HIMARS to South Korea

10/20/2017
10/20/2017: U.S. Airmen land a C-17 Globemaster, loaded with U.S. Soldiers assigned to the 18th Field Artillery Brigade, Fort Bragg, NC and two M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS), at Kunsan Air Base, South Korea, Sept. 20, 2017. The Airman and Soldiers flew from the United States of America, unloaded…

Largest Amphibious Landing of Australian Since the Second World War

07/17/2017
2017-07-17  The land battle phase of Exercise Talisman Saber 2017 was launched on Thursday, 13 July 2017, with the largest amphibious landing Australian troops had been involved in since the Second World War, with troops transported ashore from an Amphibious Readiness Element including HMAS Canberra, HMAS Choules and HMNZS Canterbury.…

Aviation Support to Ready Combat Team in Exercise Northern Shield

09/23/2015
09/23/2015: Brisbane based soldiers from the Ready Combat Team have been bolstered by significant aviation support during Exercise Northern Shield. Hawk 127 jets and Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopters (ARH) have been providing notional combat and close air support against a simulated enemy threat in Exmouth, Western Australia. During one exercise…

Exercising Lift and Tanking Support Surge Capabilities

01/24/2014
01/24/2014: An "Elephant Walk," comprising 12 KC-10 Extenders and six C-17 Globemaster IIIs from the 305th Air Mobility Wing, was held Nov. 21, 2013, as part of a training exercise at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J. The exercise enabled aircrew, maintenance, command post and operational support personnel to test their ability…

JOAX 13-03 Heavy Drop

09/01/2013
09/01/2013: Three heavy cargo pallets are dropped from a C-17 Globemaster in support of ground operations. Joint Operational Access Exercise 13-3 is a seven-day integrated effort between the 82nd Airborne Division and its Air Force partners.  JOAX synchronizes the planning and execution of support for an insertion force.  This unified…