U.S. Army Soldiers assigned to the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade, and the 173rd Airborne Brigade train sling loads and perform air assaults for Saber Junction 20 on Hohenfels Training Area, Germany, August 10, 2020. These exercises are key elements in the movement capabilities of U.S. troops in Europe and this exercise better prepares the participants involved in this training. (U.S. [Read More …]
Maj. Kyle Yates, 824th Base Defense Squadron commander, fast ropes out of an HH-60G Pave Hawk from the 41st Rescue Squadron during fast rope training at Moody Air Force Base, Georgia, July 24, 2020. The 820th Base Defense Group used the training to evaluate its Advanced Skills Training program which allows them to operate in places other security forces units [Read More …]
U.S. Marines with 3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2d Marine Division patrol during Exercise Deep Water on Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, July 29, 2020. Exercise Deep Water is a 2d Marine Regiment-led exercise designed to provide Marine Air-Ground Task Force capabilities, which increases lethality and combat effectiveness for future combat operations. This is the largest exercise and air-assault conducted on [Read More …]
A U.S. Army Soldier, assigned to C Co., 2-158th Assault Helicopter Battalion, 16th Combat Aviation Brigade, observes the flight line at Yakima Training Center, before a multi-ship flight back to Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., on June 4, 2020. The pilots, and flight crew, conducted a day and night air assault training mission, designed to challenge their planning abilities and technical [Read More …]
A spur candidate with 1st Squadron, 75th Cavalry Regiment (Widowmakers), 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), completes an obstacle Oct. 29 at the Air Assault school obstacle course on Fort Campbell, Ky. In total, 167 spur candidates participated in the spur ride in hopes of earning silver spurs.
Soldiers from Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), perform sling load procedures Nov. 11, 2019, Fort Campbell, Ky. Maintaining air assault proficiency is vital to being a part of the Army’s premier air assault division.
200211-N-ZZ513-1048 PACIFIC OCEAN (Feb. 11, 2020) An MV22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft flies above the flight deck of Harpers Ferry-class dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) for an air assault demonstration as part of Iron Fist 2020, Feb. 11. Iron Fist is an annual exercise designed to enhance the U.S. and Japanese forces’ ability to plan, communicate and conduct [Read More …]