Flight Operations from Kearsarge at Night

04/09/2011 - The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge conducts flight operations at night in support of Operation Odyssey Dawn. Joint Task Force Odyssey Dawn is the U.S. Africa Command task force established to provide operational and tactical command and control of U.S. military forces supporting the international response to the…

Latvian Mentors Assist Afghan Air Force with Maintenance

04/06/2011 - An Afghan air force airman and a Latvian mentor perform checks on an Afghan air force MI-17 helicopter on Kandahar Air Field in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Latvian mentors have been assisting Afghan air force with maintenance on their MI-17 helicopters since February 2011. [slidepress gallery='latvian'] NATO Training Mission Afghanistan; 3/15/11…

Transporting Materiel Supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

IDGA Military Logistics Summit: US Forces and Industry Partners Continue to Face Exceptional Challenges Transporting Materiel Supporting Operation Enduring Freedom June 27-30, 2011, Washington Marriott, Wardman Park, Washington D.C. The complexity of military logistics operations on land, in air, and by sea has never been more challenging. Commanders are relying…

Significance of Kazakhstan’s Presidential Elections

By Richard Weitz 04/05/2011 - Americans’ preoccupation with the revolutionary upheavals in the Middle East, North Africa, and Afghanistan could lead us to overlook Kazakhstan’s April 3 presidential elections, which as expected reaffirmed the country’s current leadership and policies, and Kazakhstan’s important role in global security and other international issues.Kazakhstan…

Exercise Iron Fist Amphibious Training

04/02/2011 - Marines with 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, Alpha Company participate in amphibious training as part of Exercise Iron Fist aboard Camp Pendleton, Calif., Feb. 16. Marines are participating in the bilateral training to advance their amphibious knowledge. Credit: 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, 2/17/11

Basic Damage Control

A Walkthrough Aboard USS Carl Vinson 04/01/2011 - [slidepress gallery='basic-damage-control-walkthrough-aboard-uss-carl-vinson'] Credit; USN Visual Service, 1/7/11 In photo 1, Seaman Sean Hogue, logistic specialist, assigned to deck department's 3rd Division, stands a lookout watch on the fantail during sunrise aboard the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. Carl Vinson and Carrier Air…