Bagram F-16s Support to Afghan Ops

02/18/2016
02/18/2016: F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 421st Expeditionary Fighter Squadron, Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan supporting ground operations in the Helmand Province, Afghanistan, Jan.6, 2016. The 421st EFS, base out of Bagram Air Field, Afghanistan, is the only dedicated fighter squadron in the country and continuously supports Operation Freedom's Sentinel and the…

Osprey CASEVAC Exercise

02/23/2014
02/23/2014: U.S. Marines and Navy Corpsmen with 2nd Marine Aircraft (Forward) conduct a casualty evacuation (CASEVAC) rehearsal from Helmand Province, Afghanistan on March 31, 2013. The rehearsal was executed in order to train and prepare Marines and Sailors for a real CASEVAC scenario.  The Osprey provides significant advantages versus helos for…

HMH-462 External Mission

12/15/2013
12/15/2013: U.S. Marines with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 462 (HMH-462) perform an external mission as part of operation in Kajaki, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, Oct. 7, 2013. HMH-462 used a CH-53E Super Stallion to pick up Marines, a civilian, gear and a High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle. Credit:2nd Marine Aircraft Wing…

Emergency Refueling Mission

08/28/2013
08/28/2013: U.S. Marines with Landing Support Company, Combat Logistics Regiments 2 attach external 500 gallon fuel drums to a CH-53E Super Stallions in Camp Leatherneck, Helmand province, Afghanistan, June 20, 2013. [slidepress gallery='emergency-refueling'] Credit:Regional Command Southwest:6/20/13 The CH-53E Super Stallions conducting an emergency fuel resupply to a forward operating base.…

USMC Unmanned Cargo Resupply Air Vehicle Landing in Afghanistan

08/26/2013
08/26/2013: Cargo Resupply Unmanned Aircraft System (CRUAS) assigned to Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 1 (VMU-1), is used for training at Camp Bastion, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Aug. 14, 2013. VMU-1 practiced landing a CRUAS to maintain proper technique and decrease mishaps.  Credit:2nd Marine Aircraft Wing (Forward):8/14/13

Resupply Mission in Afghansitan Using UAVs

04/28/2013
 04/28/2013: U.S. Marines with Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 3, Marine Air Control Group 38, prepare a Cargo Resupply Unmanned Aircraft System (CRUAS), for a cargo drop in Camp Bastion, Helmand Province, Afghanistan, April 18, 2013.  The CRUAS team conducted the mission to resupply Marines in Shir Ghazi, Afghanistan. (U.S.…