PHILIPPINE SEA (June 13, 2021) Two landing craft, air cushion from the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force sail alongside the America Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) during bilateral operations. The America ARG, along with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jomark A. Almazan)
U.S. Navy

America Amphibious Ready Group Operates with Japan Maritime Self Defense Force

PHILIPPINE SEA (June 13, 2021) Two landing craft, air cushion from the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force sail alongside the America Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) during bilateral operations. The America ARG, along with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready [Read More …]

U.S. Air Force tactical air control party specialists assigned to the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron and U.S. Army Alaska soldiers descend during airborne training over Malemute Drop Zone at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, June 8, 2021. The 3rd ASOS’ special warfare Airmen and Soldiers conducted airborne operation training to support mission readiness in the Arctic environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Adriana Barrientos)
U.S. Air Force

Soliders and Airmen Conduct Airborne Operations

U.S. Air Force tactical air control party specialists assigned to the 3rd Air Support Operations Squadron and U.S. Army Alaska soldiers descend during airborne training over Malemute Drop Zone at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, June 8, 2021. The 3rd ASOS’ special warfare Airmen and Soldiers conducted airborne operation training to support mission readiness in the Arctic environment. (U.S. Air Force [Read More …]

U.S. Spc. Rene Aguliar of the 551st Military Police Company, practice room clearing techniques, June 7, 2021, near Cap Draa Maneuver Area. Room clearing sharpens the skills of soldiers to support tactical operations and react to active shooters. African Lion 2021 is U.S. Africa Command's largest, premier, joint, annual exercise hosted by Morocco, Tunisia, and Senegal, 7-18 June. More than 7,00 participants from nine nations and NATO train together with a focus on enhancing readiness for U.S. and partner nation forces. AL21 is multi-domain, multi-component, and multinational exercise, which employs a full array of mission capabilities with the goal to strengthen interoperability among participants. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Nathan Baker)
U.S. Army

African Lion 2021

U.S. Spc. Rene Aguliar of the 551st Military Police Company, practice room clearing techniques, June 7, 2021, near Cap Draa Maneuver Area. Room clearing sharpens the skills of soldiers to support tactical operations and react to active shooters. African Lion 2021 is U.S. Africa Command’s largest, premier, joint, annual exercise hosted by Morocco, Tunisia, and Senegal, 7-18 June. More than [Read More …]

U.S. Marines with Company B, 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion, currently assigned to 4th Marine Regiment under the unit deployment program, conduct a live-fire crew serve weapons range at Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, June 10, 2021. The training strengthened their capacity to conduct amphibious operations in the Indo-Pacific with the integration of rugged, tactical ship-to-shore connectors bearing lethal firepower. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. Diana Jimenez)
U.S. Marine Corps

AAV Crew Serve Weapons Range

U.S. Marines with Company B, 3d Assault Amphibian Battalion, currently assigned to 4th Marine Regiment under the unit deployment program, conduct a live-fire crew serve weapons range at Camp Schwab, Okinawa, Japan, June 10, 2021. The training strengthened their capacity to conduct amphibious operations in the Indo-Pacific with the integration of rugged, tactical ship-to-shore connectors bearing lethal firepower. (U.S. Marine [Read More …]

Indiana National Guard Staff Sgt. Dillon Sutton, of Whiteland and a 38th Infantry Division Headquarters Battalion readiness sergeant, performs the standing power throw, an event in the Army Combat Fitness Test, at Camp Atterbury near Edinburgh, Indiana, Friday, June 11, 2021. The Army Combat Fitness Test will better connect fitness with combat readiness for all Soldiers. More information can be found online at, https://www.army.mil/acft/. Indiana National Guard photo by Lt. Col. Tim Denby, 38th Infantry Division Public Affairs
U.S. Army National Guard

