Balikatan 2019: USS WASP and F-35B Ops

U.S. Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 conduct daily maintenance checks and continue flight operations in international airspace while aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) in support of Exercise Balikatan.  The U.S. is proud to participate in the Philippines-led exercise in order to conduct capabilities development…

2nd Marine Logistics Group in Trident Juncture 2018

2nd Marine Logistics Group is participating in Trident Juncture 18 in Norway, supporting II MEF with the six functions of tactical Logistics.  Trident Juncture 18 enhances the U.S. and NATO Allies’ and partners’ abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions. 10.17.2018 Video by Lance Cpl. Scarlet…

Indo-Pacific Endeavour, 2019

A Joint Task Force consisting of up to four ships, maritime patrol aircraft and more than 1,200 personnel from the Australian Defence Force are deployed on Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019, a series of key engagement activities with Australia’s regional neighbours.  Running from March to May, Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019 is geared towards…

VMFA-232 Maintainers at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska

U. S. Marines with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 232, Marine Aircraft Group (MAG) 11, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, perform maintenance checks on an F/A-18C Hornet during Red Flag-Alaska (RF-A) 19-1 at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Oct. 5.  RF-A 19-1 is a series of U.S. Pacific Air Force commander-directed…

Refueling F-35B Over South China Sea

An F-35B Lightning II attack jet flies alongside a KC-130J tanker aircraft attached to a refueling drogue during an aerial refueling mission above the East China Sea, Oct. 23, 2018.  The F-35B belongs to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 121 (VMFA-121) and the KC-130J belongs to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron…

F-35 Distributed STOVL Operations

A short video compilation showing U.S. Marine Corps F-35B Lightning II aircraft conducting distributed short take-off and vertical landing operations to simultaneously re-arm and refuel from KC-130J Hercules aircraft, as well as re-arm and refuel with MV-22B Osprey aircraft, at Laguna Army Airfield, Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona.  This training was…

US F-16s Operating from Sweden in Trident Juncture 2018

F-16C Fighting Falcons and support Airmen from the 480th Fighter Squadron, 52nd Fighter Wing, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany, arrived at Kallax Air Base, Sweden, in support of Trident Juncture 2018. TRJE18 is the largest NATO exercise since 2015, with participation of more than 50,000 military personnel from 31 nations.  TRJE18…

Trident Juncture 2018: Initial Equipment Arrival for the Exercise

The first arrival of equipment in Norway for Trident Juncture 2018.  The civilian Italian RORO (Roll-on/Roll-off) vessel Capucine was used to transport Containers and vehicles. NORWAY 08.08.2018 Video by Capt. Kylee Ashton  Allied Joint Force Command Naples