corps, Army WTC Sling Load Training

Airmen from the 820th Base Defense Group, 93d Air Ground Operations Wing, and Soldiers from the Army National Guard Warrior Training Center hook a High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle onto a Marine Corps CH-53 “Super Stallion” helicopter at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, Nov. 17, 2021. The 93d Air Ground Operations Wing, Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366 and Army National [Read More …]

U.S. Army Sgt. Quran T. Williams, left, assists Senior Airman Alex J. Potts, both survey team members with the 21st Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Team (21st WMD-CST), New Jersey National Guard, into his Level A Protective Suit during training with the Emergency Response Training Institute at Naval Weapons Station Earle, N.J., Nov. 17, 2021. The 21st supports civil authorities at man-made or natural disasters by identifying chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear substances, assess the consequences, and advises on response measures. (New Jersey National Guard photo by Mark C. Olsen)
U.S. Army National Guard

21st trains at Weapons Station Earle

U.S. Army Sgt. Quran T. Williams, left, assists Senior Airman Alex J. Potts, both survey team members with the 21st Weapons of Mass Destruction-Civil Support Team (21st WMD-CST), New Jersey National Guard, into his Level A Protective Suit during training with the Emergency Response Training Institute at Naval Weapons Station Earle, N.J., Nov. 17, 2021. The 21st supports civil authorities [Read More …]

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 23, 2021) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Howard (DDG 83) conducts a Replenishment at Sea with the New Zealand oiler HMNZS Aotearoa. Howard is assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 71/Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, the Navy's largest forward-deployed DESRON and the U.S. 7th Fleet's principal surface force. (U.S. Navy photos by Ensign Morgan Bollinger)
U.S. Navy

USS Howard Conducts Underway Operations with New Zealand oiler HMNZS Aotearoa

PACIFIC OCEAN (Nov. 23, 2021) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Howard (DDG 83) conducts a Replenishment at Sea with the New Zealand oiler HMNZS Aotearoa. Howard is assigned to Commander, Task Force (CTF) 71/Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, the Navy’s largest forward-deployed DESRON and the U.S. 7th Fleet’s principal surface force. (U.S. Navy photos by Ensign Morgan Bollinger)

Active duty, retired and civilians marksman participate in the 8th annual Jimmy Ristow Garand rifle match in Moyock, N.C., Nov. 6, 2021. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Julie R. Matyascik)
U.S. Navy

GRF Marksmanship

Active duty, retired and civilians marksman participate in the 8th annual Jimmy Ristow Garand rifle match in Moyock, N.C., Nov. 6, 2021. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Julie R. Matyascik)

U.S. Army 1st. Lt. Chad May, assigned to the 2d Cavalry Regiment, tosses a hand grenade into a bunker during Expert Soldier Badge (ESB) and Expert Infantry Badge (EIB) training on Rose Barracks, Vilseck, Germany, Nov. 23, 2021. Soldiers attempt to master their individual competencies and abilities to perform Skill Level 1 Warrior Tasks during ESB and EIB training, and those who successfully complete all the tasks during testing week receive their ESB or EIB. (U.S. Army photo by Gertrud Zach)
U.S. Army

2nd Cavalry Regiment EIB/ESB

U.S. Army 1st. Lt. Chad May, assigned to the 2d Cavalry Regiment, tosses a hand grenade into a bunker during Expert Soldier Badge (ESB) and Expert Infantry Badge (EIB) training on Rose Barracks, Vilseck, Germany, Nov. 23, 2021. Soldiers attempt to master their individual competencies and abilities to perform Skill Level 1 Warrior Tasks during ESB and EIB training, and [Read More …]

211122-N-LI768-1164 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Nov. 22, 2021) – Ensign Becky O, from Las Vegas, uses a range-finder to relay distances as the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Tulsa (LCS 16) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198). Tulsa, part of Destroyer Squadron Seven, is on a rotational deployment, operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with partners and serve as a ready-response force in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Devin M. Langer)
U.S. Navy

USS Tulsa Replenishment-at-Sea

211122-N-LI768-1164 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Nov. 22, 2021) – Ensign Becky O, from Las Vegas, uses a range-finder to relay distances as the Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Tulsa (LCS 16) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198). Tulsa, part of Destroyer Squadron Seven, is on a rotational deployment, operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet [Read More …]

U.S. Army National Guard Soldiers, 102nd Cavalry Regiment, call in radio support during CASEVAC training on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Nov. 20, 2021. The 102nd Cavalry conducted CASEVAC training in order to prepare for XCTC later next year. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Michael Schwenk)
U.S. Army National Guard

102nd Cavalry Conducts CASEVAC

U.S. Army National Guard Soldiers, 102nd Cavalry Regiment, call in radio support during CASEVAC training on Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Nov. 20, 2021. The 102nd Cavalry conducted CASEVAC training in order to prepare for XCTC later next year. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Spc. Michael Schwenk)