Bagram Control Tower Ops

06/30/2011
06/30/2011 - Bagram Control Tower [slidepress gallery='bagram-control-tower'] Credit:  455th Air Expeditionary Wing:  05/13/2011 In the first photo, Bagram Control Tower air traffic controllers and supervisor of flying monitors the flight at Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, May 13. The control tower handles an average of 700 daily operations. In the second…

Operational Readiness Inspection

06/29/2011
06/29/2011 Operational Readiness Inspection (ORI) for AC-130H [slidepress gallery='operational-readiness-inspection'] ORI's ensure the mission can be carried out and occur every four years. The ORI is a tool used to determine whether a unit is prepared to fulfill its mission. Credit: 27th Special Operations Wing Public Affairs: 11/09/2010   In the…

Helo Combat Lift in Afghanistan

06/20/2011
06/20/2011 - Two Chinooks carrying M777 155mm howitzers fly away from Kandahar Airfield, May 8. [slidepress gallery='away'] Credit: 7th Sustainment Brigade: 05/08/2011 In the second photo,  Sgt. 1st Class Larry Barefield, the 623rd Quartermaster Company, Special Troops Battalion, 7th Sustainment Brigade slingload detachment non-commissioned officer in charge, prepares to hook an…

Harriers in Afghanistan

06/18/2011
07/06/2011: Harrier squadron flightline operations in Afghanistan [slidepress gallery='harrier-squadron-flightline-operations-in-afghanistan'] Credit: 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward):06/06/2011 In the first photo, Lance Cpl. Peter E. Clary, at left under aircraft, a Moscow, Idaho, native; Lance Cpl. Kyle M. Rowe, a Troy, Ohio, native; and Cpl. Zachary G. Mills, an Orlando, Fla., native,…

USS Carl Vinson takes on supplies

06/17/2011
[slidepress gallery='uss-carl-vinson-takes-on-supplies'] Credit,USB visual service, 2011 The first photo shows a rig captain aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley attaches a messenger bag to the refueling probe as it is readied for return to the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson during a refueling at sea. The second photo…

Partnering with ANSF to Protect Andar

06/16/2011
Soldiers from C Company, 3-187th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne, and Afghan National Security Forces walk across a field after conducting a joint patrol in Andar District, Afghanistan, Jan. 6, 2011. The 3-187th also known as the Iron Rakkasans are partnering with ANSF to bring stability to the Andar District in…

Portuguese Commandos Support Afghan National Army

06/16/2011
[slidepress gallery='portuguese-commandos-support-afghan-national-army'] NATO Training Mission Afghanistan, 1/12/11 In the first photo, from top to bottom left to right: Portuguese army commandos Pfc. Hugo Martins, from Algarve; Pfc. Helder Vale, from Viana do Castelo; Pfc. Eder Alves, from Lisbon; and Pfc.Mario Gordinho, from Algarve, pose for a photo in Kabul Military…