USMC Ice-Breaking Drills in Norway

03/25/2019
Marine Forces Europe and Africa worked on an ice-breaking drill during Exercise White Claymore in Bardufoss, Norway, Feb. 11, 2019.  The training consisted of Marines with MRF-E being exposed to freezing water to test their ability to keep calm and use proper methods to get out of the water in…

VMM-365 Flight Operations During Trident Juncture 18

02/05/2019
U.S. Marine Corps MV-22B Ospreys with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 conduct flight operations during Exercise Trident Juncture 18 near Northern Norway, Nov. 6, 2018. The exercise enhanced the U.S. and NATO Allies’ and partners’ abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions.  The Marines…

Operating in Norway. Trident Juncture 2018

01/29/2019
Marines assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit board an MV-22B Osprey, attached to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 (Reinforced), aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) while conducting operations in the Alvund Fjord during Trident Juncture 2018, Oct. 31, 2018.  [maxgallery id="122978"] Also shown…

MAG 29 Cold Weather Training

01/28/2019
U.S. Marines with 2nd Aircraft Wing talk about their cold weather experience during Exercise Trident Juncture 18, Norway, Nov 5., 2018.  The exercise enhances the U.S. and NATO Allies' and partners' abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions.  Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 366 is with…

VMM-365 in Trident Juncture 2018

01/26/2019
MV-22B Osprey with Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 365 is staged on the flight line during Trident Juncture 18 at Vaernes Air Base, Norway, Nov. 1, 2018.  [maxgallery id="123002"] The exercise enhanced the U.S. and NATO Allies’ and partners’ abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions. …

A Look Back on French Air Force Participation in Trident Juncture 2018

12/23/2018
From October 25 through November 7, 2018, four Mirage 2000s and 70 airmen participated in Trident Juncture 2018. “ This major exercise of NATO has allowed the French pilots to develop their expertise in a context of multilateral cooperation and in extreme climatic conditions.” [maxgallery id="122206"] “Located beyond the Arctic Circle,…

II MEF CG Tours 2nd MAW Area of Operations

12/23/2018
U.S. Marine Corps Lt. Gen. Robert F. Hedelund, the commanding general of II Marine Expeditionary Force speaks with Marines during Exercise Trident Juncture 18 at Vaernes Air Station, Norway, Nov. 7, 2018.  [maxgallery id="122118"] Trident Juncture 18 enhances the U.S. and NATO Allies’ and partners’ abilities to work together collectively…

2nd MAW Trident Juncture 18

12/22/2018
U.S. Marines with 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing participate in Exercise Trident Juncture 18 in Norway, Nov. 7-13, 2018.  The exercise enhances the U.S. and NATO Allies’ and partners’ abilities to work together collectively to conduct military operations under challenging conditions.  11.12.2018 Video by Sgt. Jessica Etheridge  2nd Marine Aircraft Win