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

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,…

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…