A six-ship dissimilar formation consisting of two T-1A Jayhawks, two T-38 Talons, and two T-6A Texan II aircrafts from Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, practice advanced maneuvering May, 2, 2021. Instructor pilots from the 434th, 87th and 85th Flying Training Squadrons demonstrated the flying proficiency all Air Force student pilots receive during their 52-week Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training, before being assigned their operational career airframe. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class David Phaff)
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Laughlin Performs at Wings Over South Texas Air Show

A six-ship dissimilar formation consisting of two T-1A Jayhawks, two T-38 Talons, and two T-6A Texan II aircrafts from Laughlin Air Force Base, Texas, practice advanced maneuvering May, 2, 2021. Instructor pilots from the 434th, 87th and 85th Flying Training Squadrons demonstrated the flying proficiency all Air Force student pilots receive during their 52-week Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training, before being [Read More …]

Staff Sgt. Abraham Ramirez, a Soldier with 3rd Battalion, 238th General Support Aviation Battalion, Delaware Army National Guard, performs a leg tuck during an Army Combat Fitness Test 3.0 Certification Course at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, on April 29, 2021. The leg tuck tests a Soldier’s core and grip strength. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Jonathan Perdelwitz)
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KFOR Soldiers Complete ACFT Certification Course

Staff Sgt. Abraham Ramirez, a Soldier with 3rd Battalion, 238th General Support Aviation Battalion, Delaware Army National Guard, performs a leg tuck during an Army Combat Fitness Test 3.0 Certification Course at Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo, on April 29, 2021. The leg tuck tests a Soldier’s core and grip strength. (U.S. Army National Guard photo by Sgt. Jonathan Perdelwitz)

12th Combat Aviation Brigade Command Chief Warrant Officer Scott Slider showed 7th ATC Commander, Brigadier General Christoper Norrie, the full capabilities of the AH-64D Apache helicopter during aerial gunnery tables at Grafenwoher Training Area on April 21, 2021. “You can’t believe the power of that aircraft,” said Brig. Gen. Norrie. Non-Apache crew members sometimes participate in these flights to gain a better understanding of the employment and capabilities of the aircraft. (U.S. Army photo by Maj. Robert Fellingham)
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Aerial gunnery prepares 12th CAB for Defender Europe 21

12th Combat Aviation Brigade Command Chief Warrant Officer Scott Slider showed 7th ATC Commander, Brigadier General Christoper Norrie, the full capabilities of the AH-64D Apache helicopter during aerial gunnery tables at Grafenwoher Training Area on April 21, 2021. “You can’t believe the power of that aircraft,” said Brig. Gen. Norrie. Non-Apache crew members sometimes participate in these flights to gain [Read More …]

Army Pfc. Dylan Mohr and Spc. Trevor Dunn, medics with the 550th Medical Company (Area Support), 261st Medical Battalion, out of Fort Bragg, N.C., move a manikin onto a M997 Field Litter Ambulance during a casualty evacuation during Exercise Guardian Response 21 at Camp Atterbury, Ind., April 30, 2021. Guardian Response is a multi-component Homeland Emergency Response Exercise run by the Army Reserve's 78th Training Division. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Anshu Pandeya)
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Behind the Moulage

Army Pfc. Dylan Mohr and Spc. Trevor Dunn, medics with the 550th Medical Company (Area Support), 261st Medical Battalion, out of Fort Bragg, N.C., move a manikin onto a M997 Field Litter Ambulance during a casualty evacuation during Exercise Guardian Response 21 at Camp Atterbury, Ind., April 30, 2021. Guardian Response is a multi-component Homeland Emergency Response Exercise run by [Read More …]

U.S. Marine Corps recruits with Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, low crawl as a team in order to simulate a real life combat situation during the Crucible at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, on April 21, 2021. Lima Company is the first company aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego to train integrated with females. During the Crucible, each group of recruits were integrated with both males and females from the entire series. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Sarah Ralph)
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MCRDSD Lima Company’s Crucible

U.S. Marine Corps recruits with Lima Company, 3rd Recruit Training Battalion, low crawl as a team in order to simulate a real life combat situation during the Crucible at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, on April 21, 2021. Lima Company is the first company aboard Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego to train integrated with females. During the Crucible, [Read More …]