38th ID Soldiers prepare for ACFT

Indiana National Guard Staff Sgt. Dillon Sutton, of Whiteland and a 38th Infantry Division Headquarters Battalion readiness sergeant, performs the standing power throw, an event in the Army Combat Fitness Test, at Camp Atterbury near Edinburgh, Indiana, Friday, June 11, 2021. The Army Combat Fitness Test will better connect fitness with combat readiness for all Soldiers. More information can be [Read More …]

210601-N-JW440-2078 PHILIPPINE SEA (June 1, 2021) Visit board search and seizure (VBSS) team members, from the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97), conduct training in a rigid hull inflatable boat (RHIB). Halsey is attached to Commander, Task Force 70/Carrier Strike Group 5 conducting underway operations in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Rawad Madanat)
U.S. Navy

USS Shiloh Underway June 1, 2021

210601-N-JW440-2078 PHILIPPINE SEA (June 1, 2021) Visit board search and seizure (VBSS) team members, from the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey (DDG 97), conduct training in a rigid hull inflatable boat (RHIB). Halsey is attached to Commander, Task Force 70/Carrier Strike Group 5 conducting underway operations in support of a free and open Indo-Pacific. (U.S. Navy Photo by Mass [Read More …]

Schofield Barracks, HI — Soldiers from 1st Platoon, Charlie Battery “Copperheads”, 3-7 Field Artillery, 25th Infantry Division Artillery conducted platoon level live-fire certifications and qualifications at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, June 3, 2021. This live-fire exercise was the culmination of a 96 hour evaluation throughout the Schofield Barracks’ South Range complex that evaluated the platoon’s ability to place timely and accurate indirect and precision fires with M777 Howitzer in support of 3rd Brigade Combat Team, 25th Infantry Division maneuver forces. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Jessica Scott)
U.S. Army

3-7 Field Artillery M777 Live Fires – 25th Infantry Division Artillery

Schofield Barracks, HI — Soldiers from 1st Platoon, Charlie Battery “Copperheads”, 3-7 Field Artillery, 25th Infantry Division Artillery conducted platoon level live-fire certifications and qualifications at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii, June 3, 2021. This live-fire exercise was the culmination of a 96 hour evaluation throughout the Schofield Barracks’ South Range complex that evaluated the platoon’s ability to place timely and accurate [Read More …]

Hungarian Defense Force Mi-24 Hinds of the 86th Helicopter Base and U.S. Army AH-64 Apaches of the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade fly formation to begin a gun run on June 9, 2021. The two NATO Allies culminated two weeks of cooperative training with a combined live-fire at Varpalota, Hungary during exercise Saber Guardian 21, part of the DEFENDER-Europe 21 series of exercises. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Robert Fellingham)
U.S. Army

12th CAB Apaches and Hungarian Defense Force Hinds in First Ever Combined Live Fire

Hungarian Defense Force Mi-24 Hinds of the 86th Helicopter Base and U.S. Army AH-64 Apaches of the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade fly formation to begin a gun run on June 9, 2021. The two NATO Allies culminated two weeks of cooperative training with a combined live-fire at Varpalota, Hungary during exercise Saber Guardian 21, part of the DEFENDER-Europe 21 series [Read More …]

A member of the British Army Red Devils Army Display Team conducts an aerial demonstration above Miami Beach, Florida, after parachuting out of a C-17 Globemaster III piloted by the C-17 West Coast Demo Team from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, May 30, 2021. The air drop and parachuting demonstration was a part of the National Salute to Our Heroes Hyundai Air and Sea Show, which had over 100,000 viewers both days of the show. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Mikayla Heineck)
U.S. Air Force

C-17 West Coast Demo Team Flies with Precision, Purpose

A member of the British Army Red Devils Army Display Team conducts an aerial demonstration above Miami Beach, Florida, after parachuting out of a C-17 Globemaster III piloted by the C-17 West Coast Demo Team from Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Washington, May 30, 2021. The air drop and parachuting demonstration was a part of the National Salute to Our Heroes Hyundai [Read More …]