Dealing with CBRN

U.S. Marines with Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Platoon, Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division, participate in the Concept of Real World CBRN Operations course at the Guardian Centers in Perry, Georgia, June 22, 2018.  This training was conducted to enhance and refine the conduct of sensitive site exploitation, which…

F-35 Training at MCAS Beaufort

Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501, also known as the Warlords, practice dropping inert or non-exploding bombs at Townsend Bombing Range, Ga. MCAS Beaufort owns and operates the training range so we can train to deploy without deploying to train. BEAUFORT, SC, UNITED STATES 04.26.2018 Video by Lance Cpl. Christian Moreno …

BALTOPS 2015: Working Coalition Force Insertion

06/15/2015: by Sgt. Tatum Vayavananda BALTIC SEA – Marines from four NATO nations come together during BALTOPS from June 7-17. U.K. Royal Marine Commandos, Finnish Coastal Jaegers, Swedish and U.S. Marines integrate to practice expeditionary, ship-to-shore assaults to enhance their capability to work together as a combined amphibious force. “The U.K. [Commandos]…

Operation Skyfall

03/31/2015: Service members from the United States, Germany, Italy and Canada prepare for the first day of airborne operations during Operation Skyfall 2015. Operation Skyfall is a joint, multi-lateral combat camera subject matter expert exchange hosted by the 982nd Combat Camera Company, which takes place at multiple locations in Georgia.…


10/29/2014: Radio Frequency Technician Systems specialists from the 52nd Combat Communications Squadron, Robins Air Force Base, GA, begin setting up initial communications systems for EXERCISE VIGILANT SHIELD FTX 2014. Vigilant Shield is a bi-national NORAD Command exercise which provides realistic training and practice for American and Canadian forces in support…

BALTOPS 2014: An Exercise in a New Threat Environment

06/23/2014: The Russian seizure of Crimea and continuing direct threats to Ukraine have enhanced concerns for the defense of the Baltic states. Credit: Natochannel :6/16/14 Since 1971, BALTOPS has provided an annual multinational maritime exercise aims to improve interoperability and strengthen relationships between participating nations. The objective is to promote…

A-10 Warthogs refuel over Afghanistan

12/01/2013: A KC-135R Stratotanker from the 340th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron air refuels A-10 Warthogs over the skies of Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, October 2. The A-10s are deployed to the 74th Expeditionary Fighter Squadron from Moody AFB, Ga. Credit:U.S. Air Forces Central Command Public Affairs:10/2/13