USS Freedom Tour

07/25/2010
Credit: U.S. Navy, June 27th, 2010 USS Freedom (LCS 1) welcomes Vice Adm. Richard Hunt, Commander, U.S. Third Fleet, and Senior Naval Officers representing 10 countries for a tour of the U.S. Navy's first Littoral Combat Ship. Freedom is participating in Exercise Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2010, the world's…

This Year’s 14th of July On The Champs-Elysées: “Brothers In Arms” With Africa

07/15/2010
Celebrating "Blood Ties" By Murielle Delaporte md@sldinfo.com Credit video: Getting Ready To Roll, SLD, Paris, July 14th, 2010 The SLD team was there early to capture the moments before the parade officially started: this video gives a sense of the ambiance surrounding the last preparation before marching from the Arc…

TRANSCOM on Meeting the Challenge in Afghanistan

07/15/2010
During our visit to Transcom in March 2010, General McNabb provided a detailed overview on the challenges in supporting the deployed warfighter in Afghanistan, including supporting the surge ordered by the President.  Although the General did not put it this way, it was apparent that the con-ops approach of Transcom…

Assault Strip

07/07/2010
Six heavy equipment operators with Marine Wing Support Squadron 274 are building an Assault Strip on Forward Operating Base (FOB) Edinburgh, Afghanistan. Credit: Marine Wing Support Squadron 274, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (Fwd) Public Affairs, FOB Edinburgh, Afghanistan, June 23rd, 2010