US Amphibious Ship Works with Liberian Coast Guard

06/17/2010
USS Gunston Hall is on a scheduled deployment in West Africa in support of Africa Partnership Station West, an international initiative developed by Naval Forces Europe and Naval Forces Africa that aims to improve maritime safety and security in West and Central Africa. [slidepress gallery='us-amphibious-ship-works-with-liberian-coast-guard'] Credit: USS Gunston Hall, Monrovia,…

Dawn Blitz

06/13/2010
Amphibious assault vehicles transporting Marines from the 1st Battalion, 7th Marines land at Red Beach at Camp Pendleton as helicopters from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 465 fly overhead during exercise Dawn Blitz. The exercise is a series of amphibious operations involving Sailors and Marines to reinvigorate the core competency of…

Refueling at Sea

06/08/2010
This slide show focuses on the first LCS ship in at sea refueling operations. [slidepress gallery='refueling-at-sea'] Credit: US Navy Visual News Service, April 7th, 2010 In the first photo, the littoral combat ship USS Freedom comes alongside the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson for a refueling at sea. Freedom…

Afghan Commandos Practicing Infiltration Techniques

06/08/2010
Afghan Commandos from the Sixth Commando Kandak practice infiltration techniques using the Afghan National Army Air Corps Mi-17 helicopter on April 1st, 2010  at Camp Morehead in the outer regions of Kabul. The training was in preparation for future air assault missions needed in order to disrupt insurgent activity and…