Counter-Piracy and CTF 151

07/07/2010
Members of the U.S. Coast Guard Tactical Law Enforcement, Detachment 406 and the visit, board, search and seizure team embarked aboard the guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto prepare to board and inspect a skiff suspected of participating in recent pirate activity. San Jacinto is part of Combined Task Force 151,…

Rim of the Pacific 2010

07/07/2010
This slide show highlights some of the participants in this year’s Pacific-based multinational naval exercise, Rim of the Pacific which is a biennial, multinational exercise designed to strengthen regional partnerships and improve multinational interoperability. [slidepress gallery='rim-of-the-pacific-2010'] Credit: US Navy Visual News Service, June 26th, 2010 The first photo shows the…

Assault Strip

07/07/2010
Six heavy equipment operators with Marine Wing Support Squadron 274 are building an Assault Strip on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Edinburgh, Afghanistan. Credit: Marine Wing Support Squadron 274, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Fwd) Public Affairs, FOB Edinburgh, Afghanistan, June 23rd, 2010

Convoying Medical Supplies in Afghanistan

06/29/2010
An Operational Detachment Alpha Team prepares to roll out for a Medical engagement in Khakrez, Afghanistan. They load up medical supplies and check vehicles, while the Afghanistan National Army joins the convoy for increased security. [slidepress gallery='convoying-medical-supplies-in-afghanistan'] The first two photos show a quick stop from a medical convoy heading…

Going West

06/29/2010
Marines Establish New Contacts in Unchartered Territory West of Helmand River Marines from Lima Company, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, inserted along the unchartered western portion of the Helmand River Valley to conduct patrols and key leader engagements as part of Operation Ozark Mountain, June 14th, 2010. [slidepress gallery='marines-establish-new-contacts-in-unchartered-territory-west-of-helmand-river'] Credit:…