Rim of the Pacific 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

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

Counter-Piracy and CTF 151

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,…

Convoying Medical Supplies in Afghanistan

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…