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…

Operation Moshtarak: The Key Support Role of the Harrier

04/12/2010
Credit: The Harrier as part of Operation Moshtarak, 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade (MEB), Afghanistan, February 21st, 2010 Lieutenant-Colonel Gore, Harrier pilot and Future Plans Officer for Marine Aircraft Group 40, MEB-Afghanistan, talks to a military reporter about the AV-8B Harrier and Marine operators using the Harrier's unique contribution to support…

ANA Patrolling in Afghanistan

04/10/2010
This slide show features Afghan soldiers from the Afghan National Army conducting security operations throughout the country and highlights the challenges they meet on a daily basis. [slidepress gallery='ana-patrolling-in-afghanistan'] Credit: Defense Imagery Management Operations Center, Muhammad Afghan District, Afghanistan, April 12th, 2010 In the first two photos members of an…

Managing Two Theaters: Swapping MRAPS

04/07/2010
1st Theater Sustainment Command Swaps Vehicles in Support of OEF Spc. Jordan Clark [1], a Galveston, Texas native, serving in 110th Transportation Company, conducts preventative maintenance checks and services to an incoming load of Caiman Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles at Camp Arifjan, Kuwait, on March 15th, 2010. The Caimans…

Kyrgystan: Securing Land Transit Routes

04/06/2010
A key challenge facing the logistics efforts in Afghanistan is securing land transit routes into Afghanistan.  In light of the recent events, this slide show underscores some aspects of this challenge in terms of securing a transit center in Kyrgyzstan. [slidepress gallery='securing-the-transit-center'] Credit: 376th Air Expeditionary Wing, April 6, 2010…