USS John C. Stennis

11/25/2011: This slideshow is of recent scenes aborad the USS John C. Stennis CVN. [slidepress gallery='uss-john-c-stennis'] Credit: USN Visual Service:10/13/2011 In the first photo, Airman Michael Ryan, from Tempe, Ariz., watches as an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the Eightballers of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 8 lifts cargo…

The C-27 J Airdrop in Afghanistan

11/23/2011: The first ever C27 combat air drop took place in Kandahar province, Afghanistan. With two years in the making, the first ever C27J combat air drop was performed by a joint service flight crew from the Ohio National Guard. Credit: Armed Forces Network:10/13/11

III MEF assesses flooding in Thailand

11/18/2011: III MEF assesses flooding in Thailand [slidepress gallery='iii-mef-assesses-flooding-in-thailand'] Credit: Marine Expeditionary Force / Marine Corps Installation Pacific:10/15/2011 The first photo shows a KC-130J Hercules aircraft assigned to Marine Aerial Refueler Transport Squadron 152, lifts off on the Marine Corps Air Station Futenma, flight line Oct. 15. The KC-130J departed…

US Forces in Iraq Drawdown

11/4/2011 US Forces turn in equipment in support of drawdown: COS ECHO, Iraq [slidepress gallery='us-forces-turn-in-equipment-in-support-of-drawdown'] Credit: 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division:10/28/2011 In the first photo, vehicles from 1st Battalion, 82nd Field Artillery Regiment, 1st Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division, stage for the Mobile-Redistribution Property Assistance Team Yard, Oct. 16,…

USS Gettysburg action

10/31/2011: USS Gettysburg action [slidepress gallery='uss-gettysburg-action'] Credit: USN Visual Service:09/26/2011 In the first photo, Members of the visit, board, search and seizure team assigned to the guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg maneuver rigid-hull inflatable boats toward the Royal Navy Fleet Auxiliary fleet repair ship RFA Diligence (A132) during a training exercise.Gettysburg…

Flying the Osprey to the USS Wasp

10/30/2011: On October 18, 2011, several journalists were flown to the USS Wasp for the F-35B sea trials.  The group was transported by a fleet of three Ospreys with the journalists on the middle Osprey. This slideshow provides some views of the trip and the Ospreys. [slidepress gallery='flying-the-osprey-to-the-uss-wasp'] Credit: Second…

Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Bangladesh 2011

10/26/2011: Ships from the U.S. and Bangladesh Navies transit as part of the sea phase of Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training Bangladesh 2011. [slidepress gallery='cooperation-afloat-readiness-and-training-bangladesh-2011'] Credit: USN Visual Service:09/23/2011 U.S. ships participating in this exercise include the guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd, the mine countermeasures ship USS Defender and the guided-missile…

The F-35B Tests Continue

10/24/2011: These photos were taken on October 18, 2011 aboard the USS Wasp.  In an interview during the tests, Admiral Scott underscored that the V-22 plus the F-35B would expand the capabilities available to a ARG commander like himself.  “From an operational point of view, it will give me a…