Maple Flag 47 Exercise

06/03/2014: Aircrews from the 94th Airlift Wing, 934th Airlift Wing, 302nd Airlift Wing and the 914th Airlift Wing attend a mass pre-flight briefing detailing the day’s mission at Edmonton International Airport, Alberta, Canada. Seven C-130 Hercules prepare to take off from Edmonton International Airport and fly to Cold Lake Air…

C-130 Training in Japan

04/10/2014: A C-130 Hercules with the 36th Airlift Squadron (AS) takes off at Yokota Air Base, Japan, during a routine sortie Jan. 23, 2014. The 36th AS regularly conducts training missions to remain proficient in the necessary skills to support any contingency. [slidepress gallery='c-130-training-in-japan']  Credit:374th Airlift Wing:1/23/14

Spartans Conduct Arctic Airborne Ops

03/04/2014: In the first two photos, a paratrooper assigned the 1st Squadron (Airborne), 40th Cavalry Regiment, 4th Infantry Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, part of U.S. Army Alaska, is seen after exiting a C-130 Hercules aircraft during an Arctic airborne operation in the complete over-white uniform on Malamute…

Multi-national relief aid in Tacloban during Operation Damayan

11/16/2013: Members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) spearheaded the relief efforts in Tacloban and surrounding areas by having disaster teams on-hand even before the super typhoon hit.  Multi-national forces soon fell into supporting roles to the AFP, and one week later groups and military representatives from across…

Coast Guard Completes Arctic Shield 2013

11/07/2013: Rear Adm. Thomas Ostebo discusses the completion of the Coast Guard's Arctic Shield 2013 operations in Juneau, Alaska, Oct. 16, 2013. Arctic Shield is a multi-faceted, measured approach to expanding the Coast Guard's presence in the emerging Arctic.  Credit:U.S. Coast Guard District 17:10/16/13 Excerpts from USCG Release: Arctic Shield…

US Coast Guard and Mexican Navy Disrupt Smuggling Attempt

08/31/2013: The U.S. Coast Guard interdicted a panga boat with three suspected smugglers aboard more than 100 miles southwest of San Diego, June 18, 2013.  After a Coast Guard C-130 Hercules aircraft spotted the panga, the Coast Guard Cutter Edisto was diverted to investigate and discovered approximately 250 bales of…

774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron in Afghanistan

12/21/2011: In the first photo, Pallets of food and supplies are dropped from a U.S. Air Force C-130 Hercules from the 774th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron, Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, Nov. 23, 2011. The supplies are being delivered to soldiers at a remote base near Kandahar, Afghanistan. [slidepress gallery='774th-expeditionary-airlift-squadron-in-afghanistan'] Credit: U.S.…