Naval Mobile Construction Battalion Builds Causeway in Afghanistan

05/06/2010
This slideshow highlights the role of Naval engineers in supporting ground operations in Afghanistan. [slidepress gallery='naval-mobile-construction-battalion-builds-causeway-in-afghanistan'] Credit: US Navy, Forward Operating Base Payne, Afghanistan, March 15th, 2010 In the first photo, Petty Officer 3rd Class Richard Gaines, equipment operator, dumps clay from a Medium Tactical Vehicle Replacement dump to form…

Looming Gaps Facing the USCG

04/28/2010
[caption id="attachment_7802" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Hanging there (Photo Credit: www.uscg.mil/d9)"][/caption] The USCG plays a central role in securing ocean-going commerce globally. The transit of goods from Asia to the US to Europe shapes a virtual conveyer belt of goods, which define a central part of the lifeblood of “globalization.”  The opening…

Coast Guard’s Response to Fargo Flooding

04/28/2010
In this slide show, USCG activities in support of residents dealing with flood conditions are highlighted.  The activities are generated from the Great Lakes region, a region discussed this week by Admiral Neffenger. [slidepress gallery='coast-guard-responds-to-fargo-flooding'] Credit: U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area 3/19/10 Petty Officer 3rd Class Roderick Hathawy, a boatswains…

Torkham Gate:The Busiest Afghanistan-Pakistan Border Crossing

04/26/2010
During a visit to the Torkham border crossing gate, U.S. forces and interpreters are being transported to the border area by mine resistant vehicles, Torkham, Afghanistan, March 25, 2010. [slidepress gallery='centcom-logistics-team-visits-torkham-gate-busiest-afghanistan-pakistan-border-crossing'] Credit: CENTCOM Logistisc Team Visits Torkham Gate, Warrior Citizen Media Center (IMA), Torkham, Afghanistan, 3/25/10 As part of an…

International Defense and Logistics Support 2010 Conference

04/25/2010
"Log On The Web" is a new feature designed to highlight a particular event, website or information item. We start this week with the information below related to the annual conference dedicated to support and logistics and organised by Worldwide Research Business, with which SLD is a media partner for…

VMA-231 Lands at Dwyer

04/13/2010
The flexibility of the V/STOL aircraft in support of the evolving front line is a key theme of the interview this week with General Walsh.  Displayed are several photos of recent VMA-231 operations in Afghanistan showing the Harrier operating off of an expeditionary airfield. [slidepress gallery='harrier-april-12-homepage'] Credit: Marine Aircraft Group…