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (April 27, 2021) Instructor pilots assigned to the "Wise Owls" of Training Squadron (VT) 31 aboard Naval Air Station Corpus Christi conduct a formation flight in T-44C Pegasus aircraft above Corpus Christi, April 27, 2021. VT-31 conducts intermediate and advanced multi-engine flight training for the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and select international military partners. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Michelle Tucker/Released)
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T-44C Pegasus Formation Flight

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (April 27, 2021) Instructor pilots assigned to the “Wise Owls” of Training Squadron (VT) 31 aboard Naval Air Station Corpus Christi conduct a formation flight in T-44C Pegasus aircraft above Corpus Christi, April 27, 2021. VT-31 conducts intermediate and advanced multi-engine flight training for the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard and select international military partners. (U.S. Navy [Read More …]

U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Mark Mikhail (left) and Cpl. Nico Falke, chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear specialists of the 307th Chemical Company out of Bell, Calif., unload a notional injured victim during a situational training lane for Operation Guardian Response at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Ind., April 21, 2021. Guardian Response is a homeland emergency response exercise commanded by the 78th Training Division that provides disaster response training to sharpen the skills and increase the capabilities of U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers (Photo by Sgt. William J. Taylor, 314th Theater Public Affairs Support Element).
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Army Reserve Soldiers Gain Valuable Experience at Exercise Guardian Response

U.S. Army Reserve Spc. Mark Mikhail (left) and Cpl. Nico Falke, chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear specialists of the 307th Chemical Company out of Bell, Calif., unload a notional injured victim during a situational training lane for Operation Guardian Response at Muscatatuck Urban Training Center, Ind., April 21, 2021. Guardian Response is a homeland emergency response exercise commanded by the [Read More …]

210423-N-CR843-0113 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (April 23, 2021) - Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Robert Barber, assigned to the “Fighting Tigers” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 8, taxis and directs a P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft, attached to “The Skinny Dragons” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 4, deployed with Commander, Task Force (CTF) 57, in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations, April 23. CTF 57 aircraft conduct missions in support of maritime operations to ensure stability, security, and the free flow of commerce in the Central Command area of responsibility, which connects the Mediterranean and Pacific through the western Indian Ocean, encompassing three strategic chokepoints. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Juan S. Sua/Released)
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AT2 Barber Directs Skinny Dragon P-8

210423-N-CR843-0113 U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF OPERATIONS (April 23, 2021) – Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Robert Barber, assigned to the “Fighting Tigers” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 8, taxis and directs a P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft, attached to “The Skinny Dragons” of Patrol Squadron (VP) 4, deployed with Commander, Task Force (CTF) 57, in the U.S. 5th [Read More …]

Command Master Chief Wendell Snider (middle) holds a signs in support of the We Care Day event April. 16, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. The event was in support of Month of the Military Child and Child Abuse Prevention Month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Sabrina Fine)
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We Care Day

Command Master Chief Wendell Snider (middle) holds a signs in support of the We Care Day event April. 16, 2021, at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas. The event was in support of Month of the Military Child and Child Abuse Prevention Month. (U.S. Air Force photo by Sabrina Fine)

PACIFIC OCEAN (April 20, 2021) U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Felix Santiago, a motor transportation wrecker operator with Bravo Battery, Battalion Landing Team 1/1, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, provides security with an M240B machine gun during formation steaming aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland (LPD 27), April 20. The Marines and Sailors of the 11th MEU are conducting routine training as part of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG). Together, the 11th MEU, Amphibious Squadron (PHIBRON) 1, and ships are designated as an ARG. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Alexis Flores)
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11th MEU, Essex ARG Formation Steaming

PACIFIC OCEAN (April 20, 2021) U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Felix Santiago, a motor transportation wrecker operator with Bravo Battery, Battalion Landing Team 1/1, 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, provides security with an M240B machine gun during formation steaming aboard amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland (LPD 27), April 20. The Marines and Sailors of the 11th MEU are conducting routine training [Read More …]