51st Aircraft Maintenance Squadron

06/08/2011
06/08/2011 - The 51st Fighter Wing airmen are partaking in the 2011 Korea Pacific Air Forces Command Operational Readiness Inspection. An ORI is conducted to evaluate and measure the ability of units with a wartime, contingency orforce sustainment mission to perform operations plan and assigned tasks. Inspectable areas include initial…

Osan’s A-10C at full force

06/03/2011
06/03/2011 - The last two A-10C Thunderbolt II aircraft return to the Korean Peninsula from Exercise COPE TIGER/Balikatan deployment on April 21, 2011. This occasion marks the first time that all A-10C model aircraft assigned to Osan AB ROK have been on the Korean Peninsula at the same time. The…

Afghan Commandos in Training

05/29/2011
05/29/2011 Training of Afghan commandos are part of the effort for Afghan forces to provide security for Afghanistan. [slidepress gallery='commandos-conduct-urban-operation-drill'] Credit: Combined Joint Special Operations Task Force – Afghanistan Media Operations Center, 1/20/11 In the first photo, Afghan National Army Commandos assigned to 3rd Company, 6th Commando Kandak, conduct squad…

USN Ops: LCS in the Pacific

05/28/2011
05/28/2011 This slide show highlights USN operations in counter illicit drug operations in the Pacific.  The USN used the new littoral combat ship USS Freedom as a key element in the operation. [slidepress gallery='counter-illicit-drug-operations'] Credit: U.S. Navy Visual News Service Photo by Lt. Ed Early 4/10/10 In the first photo,…

Counter IED Training

05/27/2011
05/27/2011 This slide show focused upon training to deal with IEDs.  The class being pictured was was facilitated by Texas Agribusiness Development Team, Texas Army National Guard, which took place at Forward Operating Base Ghazni. This training is a requirement for counter IED and enhances detection for units. [slidepress gallery='fire-mission-and-counter-improvised-explosive-device-training']…

Operations Against a Haqqani Network Militant

05/26/2011
05/26/2011 The photos show an Afghan led security force operating to capture an adversary.   [slidepress gallery='operations-against-a-haqqani-network-militant']   Credit: Defense Imagery Management Operations Center Location: Khowst province, Afghanistan; April 18, 2010 In the first photo members of an Afghan-international security force clear and secure a compound in the Sabari district.…