Marines Work Winter Training with Norwegians

Marines and Sailors with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 18.1 braved the cold during a winter warfare training exercise at Haltdalen Training Center, Norway, April 20, 2018.  More than 70 Marines and Sailors spent three weeks in the Norwegian wilderness learning cold weather survival techniques, which were taught by Norwegian Soldiers with…

Woomera Test Range 

During the period 14-20 April 2018, 110th Field Battery, 16th Air Land Regiment, conducted Exercise REMAGEN BRIDGE (Ex RB18) – an all arms air defence (AAAD) and advanced missile live fire exercise at Woomera Test Range, South Australia.  The main effort was the inoculation of RBS-70 operators regarding the effects…

Paras Train

U.S. Army Rangers from 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment and the Italian Army 4th Alpini Paratroopers Regiment (Rangers), conduct a multinational airborne operation, Grafenwoehr Training Area, Germany, April 27, 2018.  Rangers from both countries trained together for10 days, as part of the Joint Warfighting Assessment 18, to enhance their future…

Exercising External Lift for USMC First Battalion

Marines with 1st Battalion, 12th Marines and Combat Logistics Battalion 8 perform an external lift with a CH-53E Super Stallion to move an M777 Howitzer to its firing position as a part of Integrated Training Exercise 3-18 aboard the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center, Twentynine Palms, Calif., April 27,…

2018 Security of Defense Supply Agreement Between Norway and the United States

On April 12, 2018, the US Department of Defense and the Norwegian Ministry of Defence signed a new agreement on security of supply between the two countries. According to a story on the Department of Defense website: Mr. Eric Chewning, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Manufacturing and Industrial…

USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) Air Wing Exercises with French Navy

The slideshow highlights French and US training aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77).  The ship is underway in the Atlantic Ocean conducting carrier air wing exercises with the French navy. [maxgallery id="117117"]  05.15.2018 Photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class David Mora  USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77