Personnel from the Australian Embassy in Washington, joined Royal Australian Air Force personnel at Luke Air Force Base to host a ‘Mateship’ event recognising contributions to Australia’s F-35 capability. Royal Australian Air Force pilots and maintenance personnel have partnered with United States Air Force units and Lockheed Martin to prepare…

II MEF CG Tours 2nd MAW Area of Operations

U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Robert F. Hedelund, the commanding general of II Marine Expeditionary Force speaks with Marines during Exercise Trident Juncture 18 at Vaernes Air Station, Norway, Nov. 7, 2018.  [maxgallery id="122118"] Trident Juncture 18 enhances the U.S. and NATO Allies’ and partners’ abilities to work together collectively…

2nd MAW Trident Juncture 18

U.S. Marines with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing participate in Exercise Trident Juncture 18 in Norway, Nov. 7-13, 2018.  The exercise enhances the U.S. and NATO Allies’ and partners’ abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions.  11.12.2018 Video by Sgt. Jessica Etheridge  2nd Marine Aircraft Win

View from RAF Voyager During Exercise Point Blank 18-3

Footage from the cockpit of a RAF Voyager during Exercise Point Blank 18-3, a recurring large force exercise designed and cohosted by the Royal Air Force and the 48th Fighter Wing. 11.27.2018 Video by Staff Sgt. Taylor West  48th Fighter Wing Public Affairs (Copyright RAF Brize Norton)

Logistical Support for the ADF in Afghanistan

A small but dedicated team of logisticians has a vital role in the success of Australia’s operations in Afghanistan. They facilitate movements and provide support to the Australian troops that train, advise and assist the Afghan National Defence and Security forces, often in difficult and sometimes dangerous environments. Operation Highroad…

70th anniversary of the Royal Australian Regiment 

The 70th anniversary of the Royal Australian Regiment was marked with a parade at the Australian War Memorial, Canberra, on 23 November 2018. The parade was reviewed by former Regiment officer and Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove, AK MC (Retd).  The parade presented a…

24th MEU and Trident Juncture 2018

Marines and Sailors from the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit participated in exercise Trident Juncture 18 in Iceland and Norway during October and November, 2018. Trident Juncture 18 was the largest NATO exercise held since 2002 and allowed for military forces to operate in a collective defense scenario. [maxgallery id="122054"]

USAF F-22s Flying with Finnish F/A 18s

A KC-135 from RAF Mildenhall refueled F-22 Raptors from Joint Base Langley-Eustis who were conducting flying operations with Finnish Air Force F/A-18 Hornets to continue strong strategic relationships across Europe. SFK, UNITED KINGDOM 10.19.2018 Video by Senior Airman Lexie West  100th Air Refueling Wing Public Affairs