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.…

Southern Seas 2010 Exercise

05/24/2011
05/24/2011 Southern Seas 2010 is a U.S. Southern Command-directed operation that provides U.S. and international forces the opportunity to operate in a multi-national environment. USN-USMC forces are key building blocks for global presence for the US and provide a lynchpin capability for US allies. [slidepress gallery='southern-seas-2010-exercise'] Credit: US Naval Visual…

USMC Floating Warehouse

05/22/2011
05/22/2011 A Marine Corps "floating warehouse" making  a stop in the Arabian Gulf to showcase the capabilities of the Marine Corps Maritime Prepositioning Force. [slidepress gallery='usmc-floating-warehouse'] Credit: Marine Corps Forces Central Command 12/12/09 The USNS Sgt. Matej Kocak, one of the 31 ships that make up the Military Sealift Command's…

USS Freedom Takes on Supplies

05/22/2011
05/22/2011 The littoral combat ship USS Freedom is seen operating in the Pacific Ocean. [slidepress gallery='uss-freedom-takes-on-supplies'] Credit: Navy Visual News Service 4/2/10 The first photo shows USS Freedom breaking away from the Military Sealift Command fast combat support ship USNS Rainier after a refueling at sea. Freedom is conducting counter-illicit…

USN Exercise with Philippine Navy

05/19/2011
05/19/2011 The amphibious transport dock ship USS Denver cruises the South China Sea while participating in exercise Balikatan 2010. BK 10 is an annual, bilateral exercise designed to improve interoperability between the U.S. and Republic of the Philippines. Such exercises are central to shaping core allied capabilities in facing future…

Alpha Company Marines Support Operations

05/18/2011
05/19/2011 The Marines of Alpha Company, Combat Logistics Battalion 6, Marine Expeditionary Brigade-Afghanistan, were crucial to the support of "Operation Khundee Larha VI." The 28-vehicle convoy sliced through nearly 100 miles of weather beaten crag and dried riverbeds to reach their destination aboard a fortified mountaintop compound known as Combat…

USS Bonhomme Richard Undergoes Repairs

05/17/2011
05/18/2011 Hull preservation and upgrades are in progress aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard despite constant rain for several days. Bonhomme Richard is in dry-dock for maintenance and upgrades.  A NASSCO shipyard worker uses a lift to continue working on the hull of the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme…

Helo Ops on USS Denver

05/16/2011
05.17/2011 Slideshow Denver is part of the permanently forward-deployed Essex Amphibious Ready Group and is seen here conducting a scheduled patrol in the western Pacific Ocean. [slidepress gallery='helicopter-lands-on-uss-denver'] In the first picture, Seaman Adam Pond signals for an MH-53 Sea Stallion helicopter assigned to the Vanguard of Mine Countermeasures Squadron…