Bayou Thunder

03/22/2019
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

03/20/2019
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

03/15/2019
(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

03/13/2019
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…

Anchorage 2018 Deployment

03/08/2019
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). …

Maintaining Lethality

03/06/2019
Regionally allocated forces conduct maintenance regularly to maintain readiness and lethality, and participate in future training exercises with partners and allies. AHB recently began a rotation in Romania to support Atlantic Resolve, a joint NATO commitment to build readiness and enhance the bond between ally and partner nations through multinational…

The F-35 Engine Removal and Installation (R&I) Mobility Trailer

03/03/2019
The F-35 as a 21st century air platform has a number of innovations built into the aircraft and the overall air system to facilitate more effective maintenance and sustainability. One example is the Engine Removal and Installation (R&I) Mobility Trailer built in Australia for the F-35 global enterprise. According to the…

COMPACF at the Avalon Air Show 2019

03/02/2019
U.S. Air Force Gen. CQ Brown, Jr., Pacific Air Forces commander, visited Australia for the Avalon Air Show 2019, and met with key allied air force leaders. [maxgallery id="123909"] MELBOURNE, VIC, AUSTRALIA 02.24.2019 Photo by Staff Sgt. Sergio Gamboa  Pacific Air Forces Public Affair