Bayou Thunder

Bayou Thunder was held off the coast of Louisiana, Jan. 29, 2019.  [maxgallery id="123414"] The purpose of the exercise is to enhance Marine attack Squadron (VMA) 231's air-to-air and air-to-ground capabilities while also strengthening service interoperability with joint services.  The aircraft are assigned to VMA-231, Marine Aircraft Group 14, 2nd…

2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team: Loading Vehicles at the Railhead

Soldiers from 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division work through winter's chill to get vehicles loaded for departure to National Training Center (NTC) in Fort Irwin, CA. [maxgallery id="123360"] FORT RILEY, KS, UNITED STATES 02.11.2019 Photo by Staff Sgt. Simon McTizic  2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armored Division 

Air Transportable Fire Truck

(L-R) Royal Australian Air Force Fire Fighters, Leading Aircraftwoman Sheridan Sandstrom and Aircraftman Kyle Miller of No. 22 Squadron, in their full fire fighting ensemble with a Truck Fire General Purpose Oshkosh Striker Air Transportable fire truck at RAAF Base Richmond. [maxgallery id="122931"] January 18, 2019 Australian Department of Defence

Exercise Emerald Warrior 19

Emerald Warrior provides annual realistic and relevant pre- deployment training encompassing multiple joint operating areas to prepare Special Operations Forces, Conventional Force enablers, [maxgallery id="122817"] Partner Nations and Interagency elements to integrate with and execute full spectrum Special Operations in a complex and uncertain Irregular Warfare security environment using all…

AC-130 Gunship Participates in Exercise Emerald Warrior 2019

An AC-130W Stinger II aircraft and aircrew from the 16th Special Operations Squadron arrives to Naval Air Station North Island, Calif., in support of Exercise Emerald Warrior/Trident.  Emerald Warrior/Trident is the largest joint special operations exercise where U.S. Special Operations Command forces train to respond to various threats across the…

USMC Helicopter Support Team, Japan 

Video highlights Marines participating in helicopter support team operations Jan. 14-16, 2019 at Camp Hansen, Okinawa, Japan. Landing Support Company, 3rd Transportation Support Battalion, Combat Logistics Regiment 3, 3rd Marine Logistics Group supported Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 265, Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing during external lift training,…

Anchorage 2018 Deployment

A CH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter, attached to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 166 (Reinforced), prepares to land on the flight deck aboard the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) while on a deployment of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU). …