The Amphibious Ship

04/04/2010
The amphibious ship is becoming more important to US global operations for multi-mission operations. Ranging from soft power Haiti-type ops to high intensity ops, the new vertical lift aviation capabilities - the Osprey and F-35B - will enhance the capabilities of the amphib in the years ahead. [slidepress gallery='the-amphibious-ship-april-1-2010'] Credit:…

TF “Whiskey”: Aerial Eyes for Ground Troops Near Syrian Border

04/02/2010
Company C, 2-159th Attack Provides Aerial Eyes for Ground Troops Near Syrian Border The Apache helicopter is designed to survive heavy attack and inflict massive damage. Its technical array of flight, weapons, sensor and armor systems requires a team of aviation Soldiers to keep these "flying tanks" operational. In the…

Engineer and Logistics Battalions Team Work in Marjah

04/02/2010
Engineer and Logistics Battalions Work Together to Fortify Infantry Battalions Positions in Marjah The heat of Marjah, Afghanistan, has turned Cpl. Alton S. Floyd's truck into a sauna. Already sweating, Floyd a wrecker operator for 2nd Combat Engineer Battalion flips the air conditioning on only to have hot, dusty, brown…

Third Army Moves HETs

03/29/2010
This slide shows the movement of equipment to prepare for transfer from Kuwait after Iraqi operations. [slidepress gallery='third-army-moves-hets-march-29'] Credit: Third Army/U.S. Army Central PAO, CAMP ARIFJAN, Kuwait, march 9th, 2010 The first photo shows Heavy Equipment transporters waiting to be unloaded from trailers in a lot at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait.…

Cavalry Works With, Assists Border Guards

03/29/2010
Credit: 1st Infantry Division Headquarters, Wasit Province, Iraq, March 13th, 2010 Soldiers from Troop A, 3rd Squadron, 1st Cavalry Regiment emplace an Unattended Ground Sensor during a nighttime operation February 25th, 2010. The sensors allow the Iraqi Department of Border Enforcement to track potential smugglers and their routes, making sure…