Deck Landing and Engineering Qualifications Aboard USS Wasp

08/24/2010
This slide show highlights flight operations aboard the USS Wasp. Wasp is currently underway-conducting deck landing and engineering qualifications. [slidepress gallery='deck-landing-and-engineering-qualifications-aboard-uss-wasp'] Credit: USS Wasp 6/25/10 Onboard USS Wasp ABH2 Jack Terry and ABHAN Wyatt Price recover U.S. Marine V-22 Osprey during flight deck evaluations as seen in the first photo.…

USS Freedom Action

08/24/2010
August 24th, 2010 / The littoral combat ship (LCS) is designed to operate as an extension of the fleet, USN, USCG and allied.  This is portrayed well by its current operations in RIMPAC. RIMPAC is a biennial, multinational exercise designed to strengthen regional partnerships and improve multi-national interoperability. [slidepress gallery='uss-freedom-action']…

“Destroyer Protects” Infantry Company

08/23/2010
"Destroyer Protects" shows Soldiers escorting and protecting U.S. advisers as they work with Iraqis to develop Iraq's only deep water port. A key mission in transition is for US forces to work with Iraqis to shape naval and air force capabilities to provide for Iraqi security. (https://www.sldinfo.com/?p=10054 and https://www.sldinfo.com/?p=10824) Credit:…

Operation Cobra

08/22/2010
Marines from Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, in partnership with the Afghanistan National Army, successfully completed their first task of establishing an observation post in support of Operation New Dawn in Southern Shorshork, Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 17. [slidepress gallery='operation-cobra'] Credit Regimental Combat Team-7, 1st Marine Division Public…

USS Freedom Tour

07/25/2010
Credit: U.S. Navy, June 27th, 2010 USS Freedom (LCS 1) welcomes Vice Adm. Richard Hunt, Commander, U.S. Third Fleet, and Senior Naval Officers representing 10 countries for a tour of the U.S. Navy's first Littoral Combat Ship. Freedom is participating in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2010, the world's…