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…

The Amphibious Ship

04/04/2010
The amphibious ship is becoming more important to US global operations for multi-mission operations. Ranging from soft power Haiti-type ops to high intensity ops, the new vertical lift aviation capabilities - the Osprey and F-35B - will enhance the capabilities of the amphib in the years ahead. [slidepress gallery='the-amphibious-ship-april-1-2010'] Credit:…