U.S. Army Paradrop in Aussie Exercise

08/18/2011: HOALWATER BAY TRAINING AREA, Queensland, Australia Interview with Master Sgt. Adam Smith, U.S. Army. Footage of 501st Parachute drop in support of Talisman Sabre, Shoalwater Bay Training Area.U.S. soldiers with 1st Battalion, 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment, Fort Richardson, Alaska, are parachuting from a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III…

Paratroopers Jump from a C-130 during JOAX

08/15/2011:82nd Airborne Paratroopers participating in the Joint Operational Access Exercise jumping from a C-130 at Pope Army Airfield, Fort Bragg, N.C Credit: Defense Imagery Management Operations Center: 07/03/2011

AV-8B Harriers Land on USS Kearsarge (LHD 3)

08/13/2011: AV-8B Harriers with Marine Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, land on the flight deck of amphibious assault ship USS Kearsage (LHD 3). Amphibious assault ship USS Kearsage is seen when it was supporting operation Odyssey Dawn.Joint Task Force Odyssey Dawn is the U.S. Africa Command…

Iraqi Flight Operations

08/12/2011: An Iraqi plane taking off, in-flight and landing.http://www.sather.afcent.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123261978 Credit:U.S. Air Forces Central Public Affairs: 07/04/2011 6/29/2011 - BAGHDAD -- The 52nd Expeditionary Fighter Training Squadron changed leadership during a joint U.S. Air Force and Iraq air force change of command ceremony June 19.Lt. Col. Andrew Hamann assumed command of the 52nd Expeditionary Fighter…

Motor Transport Mechanics Conducting Daily Tasks

08/10/2011: Motor transport mechanics with 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, work on damaged or broken down vehicles to keep the Marines out on the battlefield mobile. The 11 mechanics work day and night to keep more than 240 motorized vehicles running properly. By July 2011, they’ve been able to successfully…

Talisman Sabre 2011: Live Fire 81mm Range

08/09/2011: U.S. Marines with 2nd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit's battalion landing team, firing the M252 81mm Mortar Systems during Talisman Sabre 2011 on Townshend Island, Australia.Talisman Sabre promotes the alliance with Australia. Credit: Talisman Sabre 2011 Combat Camera: 07/14/2011

JTAC: Voice Behind the Madness

08/08/2011: A resupply mission carrying fuel and watching as JTAC calls in medical evacuations. Whether it's clearing the air space for a controlled detonation or calling in air support, Joint Terminal Attack Controllers are the voice behind the madness. Marine Sgt. Rachael Moore rode along to see them in action.…

First Catapult Launch of F-35C

Video of the first catapult launch of the F-35C Joint Strike Fighter on July 27 at Lakehurst, N.J. 08/05/2011 Credit: Navy Visual News Service:07/28/2011 For an update on testing at Pax River see https://www.sldinfo.com/?p=21778 And on building the F-35C see https://www.sldinfo.com/?p=12177