MCAS Beaufort Air Show, 2019: A Photo Overview

In these photos credited to the USMC, the variety of aerial displays is highlighted. [maxgallery id="124968"] According to a story published on Military.Com on April 30, 2019 and written by Oriana Pawlyk, the F-35B performance was highlighted: The Marine Corps' F-35B stealth fighter performed 12 different maneuvers over the weekend during the Beaufort Air…

RAAF Cadets

The Hon Darren Chester MP, Minister for Veterans' Affairs, visited Australian Air Force Cadets (AAFC) at RAAF Base East Sale during the Cadets General Services Training Camp on 22 January 2019. [maxgallery id="122801"] The camp provided an opportunity for cadets to experience life on an RAAF base. Cadets visited on…

RAAF F-35s at Williamtown

The F-35A Joint Strike Fighter is the Australian Defence Force’s first fifth-generation air combat capability. It is a highly advanced multi-role, supersonic, stealth fighter which will meet Australia’s requirements to defeat current and emerging threats. The F-35A is at the forefront of air combat technology.  Its advanced sensors and data…

Marines Emphasize Cold-Weather Training

Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Robert B. Neller speaks with a Marine during an exercise in Bridgeport, Calif., Feb. 11, 2019. [maxgallery id="123586"] Gen. Neller observed mountain warfare cold weather training and discussed ways to optimize training. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Olivia G. Ortiz). BRIDGEPORT, CA, UNITED…

Exercise White Claymore 19  

A U.S. Marine with Marine Rotational Force-Europe 19.1, Marine Forces Europe and Africa, execute ice-breaking drill during Exercise White Claymore in Bardufoss, Norway, Feb. 11, 2019.  [maxgallery id="123619"] The training consisted of Marines with MRF-E being exposed to freezing water to test their ability to keep calm and use proper…

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